556 oil rubbed hardwood Stories
Kitchen Sinks: Soapstone for Germ-Free Beauty and Durability
"gray, or rubbed to a dark charcoal finish with coats of mineral oil. Will a soapstone... to be oiled. I had a choice between oiling and using a wax. The fabricator told... mineral oil once and awhile it looks like new . I wish I had a soap stone sink. I... Mineral oil conceals the gashes but I know they are there. Inspite of that, the pros... to Not oil them. We love the soft gray color and the subtle graining. About once..."
Classic Finish: Once and Always Chrome
"nickel, oil-rubbed bronze and others. Something tells me, though, that it's chrome... them with oil rubbed bronze hinges. No biggie, he'll change them out. My question is:... hinges are oil rubbed bronze. I had planned on doing the same with the knobs. Will it... handles in oiled bronze. Will that work? I am remodeling the common area of my house..."
Bathroom Details: Show Off Your Sink Line
You heard right. Exposed sink traps have gone stylish, with more materials and matching fittings than ever
Contractor Tips: Wise Advice for Laundry Room Design
Thinking ahead when installing or moving a washer and dryer can prevent frustration and damage down the road
"up from rubbing the clothes on a rock at river's edge, most people are looking for... olive oil slows the evaporation down. These floor drains need to have a sloped floor... below the hardwood flooring outside. When the doors to the closet are closed you do... olive oil in the p-trap is seldom heard, especially for vacation home owners. I..."
Knotty to Nice: Painted Wood Paneling Lightens a Room's Look
Children ran from the scary dark walls in this spare room, but white paint and new flooring put fears and style travesties to rest
"features and hardwood floors galore, to name a few. The dark and dated knotty pine paneling... Paint just rubbed off, even when dried. Had to go over them with oil based now I can't... Moore's oil based Fresh Start (tinted to the final color) and one coat of pearl finish... (latex or oil base primer depending on the type of top coat). Now finally you are ready... gloss, oil or water based. It shoul cut your painting time by months! Be sure to use..."
Houzz Call: Tell Us About Your Dream House
"like new hardwood floors or kitchen counters. I'm talking about your ultimate home fantasies... fixtures of oil-rubbed bronze, and need to complete the 'old-world' look. I also lust after... my many oil paintings collected over twenty years. I will plant a garden and enjoy... fireplace. Hardwood floors with fluffy rugs complete the picture... I'm daydreaming. :)... essential oils providing a "just at the threshold of awareness" aroma notes adapted to..."
Easy Ways to Manage Stormwater for Lower Bills and a Healthier Earth
Send cleaner runoff into local waterways and spend less on yard irrigation with these simple landscaping approaches
5 Innovative Wood Floors
"years, hardwood floors have started to go where no wood floors have gone before. As... look of hardwood, it can get a little monotonous seeing the same simple oak flooring... exactly like hardwood. You couldn't tell the difference. Now I have a hardwood look - with... price for hardwood but there's a laminate plank that mimics this exact look and looks... one out. Hardwood floors always make living space inviting and warm. Here's a white..."
Herb Garden Essentials: Grow Your Own Fragrant Lavender
8 Questions to Help You See Through Green Hype
With the ecofriendly bandwagon picking up some dubious passengers, here's how to tell truly green products and services from the imposters
"even an oil company. What gives? When a company makes it appear that its product or... in the oil industry. Are you aware how many U.S. families the oil and gas industry... t and oil and gas companies: since at least the 1980's, the oil industry has had... seems the oil companies own the news channels with their ads of glorious benefits from... have an oil company as president? There is NO excuse for this. Personally I feel, 'eco..."
Houzz Tour: A London Townhouse Lightens Up
A dramatic redesign of this multistory home transforms its dark 1970s-era interior into an all-white Scandinavian idyll
Floors Warm Up to Radiant Heat
Toasty toes and money saved are just two benefits of radiant heat under your concrete, wood or tile floors
How to Choose an Awesome Area Rug No Matter What Your Space
High use, a low door, kids and pets running amok — whatever your area endures, this insight will help you find the right rug for it
"beauty of a hardwood floor until my late 20s. Moving into a newly built condo in the heart... paper to rub the surface to see if colour rubs off, as it will on your shoes and socks... we have hardwood floors. Love oriental in particular. Word to the wise in the Pacific... jut had hardwood floor laid and the salesman told me to be sure to use only USA-made... on my hardwood floor (real wood over engineered wood with that aluminum oxide finish)..."
Houzz interview: Layla's Romantic Lettered Cottage
Woodipedia: Make a Solid Choice With Oak
Forget those low-end products of old. Red and white oak today are beautiful, versatile and relatively inexpensive
"domestic hardwoods. Whether people love it or hate it depends largely on the way the... traditional hardwood oak floors-- redoak and they are 30 yeas old now and I have waxed... on real hardwood flooring and that is the only look and desire for me in floors These... durable hardwoods that would last a long time in most applications (another factor... of our hardwood forest, and maple is only 8% of it. I guess the main good news is..."