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Classic White Subway Tile Graces This Kitchen Backsplash
This kitchen uses classic white subway tiles for the backsplash.

Kitchen Backsplash Uses Travertine-Look Ceramic Tile
For the look of travertine in a kitchen backsplash without the maintenance, consider faux travertine tiles.

Glass Mosaic Tile Kitchen Backsplash
It's a very simple thing to install a glass mosaic kitchen backsplash--three days maximum.

Kitchen Backsplash Ideas: Use Copper Tile
How about a tile kitchen backsplash with a copper patina?

Asbestos Testing - Process and Cost For Homeowners
What is the typical asbestos test cost? The answer might surprise you.

Bruce Lock and Fold Wood Flooring Review
The ease of laminate with the real wood looks of engineered wood flooring: does Bruce Lock & Fold deliver, though?

Test Concrete Floor For Moisture With Cheap Method
How do you test concrete for moisture before laying flooring? This is a simple, cheap test that involves little more than tape and plastic sheeting.

Tile Backer Board - Brands, Details, Reviews
Tile backer board is a necessary component when you are installing tile in high-moisture environments.

Videos That Show You How To Shingle Your House
Visit our free roofing video series: how to roof your own house.

Get the Highest Sales Price For Your House Flip
House flipping, otherwise known as lightly remodeling a home, can have lucrative returns--but only if you follow certain guidelines.

The 6 Most Popular Window Styles
Searching for window style ideas? These are the most popular windows, in order.

Doorframe Should Fit Door When Hanging a Door
When hanging a troublesome door, one trick is to adjust the doorframe to fit the door.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Vinyl House Siding
It's cheap, it gets the job done—what's not to love about vinyl siding? However, it may not be as wonderful as you think...

7 Deadly Sins of Vinyl Siding - Value, Molding, and Installation
It's cheap, it gets the job done—what's not to love about vinyl siding? However, it may not be as wonderful as you think... Page 2.

Review of Bosch Laser Distance Measurer
We test and review the Bosch Laser Distance Measurer GLM 50.

Face Nailing Definition
How is face nailing done? How is it used in conjunction with installing wooden flooring?

Basic Design Layouts For Your Kitchen
Learn about kitchen design layouts for your kitchen remodel.

Corridor or Galley Kitchen Design Layout
The corridor (also known as galley) kitchen layout is most common in small houses. Page 2.

L-Shape Kitchen Design Layout
The L-shaped kitchen plan is flexible, adding more counter without taking up much more floor space. Page 3.

L-Shaped or One-Wall Kitchen With Functional Island
This kitchen layout brings a fully functional island into an L-shaped or one-wall layout design. Page 4.

Plan For the U-Shaped Kitchen Design Layout
Another popular kitchen plan is called the U-shape. It's like a galley plan but with a closed end. Page 5.

Rockwell JawHorse Review
We cast a critical eye on the Rockwell Jawhorse. Is it worth purchasing?

Staining Concrete Process and Commercial Kits
One way to spiff up an otherwise ugly or bland slab of concrete is to stain it.

What is a Nail Set?
What is a nail set and how is it used in finish carpentry?

Bathworks DIY Refinishing Kit
Overview of a home tub and shower refinishing kit, Bathworks DIY Refinishing Kit.

How to Fix Wavy, Uneven Wood Subflooring
Wavy, undulating, and uneven sub-flooring can be cured with underlayment and leveling compound. Here's how.

IKEA Kitchen Base Cabinet System Explained
Confused by IKEA's kitchen base cabinet system SEKTION? We break it down for you.

B.A.S.H. Sledge Hammer Review
A review of the 8 lb. B.A.S.H. Sledge Hammer (which stands for Bad Ass Sledge Hammer).

Jab Saw Is Only Good For Drywall, But It's a Vital Tool
If you ever plan to do anything with drywall, you must buy a jab saw. Here's why.

Places To Buy Real Wood Indoor Paneling Online
Can you buy indoor wood paneling online? Sure you can! Here are 10 resources for you.

Klein Katapult Wire Stripper - Nice But Unnecessary
The Klein Katapult Wire Stripper and Cutter is a nice

Can You Expose Ceiling Joists For an Open Beam Look?
Can you pull down ceiling drywall, exposing the joists, and get that awesome open ceiling-beam look?

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Inspired Home Bars You Can Create Yourself
Home cocktail bars are truly a luxury item. This photo gallery illustrates the range of home bar design, from ordinary to outrageously awesome.

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Kitchen Countertop Ideas - Slab Granite
Slab granite is one countertop idea that's safe, ordinary, and has good resale value.

Kitchen Countertops - Recycled Glass Tile Countertops
Can recycled glass tiles be used as a countertop material for kitchens?

Kitchen Countertops - New Wood and Reclaimed Wood
Wood is still considered an exotic material for kitchen countertops. See how wood rates in relation to other materials.

Kitchen Countertops - Zinc Kitchen Countertops
The rarest of the rare kitchen countertop materials, zinc is more often found in brew pubs and bars than in the home.

Slate Kitchen Countertops
Not a popular countertop material, nonetheless slate can be used in the kitchen if you take the proper precautions.

Kitchen Countertops - Popular Ideas and Pictures
See popular kitchen countertop ideas like granite, laminate, quartz, and solid surface, as well as off-beat ones like concrete, glass, and steel.

Kitchen Countertops - Stainless Steel
One kitchen countertop idea is best reserved for serious cooks only: stainless steel.

Kitchen Countertops - Solid Surface Like Corian
Solid surface counters rate high on my list of desirable kitchen countertops due their flexibility and cost.

Kitchen Countertop Ideas - Laminate
Despite laminate counters' hollow, non-solid feeling they look super and offer good value for the value-shopper.

Kitchen Countertops - Concrete
If you want concrete for your kitchen counter, it does look contemporary. But you pay the price--monetarily and in terms of maintenance.

Kitchen Countertop Ideas - Soapstone
One of the least popular stone countertop ideas is soapstone, due to its propensity for scratching.

Kitchen Countertops - Paper Countertops
Yes, paper composite countertops are a very real option for your kitchen. While expensive, they are one of the

Kitchen Countertops - Recycled Glass Slab Countertop
Glass slab countertops don't always look like broken up beer bottles (though they can). Explore this fascinating countertop idea.

Kitchen Countertops - Recycled Aluminum Countertops
Would you consider recycled aluminum countertops? While expensive, they do offer a beautiful, glimmering appearance.

Non-Recycled Glass Kitchen Counters
Glass slab countertops that don't include recycled materials give you a greater range of color options.

