Perhaps there is more that meets the eye when it comes to the small metal structures that hold the shutters of a window in an open position. Shutter dogs are commonly known to offer function and decoration to shutters, but they also allude to the history of a house as well as the traditional architecture […]
“It’s all in the wood preparation and engineering,” says Chris Peeples, president of Vixen Hill, when speaking about why a few of his gazebos held up against Katrina, one of the most infamous hurricanes in history. “The before and after photos are amazing, however, and most importantly, our hearts go out to the people who […]
VixenHill.com suggests five weekend makeover projects that can turn backyards into retreats. These Vixen Hill products are easy to assemble and most can be designed and ordered online. “Today’s homeowner wants to connect with the outdoors,” explains Christopher Peeples, President and Founder of Vixen Hill. “They want to take control of their own environment in […]
President Barack Obama recently proclaimed June as National Great Outdoors month and Vixen Hill is encouraging everyone to get outside and enjoy the backyard again. “You don’t necessarily have to go rock climbing to enjoy the outdoors. It’s as simple and close as your own backyard,” says Chris Peeples, president and founder of Vixen Hill. […]
“Here’s a tip that builders and contractors love to hear,” advises Christopher Peeples, founder and president of Vixen Hill. “At no additional cost, they can make homes ‘porch-ready’ by using modified header beam – called a Dittmar Beam – in their open porch design. This makes a future three-season porch upgrade a snap. A three-piece […]
Good advice on how to measure for shutters.