Exteriors Info & Inspiration

Whether trying to remodel the exterior of your own home or discover exactly which style of architecture you prefer, we’ve covered it all. Windows, shutters, roofing, and any other feature, they are all important in function and fashion. With the ideas and articles below, you’ll have an easier time making decisions that fit your fancy.

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Mansard Roof: The Elegance of Upward Expansion

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The mansard roof has been around since the 16th century, and it's named after the 17th-century French architect Francois Mansart. However, he didn't invent the style. But he […]

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Hip Roof: The Ultimate in Modern Roof Design

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A hip roof or hipped roof is the latest in the modern design of home roofs. They're engineered in a way that makes them resemble a pyramid. The […]

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How to Build a Pallet Adirondack Chair

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Summer is here, and a pallet adirondack chair screams relaxation. It's the best, most comfortable deck chair ever. Now, what if I tell you directly how to make […]

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Gambrel Roof: An Architectural Wonder That Still Impresses Today

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The gambrel roof is an outdated style of architecture that still impresses when seen today. It's not seen in modern houses; this roof is found only in Old […]

9 Types of Wrenches That Belong in Everyone's Garage

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In our routine life, we come across many different types of wrenches, and their uses can be confusing. Contrary to what sheltered people think, wrenches are used not […]

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11 Types of Saws That Make Each Job Easier

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Saws are one of the most straightforward tools that were invented centuries ago, and over the years, many different types of saws were created to aid in our […]

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4 Screen Door Alternatives Without the Huge Annoyances

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Screen door alternatives beat the traditional sliding option big time. There's nothing worse than your cats climbing up the screen, bugs dying in the tracks, and it popping […]

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8 Garage Door Alternatives That Offer Style & Functionality

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Garage door alternatives can offer much that the usual, powered variety don't (like the motor not breaking all the time). If you don't mind manually opening them, though […]

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8 Garage Alternatives for the Rest of Us

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Garage alternatives save the day when we find ourselves in a home or apartment that can't offer us the traditional drive-in space. We all have cars and projects […]

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8 Decking Alternatives That are More Friendly Than Wood

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Decking alternatives open up the world of back patios for all of us. Having your own little backyard deck is a great way to enjoy the outdoors without […]

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8 Alternatives to Sliding Glass Doors That Look & Work Much Better

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Alternatives to sliding glass doors can not only spruce up your design but can add a lot more functionality, privacy, and enjoyment to your home. Sliding doors are […]

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19 Concrete Alternatives That Save Money & The Planet

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Concrete alternatives align with our goals as a whole. Sustainability is the mantra of the 21st century. It is becoming increasingly clear that each and every one of […]

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12 Types of Ladders to Efficiently & Safely Get the Work Done

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Whether you're changing a light bulb or painting walls of your new home, any of the types of ladders is a must and a preliminary piece of equipment […]

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30 Types of Arches, Modern & Historical, Visually Displayed

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There are quite a few types of arches, and that's largely because the arch is a design element that has been around for thousands of years. While it […]

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8 Gutter Alternatives That Work as Well and Look Better

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Gutter alternatives are a great choice when you either don't have any gutters or are looking to replace your existing ones. You don't have to follow the typical […]

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Garage Floor Crack Repair 101 (Plus When to DIY & When to Call a Pro)

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No matter how nice your garage floor is when it’s first installed, and regardless of how well you take care of it, you’ll eventually get a garage floor […]

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How to Remove a Stripped Bolt (& How to Avoid Causing Them)

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There are a number of ways that a bolt can become stripped, rounded, seized, and seemingly impossible to remove. Whether you’ve having issues with a screw, a bolt, […]

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How to Store an Extension Ladder in a Garage

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We put a lot of thought into having the right tools for the jobs we do around the house, and in to having high-quality stuff for our yards, […]

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How to Secure a Sliding Glass Door: Easy Security Options

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It's not paranoid to wonder if your sliding glass door is safe. You engage their tiny locks, maybe you throw a broom stick into the track, or even […]

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Standard Garage Size: Diagrams & Dimensions Up to 4 Car Garages

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"How big is a garage?" I started to wonder as my brother began talking about building custom shelving in his. Is there a standard garage size or at […]

How to Remove Rust From Tools (Prevention Tips & More)

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Another season has arrived and you head to the garage to find your gardening tools only to find they've gathered rust, and not just a little bit. It's […]

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How to Make a Cutting Board: It's Not as Hard as You Think

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So you want to know how to make a cutting board. As we tend to do, my brother and I were hanging out in his garage last Sunday […]