Kitchen Countertops - Bamboo Kitchen Countertops
That kitchen countertop looks like wood, but look closer. It's actually made from laminated bamboo.

Lay Laminate Floor - Butt Ends of Planks Up Tightly
Butting the ends of laminate planks is difficult. Here I show you how to get the ends just right before bringing them together.

Lay Laminate Flooring - Putting Down the Last Row
At the last row, rip your laminate plank lengthwise and snap it into place, leaving an expansion gap.

Do-it-yourself Laminate Flooring
Yes, you can lay laminate flooring by yourself and you can do one room in a day. Find out how with this easy guide.

Lay Laminate Floor - Close Up Shows Gap in Planks
Got gaps between your laminate planks? You probably did not angle the board up high enough when you set it into place.

Lay Laminate Flooring - Knock Planks Into Place with Mallet
It's a do-or-die movement when you butt the ends of laminate planks together. use a rubber mallet to save your hand.

Lay Laminate Floor - A Dry Layout of Planks
Positioning your laminate planks dry is the best way to figure out your eventual layout.

Lay Laminate Flooring - Rolling Out the Underlayment
Before laying laminate flooring, roll out your foam underlayment.

Lay Laminate Flooring - Install the First Row Straight
You'll need to maintain expansion gaps around the laminate flooring perimeter. I suggest a quarter of an inch.

Lay Laminate Flooring - How to Cut or Rip the Planks
Cutting laminate planks is simple when you use a light circular saw or even a manual saw.

Lay Laminate Floor - Move Cut Piece to Next Row
At the end of the first row, move the cut end of the laminate plank down to start the next row.

Lay Laminate Flooring - Laminate Plank Layout Process
Here is a map showing the process of laying out laminate planks and moving cut boards to the next row.

Lay Laminate Flooring - Stagger Ends of Planks
Your laminate flooring layout will have a staggered look like the photo shown here.

Lay Laminate Floor - Tilting Planks Into Place
Laminate planks lock into place by tilting them up at 45 degrees and then hinging them back down.

15 Free Sample Bathroom Floor Plans Small to Large
Free bathroom floor plans for your next remodeling project - for your master bathroom, 2nd bathroom, or powder/guest bathroom.

Kitchen Countertop Ideas - Modular Granite
Think of modular granite as a slab granite that you can install by yourself.

Kitchen Countertops - Tile Granite Countertops
Tile granite is the least desirable of all countertop ideas, due to the huge number of seams and thinness of the product.

Kitchen Countertops - Quartz Kitchen Countertops
Quartz countertops are, in my opinion, the best countertop surface you can buy.

Kitchen Countertops - Tile
Ceramic tile offers a great DIY opportunity for kitchen countertops, at the expense of frustrating cooking efforts down the road.

Tricks For Faster, Easier Recessed Light Installation
Installing retrofit recessed lights into a ceiling can be amazingly hard. Try these tricks and tips, and you'll have them up in no time!

Skil Lithium Ion 18V Cordless 4-Tool Combo Kit Review
Find out everything you wanted to know about the Skil Lithium Ion 18V Cordless 4-Tool Combo Kit.

Skil Lithium Ion 18V Cordless 4-Tool Combo Kit Review
Review of the Skil Lithium Ion 18V Cordless 4-Tool Combo Kit along with an update about how the product turned out after a few years. Page 2.

Halo 6" Recessed Light H7 Is More Bad Than Good - Review
Here's why buying and installing the Halo 6

When Recessed Light Clips Won't Stay In Place, Try This Fix
Recessed lights look good, but they never want to stay in place. If the problem is due to loose clips, try this method.

How a Recessed Light Clip Works
When the recessed light is properly in position, the springy metal arm will extend outward and press down on the ceiling drywall.

Use Stapler To Jam Staple In Recessed Light Housing
A stapler is a good tool for jamming a staple into a recessed light clip and holding it in place.

Staple Between Clip and Recessed Light Housing
The ideal way is to staple the recessed light clip so that one leg of the staple goes in the space next to the clip.

#2: Puncture Recessed Light Housing
But if you miss, the staple can still puncture the recessed light housing, holding the clip in place.

Top 5 Bathroom Painting Tips
These short bathroom painting tips will make your project go faster and cleaner!

Top Places Around the House To Use LEDs
LEDs are supposed to be the biggest thing in home improvement. While amazing, these

Ceiling and Wall Textures You Just Spray On
Textured ceilings and walls--popcorn, orange peel, and knockdown--can be applied with a spray can. No hoppers, compressors, or rollers needed.

LED for the Home - Q & A with Dr. Stephen Shephard
Dr. Stephen Shephard, owner of Casatech Europa S.L., answers our questions about the latest advancements in LED lighting for the home. Learn how LED lighting can improve your home's energy efficiency while creating an inviting environment.

Switching To LED Lights At Home
Dr. Stephen Shephard, owner of Casatech Europa S.L., answers our questions about the latest advancements in LED lighting for the home. Learn how LED lighting can improve your home's energy efficiency while creating an inviting environment. Page 2.

White Subway and Unique Accent Bathroom Tile
A unique take on bathroom subway tile, using beveled tile and 1

Gray Glass Subway Tile For Bathroom Wall
Taking the calm, cool, and urban approach with these long 4

Bathroom Tile Ideas from Spain
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Bathroom Tile Ideas - 13 x 13 Marble Tile
This bathroom idea shows 13

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Tile Looks Like Suede
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Bathroom Tile Ideas - Classic Tile That Looks Like Marble
The marble look translates well to the ceramic tile. Plus, ceramics function better than natural stone.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Modern Tile Design
In this modern bathroom, the purpose is to let the tile hang back and let other design elements take center stage.

Navajo-Inspired Bathroom Tile Mosaic
This bathroom mosaic tile from Florim is reportedly inspired by Navajo designs.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Three Types of Tile Create Fancy Look
A picture of an elegant tile design, using tile stacked three courses high and including a listello (or band) between them.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Travertine Tub Surround
How do you incorporate travertine tile around your bathtub? Add a band to separate different types of tiles.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Tile That Looks Like Stone
Porcelain tile that looks like stone goes well with the other non-showy, understated bathroom elements.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Octagonal Tile From Italy
A view of large octagonal tile in this bathroom. This is a type of tile you don't see very often.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Small Porcelain Mosaic
An unusual small porcelain tile mosaic in this bathroom design.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Shower Tile That Looks Like Stone
Beige bathroom shower tile: mosaic on top, larger tiles on bottom, each separated by a darker tile band.

Ann Sacks Plank Rectangle Used In Shower
Ever thought about using wood-look porcelain plank tiles in a shower? It's a fantastic idea, as you'll see from this Ann Sacks inspiration.

