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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
39 The 5 Best Luxury Vinyl Plank Floors to Use in Your HomeFlooring & Stairs

The 5 Best Luxury Vinyl Plank Floors to Use in Your Home

The 5 Best Luxury Vinyl Plank Floors to Use in Your Home Looking at luxury vinyl plank (LVP) from a distance, brands tend to blend together. Come closer, step on them, install them–and
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.
1257 Convert Your Crawl Space into a Storage AreaBasement & Garage

Convert Your Crawl Space into a Storage Area

Convert Your Crawl Space into a Storage Area There’s nothing stopping you from storing off-season items in your crawl space—nothing except for moisture, mold, insects and potentially
1204 So, You Want to… Insulate a Garage DoorBasement & Garage

So, You Want to… Insulate a Garage Door

So, You Want to… Insulate a Garage Door This project will keep your workshop comfy this winter—and all year round. As the weather cools, it’s the perfect time to gird your garage

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1051 Free-Standing Tubs: Pros and ConsBathroom

Free-Standing Tubs: Pros and Cons

Free-Standing Tubs: Pros and Cons To take the edge off the pressures of daily life, many Americans are cultivating ways to relax and de-stress in their own homes by turning their bathrooms
1242 3 Fixes for a Garage Door That Won’t CloseBasement & Garage

3 Fixes for a Garage Door That Won’t Close

3 Fixes for a Garage Door That Won’t Close How many times have you waited for the garage door to close, only to have it go back up once it reaches the bottom? Try one of these troubleshooting
67 Laminate Flooring Underlayment:Type to Buy, Basics, Usage, CostFlooring & Stairs

Laminate Flooring Underlayment:Type to Buy, Basics, Usage, Cost

Laminate Flooring Underlayment:Type to Buy, Basics, Usage, Cost Laminate underlayment is a thin layer of foam or felt that installs under laminate floorboards. It helps the installation
476 12 Jaw-Dropping Tile Ideas to Make Your Kitchen ShineKitchen Repair & Reno

12 Jaw-Dropping Tile Ideas to Make Your Kitchen Shine

12 Jaw-Dropping Tile Ideas to Make Your Kitchen Shine Idea: Instant Retro By Using White Tile on Kitchen Counter I challenge you. From now on, whenever you watch an old movie–1960
930 How To: Install a Shower HeadBathroom

How To: Install a Shower Head

How To: Install a Shower Head A small project that makes a big impact, installing a new shower head is a quick and easy job that almost anyone can do—no fancy plumbing tools required. Installing
294 Find the Best Slip Resistant Floor Tiles With COF SpecsFlooring & Stairs

Find the Best Slip Resistant Floor Tiles With COF Specs

Find the Best Slip Resistant Floor Tiles With COF Specs When shopping for tile, published slip resistance ratings help you determine if you’re buying the right tile for the right
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