Tag: home building materials

How do you buy new building materials?

When it comes to purchasing new building material, you can do a lot of things, including shopping online and talking to your local hardware store.That said, the majority of your new materials come from outside the U.S.A study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) found that more than half of all the…



How to make a home building kit from recycled wood

The story of the recycled wood building material, the wood and the wood frame has been told in countless books, articles and podcasts.It’s a story of how an everyday craft can be transformed into a creative solution.The wood frame, for example, can be used as a base for a wall or roof, while the wood…



The price of Florida home building materials is a mystery

Miami-Dade County has long struggled with the high cost of building materials.A new report shows the average cost of Florida building materials rose by nearly 7% in 2017.The cost of materials is currently pegged at $1,924 per square foot, according to the Florida Building Materials Association.In Miami, home construction is a large and growing business.The…



New Boston Building Materials Could Bring New Life to Boston’s Market

A new homebuilding industry is emerging in Boston, where one group is betting big on a new material that could bring the city a new level of life.The Boston Building Material Company (BBM), a Massachusetts-based firm, has a long-standing relationship with the city and its skyline.The company is currently in the process of building a…



The best DIY products to build a house with from the ’60s to today

From the 1970s to the 1990s, when the furniture and home accessories industry was a bit more affordable, we loved to build things in our living rooms.We loved to decorate our bedrooms, bathrooms and bathrooms with colorful and fun items from the period, like the vintage bathtub and antique furniture.We loved our homemade decorations, too,…



Why bricks?

I’m trying to make a lot of bricks in my spare time, but I don’t have time to make lots of bricks.I want to make one huge piece of brick and be able to show it off in a gallery.So I came up with the idea of a giant brick that I could build in…