Red Clodagh Tile Gives This Bathroom Max Visual Interest
Want unique tile in your bathroom? Then try this faceted red tile.

The Most Expensive Tie Dye-Inspired Bathroom Tile You Will Never Buy
Massively expensive bathroom tile from Ann Sacks has a lovely, swirling blue and green design and costs over $100 per square foot.

Gorgeous 2" x 16" Dark Brown Marble Bathroom Wall Tile
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Ecru Colored Bathroom Floor Tile
A perfect pairing of white subway wall tile and ecru-colored floor tile in this bathroom, with a cast-iron bathrub that complements both.

Huge 18" x 36" Porcelain Bathroom Floor Tiles
If you're looking for a big porcelain floor tile for you bathroom, check out the Matrix series from Bedrosian's.

Large Hexagonal Tile In Bathroom and Shower
Unusually large hexagonal tile graces this bathroom floor and shower.

Porcelain Bathroom Tile Looks Like White-Washed Wood
Interesting porcelain bathroom floor tile that looks like white-washed, weather-beaten wood.

Tile Picture Gallery
Check out our picture gallery of great bathroom tile ideas you can install.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Travertine
Travertine bathroom tile and listellos make for a fancy bathroom.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - White Mosaic For Flooring
A picture of white mosaic bathroom tile and links to the manufacturer.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Checkered Pattern
Checkerboard pattern floor tile paired with diagonal tile in the shower.enlivens this gorgeous bathroom.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Elegant Diagonal Pattern Floor
Diagonally-laid tile on the floor makes this bathroom fresh and clean-feeling.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Contemporary Italian Mosaic Tile
This bathroom achieves an urbane, contemporary look with 1

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Different Tiles in One Layout
This bathroom design brings together two different types and sizes of tile for a unified look.

Bathroom Tile Ideas - Slate-Look Porcelain Tile
Porcelain tile from Marazzi that looks like slate.

Kitchen Paint Colors - Kitchen Paint Brown
Lacking for kitchen paint ideas? We've got a kitchen painting ideas gallery of designs from major paint manufacturers.

New Ideas for Kitchen Colors
Need a few kitchen color ideas? Check out this gallery from major paint companies and choose one for your home!

Kitchen Paint Colors - Neutral Kitchen Paint Color
Lacking for kitchen paint ideas? We've got a kitchen painting ideas gallery of designs from major paint manufacturers.

Kitchen Paint Colors - Kitchen Paint Red
Lacking for kitchen paint ideas? We've got a kitchen painting ideas gallery of designs from major paint manufacturers.

Kitchen Paint Colors - Kitchen Paint Color Ideas and Pictures
Lacking for kitchen paint ideas? We've got a kitchen painting ideas gallery of designs from major paint manufacturers.

Kitchen Paint Colors - Blue and Yellow Kitchen Paint Design
Lacking for kitchen paint ideas? We've got a kitchen painting ideas gallery of designs from major paint manufacturers.

Dark Blue and Reddish Orange Kitchen Pant Colors
Super-bold red vs. blue paint scheme for this dining room adjoining a kitchen.

Colonial American Kitchen Paint Colors
Classic, colonial style America kitchen paint colors.

Lilac and Purple Kitchen Colors For an Estate
Lilac (the color) isn't often used as a color in kitchens, but it should be.

Kitchen Paint Colors - Kitchen Paint Color Green and Natural
Lacking for kitchen paint ideas? We've got a kitchen painting ideas gallery of designs from major paint manufacturers.

Kitchen Paint Colors - Kitchen Paint Neutral
Lacking for kitchen paint ideas? We've got a kitchen painting ideas gallery of designs from major paint manufacturers.

Kitchen Paint Colors - Kitchen Paint Blue
Lacking for kitchen paint ideas? We've got a kitchen painting ideas gallery of designs from major paint manufacturers.

Kitchen Paint Colors - Green Kitchen Paint Design
Lacking for kitchen paint ideas? We've got a kitchen painting ideas gallery of designs from major paint manufacturers.

Kitchen Paint Colors - Kitchen Paint Peach
Lacking for kitchen paint ideas? We've got a kitchen painting ideas gallery of designs from major paint manufacturers.

Kitchen Paint Colors - Green Kitchen Paint Ideas
Lacking for kitchen paint ideas? We've got a kitchen painting ideas gallery of designs from major paint manufacturers.

Yellow Bathroom Paint Colors
A walk-through of tried-and-true bathroom paint colors to copy for your own bathroom!

Create a Stipple Texture on Walls To Hide Flaws
Learn how to create a stipple texture on walls or ceiling--a great way to hide flaws and imperfections.

Rustic Wood Plank Flooring For This Primitively-Styled Kitchen
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Deeply Streaked Wood Flooring In Contemporary Kitchen
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Unusual Dark Wood Floor For Open Plan Condo Kitchen
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Wood Parquet Flooring Warms Cool Euro Kitchen
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Country-Style Kitchen:  Wood Flooring
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Kitchen with Wood Flooring, Cabinets, Ceiling
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White Oak Wood Flooring For a Cabin-Style Kitchen
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Ultra-Modern Kitchen With Black Wood Flooring
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Charming Contrast: Natural Wood Floor For Retro Kitchen
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Gorgeous Kitchens With Wooden Flooring
Wood flooring in kitchens: maybe not practical, but it's gorgeous and it warms the room. See these great examples.

Visual Overkill:  Can You Survive This Chaotic Country Style Kitchen?
Country-style kitchens don't all look like something from Martha Stewart. Check out these variations in our photo gallery.

Traditional Country Kitchen Idea with Wood Counters
Gorgeous wood counters finish off the look of this traditional country kitchen.

Country or Rustic Kitchen Design Ideas
Country and rustic kitchens do not all look like mountain cabins. See the entire range of country/rustic kitchen style in this photo gallery.

Use Farmhouse Style Sink In Country Kitchens
Farmhouse sink in a country kitchen? How perfect.

Blue Cabinets and Prep Island In European-Country Kitchen
A European country kitchen with blue painted cabinets and natural wood breakfast bar.

Large Country Kitchen With Wrought Iron Light
A spacious country kitchen with an eating island.

Cozy!  How About a Country Cabin Kitchen?
Country-style kitchens don't all look like something from Martha Stewart. Check out these variations in our photo gallery.

Rustic Flooring For Country-Style Kitchen
White cabinets and rustic flooring for this country style kitchen.

Country Kitchen With Glass Fronts and Natural Wood Cabinets
Glass fronts and dark natural wood cabinets in this country style kitchen.

