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Magic Solution for Hard Water Stains
Vanquish evil hard water stains with this inexpensive, fast-acting and all-natural ingredient. And it's probably right in your cupboard
"evil hard water stains with this inexpensive, fast-acting and all-natural ingredient... tough hard water stains that no cleaner will remove? Our powder room vanity had big... Spray the hard water stains generously with vinegar and let it sit for five to 10 minutes..."
A Hard Look at Recycled Plastic for the Home
It's durable and versatile, but processing takes a lot of energy. We sort through the facts on recycled plastic so you can choose wisely
"But it's hard to escape plastic completely. Considering alternative materials, recycling... that it's hardly a sound ecofriendly option, recycled plastic is a highly durable material... Unlike wood, recycled plastic products never rot, encourage mold growth or need paint... bottles and wood fiber. The gorgeous bathtub in this London home, made by Durat, was made..."
My Houzz: Hard Work Pays Off in a DIY Cottage Renovation
First-time homeowners roll up their sleeves and give their midcentury Montreal home an infusion of style and personality
"all your hard work! Question: how will the lightbulbs be changed in the chandelier?... warped wood issues, but the floor did look great at about one tenth the cost. However... learned the hard way it is not my thing). Loved how honest you were about the experience... original wood floors were warped and were very hard to sand. Sanding is important! It’s... custom wood banister that he built himself after watching tutorial videos. “If Chad..."
9 Hard Questions to Ask When Shopping for Stone
Learn all about stone sizes, cracks, color issues and more so problems don't chip away at your design happiness later
"finished in wood. I care for this stone by cleaning it with a mild soap, drying, then... are as hard as a stone can get! ask your dealer, they will help! :-) One of my biggest... slate or wood flooring. Thank you for writing an imformative article on stone surfaces... prevent hard water and soap build up...does anyone know if there are any issues in... adjacent wood floors even without thinset below. The clients opted to send it all back..."
Outdoor Home Prep to Do Before Hard Winter Hits
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Top Tile Trends From the Coverings 2013 Show — the Wood Look
Get the beauty of wood while waving off potential splinters, rotting and long searches, thanks to eye-fooling ceramic and porcelain tiles
"beauty of wood while waving off potential splinters, rotting and long searches, thanks... limestone and wood. One of the biggest trends is the wood-grain tile look, on show in a big... walnut to wood from a well-weathered fishing boat in France. With reclaimed wood so on... barn wood, and tiles are available in dimensions that wood is typically not. At Coverings... The wood tile trend has been gaining momentum for several years, and now there..."
Your Floor: An Introduction to Solid-Plank Wood Floors
"choose the wood floor right for you. Engineered wood floors and solid wood floors are... not all wood floors are equal, and the many species of wood that get made into floors... engineered wood floors, but let's get through solid wood first. More flooring guides... Wood floors are a classic addition to any home. Barring damage from fire or flood... solid wood floor will add warmth, character and value to your interior as long as..."
Light Wood vs Dark Wood
"Shades of Wood Can Do for a Space... finish of wood can be a huge one. Aside from the many considerations of the wood itself... with dark wood unless you are creating the Bat Cave. And light wood with light colors... dark with wood can create an entire vibe throughout, and determines what you're able... shades of wood and how they work for their space.... "dark" wood is on the way out- I feel are incorrect. Wood is wood, and will always..."
My Houzz: Ronnie Wood’s Old Art Studio Gets a Makeover
Check out this contemporary update of a former factory flat that survived World War II bombs and use by a member of The Rolling Stones
"Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones had previously owned the flat and had used it as... (Ronnie Wood is a talented artist). I'd love to see some of the before shots or historical... too! Ron Wood has been a "Stone" since about 1975 Great job! So...when do I move in... love the wood floors. Love, love, love that rooftop garden- faux grass or not- would... Ronnie Wood used the flat as an art studio, but with a little TLC and some careful..."
Wood in the Bathroom? Absolutely!
Wet places and wood can be a match made in design heaven — see great examples and get tips for sealing and installing bathroom wood here
"places and wood can be a match made in design heaven — see great examples and get tips... things with wood, even in the bathroom. The way it feels, sounds and even reflects light... bath has wood paneled walls and wood ceilings. All the wet contact areas are tile. The... loves the wood ceiling. When you consider your choices in wood take a look at reclaimed... model Wood is close nature. Whenever wood is present in an area, it brings the feeling..."
Your Floors: Zebra, Tiger, and Teak Wood, Oh, My!
"Exotic Woods: Hickory, Cherry, Rosewood and More... looking at wood floors, make sure the wood you're buying bears the logo from the Forest... common wood species used for solid plank floors that are common in North America and... exotic wood species that are also being used as flooring. Some of these exotic woods... comma and wood-database. Endangered Woods: http://www.wood-database.com/wood-arti... the teak wood to dry and crack. Anyone have experience with various woods being in..."
Raw Appeal: 9 Wonderful Ways With Natural Wood
"finished wood for gorgeous accent walls, artwork and more... of the wood. There are many ways to enjoy the colors and textures of raw wood in... such as wood are still very much in vogue, with a move toward leaving timber in as... natural wood! We have hard wood floors in part of our house and I already like the... house Wood wall I love wood. It's one of the things that drew me to the PNW. Don't... and any wood trim, we must breathe life into these sterile spaces with rough wood...."
What's the Right Wood Floor Installation for You?
"ing a wood floor? Whether you’re using hardwood, laminate or even plank tiles, once... methods for wood flooring to help you make the best choice for your home, budget and style... old wood floors..reclaimed.One of a kind.Old growth wood.I love old wood:) Whatever... herringbone "wood" in the formal dining & study, a tile/wood combo pattern in the entry... Whatever wood you install, make sure your contractor brings the wood in to acclimate..."
Design Greener: Using Reclaimed Wood
"reuse wood. These boards and beams have all kinds of character that they worked hard... hard to earn in former lives. They have distress marks, patinas and edges that make... reclaimed wood. I'm actually living by example this time around - my kitchen counters... ever, but wood is near and dear coming from British Columbia. We take our wood products... reclaimed wood, and wish more people understood the value of reusing wood rather than..."