new concrete driveway

Important Things To Know About Pouring A Concrete Driveway

It looks like a complete home once the driveway is poured. Our builder contracts a driveway company, so luckily we didn’t have to find a concrete company to do the work. But, there are some things you need to know about pouring a concrete driveway before you start whether you do the work yourself, or hire a concrete company.

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drywalled great room

Finishing Drywall – Mud and Taping

Now that all drywall is up, next is the process of applying mud and tape creating a smooth wall look. This always appears a bit daunting to me. I always wonder how they get the wall so smooth in the end. If you have a large wall with many seams, this is especially the time you want the best person for the job so the wall is smooth and not wavy. Read more

front of home with some siding

Siding Ideas For Your Home

When we originally picked out our color selections for the interior an exterior materials, if you remember we drove around looking at various combinations for the exterior look of our home. Craftsman house plans like ours often include many types of siding styles. Our home was no different. All of the various textures no doubt add character to the exterior of Craftsman style homes, but it can be hard to get the finished look you were trying to achieve without the home appearing too busy. Read more