Country Kitchen With Yellow Paint and Hanging Pots
A light, pastel yellow gives this kitchen a country look.

Rustic Ranch Kitchen Boasts Unique Wood Plank Flooring
Country-style kitchens don't all look like something from Martha Stewart. Check out these variations in our photo gallery.

Sophisticated Country Style
A bit of the French country style for this kitchen with white-painted cabinets and glass fronts.

Maple and White Country Style Kitchen
A combination of natural and white wood cabinets for this classic country kitchen.

Cherry and Maple Country-Style Cabinets
The curlicues, white cabinets, and multiple textures give a very lush, baroque look to this country style kitchen.

Simple Kitchen with Breakfast Bar
Interesting diagonal breakfast bar for this simple yet timeless country kitchen.

How to Remove a Circuit Breaker - Remove Service Panel
Take off the service panel after removing the screws.

Remove the Circuit Breaker
Take the circuit breaker by gently rocking it back and forth.

Remove Wire Attached to The Circuit Breaker
Take a manual screwdriver and unscrew the wire attached to it. You have now successfully removed the circuit breaker.

Remove a Circuit Breaker By Yourself and Safely
Removing a circuit breaker is an easy task, but you need to know how to avoid some possible dangers.

Switch Off the Circuit Breaker
With the service panel lid off, turn off the circuit breaker.

With Breaker Loosened, Pull It Out
After rocking circuit breaker, it now should be loose enough to pull out.

Kitchen Floors
Articles and videos about kitchen floors--tile, stone, laminate, wood.

Plaster and Lath: The Original Way To Finish a Wall
The classic way of finishing interior walls, plaster and lath is rarely created from scratch anymore.

Electric Baseboard Heaters - Max and Minimum Spacing
Reader asks if it's fine to mount a baseboard heater near a ceiling.

Electrical Service Panel: Basics For Homeowners
Essential basics of this oft-ignored but highly essential part of the house: the electric service panel.

Best Manual and Power Saws For Home Remodeling
Which kinds of saws, both electric and manual, do you need for home remodeling?

Ryobi One+ 18-Volt Cordless Reciprocating Saw Review
A review in which I try out and evaluate the Ryobi One+ 18-Volt Cordless Reciprocating Saw.

Soundproof a Room With Caulking
There is one little surprising trick you can use to soundproof a room and it doesn't cost much money.

Skil Lithium Ion 18V 1/2-Inch Cordless Drill/Driver Review
Find out whether the Skil Lithium Ion 18V 1/2 inch Cordless Drill/Driver Model 2895 is right for your tool shop.

Interior House Painting Tips
Interior house painting is a potentially messy, time-consuming job. Follow these rules and your project will go faster and be cleaner.

Subfloors You Can Use When Laying Tile
We examine tile subtrate and let you know what subfloor is best for tile.

Exterior Finishes Made Easy: Basic Finish Choices
Learn the basics about exterior home finishes--stains, paint, transparent, and more--with our exterior finish guide.

Kitchen Island Planning Help
Kitchen islands add work space and storage. Learn how to plan your island the right way, or it will become a big white elephant!

Venting Required for Kitchen Islands
Kitchen island downdrafts suck offending smoke and steam down through the island, and out of the house.

Permanent and Freestanding Kitchen Islands
Islands give your kitchen more electrical outlets and sink options.

Kitchen Island Cooktop Stove
Want more space for cooking? Place the cooktop (stove) on the kitchen island.

Storage Space Below Kitchen Island
An island gives you tons more drawers and cabinets, resulting in overall added storage space for your kitchen.

Essential Painting Supplies
A list of essential painting supplies for interior and exterior painting.

Drywall Hanging "Secrets" For More Professional Walls
Here is some advice--and time-worn tips--on how to hang drywall.

Countertop Transformations Review - Resurfacing Kit
Learn how to refinish your kitchen or bathroom counter with a kit, such as Countertop Transformations.

Countertop Refinishing
Countertop refinishing promises to save you money (and the environment) by saving your existing counter and

Bathroom Plans - 67 Sq Ft and Toilet in Separate Room
This bathroom plan is still very small, but at least you get to sequester the toilet in a separate room. Page 2.

Bathroom Plans - 100 Sq Ft Bathroom Plan
Your average-size, 100 sq ft bathroom plan with corner whirlpool tub and regular soaking tub, too. Page 3.

Bathroom Plans - 3/4 Bathroom Plans
Floor plans for a three-quarters (3/4) bathroom.

Bathroom Plans - Bumped Out Soaking Bathtub in Master Bathroom
A rather elaborate master bathroom floor plan with a window-filled bump-out for the large soaking bathtub.

Bathroom Plans for a Long and Narrow Space
Can you put a bathroom into a long, narrow space? Yes, you can--with these bathroom plans.

Plans For a Large Kids Bathroom
Plans for a spacious bathroom for children.

Plans for Bathroom With Separate Shower and Tub
Plans for a bathroom that has both a shower and a bathtub.

Bathroom Plans - Frameless Shower and Outside Entrance
A most unique bathroom plan: the door to the outside goes through the shower.

Bathroom Plans - Tucked-Away Bathtub
This bathroom plan seamlessly tucks away the bathtub. With the curtain drawn, you hardly see it.

Bathroom Plans - Maximum Efficiency in a Small Bathroom Space
What to do when your bathroom is squeezed? Develop a bathroom plan that uses every square inch with utmost efficiency.

Bathroom Plans - 3/4 Bathroom Plan and Storage Space
Another three-quarters bathroom plan, but this one incorporates a little extra space for storage.

Bathroom Plans - Small Guest Bathroom Plan
Check out this mega-small guest bathroom floor plan--just 18 square feet. Page 4.

Double Sink, Soaking Bathtub, Pocket Door Bathroom Plan
The key to this bathroom plan: the pocket door that saves floor space by eliminating

Bathroom Plans - Large Bathroom With 85 Square Feet
Plans for a large bathroom with floor space of over 85 square feet.

Bad, Evil, and Unfortunate Names For Home Remodeling Products
From dead zebras to unleashing the F-word, some companies have shown questionable judgement when naming their home improvement products.

Asbestos Abatement Supplies
Featuring a self-contained kit with asbestos abatement supplies.

Unusual Sources of Asbestos in the Home
Asbestos is more than just insulation. Find out 5 unusual sources for asbestos in your home.

Kitchen Cabinets - Kitchen Cabinetry
Kitchen cabinets are probably your single biggest investment when renovating your kitchen. Take time to educate yourself on kitchen cabinets before making that big purchase.

