Larry Bilotti

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Executive Editor at BobVila.com and avid DIYer. Formerly Executive Editor for Country Living Magazine, Larry spends most weekends updating a 1890s house in The Catskills, New York. Check him out on Google+!

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NOVEMBER 22, 2011 | TUESDAY
Macy's Day Parade: A Little Perspective

You don’t have to be from New York—or even have visited the city—to know that Thanksgiving and the Big Apple mean just one thing: the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year marks the 8...

NOVEMBER 15, 2011 | TUESDAY
Concrete Blocks: Foundations to Art

I know what you're thinking—a concrete block. Big deal. But take a look at it. Solidly built. Produced with hollow centers to reduce weight, improve insulation, and, when filled, enhance ...

NOVEMBER 8, 2011 | TUESDAY
The 10 Best Bird Feeders for Your Wintertime Yard

This winter, keep the birds happy and fed with one of these fully functionally yet delightfully decorative feeders.

SEPTEMBER 28, 2011 | WEDNESDAY
Leaky Roof? Some Repair Tips

[bobsays_inset]Asphalt shingles are the most popular roofing material for homes today, accounting for nearly 70% of domestic roofing installations, according to Tom Bollnow, senior direct...

SEPTEMBER 27, 2011 | TUESDAY
Asphalt Shingles: A Showcase of Roofing Styles, Colors and Options

Asphalt shingles are one of the best values you can buy with regard to roofing materials for your home. They are simple to install, and their prices are reasonable, making their up-front ...

SEPTEMBER 19, 2011 | MONDAY
Martha Stewart and Bob

You may remember Bob's blog post a couple weeks ago in which he shared a photo of himself with Charlie Sheen on the set of Hot Shots Part Duex. We've reached into the video archives and d...

SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 | THURSDAY
French Doors Everywhere

French doors have been around for centuries. Since the 17th century to be exact. The beauty of their design was certainly the divided light glass panels that provided maximum daylight to ...

SEPTEMBER 14, 2011 | WEDNESDAY
Repro Style: Bringing the Past into the Present

For many, living in a historic home—perhaps like the Lightfoot House (pictured above) in Colonial Williamsburg, VA—would be a dream come true. The luxury of grand room proportions, wood-p...

AUGUST 23, 2011 | TUESDAY
How Green Is Your Town?

The question—How Green is Your Town?—is not a competition but rather a rally call to help build more sustainable communities around the country and, ultimately, a "greener" Amer...

AUGUST 11, 2011 | THURSDAY
Tool or Art? You Decide

When does a simple hand tool—let's say a saw—become a work of art?  For tool collectors, the answer is an easy one: when the tool bears some historic pedigree or exhibits the natural pati...