Break on Through to the Other Side: Knock through a wall to build an awesome bar pass-through.
While pewter bowls, flatware, chaffing dishes, and hand painted trays may make up an entertainer’s dreams, those visions can seem more like a nightmare when it comes time to store the pieces. A kitchen island might be the answer. Using premade products, you can create an island in just a weekend—we’ll show you how. Finishing details such as beaded-board paneling […]
Q. What is an incinerating toilet? A. Designed for use where no drain lines or septic/sewer system exists, an incinerating toilet is a waterless toilet that incinerates “black water” to eliminate the septic pump-out processes. In other words, it burns waste instead of flushing it away with water. There are two types of these units: electric and gas-powered (diesel or […]
A Step-by-step Approach to a Beautiful and Budget-conscious Bathroom Overhaul
Put Your Woodworking Skills to Work
Need to store stuff for a while, maybe longer? Here’s a quicky-tricky rolling rack that’ll hold everything—and then some.
Using ceramic tile is an inexpensive and quick way to update your kitchen counter tops.
Although showers laden with ceramic tile look great, leaks are an inevitable fact of life. You can’t assume your shower floor is waterproof just because you see no visible signs of tile or grout damage. Ceramic tile showers are not waterproof; they are water-repellent. Under the tiled floor surface lies about 2 inches of cement mortar. When using the […]
By Monte Burch Nothing sets the décor of a room like wallpaper, or the more correct term, wallcovering. Wallcovering is available in a myriad of colors, patterns, and textures. You can spend hours looking at just a small portion of the sample books in a Lowe’s or other big box store, not to mention […]
“Antiquing” is a special cabinet or furniture finishing technique that can enhance the look of a bland surface by artificially aging the wood. The results are brand-new interiors that feature a worn, weathered appearance and a distinct rustic character. This popular faux-finishing technique achieves the look of old-fashioned woodwork while allowing homeowners to choose new cabinet and furniture designs […]