Home Renovations Sitemap - Page 10 2016-09-26

Driving and Sinking Drywall Screws Properly
How to drive and properly sink a drywall screw into drywall.

Tips for Driving Drywall Screws
Tips on creating a dimple in drywall with a drywall screw. Page 2.

Paint Color Samples - What You Need to Know
The purchase and application of paint color samples is an art all to itself. Learn exactly what you need to know before buying paint color samples.

Paint Color Samples - Tips and Tricks
More tips about buying paint color samples for your house. Page 2.

Sunroom Ideas - Pictures
Gallery of sunroom ideas represented by pictures from manufacturers of kit sunrooms and designers of

Sunroom Ideas - Pre-Fabricated Kit
Gallery of sunroom ideas represented by pictures from manufacturers of kit sunrooms and designers of

Sunroom Ideas - Exterior View
Gallery of sunroom ideas represented by pictures from manufacturers of kit sunrooms and designers of

Sunroom Ideas - Site-Built
Gallery of sunroom ideas represented by pictures from manufacturers of kit sunrooms and designers of

Sunroom Ideas - Walls Only
Gallery of sunroom ideas represented by pictures from manufacturers of kit sunrooms and designers of

Sunroom Ideas - Premium Sunroomo
Gallery of sunroom ideas represented by pictures from manufacturers of kit sunrooms and designers of

Blue Paint Ideas For Kids' Bathrooms
Get a wonderful two-tone blue paint idea for your kids' bathroom.

Review of Bosch Multi-X Oscillating Tool Kit
If you're in the market for a multi-tool, check out our review of the Bosch Multi-X Oscillating Tool Kit first.

How to Scrape Paint
It seems simple--scraping paint--but is more difficult than it first appears.

How to Scrape Paint - Results
What it looks like after the paint is peeled away. Page 10.

How to Scrape Paint - Tools
Tools needed for scraping paint. Page 2.

How to Scrape Paint - Scrape Upward
Start at the bottom of the siding, scraping paint upward. Page 3.

How to Scrape Paint - Scraper Under Paint
Any time you can slide the scraper under the paint, it needs to come off. Page 4.

How to Scrape Paint - When to Stop Scraping
When do you stop scraping paint? When you begin to gouge the wood. Page 5.

How to Scrape Paint - Sand the Paint Edges
Use the sander or sandpaper to smooth down the edges of the paint. Page 6.

How to Scrape Paint - Score Line
Another method is to score a line across the paint before scraping. Page 7.

How to Scrape Paint - Scrape Toward the Line
Scrape toward the scored line. Home Renovations. Page 8.

How to Scrape Paint - Peel Off Paint by Hand
Peel the paint away along the scored line. Page 9.

Double L Kitchen Layout
The double

Kitchen Style - Picture Gallery and Ideas
Narrow down your kitchen remodeling focus by identifying basic kitchen styles--country, Tuscan, modern, etc.

Kitchen Style - Craftsman Kitchen Style
See a photo and learn basics of the Craftsman style kitchen. Page 2.

Kitchen Style - Country Kitchen Style
See a photo and learn basics of the country style kitchen. Page 3.

Kitchen Style - Shaker Style Kitchen
See a photo and learn basics of the Shaker style kitchen. Page 4.

Kitchen Style - Modern Style Kitchen
See a photo and learn basics of the modern or contemporary style kitchen. Page 5.

Kitchen Style - European Style Kitchen
See a photo and learn basics of the European style kitchen. Page 6.

Kitchen Style - Tuscan Style Kitchen - Tuscany Style Kitchen
See a photo and learn basics of the Tuscan style kitchen. Page 7.

Kitchen Color Trends 2012
Designer Linda Castle tells us the kitchen color trends for 2012.

Kitchen Color Trends 2012 - Khaki - Taupe
Khaki and taupe paint color trends for the kitchen for 2012. Page 2.

Best Kitchen Layout - Corridor Style
Third best kitchen layout is the corridor style design.

Best Kitchen Layout - Three Walls
The best kitchen layout, when you've got three walls available, is the U-shaped design. Page 2.

Best Kitchen Layout - L-Shaped
If you to choose one kitchen layout, which would it be? Rating the top 3 kitchen layouts. Page 3.

Tile That Looks Like Stone
Get the look of stone floor without the hassle by buying tile that looks like stone.

Tile That Looks Like Marble
Want Carrara marble floor in your bathroom? Try porcelain tile instead. Page 2.

Porcelain Tile That Looks Like Siena Marble
A porcelain tile with the light and swirly look of Siena marble. Page 3.

Stone-Look Porcelain Tile
Tile that looks like unspecified stone for bathroom floor. Page 4.

