“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 […]
Here’s a case study of a bathroom remodel from re-caulking to radiant heat floors.
Enhance a bedroom by creating custom built-in closets from stock cabinets.
From painting and cabinet repair to new floors and countertops.
A bedroom remodel is fairly fundamental. Most everyone has done something to the bedroom to make it their own, whether it’s as simple as a new paint job and hanging a new light fixture, or as complex as blowing out a closet or wall to make a master suite of an entire floor. For me, tackling this master […]
What Lies Beneath?
Keep ahead of the game with mildew-resistant building materials.
Remodel an attic into a living space.
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 […]
Knee-deep in books? Get organized by constructing your own home library.
General’s is a must-have for every DIYer’s toolbox. The tool contains a convenient storage compartment for the included reversible bits , making it easy to keep all of the bits together in the handle at all times, reducing the risk of lost or misplaced parts. The precision engineered Versa-Grip handle provides maximum […]