By Karen Templer A team of remodeling professionals offers sage advice on making your kitchen dreams a reality. When the time has come to plan your dream kitchen, consider the advice of the following building professionals from across the United States. This article was originally published in Kitchens: A Sunset Design Guide in 2009 by Sunset […]
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 […]
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 […]