Porcelain Tile That Looks Like Quarry Tile
A porcelain tile mimicking the look of red quarry tile. Page 5.

Porcelain Tile That Looks Like Pink Marble
A porcelain tile that looks like marble with swirls of pinks and reds. Page 6.

Porcelain Tile That Looks Like Green Marble
A rarity: porcelain floor tile that looks like green marble. Page 7.

Porcelain Tile Looks Like Stacked Stone
Another unusual porcelain tile: this one looks like stacked stone. Page 8.

Neutral Colors for the Living Room
Here are some ideas for neutral colors in the living room that provide warmth and comfort.

Living Room Neutral Colors - Stormy Gray with Light Accents
An authentically gray neutral living room. Page 2.

Monochrome Living Room Neutral
A soothing monochrome-neutral paint color for a living room. Page 3.

Off White Creme Neutral Living Room Color
A quiet off-white neutral living room paint scheme. Page 4.

Light Tan and Gray Based Neutral Living Room Color
Another neutral living room color with a gray base but straying into tan regions. Page 5.

Living Room Neutral Color With Rose Tint
A neutral living room with tints of rose. Page 6.

The Basics of Ralph Lauren Paint Colors - Bright Surprises
Accent colors from Ralph Lauren Paint are what I call

DIY Designer Paint Colors - How to Duplicate Designer Paint Colors
Now, open up Easy RGB or another similar program and find out the color in a different paint. Page 7.

How to Duplicate Designer Paint Colors - Find the Match With the Cheaper Paint
The RGB-matcher will give you a match with any paint company you like. Page 8.

Explaining Ralph Lauren Paint Colors
Ralph Lauren paint colors are not for every situation. Find out where this paint line works best.

The Basics of Ralph Lauren Paint Colors - Country Estate
Country Estate is my categorization of soft, neutral-based Ralph Lauren Paints for the home interior. Page 2.

The Basics of Ralph Lauren Paint Colors - Moody Urban
The Moody Urban paints from Ralph Lauren Home tend to fall in the gray-neutral range. Page 3.

Tile Types for Floor and Wall
This cheat sheet shows the basic types of tile for floor and wall: ceramic floor tile, glazed wall tile, mosaic, pavers, quarry tiles, and natural stone.

Exotic Bedroom From the Tropics...In Your Home, Too?
A tropical-style exotic bedroom with bamboo, plank flooring, and mosquito net. Use touches of this for your own house.

Busy Wicker-Dominated Exotic Bedroom Idea
An eclectic, exotic, and luxurious bedroom design idea. Page 2.

Dark Luxurious Modern-Styled Bedroom
How to give your modern bedroom a luxurious, sumptuous design spin. Page 3.

Luxury Bedroom With High, Raised Bed
A raised platform is a sure guarantee for giving your bedroom the luxurious look. Page 4.

Bedroom Influenced By the Arabian Peninsula
An Arab or Moroccan-style bedroom idea for your home, this one from a famous hotel located in Dubai. Page 5.

How Long Does a Refinished Tub Last
I can only tell you my own experience about how long a refinished bathtub will last.

How to Stain Wood Without Mess
Succinct instructions on how to stain wood without mess.

Definition of Off-gassing - Offgas
Hold your nose—avoid the building materials that could potentially off-gas in your home.

House Painting Preparation - Patching and Sealing
Learn all the patching and sealing methods and tools you can use to prepare for house painting.

Fiberglass Insulation on Top of Rockwool in Attic
Can you install fiberglass insulation on rockwool in an attic?

Q: Direction of Vapor Retarder in Knee Walls
Which direction should the vapor retarder be in knee walls? What if I put it in the wrong direction?

Cause of Moist Soil in Sub Crawl Space
A mysterious case of moist soil in a house's sub crawlspace that won't seem to go away.

Green Remodeling Definitions - Green Remodeling Terms
A collection of green remodeling terms defined.

Salvage & Reuse - Green Salvage & Reuse
Home Renovations.

Renewable Energy Systems
Home Renovations.

LEED Consultant - LEED Consulting
Home Renovations.

Kitchen Contractor - Kitchen Remodeling Contractor
Kitchen remodeling is a big chore. That is why the majority of homeowners choose to hire a kitchen remodeling contractor to deal with this complex project.

Bath & Laundry Green Remodeling
Bathrooms and laundry rooms are perfect environments for green remodeling. Both use lots of water and energy. Tankless water heaters are a popular addition to green bathrooms. But counters, backsplashes, tile, and paint also come into play in the eco-friendly bathroom and laundry room.

