Keep ahead of the game with mildew-resistant building materials.
Q: Can I install plastic laminate over a countertop that’s already covered with existing laminate material? A: Yes, but the existing surface must be even and smooth. Repair any gouges or loose edges and make sure the existing laminate is glued firmly. Rough-up the surface with sandpaper, and then use a soft paintbrush or a vacuum cleaner to completely […]
A close look at material options and DIY installation
Grout restoration can renew the look of a tile floor.
Casting Light on the Most Used Rooms in the House.
For those new to laying tile, the temptation is to pick the straightest wall and start laying the floor along it. While that may work with other flooring materials, tiles must begin from the center of the room. This gives you plenty of space to work outward to the walls and ensure a symmetrical pattern. The first and foremost rule […]
Ready to move? Consider remodeling instead.
The Power of the Sun: How to Use Skylights to Enhance a Room Addition
Get your creative juices flowing by installing ceramic tile in your home.
Ceramic tile allows the flexibility to create one-of-a-kind designs for walls, floors and countertops. The wide range of tile styles, shapes and colors means the look of the final layout is limited only by creativity. However, tile has one annoying drawback: grout. Due to its porous nature, tile grout can be the “Achilles’ Heel” of a ceramic floor. This porosity […]
DRYER DUCT BOOSTER® REDUCES CLOTHES DRYING TIMES BY UP TO 75% – SAVES ENERGY!!! DRAMATICALLY REDUCES LINT BUILD UP – A FIRE HAZARD. Tjernlund’s LB2 residential capacity Dryer Duct Booster® meets the updated UL 705 DEDPV & IRC-2015 requirements and is ideal for restrictive or long dryer exhaust duct runs over 25 equivalent feet. Saves significant energy by reducing drying […]
King Metals is celebrating the holidays and giving away a new iPad Pro! A $750 value – just in time for 2017! From our beginnings as a small metal works company in Dallas, Texas, King Architectural Metals has evolved into North America’s leading ornamental and architectural metal supply house. We have done this by adhering to one primary principle: “Every […]