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Your Guide to 15 Popular Kitchen Countertop Materials
"typical 1 1/2" granite thickness. It can be made into sinks as well; again, all of... it was 1/3 the price that Costco, Lowes and Home Depot quoted. Also for my cabinets... about a 1/4 of the price! Sometimes you have to look outside the box to save dollars... BC V4P 1H5 - (604) 542-9906 - http://www.austinkitchens.ca Remember that glass doesn't... cut in 1" thick slabs for counters, which I find more elegant and less chunky than..."
How to Size Interior Trim for a Finished Look
There's an art to striking an appealing balance of sizes for baseboards, crown moldings and other millwork. An architect shares his secrets
"installed a 7 1/4" base, 3 1/2" casings and 3 1/2" crown and have been really pleased with... say a 3 1/4 casing with a matching 5 1/2 base. Unless you have your mind set on breaking... wall 3 1/2 inches or you bought crown that was 3 1/2 wide then had it installed? trim... Usually the 1st floor is a bit more formal and "dressy" so it warrants larger trim while..."
'Shou-Sugi-Ban' Is Setting the Siding World on Fire
"works...1+1=3. thanks for the submission, Michelle. @abebeezely: Great points! I... outer 1/8th inch of wood, and most siding is at least nominally 1 inch thick (3/4... outer 1/8th inch) removes the organic material that's burnable. I recall camping... rainscreen of 1x battens, which leaves a 3/4" air gap behind the siding. The air gap will... charing 1/8 or so deep so it goes pretty quickly, though some time investment is involved..."
Pet-Proofing Your Home: A Room-by-Room Guide
Not all pet dangers are obvious. Keep furry friends safe and sound by handling all of these potential hazards
"Our 1-1/2 yr old dog just woke us up all happy and excited at 4:30 am this morning... a Pier 1 rug. Looks like we're going bare-floored forever. I've been rescuing animals... are, #1, dogs of all ages need things to chew on. Not toys, but chews like pig ears... spend 1 month in the hospital. It's a miracle he lived through such an ordeal but... it with 1 TEASPOON per 10lbs. of body weight. My dogs are 50lbs., so I measure out..."
3 Dark Kitchens, 6 Affordable Updates
Color advice: Three Houzzers get budget-friendly ideas to spruce up their kitchens with new paint, backsplashes and countertops
"kitchen # 1 just the way it is. Seems to have a happy vibe. Maybe it just needs a really... Kitchen #1 has top of the line custom walnut cabinets that the homeowner likes. There... Kitchen #1 has wear on the cabinet fronts around the pulls, and on a side island panel... Kitchen No. 1: I would go for a white with grey undertones, much lighter than the lightest... footprint: 1) keeping some of the original cabinets (ca. 1956) painting them white, but..."
8 Great Kitchen Cabinet Color Palettes
"are used 1,000 X a day as opposed to maybe 1 X per week like the others) have worn finishes... offers, in 1 week, it went into escrow, and this was when the market in Phoenix was horrible... Bullseye 1-2-3 Interior/Exterior Primer and painted them with a sponger roller using... paint 1. Put it this way, if your doors have had it anyway, you can't make them... applied 1 very thin coat of Minwax finish and stain in one product in a pecan colour..."
Get Your Home's Recessed Lighting Right
Learn the formula for how much light a room needs plus how to space downlights, use dimmers and more
"between 1,000 and 2,000 hours, lasting 1-2 years. The average life of high quality... worded. 1watt equals 1 watt in energy consumption. Did you mean to say lumens? We use... ft x 15.1 ft. Should I get 2 rows of 4 LED cans (575 lumens/can) or 2 rows of 3 LED... things - 1) What is your ceiling height? 2) Can the recessed fixtures be dimmed? 3)... help. 1. Our ceiling height is 8ft. 2. The 8 6 inch LED cans will be dimmable..."