Advice From Green Remodeling Experts - Interviews With Green Remodeling Experts
Advice from top green remodeling experts.

Green Remodeling - Green Renovations - Green Building
Find out about green remodeling - it's easier and less expensive than you might think!

Kitchen Lighting - Kitchen Lights
Kitchen lighting takes special skills to get right. It needs to hit specific cooking, food prep, or eating areas. Yet it also needs to cover the general kitchen area. Learn all about kitchen lighting here.

Bathroom Sink - Bathroom Sinks
Bathroom sink installation, or repair of your current sink, should not be a difficult task. Learn how to deal with bathroom sink bowls, fixtures, plumbing, and more.

Toilet - Toilets
Find out how you can install or repair your own toilet or how to hire a pro to do this.

Bathroom Remodeling Contractor - Bathroom Contractor
Given the complexity of bathroom remodeling projects, it is often wisest to hire a bathroom renovation contractor to take on this difficult job.

Contemporary Kitchen Cabinets - Modern and Green Porcelanosa
Contemporary kitchen cabinet ideas and European cabinet style photos.

Contemporary Kitchen Cabinets in Basalt Gray
A highly understated set of gray kitchen cabinets. Page 10.

Oak and Burgundy Contemporary Cabinets
Kitchen cabinets with a rich, warm oak and burgundy glow. Page 2.

Contemporary Kitchen Cabinets With Kitchen Island and Unbroken Surfaces
A modern kitchen with wide, long expanses of cabinets, and a kitchen island. Page 3.

Aluminum Gray Contemporary Kitchen Cabinets
Modern kitchen cabinets in gray aluminum. Page 4.

Glossy Green Contemporary Kitchen Cabinets
Green: is it the fashionable color in modern kitchen cabinets? Page 5.

Blue and Black Glossy Kitchen Cabinets
A very glossy, modern look for these Porcelanosa kitchen cabinets. Page 6.

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen Cabinets
Neutrals are the highlight of this set of kitchen cabinets. Page 7.

Modern and Understated Kitchen Cabinets
Neutral gray contemporary kitchen cabinets. Page 8.

White and Black Modern Kitchen Cabinets
Stark white and black modern kitchen cabinets. Page 9.

Replacement Window Tips - New Construction Window Tips
Learn some quick tips about windows - both new-construction and replacement windows, and every other kind of window in-between.

Remove Partition Wall in Galley Kitchen
Can you remove or level off a partition wall in a kitchen?

What is EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
Most of us have heard of the EPA, though probably more often in connection with environmental disasters like oil spills. Did you know that the EPA offers a variety of resources for homeowners who want to go green?

Net Zero Energy Home Remodels
Learn what the buzz surrounding net zero energy homes is all about and find out if your green remodel can go the distance.

Net Zero Energy Home Remodels
Learn what the buzz surrounding net zero energy homes is all about and find out if your green remodel can go the distance. Page 2.

Geodesic Dome Homes - Geodesic Domes
Why live your life in a boring box? Consider constructing a new geodesic dome home or addition.

Do-It-Yourself Party - Painting Party - Home Renovation Party
Wouldn't it be nice if you could invite your friends and family over and convince them to help you renovate your home? A do-it-yourself party is perfectly acceptable, as long as you plan it right. We explain how to pull it off the green way.

Wooden Kitchen Countertops - Reclaimed Wood Counters
Looking for a way to add character and warmth to your kitchen or bath? Consider installing reclaimed wood counters, an eco-friendly option.

Paper Countertops - Paper Composite Countertops
Paper and water don't mix, but paper composites prove to be a surprisingly durable material for kitchen and bathroom countertops. Paper countertops look a lot like solid surface or stone counters.

Small House Living - Small Home Design
Learn to love your small house: it's good for the environment! Still not convinced? We offer a few ways to make it more livable.

Aluminum Counter - Recycled Aluminum Countertops
Want a unique look for your kitchen counter? Consider eco-friendly and shimmery recycled aluminum counters.

Green Carpet - Green Carpeting - Eco Friendly Carpet
Some people think that

Solar Power Facts - Home Solar Panels
You don't have to understand the science behind photovoltaic panels, but it's beneficial to grasp the basic facts surrounding solar power.

Tankless Water Heater Basics
Ready to ditch that space-hogging hot water tank? Opt for a compact and energy efficient tankless version.

Composing Toilet System - Composting Toilets
Though a composting toilet sounds unpleasant, you might be surprised to learn it can be just the opposite. Save water and gain fertilizer without compromising your bathroom experience.

Ceramic Tile Alternatives
Ceramic tile is synonymous with bathroom decor. Chances are, your bathroom features this tile on the walls, floor, counter or a combination thereof. If you're planning a bathroom renovation, however, consider opting for a greener option.