Purpose of Soffits in Homes and Remodeling
Soffits, as applied to homes and remodeling, are any kind of structures that cover up other things.

Cabinet Refacing
Collection of articles and how-to pieces on cabinet refacing.

Cabinet Styles
Learn about the various types of cabinet styles available for kitchen or bathroom.

Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers and Retailers
Lists of kitchen cabinet manufacturers and retailers, as well as profiles of these companies.

Cabinets' Expense
Taking a hard look at the expense of cabinets for kitchen and bathroom.

Kitchen Cabinet Installation
Installation issues concerning kitchen cabinets.

Kitchen Cabinet Ideas and Photos
Kitchen cabinet ideas and photo galleries.

Painting Cabinets
Painting kitchen cabinets is one way to spruce them up instead of complete replacement.

Latex vs. Oil Exterior Stain: Which Is Best For Your Deck or Fence?
Which exterior stain to use for your deck, siding, or fence: the more difficult oil-based stain or the relatively easier water-based?

Join Baseboards With Scarf Joint For a Solid Fix
Tearing your hair out when trying to join baseboards? Using a scarf joint will help.

Does The Hyde Dust-Free Drywall Sanding Kit Work?
Can you really eliminate drywall sanding dust? Review of the Hyde Dust-Free Drywall Sanding Kit.

Cordless Tool Lithium Ion Battery High Failure Rates
One obstacle to the widespread adoption of lithium ion batteries in tools is their high failure rate. Why does this happen?

How to Remodel a Kitchen
Start here and learn the basic steps in remodeling a kitchen from beginning to end.

Double-Hung vs. Single-Hung Windows
The most common style of window available is the double-hung window. But what is it?

Construction Change Orders - Basics and Examples
What are change orders when dealing with construction or home remodeling?

How Different Carpet Fibers Affect Your Carpet Purchase
Learn the different types of man-made and natural carpet fibers.

Hot Water vs. Steam Radiators
Find out how hot water radiators work and how they are different from steam-based ones.

Janka Wood Floor Hardness Rating Chart
Wood floor can be as soft as fir or as hard as walnut. The Janka Hardness Scale will help you determine how hard a wood floor is.

Malaccan Cherry (Taun) vs. Brazilian Cherry Flooring
Does the high cost of Brazilian Cherry flooring horrify you? Look to taun, or Malaccan Cherry, as a cheaper option.

Long Fence and Home Review - Neverending Sales Call
A review of Long Fence and Home, a Washington DC Metro-based remodeling company that does windows, siding, insulation, gutters, and more.

Werner 20' Fiberglass Ladder Review
A review of Werner's 20' fiberglass ladder.

3 Types of Above-Grade Flooring
Ever wonder what above grade flooring is? It's not what you think it is.

Best Flooring for Basements
Recommendations for the best basement flooring.

What Is Drywall Made Of?
What are drywall and joint compound made of?

Adjustable Door Hinges a Boon To Door Installs
Adjustable door hinges just might make the difference between a smooth door installation and a horrible one. Let's review one such product.

Resilient Flooring - Its 6 Types, Pros and Cons
Find out more about resilient flooring, the types of flooring the term comprises, and the use of the term today.

Final Items In a Kitchen Remodel
Last step in a kitchen remodel is to final permits, touch up the paint, and do a thorough clean up.

Kitchen Remodels Begin With a Plan
The best way to begin a kitchen remodel is with an established design plan.

Will You DIY the Remodel or Hire a Contractor
Deciding whether to go ahead with your kitchen remodel by yourself or with a contractor's help is the next step.

Demolish Unwanted Kitchen Elements and Rebuild
It's difficult to imagine a kitchen remodel where something isn't torn out or rebuilt.

Insulate and Close Up Walls With Drywall
The last step before closing the walls with drywall is to insulate.

Kitchens Need a Special Kind of Flooring For Durability
Choose flooring for you kitchen--vinyl or tile work best for keeping moisture at bay.

Sinks and Fixtures Are Last in the Kitchen Remodel
Before you can start using your new kitchen, you'll have to install sinks and fixtures.

Plumbing and Electrical Are At The Core of the Remodel
Plumbing and electrical lines must be added before the

Cabinets and Countertops During a Kitchen Remodel
The last big-ticket items for your kitchen remodel are wall and base cabinets and countertops.

Stanley FatMax Retractable Utility Knife Review
Is the Stanley FatMax Retractable Utility Knife any good? While set-up is frustrating, ultimately this knife does perform. Check out the review.

Muntins and Mullions - Different Word For Same Thing?
Mullions and muntins: what do these terms mean in relation to houses and windows?

Acrylic vs. Cast-Iron Clawfoot Bathtubs
Many homeowners renovating houses from before the early twentieth century want to renovate--or add--a claw foot tub, but this time using acrylic material.

Blind Nailing Defined
What does blind nailing mean and how is it used with solid wood flooring installations?

Types of House Foundations
Listing the types of house foundations and their relative strengths and weaknesses.

Can You Install Tile Directly on Concrete?
When installing ceramic tile on a concrete floor, do you first need to put down an underlayment?

Best Paint Roller Cover For Each Surface and Use
Picking the right paint roller cover for your walls saves paint and effort. Here's advice on what to buy.

Installing Tile Over Mastic on a Concrete Floor
Is it possible to install ceramic tile with thinset on top of a concrete floor that has mastic?

How to Clean Paint Off of Vinyl Windows
Accidentally got latex paint on your vinyl window frames? Find out a few ways to clean this mess off.

Review: Lowe's Portfolio Solar Path Light Is Terrible
A review of the Lowe's Portfolio LED path light.

Leveling a Garage Floor
Garage floor tilting? Sure, you can level it, but it's not easy. Here are 3 methods.

Wall vs. Floor Tile - Big Differences, Some Overlap
Wall tile and floor tile have some overlap, but mainly they are different. Find out why...

Is Crawlspace Ventilation Required
Crawlspace passive ventilation is no longer a requirement. But how do you provide ventilation to this area?

Horizontal vs. Bamboo Flooring - Is One Better?
What's the difference between horizontal and vertical bamboo flooring?

What Is an Electric Service Drop
Electric service drops are the feeder lines that run from the main power lines down to your house.

Can You Replace an Interior Door With an Exterior Door
Can you use an exterior door to replace an interior door? Yes, but think about some of these considerations before jumping into the project.

25 Small Bathroom Design Tips From Designers
Top designers and decorators offer their best on how to deal with small bathroom remodeling.

How To Clean a Refinished Bathtub the Real Way
How do you clean a refinished bathtub? Will non abrasives like 409 work or can you use abrasives like Comet?

