Viral Mauldin haunted house and other homes ‘go big’ with Halloween decor

MAULDIN, SC (FOX Carolina) – We’re just three days away from Halloween, you might be looking for a spooky activity to do with family this weekend. If you’re too squeamish to go to a haunted house on foot, maybe you can drive by a few houses from your car.

For some people, spooky season is the best season.

“I just love Halloween. It’s my favorite of all time” said Mark Thompson, Haunted Castle of Mauldin owner.

You might not know Thompson, but you may have seen his house.

“A lot of people will stop and say I saw your house on TikTok” he said.

After a viral video with more than 5 million views– car’s haven’t stopped driving by what Thompson has named, the Haunted Castle of Mauldin.

“I love haunted houses and so I kind of just wanted to have something really scary and really scare the kids, you

A Step by Step Guide Into the Making of a James Hardie Siding

James Hardie siding is the most popular brand of fiber cement siding today, and it’s easy to see why. There are many benefits to using James Hardie siding as your exterior wall covering, from its natural ability to weather conditions with minimal care required on your part and because of how durable it truly is.

But what exactly is James Hardie siding made of? And how does it differ from other fiber cement siding brands? In this article, we’ll take a step-by-step look at the process of making James Hardie siding and discuss why it is such an excellent option for homeowners.

An Explainer: What is James Hardie Siding Made Of

James Hardie siding is made from all-natural materials that have undergone rigorous testing to ensure they will endure weather conditions over time without fading or deteriorating.

The main components of James Hardie siding are cement, silica, cellulose fibers, and

Guide to Rhode Island furniture makers and home decor artisans

The craftsmanship of handmade furniture is evident in the details: the exquisite turn of the final topping on the arch of a tiger maple bachelor’s chest, or the contrast of wood tones between the box joints of a table and its sides.

In a state that’s home to a furniture-making program at the Rhode Island School of Design and close to the North Bennett Street School in Boston, many workshops turn out high-quality, one-of-a-kind pieces that double as functional conversation-starters and heirlooms.

If you’re looking to add panache to your decorating or discover a piece to last for generations, you might want to explore some home-grown options. For a taste of what Rhode Island artisans have to offer, a good place to start is the 27th annual Fine Furnishings Show, which runs Nov. 4-6 at Providence’s WaterFire Arts Center.

Learn more about the eventThe Providence Journal Critic’s Choice will

Renovations are outpacing new builds, a metaverse interior design award and more

This week in design, the appearance of a dumbwaiter in Netflix’s new series The Watcher sent viewers scrambling to search for the mini-elevators online—and as it turns out, some companies can install them in newer homes. Stay in the know with our weekly roundup of headlines, launches, events, recommended reading and more.

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September marked the eighth straight month of declining existing home sales in the US, The Wall Street Journal reports, making it the longest such streak in 15 years. As the Federal Reserve has attempted to cool inflation by increasing interest rates—pushing mortgage rates to 6.94 percent this week—the rate of home sales has fallen off sharply after a pandemic boom. Excluding the early months of the pandemic (when home sales stalled briefly), September’s rate of existing home sales was the lowest since 2012. As a result, related industries also saw a dip in demand last

How to Attach Something to Hardie Board Siding

Most people prefer the James Hardie board because of its excellent resistance to rain, wind, and moisture in general. However, you must be extra careful when attaching things to this siding. Fortunately, we have professionals at GS Exterior Experts in Colorado to complete the work for you within minutes! So if you’re ready to learn how to attach things to Hardie Board siding, keep reading!

What to Bring When Hanging Anything to Hardie Siding

Hardie siding is worth it as it’s made of sturdy cement, fiberglass, and pieces of stone. And because of the cement used in Hardie siding, it’ll be harder for you to attach things to it. You’ll need the following to get started: 

  • Nail gun
  • Drill 
  • Screws
  • Staple gun.
  • Caulk

Steps to Hang Something to Hardie Board 

You can enjoy your home by hanging any item using these two methods: 

Nail guns and drills are good tools