Bamboo Bathroom Vanity - Choosing Bamboo Bathroom Vanities
Tired of the traditional bathroom vanity options? Consider the unique texture and durability offered by a bamboo bathroom vanity. Not to mention, it's a pretty green choice for bathroom renovation.

Amy Matthews - DIY Network - Sweat Equity - Bathroom Renovations
Amy Matthews, hostess of many DIY Network home shows such as

Interior Painting Tools - PaintSmart-Trayz
I feature a nifty new product called PaintSmart-Trayz that helps you paint with a roller on a ladder.

Sherwin-Williams Customer Service - Do You Have Stories to Tell
My story of customer service at Sherwin-Williams--and a chance for you to pitch in with stories of your own about customer service stories.

Cracked Casement Windows - Cracking Casement Window Problems
What might cause cracking glass on a casement window?

White Bathroom Ideas and Pictures
White bathrooms seem to represent some pinnacle of cleanliness and purity. If that's your thing, we've got a gallery of pictures of white and almost white bathrooms to soothe your soul.

White Bathrooms - White Bathroom Ideas - White and Black Bathroom
Looking for white bathroom ideas? Page 10.

An Off White Creamy Bathroom
Here is a white bathroom that has warm creamy overtones and a lovely secondary blue trim color. Page 2.

Modern-Looking White Bathroom Ideas
White bathrooms are also modern bathrooms. See how white modernizes this room. Page 3.

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White Kitchen Ideas - Apartment Kitchen Ideas
Major paint and cabinet companies offer up some white kitchen ideas in this picture gallery. Page 10.

White Kitchen Ideas - Painted White Wood Cabinets
Major paint and cabinet companies offer up some white kitchen ideas in this picture gallery. Page 9.

White Kitchen Ideas - White Kitchen Idea Picture Gallery
Major paint and cabinet companies offer up some white kitchen ideas in this picture gallery.

White Kitchen Ideas - White Kitchen Idea - Coastal Style
Major paint and cabinet companies offer up some white kitchen ideas in this picture gallery. Page 2.

White Kitchen Ideas - White Kitchen Elegant Style
Major paint and cabinet companies offer up some white kitchen ideas in this picture gallery. Page 3.

White Kitchen Ideas - White Kitchen Idea Thermofoil Cabinets
Major paint and cabinet companies offer up some white kitchen ideas in this picture gallery. Page 4.

White Kitchen Ideas - White Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas
Major paint and cabinet companies offer up some white kitchen ideas in this picture gallery. Page 5.

White Kitchen Ideas - White Kitchen Idea Picture Gallery - Farm House Kitchen
Major paint and cabinet companies offer up some white kitchen ideas in this picture gallery. Page 6.

White Kitchen Ideas - White Kitchen Laminate
Major paint and cabinet companies offer up some white kitchen ideas in this picture gallery. Page 7.

White Kitchen Ideas - White Kitchen Idea Contemporary
Major paint and cabinet companies offer up some white kitchen ideas in this picture gallery. Page 8.

Nils Finne - Ling Dining Table
Nils Finne is the founder of FINNE Architects in Seattle. His work is influenced by Scandinavian modernism, with an emphasis on craftsman-level detail that enhances the qualities of natural materials. Finne designs both new homes and renovations using basic sustainable principles. Page 10.

Nils Finne - More on Nils Finne
Nils Finne is the founder of FINNE Architects in Seattle. His work is influenced by Scandinavian modernism, with an emphasis on craftsman-level detail that enhances the qualities of natural materials. Finne designs both new homes and renovations using basic sustainable principles. Page 11.

Nils Finne - Space Efficient Pocket Door
Nils Finne is the founder of FINNE Architects in Seattle. His work is influenced by Scandinavian modernism, with an emphasis on craftsman-level detail that enhances the qualities of natural materials. Finne designs both new homes and renovations using basic sustainable principles. Page 3.

Nils Finne - Kitchen Counter Zipper Joint
Nils Finne is the founder of FINNE Architects in Seattle. His work is influenced by Scandinavian modernism, with an emphasis on craftsman-level detail that enhances the qualities of natural materials. Finne designs both new homes and renovations using basic sustainable principles. Page 4.

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Nils Finne is the founder of FINNE Architects in Seattle. His work is influenced by Scandinavian modernism, with an emphasis on craftsman-level detail that enhances the qualities of natural materials. Finne designs both new homes and renovations using basic sustainable principles. Page 5.