Kwik-Tile and Edge Tile Floating Tile Floor Brands
Update on Kwik Tile and Edge Tile floating tile floor products.

Diagonal Tile in Bathroom
Let's look at why diagonal tile is not only acceptable but preferable in the bathroom.

TileRight MeasureRIGHT Pro 17
A handy little device called the TileRight MeasureRIGHT Pro 17 came my way that says it will help you measure that last course of tiles.

Can You Install a Wood Floor in a Basement?
Can you install solid hardwood floor in a basement? Everyone says

Ryobi Tek 4 Laser Level - Weird But Decent Product
Is the Ryobi Tek 4 laser level worth purchasing? Find out in our review.

RYOBI TEK4 4 Volt Cordless Screwdriver Review
The RYOBI TEK4 4 Volt Cordless Screwdriver is tested and reviewed. But why do you even want it?

DRIcore vs. Plywood Subfloor: Which Is Best?
What's the price difference between a basement subfloor system like DRIcore vs. a scratch-built subfloor?

Guide To Solid Hardwood Floors
Check out a basic guide to solid hardwood flooring for your home. Learn how to choose, install, and maintain this perennially favorite flooring

Solid Hardwood Flooring - Installation, Staining & Sealing
Check out a basic guide to installing, staining, sealing, maintaining and sanding your solid hardwood flooring in your home. Page 2.

What's That Gold Medallion on Your Home?
Houses built in the 1960s and 1970s were often called Gold Medallion Homes. What were they?

Paint House With a Brush
Are you crazy to paint a house with a brush? Painting a house by hand isn't so crazy when you consider a few things. Let's look at manual house-painting more closely.

Ridgid 6 Gallon Wet/Dry Shop Vacuum Review
Check out our RIDGID Shop Vacuum Review for the Ridgid WD0670 vac.

RTA Cabinets - Information from RTA Cabinet Store
More about RTA kitchen and bathroom cabinets from our interview with Gary Nealon of RTA Cabinet Store. Page 2.

RTA Cabinet Store - What Are They All About?
Interview with Gary Nealon of RTA Cabinet Store about his company and the state of the RTA cabinet industry.

Why a Microbevel Is On Your Flooring
Why does my pre-finished wood flooring have a microbevel?

Will Siding Company Throw Away Old Siding on My House
When I get my new siding installed, will the installer dispose of the old siding for me? Will they recycle it, too?

Top Exotic Hardwood Floors
What defines exotic hardwood flooring? Some clarity can be found in this list of the top exotic hardwoods for your floor.

Materials for Exterior House Painting - Primer and Paint
Recommendations for paint, primer, tape, masking film, and other materials needed for exterior house painting.

Tools for Exterior House Painting
Learn about tools (brushes, sprayers, etc.) for exterior house painting.

Should You Paint Walls or Refinish Floors First?
It's a tough decision: should you paint your house interior walls first or refinish floors first?

Shower Wall Kits - Instant Fix For Damaged Walls
For poor bathtub and shower walls, a quick fix called a

Review of Arrow Staple Gun T 50
Review of the Arrow T50 Manual Staple & 1

3 Types of Prefabricated Shower Units For Your Home
The prefabricated shower stall allows you to install a shower much quicker than building a tiled shower unit.

5 Best Ryobi Tools
Recommendations for a few of the best Ryobi cordless power tools that I've used.

Review of Ryobi 18V ONE+ Dual Power Worklight
I try out and review the Ryobi 18V ONE+ Dual Power Worklight

Learn Tips For Making Your Tile Pop With Grout Color
Grout color is one of the most ignored aspects of tiling. Find out proper choice can add punch to your tile project.

Painted-Stuck Windows Are Easily Freed With This Method
Want to know the best way to open a stuck window? With a tool called the Window Zipper.

Dupont RealTouch Review
Find out about Dupont's RealTouch line of laminate flooring, which claims to more closely mimic real wood than other types of laminate flooring.

Where You Can Buy Black Laminate Flooring
Black laminate flooring is a highly unusual product (mainly because no one wants it). But if you do, where can you find the stuff?

Tack Cloth - Tackcloth - Tackifying Cloth
Tack cloth is an amazing product that makes your painting project turn out so much better. Learn about it and how to use it.

Why Your Basement Needs Window Wells (and Well Covers, Too)
If you have a basement and it has windows, you probably have window wells. Should you install covers, too?

Free and Paid Kitchen Design Software
A list of kitchen design programs--free and paid--to help you design your kitchen without spending money on professionals.

Why Use a Manual Miter Box and Saw?
Why do you need a miter box and saw? And why, in the age of cheap power miter saws, would you need one?

Bathroom Lighting & Ventilation
Choose and install bathroom ventilation and lighting such as pendants, recessed lights, sconces.

Types of Electrical Boxes - Basics and Photos
A summary of four categories of electrical box types.

Types of Electrical Boxes - New Work Plastic Box
Description and picture of a new work plastic electrical box.

Types of Electrical Boxes - Old Work Plastic Box
Description of an old work plastic electrical box.

Types of Electrical Boxes - New Work Metal Box
Description and picture of a new work metal electrical box.

Types of Electrical Boxes - Old Work Metal Box
Description of an old work metal electrical box.

How to Kill a Gopher with Gas Bombs
An unexpectedly effective way to kill gophers: with smoke gas bombs.

For Tiled Kitchen Counters Try Hand-Painted Spanish Tile
This hand-painted glossy blue Spanish tile is one idea you'll love for your own kitchen counters.

Kitchen Tile Ideas - Counter Tile - Get 10 Great Kitchen Tile Ideas
Kitchen and counter tile merge in this installation featuring Vallelunga Stone deco mosaic.

Kitchen Backsplash Using Peel and Stick Metal Tiles
Put up kitchen tile quickly and easily (and cleanly) by using peel and stick metal tiles.

Pebble Tile Kitchen Backsplash and Behind Stove
Lively pebble tile lends maximum visual interest to this kitchen backsplash and stove surround.

Small Bathroom Storage Ideas
If you think small bathrooms have no storage space, think again. Small bathroom storage can be carved out of any space, if you know where to look.

Small Bathroom Storage - Contemporary Medicine Cabinet
Medicine cabinets are one obvious way to provide storage for a small bathroom.

Start Painting Inside Sections of Window Trim
Next step is to begin painting your interior trim. Work from the inside out.

Mask Wall in Preparation for Trim Painting
Next step is to mask off the wall around the trim with painter's tape.

Tile Floor Ideas - Tile Flooring Ideas
Take a look at great tile floor ideas. Find some tile floor ideas you can duplicate for your own home.