Using White Marble: Hot Debate Over a Classic Beauty
"is only 1 1/2 years old. Even concrete contains sometimes "ingredients" which dissolves... polished (1"x2") with honed (2" x 4"). I think it looks great and it's a timeless look... things: 1) get a sample of the actual slab of stone you like, take it home and put... and 1" square mosaic HONED marble (from Tileshop--Biltmore) so it wouldn't be... y-oxy-1.htm **This cleaner has an orange scent but is citrus and acid free. As far..."
15 Ways to Design an Easy-Clean Home
Spend more time doing what you love with these pointers for minimizing cleaning needs throughout the entire house
"after 1.5 years in our current place even my very, VERY domestically challenged husband... one with 1/2 hardwood floor & Berber carpet .. hardly any dust generated! Love the... ducts. No 1" filters are used behind the return grills in ceilings or walls as these... apartment - 1. Cabinets! At my house we have a ton of books, DVDs, CDs etc. And they are... worn off, 1 dog and 3 kids. It's work to scrub but the microfiber wet pad will certainly..."
4 Easy Ways to Renew Your Bathroom Without Remodeling
Take your bathroom from drab to fab without getting out the sledgehammer or racking up lots of charges
"rods - 1 to hold a fabric, water repellant shower liner, and 1 to hold living room-type... installed 1.5 galvanized pipe, spray-painted to match the bath's metals. Also, if I... of 316L 1" stainless pipe. For added strength a 5/8" broom handle was bashed into... only 5 1/2" deep and take up very little space, but can hold a ton of small items... about $1,000 I got a brand new look..even my husband commented it looked like a spa..."
7 Reasons Why Your Shower Floor Squeaks
No one wants to deal with a squeaky fiberglass shower floor. Here's what might be happening and how to fix it
"us at 1 800 993 0033 our customer service will help you. Thank you! www.fleurco.com... the tub 1/2 to 3/4 full of water and then spray foam it in place and let it set for... installer. 1.There is a ten year limited warranty provided by Schlüter Systems 2.not sure... back to # 1 as long as the products were installed correctly. I did get the links for... com/4625.aspx 1 for starters do you work for schluter? 2 seem to be quite a few people c..."
8 Little Remodeling Touches That Make a Big Difference
Make your life easier while making your home nicer, with these design details you'll really appreciate
"about 1)how easy is it to clean? 2)can you get the foaming soap type? These seem... have: 1) Hand held shower, and jets, 2)Thermostat setting for shower, 3) Pull out... yet are 1.) having the outside electrical outlets put on interior switches so Christmas... bins: 1) garbage and 2) recyclables. The "lucky" part is, it's at the area of the... full and 1 half bath to do as well. When we remodeled the kitchen, I bought a plate..."
15 Ways to Make Your Neighborhood Better
Does your community lack ... well, a sense of community? Here's how to strengthen that neighborly spirit
"aQo5T/1/5809342 I love these ideas, and would add three more that easily get neighbors... families, 1 Indian/Pakastani family, and 4 Chinese families. Of those who had lived... (pop. 1.8M), I have to say, very much to my own surprise, that I've never met so... called 100in1Day. where the citizens create small scale solutions to make their neighborhoods... http://100in1day.co.za/ Great article, love the ideas. We moved to our neighborhood 13..."
Should You Stay or Should You Go for a Remodel? 10 Points to Ponder
"it was 1 and 1/2 hours away. But we had a fabulous contractor and the house is perfect... room no 1!)... Our (excellent) builder tried to talk us into moving out but financially... Phase 1 was finished on time, and provides us with a spare room to turn into a kitchen... including 1. faster construction time - we felt it was important to get the construction... were 9 1/2 feet. So very large pieces of Sheetrock. In the middle of all this, I made..."
10 Ways to Boost Your Home's Resale Value
Figure out which renovations will pay off, and you'll have more money in your pocket when that 'Sold' sign is hung
"ally (1.) although we took care of the design. And yes, we have a power washer (3... your 2/1 with Victory garden on a small side street? Family with one kid in grade... in the $1.5m price range and ALL homes had exactly the same carpet in a colour I could... for > $1 million too. No clue what they’re like inside, but some are rented for the... was over 1.5 million and on a postage stamp lot! Not in our budget... That being said..."