Nils Finne - Beyond Architecture
Nils Finne is the founder of FINNE Architects in Seattle. His work is influenced by Scandinavian modernism, with an emphasis on craftsman-level detail that enhances the qualities of natural materials. Finne designs both new homes and renovations using basic sustainable principles. Page 6.

Nils Finne - SKLI MAX Pendant
Nils Finne is the founder of FINNE Architects in Seattle. His work is influenced by Scandinavian modernism, with an emphasis on craftsman-level detail that enhances the qualities of natural materials. Finne designs both new homes and renovations using basic sustainable principles. Page 7.

Nils Finne - Fabricating the Fixture
Nils Finne is the founder of FINNE Architects in Seattle. His work is influenced by Scandinavian modernism, with an emphasis on craftsman-level detail that enhances the qualities of natural materials. Finne designs both new homes and renovations using basic sustainable principles. Page 8.

Nils Finne - Fall City Kitchen Island
Nils Finne is the founder of FINNE Architects in Seattle. His work is influenced by Scandinavian modernism, with an emphasis on craftsman-level detail that enhances the qualities of natural materials. Finne designs both new homes and renovations using basic sustainable principles. Page 9.

Nils Finne - Sustainable Architect, Designer of Furniture and Lighting
Nils Finne is the founder of FINNE Architects in Seattle. His work is influenced by Scandinavian modernism, with an emphasis on craftsman-level detail that enhances the qualities of natural materials. Finne designs both new homes and renovations using basic sustainable principles.

Nils Finne - Green Kitchen Cabinets
Nils Finne is the founder of FINNE Architects in Seattle. His work is influenced by Scandinavian modernism, with an emphasis on craftsman-level detail that enhances the qualities of natural materials. Finne designs both new homes and renovations using basic sustainable principles. Page 2.

Bathroom Remodel Pictures - Tub - Travertine
Why settle for a blah bathroom when you can have a sexy bathroom? Here you'll find sexy bathroom remodel pictures from industry professionals.

Bathroom Remodel Pictures - High Cabinets
High cabinets and an innovative pull-out stool in this bathroom remodel by Karen Carpino. Page 9.

Bathroom Remodel Pictures - Hand-Painted Mural
A lovely hand-painted mural in this bathroom remodel picture. Page 8.

Bathroom Remodel Pictures - Wood Paneled Guest Bathroom
Dark wood paneling in this urban guest bathroom remodel. Page 7.

Bathroom Remodel Pictures - Subway and Mosaic Tile
Subway and mosaic tiles in this gorgeous bathroom remodel with a corner frameless shower. Page 6.

Bathroom Remodel Pictures - Creative Use of Space With Bathroom In Old Closet
Where can you find space? For this bathroom remodel, the designer put the bathroom inside of an unused closet. Page 5.

Bathroom Remodel Pictures - Retro Classic Bathroom Remodel
A clean-feeling bathroom remodel with definite retro touches such as the exposed pipes below the sink and the free-standing sink base. Page 4.

Bathroom Remodel Pictures - Giant Bathroom with Tub in Center of Room
A truly gigantic bathroom with a stand-alone bathtub in the center of the room and a former warming drawer used for towels. Page 3.

Bathroom Remodel Pictures - Tile Mosaic and Bamboo Cabinets
A spacious contemporary bathroom remodel with modern bamboo cabinets and tile mosaic. Page 2.

Bathroom Remodel Pictures - New York-Style Bathroom
A sleek New York City bathroom remodel with mosaic tiles. Page 10.

Modern Bathrooms Need Medicine Cabinets
How is it possible for a medicine cabinet--that stylistic remnant of the last century--to evoke a modern feeling in a bathroom? Page 10.

Modern Bathroom Ideas - Large Tub in Black and Gray Bathroom
Here's a spacious tub forming the centerpiece of this modern bathroom. Page 2.

Modern Bathroom Ideas - Pedestal Sink and Two Piece Toilet
Modern doesn't always mean stark. This bathroom idea incorporates an air of antiquity. Page 3.

Modern Bathroom Ideas - Asian Style With Window Screens
This modern bathroom takes the Asian style one step farther with a screened bathtub and the feeling of tatami mats. Page 4.

Modern Bathroom Ideas - Open Wall Rain Shower
Nothing says modern in a bathroom more than a no-wall rain shower. Page 5.

Modern Bathroom Ideas - Double Bathroom Vanity
Two vanities and two sinks mean that

Modern Bathroom Ideas - Open Shower and Cantilevered Sinis
Super modern bathroom boasting an open shower, shower chair, and two sinks attached to the wall. Page 7.

How to Make a Bathtub Work in a Modern Bathroom
Gorgeous bathroom with a high, vaulted ceiling to let in tons of light. Page 8.

