Category : Architecture : Home & Garden

Shingle Roof Instructions

Architecture
There is a wide range of roof covering options available to consumers, but the most common is using shingles. These can be made from concrete, slate or wood, but they are all installed in a similar way -- starting from the eaves and overlapping each tile as you work your way up to the ridge. This wi

Backsplash Ideas for Granite

Architecture
Find a backsplash material that meets your needs and complements granite.granite image by Zbigniew Nowak from Fotolia.comA backsplash sits between your kitchen cabinets and countertops. Its purpose is to protect kitchen walls from food and liquid sprays and splatters that occur when...

How to Make a Brick Out of Mud

Architecture
Mud bricks, also called adobe, are one of the world's oldest and simplest building materials. Mentioned in the Bible, these bricks have been used for centuries in many countries, because they are easy to make, using readily available materials, and offer numerous benefits. They are resistant to fire

How to Build Shelves With MDF

Architecture
MDF (medium-density fiberboard) is a press-wood product commonly used for underlayments in many home construction projects. The wood is sturdy, resistant to warping and holds fasteners like nails and screws securely. MDF typically is sold in sheets meauring 4-by-8 feet and in a variety of thicknesse

How Do You Fix a Window Sash?

Architecture
A window sash keeps a window inside its frame; it's comprised of a rigid element that holds the glass panel and connects it to the wall. A window can have a number of sashes separated by narrow bars. Typically, window sashes are panels that open, by either sliding them vertically or horizontally. Si