Archive for December, 2013

thatched roofs

Benefits of Building with Thatched Roofs

Thatched roofs have been used for centuries in locations around the world.  Though not common in the United States, many buildings and homes in England and France still have thatched roofing! Beyond a pleasing aesthetic design, thatched roofs have a number of benefits. And they are not just reserved for old-world cottages. The Benefits of […]

Using Alternative Materials for Playgrounds

Why untraditional playground materials make for great playgrounds It is every child’s dream to have their own playground, where they can explore and let their imaginations run wild.  Safety and maintenance, however, may be more at the forefront of mom and dad’s minds.  How can parents provide their children with an exciting play area while […]