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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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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
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
237 Tile Patterns For Your FloorsFlooring & Stairs

Tile Patterns For Your Floors

Tile Patterns For Your Floors Just as mortared bricks are often laid in ornamental, decorative patterns on a wall, terracotta, stone, or even vinyl tiles on a floor can be laid out
1265 How To: Apply Epoxy Floor PaintBasement & Garage

How To: Apply Epoxy Floor Paint

How To: Apply Epoxy Floor Paint Give your dingy old garage floor a gleaming, long-lasting finish with epoxy paint. You lavish attention on the bedroom and living room, bathroom and
325 A History of Flooring: Ancient Floor CoveringsFlooring & Stairs

A History of Flooring: Ancient Floor Coverings

A History of Flooring: Ancient Floor Coverings A lot of flooring materials today are called “traditional” or “timeless.” In some cases, this is just marketing
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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305 Tile to Wood Floor Transitions: Bridging the GapFlooring & Stairs

Tile to Wood Floor Transitions: Bridging the Gap

Tile to Wood Floor Transitions: Bridging the Gap Floor coverings ideally should continue from room to room throughout the house with no interruptions or gaps. In a perfect world, one
36 Flooring Underlayment Guide: Materials, Applications, and InstallationFlooring & Stairs

Flooring Underlayment Guide: Materials, Applications, and Installation

Flooring Underlayment Guide: Materials, Applications, and Installation Not floor covering, not subfloor–flooring underlayment occupies a middle position in the anatomy of the
552 Guide to Standard Kitchen Cabinet DimensionsKitchen Repair & Reno

Guide to Standard Kitchen Cabinet Dimensions

Guide to Standard Kitchen Cabinet Dimensions Unless you are dealing with custom kitchen cabinetry–which can have any dimensions–you will find better prices and predictable
626 The Big Bathroom Remodeling Design Decision: Tub vs. ShowerBathroom

The Big Bathroom Remodeling Design Decision: Tub vs. Shower

The Big Bathroom Remodeling Design Decision: Tub vs. Shower Compare the pros and cons of two key fixtures to help you make the right decision for your bathroom makeover. Of all the
467 Countertop Overlays Make Counter Installation DIY-FriendlyKitchen Repair & Reno

Countertop Overlays Make Counter Installation DIY-Friendly

Countertop Overlays Make Counter Installation DIY-Friendly Is there a conspiracy created by major manufacturers and retailers to get you to rip out your existing countertops and replace
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