5 simple ideas for Mexican style interiors

Mexican art and architecture has seen inspiration from a wide spectrum of cultures and civilizations including the Mayans, Aztecs and the Spanish. In fact, Mexico already boasted of great cities from pre-Columbian times that might have resulted in the planning of monumental spaces with flair. Afterwards, the Spanish brought with …

Simple guidelines to follow when repairing your roof

Whether you want to tornado proof your house or are just planning on building a backyard shed, do take a gander at our Cool Tips sections. And, since we are talking about tips, it is high time we covered something about our home’s unsung hero – the roof. Now with …

5 ways to ‘tornado proof’ your home-sweet-home

With our newly open ‘Cool Tips‘ section we offer simple guidelines for various constructional and renovation projects concerning your home oriented spaces. This time around, we have decided to list some structural solutions that would help you brace against one of the most violent forms of natural catastrophes – tornado. …

5 easy tips to follow when building your backyard shed

In most cases, backyard sheds are modest, rudimentary structures. However, in spite of their ‘bare’ essence, the sheds are more prone to the harmful elements of nature than other areas of our homes. And, even from the functional perspective, such sheds are practically essential as enclosed storage spaces for your …

5 simple tips for our modern bedroom designs

Before delving into our tips for modern bedroom, it is necessary to actually know what exactly a ‘modern’ bedroom entails. Bedroom being a sub-set of interior designing (which itself is a part of architecture) responds to the architectural styles developed over the years. In this regard, Modernism and Modern Architecture …

How to build your own basic porch staircase

The old porch staircase has gone all rickety and wobbly? Well, fear not, as it turns that building a whole new staircase by yourself is not such a difficult endeavor after all. All you need is a bit of patience, the correct tools and materials, and of course a few …

Wooden house construction and techniques

Wooden house construction and techniques

There are two main types of construction for wooden houses. A wooden house is a construction which the supporting structure is made of wood: the roof is supported by the horizontal members or vertical wood. Timber frame house The timber frame The wood frame house is a development of the …