Brown Bathroom Wall Tile
Handsome 4-inch brown bathroom wall tile.

Bathroom Wall Tile - Ceramic Day of the Dead
Want to be different? Install this Day of the Dead bathroom wall tile and really stand out.

Glow in the Dark Bathroom Wall Tile
Great for kids, this glow in the dark bathroom wall tile stays lit for a few minutes after light is shut off.

Small Bathroom Storage - Shelf Unit
A tall, narrow, and high shelf unit provides great storage for this small bathroom.

Small Bathroom Storage - Wenge Wood Linen Storage
Wenge wood provides a sophisticated touch for this small bathroom storage unit.

Small Bathroom Storage - Under Cabinet Wire Storage Unit
An economical way to provide storage for under a cabinet is with this wire unit (cheap, too!).

Paint Parts of the Window Trim That Face the Room
Now paint the parts of the window trim that are facing the room; in other words, the most visible parts.

Tile Flooring Ideas - Octagon Floor Tile
Take a look at great tile floor ideas. Find some tile floor ideas you can duplicate for your own home.

Tile Floor Ideas - Tile Flooring Ideas
Take a look at great tile floor ideas. Find some tile floor ideas you can duplicate for your own home.

Tile Floor Ideas - Tile Flooring Ideas
Take a look at great tile floor ideas. Find some tile floor ideas you can duplicate for your own home.

Tile Floor Ideas - Tile Flooring Ideas
Take a look at great tile floor ideas. Find some tile floor ideas you can duplicate for your own home.

Tile Floor Ideas - Tile Flooring Ideas
Take a look at great tile floor ideas. Find some tile floor ideas you can duplicate for your own home.

Tile Floor Ideas - Tile Flooring Ideas
Take a look at great tile floor ideas. Find some tile floor ideas you can duplicate for your own home.

Tile Floor Ideas - Tile Flooring Ideas
Take a look at great tile floor ideas. Find some tile floor ideas you can duplicate for your own home.

Bathroom Wall Tile
Looking for bathroom wall tile? Check out our bathroom wall tile guide.

Bathroom Wall Tile With Listello
Bathroom wall tile with a listello and a nice counter arrangement.

Colorful Glass Bathroom Wall Tile
A beautiful, colorful arrangement of glass bathroom wall tile.

Classic Subway Bathroom Wall Tile
Cool timeless white bathroom subway wall tile.

Hex Mosaic Bathroom Wall Tile
Mixing hexagonal tile with earthen colors for this unique bathroom wall tile design.

Blue, Black, and Gray Glass Bathroom Wall Tile
Sharp modern glass bathroom wall tile in blue, black, and gray

Bathroom Wall Tile in Earthen Tone Glass
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Remove Painter's Tape From the Window Trim
After paint has dried, carefully remove the painter's tape from the interior trim.

Filling in Holes in Window Trim
Prime the trim and/or fill in with wood filler (putty) before painting.

Painting Interior Trim - How Masked Trim Should Look
A view of your masked window trim before painting begins.

Mask Middle Part of Window with Tape
Fill in the gap between the two sections of tape with another, third piece.

Tape Right Side of Interior Trim
Now tape the right side of your trim.

Begin Taping One Side of Interior Window Trim
When painting interior trim, begin by taping the interior left size of the trim.

Paint Your Window Trim Easily and Mess-Free
Applying paint to your interior trim is a quick way to spruce up a room.

Tile Floor Ideas - Tile Flooring Ideas
Take a look at great tile floor ideas. Find some tile floor ideas you can duplicate for your own home.

Metal Ceiling Tiles - Copper Ceiling Tiles
These ceiling tiles look like copper but are made of PVC.

Metal Ceiling Tiles - Faux Metal
Another gorgeous array of so-called

Remove House Paint - Hand Scraper
Using a manual scraper to remove paint from a house.

Quarry Tile Color Range
Red is the most popular color for quarry tiles. But you'll find a wider color range than you might expect.

Canvas Dropcloth - Basic Painting Tools
Find out about an important investment in painting supplies: the canvas dropcloth.

Large White Subway Bathroom Wall Tile
Large white tiles qualify as

Decorate Your Stairs With Tiles on the Risers
One oft-ignored place to decorate: stairs. Let me show you a few ways to decorate stairs.

Painting Your Stair Risers
Painting stair risers is probably the easiest way to decorate your stair risers.

Install Stair Tread and Riser Covers
A slightly more difficult way to decorate your stairs is to reface them with riser and tread covers.

Lay Down Sisal Stair Tread Carpets
Sisal stair tread carpets are so simple to install, and they help quiet down your stairs, too.

Ryobi 18 Volt Impact Wrench P260 - Tool Profile
Our profile of the Ryobi 18 Volt Impact Wrench P260.

Stone-Look Ceramic Tile That Looks Natural
This line of bathroom tile for shower and floor looks a lot like stone. It's called quartzite-lime from Stonepeak.

Tile Backsplash Ideas
Looking for great tile backsplash ideas?

Tile Backsplash Ideas
Looking for great tile backsplash ideas?

Tile Backsplash Ideas - Metal Tile - Metal Subway Tile
Looking for great tile backsplash ideas?

Tile Backsplash Ideas
Looking for great tile backsplash ideas?

Tile Backsplash Ideas - Handpainted
Looking for great tile backsplash ideas?

White Bathroom Tile 5 x 10 Inch
This white bathroom accent tile accents the bathtub area with graceful ovals.

Stark Gray Tile Gives Bathroom Modern Look
Get the stark-gray modern look with large 10 x 13 porcelain tiles.

Stunning Linear Copper Tile For Tub Surround
Gorgeous tub surround made from linear tiles with touches of copper and green.

Tile Backsplash Ideas
Looking for great tile backsplash ideas?

Tile Backsplash Ideas - Mosaic Glass
Looking for great tile backsplash ideas?

Tile Backsplash Ideas
Looking for great tile backsplash ideas?

Tile Backsplash Ideas
Looking for great tile backsplash ideas?

Tile Backsplash Ideas - Subway Tile
Looking for great tile backsplash ideas?

Small Kitchen Ideas - Get Creative About Storage
Small kitchens don't have tons of storage space. That's why you need to be smart about creating places to put your things.

Bathroom Tile Pictures - Open Shower With Blue and Brown Tile
Photo shows a good example of an open shower (no door) with aqua and brown tile.

Bathroom Tile Pictures - Accent and Border Tiles
Accent and border tiles liven up your bathroom's field tile.

Bathroom Tile Pictures - Large 13 Inch Tiles
Big, neutral-colored bathroom tiles comprise both the floor and wainscot surfaces.

