Too much window and not enough wall is a big problem when upgrading some kitchens. Here’s how to solve it.
Man’s oldest metal, copper, is an ideal material for kitchen and bath renovations.
Residential home designer Marla Bruemmer has a unique viewpoint on the placement of windows in the houses she creates. “I use windows as picture frames in very specific locations within the home to produce great views,” says Bruemmer, owner of Design Evolutions. For more than 20 years Bruemmer has designed homes in Michigan and throughout the country. Many […]
Concrete offers an inexpensive alternative to traditional flooring materials
Stamping concrete is an affordable way to imitate the look of natural stone or brick without having to pay for the real thing. Proprietary rubber patterns that create effects resembling natural stone, and preconfigured patterns such as brick or cobblestone, are commercially available, but sometimes look like what they are — artificial. One alternative is to create your own […]
ARCHBOLD, OHIO – Back in 1872, the editor of The Waterville Times (N.Y.) newspaper urged area residents to stop talking about building a bandstand on the village green and do it. Now, 137 years later, the bandstand is complete. “We don’t like to rush things around here,” jokes Philippa Brown, village historian and a member of the Memorial Bandstand Committee. […]
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You can update your kitchen quickly and inexpensively
Deck lights add beauty, value and function to your outdoor living space.
Jeff King, host of FUEL TV’s “Built To Shred,” has drafted some instructions for the readers of Extreme How-To on how to build a skateboard ramp — inside the home.
Giving One Away Each Week 1 TOOL + 10 CONFIGURATIONS + 1,100 lbs. BENDING FORCE = The Hardwood Wrench™ is the “Original” patented self-locking deck board straightening tool. Used to hold deck boards straight while hidden deck fasteners are installed, its cam locks into place, transferring a pushing force of around 1,100 lbs. A true “one-man, one-handed installation!” […]