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Create A Worthy Mantle

Create A Worthy Mantle

After an antiquing trip, the home has the perfect mantel.  But will this expensive piece force the team to go over budget? Follow the progress of the Garden Home Challenge by subscribing to eHow Home, exclusively on YouTube. Read More

Finding a Front Door

Finding a Front Door

In the midst of the Garden Home Challenge, a smaller challenge arises: which member of the team will find the perfect front door? Follow the progress of the Garden Home Challenge by subscribing to eHow Home, exclusively on YouTube.   Read More

Cheap Drywall Alternatives

Cheap Drywall Alternatives

Find out how you can avoid expensive drywall and attain a “farmhouse chic” look with this wall alternative inspired by late nineteenth century construction. Follow the progress of the Garden Home Challenge by subscribing to eHow Home, exclusively on YouTube.   Read More

Placing Electrical Sources

Placing Electrical Sources

Walking through a room prior to the electrical wiring phase of construction can help you maximize the functionality of your home.  Learn how to strategically place power sources in your home. Follow the progress of the Garden Home Challenge by … Read More

Cabinet Blocking 101

Cabinet Blocking 101

“Plan in the beginning with the end in mind.”  Find out how this motto can save you from ever searching for a wall stud again. Follow the progress of the Garden Home Challenge by subscribing to eHow Home, exclusively on … Read More

Using Scrap Lumber

Using Scrap Lumber

Saving materials and coming up with innovative ways to use them is a resourceful way to cut construction expenses. Find out how George Washington’s Mount Vernon home influenced the use of scrap wood in the entryway of the garden home. … Read More

Flooring on a Budget

Flooring on a Budget

There are some corners you don’t want to cut when building a home from the ground up.  Unfortunately, that means your budget will start to dwindle rapidly.  Find out how flooring on a budget can help you offset unexpected expenditures … Read More

Choosing a Home Location

Choosing a Home Location

Deciding where to construct your home can have a direct impact on your future energy bills.  Find out which environmental factors you need to consider before breaking ground. Follow the progress of the Garden Home Challenge by subscribing to eHow Home, … Read More

Garden Tool Maintenance

Garden Tool Maintenance

Maintaining your garden tools can save you both time and money in the long run.  Prevent corrosion and improve the lifespan of your tools with these simple cleaning and storing methods. For more home and gardening tips, subscribe to eHow Home, exclusively … Read More

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