Building A basement Home Theater

May 26, 2017

This has been a multi year process for me. We let our basement get REALLY bad. It was piled up with junk and partially torn apart to expose the heat ducts and pipes for service… This is what it looked like before I started the theater.   We had some plans for finishing it so … Read More

Pouring a stamped concrete front porch

May 16, 2017

We had this horrible front porch when we moved in.  It looked home made, the concrete was all broken and flaking, the bricks were all uneven and busted.  It had to go.   So the contractor started busting it out. After it was ripped out they built a retaining wall (you can see it in … Read More

Stainless Steel Fire Pit Cooking Grate

May 13, 2017

I just added this stainless steel cooking grate to my fire pit install over the weekend. It was custom made by my cousin who is a welder. I was just going to set it on the block but he hooked me up with an adjustable height system. It works “GRATE”!

Build A retaining wall

May 9, 2017

This is not my handi work. A few years back we had our front porch redone with stamped concrete and the contractor suggested a decorative wall and post. In our case it was not really retaining anything. Just more of a divider. We said sure and here is how it came out.       … Read More

Install patio block walkway next to house with pavers

April 23, 2017

We have had old patio blocks next to our house since we moved in. They are not on any kind of stone base they are just buried in the grass. So every year the grass grows in and covers more and more of the surface. It is always wet and squishy in this area so … Read More