BuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

7 Fun Water Activities For Kids Without A Pool

You don't necessarily need a pool to have fun in the water this summer. Here are some suggestions around keeping ...

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Pergolas: Made In The Shade

Pergolas provide shade, shelter, and visual interest to an outdoor living space. Learn  about what makes for a good pergola ...

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Summer Start-up Secrets: Lemonade Stands 101

Curbside drink sales were the stepping stone to wealth and glory for many a millionaire today. Here's how to help ...

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storm over the suburbs
Storm shelters can provide safety during severe weather, but other benefits besides that. Here are some storm shelter basics to consider. *** Whether you live in tornado alley or a hurricane-prone part of the country, building a storm shelter...