Deck Maintenance 101

Getting Your Deck Ready for Spring For those of us in the Midwest, our winters can be pretty brutal. So once spring rolls around and we can finally survive in the outdoors again, we don't waste any time getting back outside. Decks are the ideal spot for us Midwesterners to spend time relaxing, enjoying one another's company, and even having a meal and a refreshing drink. If you're lucky enough to have a view of a gorgeous lake, stunning rolling hills, or even a wonderfully landscaped yard, having an inviting deck is a must-have space in order for you to

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20 Ideas for Your Next Exterior Home Remodeling and Renovation Project

The exterior of your home plays a very important part of your home’s value. A well-maintained and updated exterior not only increases the value of a home but also dictates a home's style. The appearance of your home’s exterior not only affects its own worth but the worth of your neighbors’ homes, as well. When a remodel or renovation is being done to the exterior of a home, the style and architecture of the home should influence the updates being made. For example, steel features would be perfect for modern homes with sleek structures, but probably wouldn’t look right on

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