Exteriors

Make the Air-Barrier Effective for Your House
Exteriors

Make the Air-Barrier Effective for Your House

Do you want to build a high-performance house? Well, a high-performance house is not complete without a proper air-barrier. An air barrier is a component that works as a system to prevent air flow through the building. You should not mistake air barrier as a vapor barrier. An air barrier […]

What Makes a Stained Glass Window Shine?
Exteriors

What Makes a Stained Glass Window Shine?

The world is full of beautiful things but there is perhaps nothing quite as breathtakingly vivid as a stained glass window illuminated by bright rays of sunshine. When viewed from the dark interior of a building, stained glass appears to be a riot of color—sapphire blues, ruby reds, and emerald […]

How to Plan Your Outdoor Lighting
Exteriors

How to Plan Your Outdoor Lighting

Your garden, terrace and balcony are ideal playgrounds for your creativity when it comes to lighting. Decorative illumination of your garden should be one aspect of your outdoor lighting plan but another important lighting consider is safety. Be sure to light your footpaths to prevent accidents and your entries to […]

Patio Furniture Ideas for Summer Living
Exteriors

Patio Furniture Ideas for Summer Living

Different varieties of materials and styles are available for patio furnishings. Some patio furniture are more durable and last for a long time whereas others are easier to move or store during winter. Planning for outdoor living space depends to a great extent on how often you are using it […]

Useful Advice on Revamping Your Windows
Exteriors

Useful Advice on Revamping Your Windows

The mere thought of giving a room an entire new look can sometimes be daunting. There are cost considerations, not to mention the upheaval major works may cause. However, if there is a room that really lacks something, why not consider revamping on a slightly smaller scale? Windows are rarely […]