Push Boundaries in the Modern Bathroom with a Wall-Hung Toilet
A wall-hung toilet is the perfect touch for the modern bathroom. Page 9.

Modern Bathroom With an Asian Influence
Looking for modern bathroom ideas? We've culled great designs from major manufacturers: will they work for your home?

Master Bathroom Ideas - Urban Carbon Black Color with Slate Tile
A cool, sophisticated urban master bathroom with slate and gray paint.

Master Bathroom Ideas - Lilac Paint Scheme and Slipper Tub
A light and easy lilac paint design for this master bathroom. Page 10.

Master Bathroom Ideas - White Bathroom with Columns
This white-painted master bathroom features taupe columns, a marble bathtub, and a marble floor. Page 2.

Master Bathroom Ideas - Skylights and Massively Long Counter
One way the owners cured the Dark Master Bathroom blues was to punch several skylights in the ceiling. Page 3.

Master Bathroom Ideas - Natural Wood Cabinets, Counter, and Floor
Using unstained wood in the bathroom is one idea for giving the room a Scandinavian look. Page 4.

Master Bathroom Ideas - Black and White Color Scheme and Deep Tub
A strong design for this master bathroom with contrasting black and white color scheme and an oversized tub. Page 5.

Master Bathroom Ideas - Spacious Room with Pedestal Sinks
See a large master bathroom that makes good use of the available space. Page 6.

Master Bathroom Ideas For a Small Space
Not all master baths have to be huge. This one is small and makes good use of the limited space. Page 7.

Blue Contemporary Master Bathroom Idea
A smooth, contemporary master bathroom whose primary color is a cheerful, summery blue. Page 8.

Classic Style Master Bathroom Idea
A master bathroom that incorporates a classic cottage style. Page 9.

Alternative Building Methods - Earthship Homes
Traditional homes are framed with wood or metal studs, clad in siding or masonry and topped with a pitched roof. However, there are several alternative building methods that are gaining popularity. They offer unique style, increased energy efficiency and incorporate natural or recycled building materials.

Amazing Alternative Building Methods - Shipping Container Homes
Traditional homes are framed with wood or metal studs, clad in siding or masonry and topped with a pitched roof. However, there are several alternative building methods that are gaining popularity. They offer unique style, increased energy efficiency and incorporate natural or recycled building materials. Page 10.

Alternative Building Methods - Cordwood
Traditional homes are framed with wood or metal studs, clad in siding or masonry and topped with a pitched roof. However, there are several alternative building methods that are gaining popularity. They offer unique style, increased energy efficiency and incorporate natural or recycled building materials. Page 2.

Amazing Alternative Building Methods - Straw Bale
Traditional homes are framed with wood or metal studs, clad in siding or masonry and topped with a pitched roof. However, there are several alternative building methods that are gaining popularity. They offer unique style, increased energy efficiency and incorporate natural or recycled building materials. Page 3.

Alternative Building Methods - Cob
Traditional homes are framed with wood or metal studs, clad in siding or masonry and topped with a pitched roof. However, there are several alternative building methods that are gaining popularity. They offer unique style, increased energy efficiency and incorporate natural or recycled building materials. Page 4.

Amazing Alternative Building Methods - Rammed Earth
Traditional homes are framed with wood or metal studs, clad in siding or masonry and topped with a pitched roof. However, there are several alternative building methods that are gaining popularity. They offer unique style, increased energy efficiency and incorporate natural or recycled building materials. Page 5.

Amazing Alternative Building Methods - Papercrete
Traditional homes are framed with wood or metal studs, clad in siding or masonry and topped with a pitched roof. However, there are several alternative building methods that are gaining popularity. They offer unique style, increased energy efficiency and incorporate natural or recycled building materials. Page 6.

Amazing Alternative Building Methods - Geodesic Domes
Traditional homes are framed with wood or metal studs, clad in siding or masonry and topped with a pitched roof. However, there are several alternative building methods that are gaining popularity. They offer unique style, increased energy efficiency and incorporate natural or recycled building materials. Page 7.

Amazing Alternative Building Methods - Underground Homes
Traditional homes are framed with wood or metal studs, clad in siding or masonry and topped with a pitched roof. However, there are several alternative building methods that are gaining popularity. They offer unique style, increased energy efficiency and incorporate natural or recycled building materials. Page 8.

Amazing Alternative Building Methods - Earthbag
Traditional homes are framed with wood or metal studs, clad in siding or masonry and topped with a pitched roof. However, there are several alternative building methods that are gaining popularity. They offer unique style, increased energy efficiency and incorporate natural or recycled building materials. Page 9.

