Building a panel house: pros and cons of building with panel walls

Paneled frame walls can be a blessing. Or, they can be a pain in the butt. With a little thought and planning, you can be sure to experience the benefits.   Most home builders use some form of panelization. On-site framers in a “stick-built” home, typically build the framing in panels and angle them up …

Home improvement ideas that put cash in your pocket

Home improvement ideas that can add value to your home. The slowdown in the economy has made everyone reevaluate their spending habits. If you’re a swiper, you definitely think twice before swiping your bank card to make a purchase now more than ever. If you own a home, you’re even more careful about spending money, …

Countries where quality marble tiles are affordable

Marble tiles are not the cheapest building materials in the world, and with good reason, as these materials have certain unique advantages and effects that cannot be duplicated by any other natural stone or other building material. Marble tiles have the ability to enhance the aesthetic value of any room in which they are placed, …