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1305 Home Renovation: The Cellar and the AtticBasement & Garage

Home Renovation: The Cellar and the Attic

Home Renovation: The Cellar and the Attic When undertaking a renovation project, an examination of the out-of-sight, out-of-mind spaces may be useful. When undertaking a renovation
1301 Garage Doors 101Basement & Garage

Garage Doors 101

Garage Doors 101 If you’re shopping for a new garage door, style and material choices will be abundant, but which will meet your needs best? As cars have grown more important
1296 Simple Solutions for a More Livable GarageBasement & Garage

Simple Solutions for a More Livable Garage

Simple Solutions for a More Livable Garage In many homes, the garage is nothing more than a place to park the car, store the Christmas decorations and hang up a few rakes. However,
1293 Top Tips for Designing Your Garage Around Your VehicleBasement & Garage

Top Tips for Designing Your Garage Around Your Vehicle

Top Tips for Designing Your Garage Around Your Vehicle A man’s truck can be like a best friend—always ready for an adventure or to lend a hand hauling stuff from the lumber yard
1288 Basement Flooring 101Basement & Garage

Basement Flooring 101

Basement Flooring 101 A surprising number of materials are suitable for basement flooring. This basic tutorial will help you evaluate your basement’s challenges and weigh each
1283 Planning Guide: Garage ConversionBasement & Garage

Planning Guide: Garage Conversion

Planning Guide: Garage Conversion The solution to your need for more space may already be attached to your house! Converting an existing garage is less expensive than building an addition—and

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1102 Top Tips for Choosing a Rain Shower HeadBathroom

Top Tips for Choosing a Rain Shower Head

Top Tips for Choosing a Rain Shower Head I hate my shower! Well, actually, it’s my shower head that I don’t like. Granted, it’s better than the standard fixture that most bathrooms
1098 Easy Bathroom MakeoverBathroom

Easy Bathroom Makeover

Easy Bathroom Makeover When I first purchased my weekend house in Upstate New York, I knew that the bathroom would need to be remodeled. There were many things that I liked about the
1088 Fresh Powder (Room): The 12-Year KitchenBathroom

Fresh Powder (Room): The 12-Year Kitchen

Fresh Powder (Room): The 12-Year Kitchen We can tell a lot about how previous generations lived by looking at the houses they built. For example, they clearly didn’t have as much
1082 Kid-Friendly Bathroom DesignBathroom

Kid-Friendly Bathroom Design

Kid-Friendly Bathroom Design When my husband and I lived in New York City with our two young girls, we had a single bathroom in our one-bedroom apartment. And it was small. If you’re
1078 Fun with Plumbing: Creating a Personalized Shower ExperienceBathroom

Fun with Plumbing: Creating a Personalized Shower Experience

Fun with Plumbing: Creating a Personalized Shower Experience I must admit to a certain hedonistic streak when it comes to bathing, be it a long hot soak in the winter or a wonderfully
1075 9 Designer Tips to Maximize Small Bathroom DesignBathroom

9 Designer Tips to Maximize Small Bathroom Design

9 Designer Tips to Maximize Small Bathroom Design Small baths can live large when designed with care. Choosing the right materials, fixtures, and fittings is key, as is thoughtful spacing

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1189 Mission Impossible? Setting Out to Save a Damp, Dingy Furnace RoomBasement & Garage

Mission Impossible? Setting Out to Save a Damp, Dingy Furnace Room

Mission Impossible? Setting Out to Save a Damp, Dingy Furnace Room Basement moisture introduces mold and mildew, wood rot and worse. Gradually, the effect of such issues combine to
1158 Solved! What Cracks in the Basement Floor Really MeanBasement & Garage

Solved! What Cracks in the Basement Floor Really Mean

Solved! What Cracks in the Basement Floor Really Mean Startled at the sight of a crack in your basement flooring? Start here with this guide to determine whether or not you have anything
566 The Five Best DIY Countertop Refinishing KitsKitchen Repair & Reno

The Five Best DIY Countertop Refinishing Kits

The Five Best DIY Countertop Refinishing Kits How to Give Your Countertop a Beautiful and Durable New Look Yikes, your old countertop sure is ugly! Structurally speaking, it’s
1250 Weekend Projects: 5 DIY Ways to Set Up Garage ShelvesBasement & Garage

Weekend Projects: 5 DIY Ways to Set Up Garage Shelves

Weekend Projects: 5 DIY Ways to Set Up Garage Shelves Using humble materials and simple techniques, you can put up any of these garage shelves and squash clutter in less than one weekend. For
1200 Solved! What to Do About a Flooded BasementBasement & Garage

Solved! What to Do About a Flooded Basement

Solved! What to Do About a Flooded Basement When your basement is a wading pool, help can’t come fast enough. Read on for the right way to dry it out—without risking your safety. Q.
1288 Basement Flooring 101Basement & Garage

Basement Flooring 101

Basement Flooring 101 A surprising number of materials are suitable for basement flooring. This basic tutorial will help you evaluate your basement’s challenges and weigh each

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586 Freestanding Cabinets Offer a Classic Kitchen LookKitchen Repair & Reno

Freestanding Cabinets Offer a Classic Kitchen Look

Freestanding Cabinets Offer a Classic Kitchen Look From the 1950s onward, standard kitchens have usually consisted of stock cabinets with finished front faces and rough sides and backs.
617 5 Things to Know Before Installing a Shower DrainBathroom

5 Things to Know Before Installing a Shower Drain

5 Things to Know Before Installing a Shower Drain “Be prepared” isn’t just a motto for Scouts—plumbers know all too well that it pays to have a plan for every worst-case
253 Sanding Hardwood Floors: An OverviewFlooring & Stairs

Sanding Hardwood Floors: An Overview

Sanding Hardwood Floors: An Overview If you have solid hardwood floors and they’re looking a little tired, there’s no reason you cannot sand them instead of replacing them. Sanding
1228 So, You Want to… Build a CarportBasement & Garage

So, You Want to… Build a Carport

So, You Want to… Build a Carport If you’re looking to build an inexpensive shelter for your vehicle, a carport can be a great alternative to a costlier, more ambitious garage.
320 Staining Concrete Means New Life for Ugly, Bland FloorsFlooring & Stairs

Staining Concrete Means New Life for Ugly, Bland Floors

Staining Concrete Means New Life for Ugly, Bland Floors Is there anything less attractive than a monolithic slab of gray concrete? Rather than going to extremes such as breaking up
308 How to Repair Gaps Between FloorboardsFlooring & Stairs

How to Repair Gaps Between Floorboards

How to Repair Gaps Between Floorboards With older wood tongue-and-groove flooring, gaps will inevitably develop between the boards. The problems with this are numerous. First, it is
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