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.