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How to Recycle Your Kitchen
Instead of adding to the junk pile — and paying landfill fees — get rid of old appliances, cabinets and countertops the ecofriendly way
"pile — and paying landfill fees — get rid of old appliances, cabinets and countertops... most fun and satisfying parts of a kitchen remodel. But whether you’re going the DIY... construction and demolition waste were generated in 2003 (the last year for which figures... appliances and granite countertops — can be easily recycled with the right charity or... recycle and who might want it.... renovates and then re-sells them. Our cabinets and sink and appliances were sold on eBay..."
Considering a Fixer-Upper? 15 Questions to Ask First
Learn about the hidden costs and treasures of older homes to avoid budget surprises and accidentally tossing valuable features
"costs and treasures of older homes to avoid budget surprises and accidentally tossing... safety and construction issues, and you can save a lot of time and money by planning... location and set out to make it swoonworthy. But when the budget isn't limitless, it... home, and how you can preserve its charm in your remodel.... sill, and knob and tube wiring (pictured) and feel a little sick, or think BFD? -... remodeling and selling and building and selling for 25 years. Generally people do not..."
7 Things to Do Before You Move Into a New House
Get life in a new house off to a great start with fresh paint and switch plates, new locks, a deep cleaning — and something on those windows
"paint and switch plates, new locks, a deep cleaning — and something on those windows... Boston, and is itself older and in need of some TLC. So rather than move in right... Ralph and I traveled to Boston to spend a week helping them clean, paint and otherwise... r son and daughter-in-law just purchased their first home. It's in a location that... works, and is just a few towns away from where his wife works. The house is in a..."
How to Mix Metal Finishes in the Bathroom
Make a clean break with one-dimensional bathroom finishes by pairing nickel, silver and bronze hardware and fixtures
"silver and bronze hardware and fixtures... fixtures and lighting in your bathroom. Mixing metals adds intrigue and dimension.... fixtures and maybe even a touch of brass hardware.... bathroom and used brushed nickel hotel towel rack and door knobs, rustic bronze faucets... handles and matte black doorknobs and hinges. With rustic alder cabinets and a white... buyer and seller clients. Thank you! Cabinet style and wood color...clean and light..."
Standouts From the 2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
"latest and greatest in sinks, ovens, countertop materials and more... builders and design professionals attracted some 1,700 exhibitors and more than 75,000... (IBS) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) were held together for the... clients, and to talk with manufacturers of the products we already use. After three... design and quality and the rest on actual parts and labour. Of course I've never actually..."
15 Tips for Small-Space Living With Baby
Keep your wee one's stuff under control and your nerves unfrazzled with these space-saving storage and baby-gear ideas
"control and your nerves unfrazzled with these space-saving storage and baby-gear ideas... toys and books and the big stuff, like strollers, swings and gear, figuring out... the mix, and even those who thought they had their space all figured out can be thrown... sleep-deprived and with a small person attached to your side. Here are for 15 tips to help... you have and squeeze every last possible inch out of your home...."
A Crash Course in Bathroom Faucet Finishes
"the pros and cons of 10 popular faucet finishes: durability, price, appearance and more... brushed and polished nickel? What are the benefits of satin brass versus satin bronze... kitchen and used the bronze fixtures and hardware. (and different brands don't match... '80's and '90's and they never took off. I hope this helps. Liebig and Associates... kitchen and upstairs bathroom. The kitchen had a black sink and faucet that we switched..."
Choosing New Cabinets? Here’s What to Know Before You Shop
Get the scoop on kitchen and bathroom cabinet materials and construction methods to understand your options
"kitchen and bathroom cabinet materials and construction methods to understand your... boxed and ready to install in standard dimensions, boxed and ready to assemble,... performance and price. Understanding those factors will give you an advantage in making... shelves and the drawers. Each can be constructed in a number of ways. Cabinets generally... semicustom and custom. To get a better understanding of the way cabinets are made, I..."
5 Favorite Granites for Gorgeous Kitchen Countertops
See granite types from white to black in action, and learn which cabinet finishes and fixture materials pair best with each
"action, and learn which cabinet finishes and fixture materials pair best with each... granite and use it often for its durability and its earthy colors that add great texture... color and edge detail. Additionally, once the countertop hurdle is over, then there... movement and their flexibility in complementing different cabinet styles. Take a look... selections and how they seamlessly blend with either painted or stain-grade cabinets to..."
5 Qualities of a Happy Designer-Client Relationship
Cultivate trust, flexibility and more during a design project, and it could be the beginning of a beautiful alliance
"flexibility and more during a design project, and it could be the beginning of a beautiful... designers and decorators — that we're all bossy people who roll into your lives, whip... hefty fee and then steamroll through your house executing our vision, client be damned... ideas and trend information from our own very clients. Some have mastered the... client — and it has forever changed my design business. Here we'll discuss the qualities..."
How to Choose the Right Kitchen Sink
"materials and even accessories and speciality sinks... often. And what other home item performs as many different tasks? It could be argued... make — and it’s a decision that will affect your daily life for many years to come... Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) about how to select the right sink.... is huge and deep, like a trough, and I adore it. We cook a ton, and everything fits... children and a lot of big pots and pans and they fit nicely in the bigger side. And..."
How to Make Your Garage a Storage Powerhouse
New project for a new year: Add shelving and containers to get your stuff off the garage floor — and still have room for the car
"shelving and containers to get your stuff off the garage floor — and still have room... bleach and baking soda for a few hours and then drained and rinsed and propped them... welding cart and the generator and the gas cans for the generator and--a small workbench... filled!) and a fold up work table--just in case!--car jacks and stands; oh and a old... sell. And we can STILL get in there and use the stuff! And this is not a huge garage..."
Guest Picks: Pride-of-Place Decor
"accessories and artworks are all over the map — in clever and well-crafted ways... families and experiences shape who we are, our locations are inextricably linked to... emotions and sometimes even a lack of love. But each piece here still recognizes the... homage to and honor the place where you live or love or want to live or have seen or... trinkets and compulsory souvenirs in favor of items that are unique or cleverly crafted..."
Guest Picks: The Lights of Your Life
"pendants and chandeliers for every task and a range of tastes... As time and money allow (and as each room slowly evolves), we’ll replace the temporary... — Kim and Scott from Yellow Brick Home... updating and would like to change out our brass knobs and cabinet handles to brush nickel... hinges and knobs so everything matches? @scubad86, we are BIG fans of mixing finishes... 60's and 70's when chrome and then brass were in style, it was a bitter pill to..."
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Closet Touches Anyone Can Do
"easy and inexpensive moves for more space and better organization are right in fashion... chandeliers and ottomans. Don’t let it get you down in the dumps and think that everyone... organized and purge that stuff you no longer use, donating it to those who need it and... cleaned and then put your favorite ideas into action. My first case of extreme closet... closet, and I’ve dreamed of doing the same ever since (it’s never happened, but I like..."