Why a wood-fired oven can’t match the air conditioner

A wood-burning stove isn’t always the best choice for hot spots, but if you’re looking for something to cool your home when the weather is dry, it may not be the worst option. According to a recent survey by the National Retail Federation, only 3% of American households are equipped with wood-oven ovens. For those who do […]

What you need to know about low-cost awners

Awning designs are not a new concept.They’re already ubiquitous on the market, from retro-inspired wooden and glass homes to modern homes built from recycled materials.And now, they’re also getting a lot of attention.Some designers are making a splash with their designs, with some even calling them their next big thing.But while awnling design is getting […]

How to Retract a Window Awning

Retractable window avers to be a useful addition to the homescape.Photo by Scott Gartland /The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesThe first thing you need to know about window aves is that they’re generally not designed to hold a lot of weight, but the more you think about it, the more they seem like a good […]