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How to Make Stock Kitchen Cabinets Look Custom

By Rob Robillard Using pre-made cabinets in your kitchen remodel is a great way to save on construction costs. With the right techniques, you can easily make stock cabinets look custom. Kitchen designer James Forsaith and I have been working together for 28 years. We joined forces again to incorporate a multiple discipline design, using different materials and fabrication to […]

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Summertime Deck Building Project

Deck building and design details with 30 photos By Mark Clement My usual tack when I write an article like this is to take you through the how-to in as deep a dive as I can. While I still get in there on this one, the scope of this project is a little much for Step 1, Step 2, etc. […]

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Step-by-Step Outdoor Spiral Staircase Construction

Photo illustrated spiral stair project with 24 step-by-step photos By Matt Weber Constructing a spiral staircase is a daunting task even for experienced carpenters. For this reason, most DIY homeowners either avoid the project or fork over big bucks to pay a pro for a custom build. The manufacturers of the Arké spiral staircases recognized the demand for spiral stairs […]

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Above Ground or Ground Contact?

That is the Big Question By Belinda Remley Whether taking on a project themselves or hiring professional contractors to handle the job, many consumers have slipped from the realm of uninformed to inquiring, self-educated project owners. Educational tools that are readily available online have led consumers to learn how to fix minor issues, know when those issues are too big […]

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Protecting Outdoor Wood

By Matt Weber We’re all aware of the wonders of wood as a building material, but to preserve its natural good looks when used outdoors, it’s necessary to apply a stain/sealer to protect it from Mother Nature. From mold and ultraviolet rays to insect infestation and rot, the threats to wood are plentiful. Choosing the right sealant, prepping the wood […]

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Weather Shield® Introduces The VUE Collection™

Ultra-modern, all-aluminum collection with thin frames maximizes views and pushes the limits of design  MEDFORD, Wis. –  Weather Shield®, a leader in the design and innovation of windows and doors, introduces a collection of all-aluminum windows and patio doors. The VUE Collection™ provides sophisticated design with ultra-narrow profiles and large spans of glass that seamlessly connect living spaces with the […]

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National Study Shows What Homeowners Really Want From Their Roofs

LENEXA, KAN. – A nationwide homeowner “2021 Roof Purchasing Study” conducted by Signet Research Inc. for DaVinci Roofscapes, shows that consumers want roofs that are durable. Nearly 85 percent of those surveyed indicate that durability has a lot of influence in the type of roof they would purchase. Longevity of a roofing product was the second highest influencer, followed by […]

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Basement Stairway Combines Wood and Metal for Appealing Transitional Look

  BOWERSTON, OHIO – For homeowners and experienced DIYers Jamie and Jamison Rantz, a mixture of Hickory and iron proved the winning combination for their basement stairway. Following the popular trend of mixing woods and metals in the home, the Rantz family got exactly what they wanted — a transitional look that’s not too modern and not too traditional. “We […]

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Replace a Broken Lug Nut Stud – Wheel Stud Replacement

By Matt Weber A car or truck’s lug nuts and studs are the crucial components that hold the wheels onto the vehicle. If they fail while driving, then one would expect bad things to happen, ranging from sudden immobilization to a complete loss of control that results in a raging inferno of twisted metal. Although it’s highly unlikely that all […]

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Installing Air Conditioning In A Wall – Window AC Installation Guide

By Larry Walton, photos by Mark Walton We don’t get much heat or humidity where we live but when we do, temperatures can get over 100 degrees, which makes having air conditioning a pretty good idea. Getting through those few weeks of hot weather can often be accomplished with a window air conditioner or two. Being from a region where […]

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Floor Joist Repair – Fixing a Damaged Floor Joist

Repair Sagging, Cracked or Broken Floor Framing. By Rob Robillard I recently had to repair a floor joist that had cracked. I suppose somewhere in the world there are floor joists that need to be repaired that have wide open, clear joist bays, with no pipes, wires or obstructions. Unfortunately, that’s not my world. This joist was installed in 1863 […]

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How To Build a Butcher Block Countertop – DIY Butchers Block

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 to create cutting boards, or […]

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