Materials Category

October 6, 2014


Filed in: Materials, Outdoors

A low maintenance, low cost solution to a backyard landscape. In the time you normally would spend sweeping and clearing dust, you could literally sit and watch the outdoor make their lovely mark on your new landscape. Who cares about a leaf or two, they add to the kick back and relax attitude. Definitely a […]

March 25, 2014


A definition is called for. Pelmet – a framework placed above a window for a decorative purpose (to conceal curtain fixtures and hide the curtain rod) or for practical purposes such as to insulate the window by blocking exterior currents and drafts from the outside from coming in. A pelmet may be made of wood […]

March 17, 2013

What is the difference between Plexiglass and Lucite ?

Like twins with different first names, that is my explanation. But they have the same “last name” – Acrylic. Yes, they are both made of acrylic. Acrylic is a clear high grade plastic made primarily from petroleum.   It is a form of plastic but just as there are different types, classes and grades of […]