Kitchen Color - Kitchen Colors
What's the best kitchen color? Check out our pictures of kitchen colors to help you decide for your own kitchen. Page 4.

Craftsman Kitchen
Find out the elements of a Craftsman kitchen. Get instructions on how to build one in your own home.

Craftsman Kitchen Cabinets
Cabinets help define the Craftsman kitchen with solid geometries and warm colors. Page 2.

Craftsman Kitchen Lighting
The right lighting can help your kitchen achieve a Craftsman style. Page 4.

Craftsman Kitchen Flooring
Stay away from the vinyl. The best flooring for Craftsman kitchen is wood or linoleum. Page 5.

Craftsman Kitchen Countertops
What type of counters for your Craftsman-style kitchen? Wood or soapstone. Page 6.

Craftsman Kitchen Backsplash
Splurge on your Craftsman kitchen's backsplash with artisan tile. Page 7.

Craftsman Kitchen's Colors
Muted and earthen colors are hallmarks of the Craftsman kitchen. Page 3.

DIY Designer Paint Colors - How to Duplicate Designer Paint Colors - Introduction
Find out how to duplicate designer paint colors and save money.

How to Duplicate Designer Paint Colors
The first step in duplicating designer paint colors is to find the color you like. Page 2.

DIY Designer Paint Colors - How to Duplicate Designer Paint Colors
Find out how to duplicate designer paint colors and save money. Page 3.

DIY Designer Paint Colors - How to Duplicate Designer Paint Colors
Find out how to duplicate designer paint colors and save money. Page 4.

DIY Designer Paint Colors - How to Duplicate Designer Paint Colors
Find out how to duplicate designer paint colors and save money. Page 5.

DIY Designer Paint Colors - How to Duplicate Designer Paint Colors
Find out how to duplicate designer paint colors and save money. Page 6.

Brown Paint Color Ideas
Looking for brown paint color ideas for your home?

Brown Paint Color Ideas - Arts and Crafts in a Bathroom
A brown for a bathroom that gives the room an Arts and Crafts feeling. Page 2.

Brown Paint Color Ideas - Reddish Toned For a Dining Room
A red-toned brown paint color for this dining room. Page 3.

Brown Paint Color Ideas - Neutral Brown Almost Gray
A grayish brown paint color for the dining room that verges on neutral. Page 4.

Brown Paint Color Ideas - Brown That Goes With Wood and Stone
This room's brown color matches well with the stone and wood stairs. Page 5.

Wall Tile Ideas
Get great wall tile ideas and pictures. Page 10.

Wall Tile Ideas
Get great wall tile ideas and pictures. Page 5.

Wall Tile Ideas - 6 x 6 - White Tile
Get great wall tile ideas and pictures. Page 6.

Wall Tile Ideas
Get great wall tile ideas and pictures. Page 7.

Wall Tile Ideas
Get great wall tile ideas and pictures. Page 8.

Wall Tile Ideas
Get great wall tile ideas and pictures. Page 9.

Bathroom Tile Colors - Earthen Brown Colors
Get great bathroom tile colors for your own bathroom. Here are bathroom tile color ideas you can use.

Bathroom Tile Colors - Small White Subway Tiles
Tiny white subway tiles, each 1

Bathroom Tile Colors - Cream Hexagon Tile
Hexagon tile always imparts a classic look for your bathroom. Choose white or cream for that timeless quality. Page 3.

Bathroom Tile Colors - Beige Tile Backsplash
A beige tile backsplash for this bathroom that's more lively than the name implies. Page 4.

Bathroom Tile Colors - Blue - Light Blue
Doesn't it seem appropriate that light blue is one of the best bathroom tile colors? Page 5.

Bathroom Tile Colors - Black and Sophisticated
Black bathroom tile for a sophisticated look. Page 6.

Bathroom Tile Colors - Cream Subway Tiles
More subway tiles for your bathroom in a handsome cream color. Page 7.

Wall Tile Ideas
Get great wall tile ideas and pictures.

Wall Tile Ideas
Get great wall tile ideas and pictures. Page 2.

Wall Tile Ideas - Slate Wall Tile
Get great wall tile ideas and pictures. Page 3.

Wall Tile Ideas
Get great wall tile ideas and pictures. Page 4.

Bathroom Tile Design - Tile Medallions
Adding a medallion is one effective element of tile design.

Bathroom Tile Design - Tile Surround
When planning your bathroom tile design, consider using a tile surround (like a wainscot) to add visual interest and functionality. Page 2.

Bathroom Tile Design - Accent Wall Tile
Want a bathroom tile design with punch? Try adding a tiled accent wall or portion of wall. Page 3.

