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.
By Monte Burch Butcher-block kitchen countertops have traditionally been very popular and these days are often used as companion tops with other materials, such as solid-surface tops. In addition to their aesthetic appearance, they can receive hot pans without damage. You can make up your own butcher-block countertop, or the same technique can be used […]
Laminate countertops are attractive, affordable and you can install the material yourself.
Shop smart when choosing new appliances for a kitchen remodel.
A close look at material options and DIY installation
Homeowners are enhancing comfort, curb appeal, resale value, energy and maintenance savings with environmentally-friendly replacement windows–an investment that pays for itself and other remodeling projects.
General’s award-winning Digital Sliding T-Bevel takes the guesswork out of angle measurement and duplication, and eliminates the problems associated with interpreting analog readings and transferring manual measurements. It is the perfect tool for measuring, storing and transferring inside and outside angles when doing fine carpentry; building cabinets, furniture and picture […]