11 Craftsman Style Exterior Window Trim Ideas
Popularized in the early 20th century, the look of a Craftsman-style home is warm and inviting. Custom woodwork and luxury wood furnishings often define it, using natural materials to create a classic American design.
Decorative Gable Truss Ideas to Beautify Your Home Exterior
Decorating your home’s exterior doesn’t have to be a massive undertaking. In fact, when you’re trying to elevate your home’s curb appeal, less is more.
A Brief History of Gable Pediments and the Best Modern Options
Many homeowners, builders, and architects are familiar with gables, but don’t realize the storied history of the architectural feature, specifically how the gable wall, or pediment, was used to heighten exterior aesthetics and even tell legendary stories through sculpture.
Understanding Gable Accent Trim, A Great Way to Further Exterior Home Aesthetics
Gable accent trim is a great option available to builders and homeowners to significantly improve the aesthetics of their home within the roof’s gable.
What Types of Gable Brackets Are Best for Your Roof?
Are you thinking about adding decorative gable brackets to your roof? Deciding which style can be a challenge, especially with multiple options being available on the market. You want to ensure that you're getting the best gable brackets for your home — but how?
Everything You Need to Know About PVC Trim
Exterior trim is an important finishing touch. It highlights the architectural style of a home, creates defining focal points, adds visual intrigue and boosts curb appeal. While decorative trim isn’t a structural component, it’s significant for adding character to your home and setting it apart from others.
Installing the GDB Gingerbread Gable Decoration Kit
Installation of the GDB Kit with one set of hands and one screwgun. It really is that easy :)
How to Calculate Roof Pitch
What is Roof Pitch? Roof pitch is the degree of slope to your roof, expressed as a ratio of rise over run - increase in vertical height per unit of length relative to the ground. For example, this diagram shows a 10/12 pitch: What's My Roof Pitch? Here's the easiest way to calculate roof pitch: On both sides of your roof, measure down 36" along the trim from the peak and make a mark. Measure across the face of your gable, from mark to mark, and write down the value in inches. Consult This Roof Pitch Chart: Inches Across Roof...