Bathroom Tile Design - Tile Grout
Can tile grout be a design element? You bet. Check out this bathroom's dramatic change from invisible to wow! grout. Page 4.

Bathroom Tile Design - Diagonal Tile Pattern
A simple tile design element that you see used quite often: rotate your tile 45 degrees so that it lays diagonal to the walls. Page 5.

Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
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Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
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Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
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Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
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Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
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Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
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Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
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Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
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Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
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Kitchen Color - Kitchen Colors
What's the best kitchen color? Check out our pictures of kitchen colors to help you decide for your own kitchen. Page 2.

Kitchen Color - Kitchen Colors
What's the best kitchen color? Check out our pictures of kitchen colors to help you decide for your own kitchen. Page 3.

Kitchen Color - Kitchen Colors
What's the best kitchen color? Check out our pictures of kitchen colors to help you decide for your own kitchen. Page 5.

What Is Thermal Mass - Thermal Mass
A thermal mass can keep the interior temperature of your home comfortable year-round.

Kitchen Color - Kitchen Colors
What's the best kitchen color? Check out our pictures of kitchen colors to help you decide for your own kitchen.

Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
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Green Remodeling - Green Renovations
Get the inside scoop on green remodeling. Find out how to renovate your house

Amy Matthews
Get spot-on home remodeling advice from Amy Matthews.

Do it Yourself - Home Renovation - Home Remodeling
Looking to renovate your house, save money, and get that warm fuzzy feeling of being able to control your house's destiny? Then you'll want to DIY, or Do It Yourself.

Home Renovations Tools and Materials
Learn about all the tools, materials, guides and more that you will need to renovate your home.

Floor Warming System - All About Radiant Floor Warming Systems
Get the basics on floor warming systems before you buy this crucial (and un-installable!) element for your bathroom.

Bathrooms
Get the scoop on all aspects of bathroom remodeling: floors, counters, tubs, showers, bathtub refinishing, tub liners, and more.

Kitchens - Kitchen Remodeling - Kitchen Remodel
Looking to remodel your kitchen and save money in the process? Kitchen remodeling may be the most important part of any home remodeling job.

Painting - Interior Wall Painting
Painting - Interior Wall Painting

Plywood Subfloor - Installing Plywood Subflooring
For subfloor, you have lots of options--chiefly plywood. Find out how plywood subfloor can benefit your finish flooring project.

Install Solid Hardwood in Basement - Can You Install Hardwood in a Basement
Can you install solid hardwood floor in a basement?

Kitchen Island Ideas - Modern Kitchen Island Ideas - Contemporary kitchen island idea
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Kitchen Island Ideas - Large Island - Eating Island
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Kitchen Island Ideas - Yellow Kitchen Paint - Wood Kitchen Island
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Kitchen Island Ideas - Square Island - Small Island
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Kitchen Island Ideas - Farmhouse Style - Table Island
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Kitchen Island Ideas - Kitchen Island Ideas Large - Farmhouse Style
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Kitchen Island Ideas - Kitchen Island Ideas With Sink
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Kitchen Island Ideas - Large - White - Neutrals
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Kitchen Island Ideas - Table Island - Mobile Island
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Paint Color Trends -
Find out upcoming paint color trends for 2010 and 2011.

Paint Color Trends -
Find out upcoming paint color trends for 2010 and 2011.

Paint Color Trends -
Find out upcoming paint color trends for 2010 and 2011.

Paint Color Trends -
Find out upcoming paint color trends for 2010 and 2011.

Paint Color Trends -
Find out upcoming paint color trends for 2010 and 2011.

Paint Color Trends -
Find out upcoming paint color trends for 2010 and 2011.

Paint Color Trends -
Find out upcoming paint color trends for 2010 and 2011.

Paint Color Trends -
Find out upcoming paint color trends for 2010 and 2011.

Paint Color Trends -
Find out upcoming paint color trends for 2010 and 2011.

Paint Color Trends -
Find out upcoming paint color trends for 2010 and 2011.

Kitchen Remodeling Cost - Cost to Remodel Kitchen
What is the cost to remodel a kitchen? Let's find out from the professionals.

Small Bathroom Remodeling Ideas - Small Bathroom Remodel Ideas
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Bathroom Remodeling Ideas - Bathroom Remodel Ideas
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Bathroom Remodeling Ideas - Bathroom Remodel Ideas
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Bathroom Remodeling Ideas - Bathroom Remodel Ideas
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Electric Radiant Floor Heating - Basics You Need to Know for a Warm Floor
An overview of electric radiant floor heating. Did you know that radiant floor heating isn't just for Winter?