Bathroom Tile Pictures - Travertine Tile in the Shower
Travertine tile gives your bathroom a solid, classic look.

Small Kitchen Idea: A Tall, Slim-Line Refrigerator
Save even more space in the small kitchen by installing a narrow, tall refrigerator.

Bathroom Tile Pictures - Metal Mosaic Backsplash Tile
A fancy pink bathroom with metal tile. This shimmery tile is a mosaic that reflects light and gives this makeup area a festive feeling.

Bathroom Tile Pictures - Retro Sixties Starburst Shower Tile
Isn't this the coolest bathroom tile you've ever seen? It's a fanciful retro starburst in soothing pastel colors.

Bathroom Tile Pictures - Swirly Concrete Floor Tile
Want to be on the forefront of style? How about concrete tile for your bathroom?

Gray Subway Glass Tile on Bathroom Walls
Get super-sophisticated in your bathroom with glass mosaic tile of differing shades of gray.

Bathroom With a Gorgeous Marble-Look Tile Shower
This shower only looks like it is tiled in marble. Instead, this is stone-look porcelain tile.

Elegant Tile Design Uses Big 2:1 Ratio Tiles, Checkerboard Diagonals
Quite an elegant bathroom tile design, using high-gloss wall tile and checkerboard diagonals.

Bathroom Tile Pictures - Inlay With Diagonal Installation Example
An example of a center bathroom tile diagonal inlay.

Bathroom Tile Pictures - Checkerboard Tile Pattern
A quite attractive checkerboard tile pattern for this bathroom.

Bathroom Tile Pictures - White Subway Style Tile
A great picture of clean and pristine white bathroom tile.

Bathroom Tile Pictures - Blue 2 Inch by 6 Inch Glossy Tile
A gorgeous and unique blue, white, and black glossy tile for a wall behind a bathroom sink.

Small Kitchen Idea - Splurge on the Backsplash
With a smaller kitchen, you can--and should--go all out on the backsplash.

Small Kitchen Idea - Large Light-Colored Floor Tile
Large, light-colored floor tile is another good idea for making a tiny kitchen look bigger.

Bathroom Tile Pictures - Mosaic Wall Tile
Striking mosaic wall tile for a bathroom coupled with an easygoing light-tan floor tile.

Toilet Enclosure Wall With Vertically Installed Tile
Charming bathroom toilet enclosure tiled in a stone/glass blend and set vertically.

Small Kitchen Ideas - Pendant Lighting Allows Flexible Placement
Pendant lighting in small kitchens allows flexibility to place them exactly where they are needed.

Travertine Flooring - Buyer's Guide and Overview
We offer some basic tips about travertine floor for your home. Learn how travertine floor tile can enhance your home's beauty.

Laminate Tile Flooring - Laminate Tile Floor
Get great suggestions for laminate tile flooring. Laminate tile floor is a great way to dress up your house on a budget.

Laminate Tile Flooring - Laminate Tile Floor - Stone
Get great suggestions for laminate tile flooring. Laminate tile floor is a great way to dress up your house on a budget.

Kitchen Lighting Ideas
Get great kitchen lighting ideas with our kitchen lighting idea picture gallery.

Bathroom Tile Pictures for Design Ideas
A picture of subway tile wainscot, a classic look for any bathroom.

Huge 24" Tile Gives Old-World Look To This Bathroom
The large stone-look tile lends an Old World appearance to this bathroom.

Curved Kitchen Design Idea
Who said curves and swooping lines don't belong in kitchen design? Not us.

Kitchen Design Ideas - Friendly Urban Loft Style
Definitely a gray, urban, condo kitchen, but this design comes punctuated with flashes of friendly blue and red.

Modern Seaside Cottage Kitchen Design Idea
How about an ocean-side cottage design for a kitchen, but one with smooth modern lines?

Kitchen Design Idea: From Congested to Clean
Classic kitchen improvement: from busy and congested to clean and modern.

Kitchen Design Ideas - Smashing Harlequin Tile and Fancy Vent Hood
Kitchen design imbued with a taste of France, with showy tiles and an elaborate vent hood.

Rotary Laser Level - Basics and Buyer's Guide
Find out about the rotary laser level and how it can help your DIY home remodeling.

Rotary Laser Level - Basics and Buyer's Guide
Find out about the rotary laser level and how it can help your DIY home remodeling.

Kitchen Design Ideas - Craftsman and Cottage-y
A warm, comfortable cottage-style kitchen design with warm paint accents.

Rotary Laser Level - Basics and Buyer's Guide
Find out about the rotary laser level and how it can help your DIY home remodeling.

Basics of Cordless Finish Nailers
Cordless finish nailers are not right for everyone (maybe it's not the right time for you). Choose one based on your needs, not your desires.

Compressed Gas Cordless Finish Nailers
Compressed gas canister power nailers provide more nail-driving time because they rely less on the battery.

Electric Battery Cordless Nailer
The more popular type of cordless nailer is powered by lithium ion batteries.

Testing The Magic Stud Finder
Is the Magic Stud Finder easy enough to use that a 4 year-old can figure it out? Let's try.

Corian Sink - Corian Sinks - Apron - Overview and Buyers' Guide
Learn about Corian sinks, and whether a Corian sink might work in your kitchen or bathroom.

Corian Sink - Corian Sinks - Drop In - Double - Overview and Buyers' Guide
Learn about Corian sinks, and whether a Corian sink might work in your kitchen or bathroom.

Corian Sink - Corian Sinks - Drainboard - Overview and Buyers' Guide
Learn about Corian sinks, and whether a Corian sink might work in your kitchen or bathroom.

Corian Sink - Corian Sinks - Drainboard Left - Overview and Buyers' Guide
Learn about Corian sinks, and whether a Corian sink might work in your kitchen or bathroom.

Round White Vessel Sink
A round porcelain white vessel sink to give your bathroom a classic look.

The Basics of Corian Sinks Page 1
Learn about Corian sinks, and whether a Corian sink might work in your kitchen or bathroom.

Fixed Roof Skylight Is Cheap and Watertight
Get some great tips on great skylights to buy, from the basic fixed skylight to the top of the line electric venting skylight

Tubular Skylight Best For Tight Areas
Tubular skylights work well in houses that have tight attics.

Manual Venting Skylight Best For Houses That Get Too Warm
The most dependable type of skylight that opens is the manual venting skylight.

Electric Venting Skylights Open Up, But They Often Break Down
When rain comes, it's great to have an electric venting skylight that closes when it senses water.

Toilets Buyer's Guide
Looking for toilets? Check out our overview of toilets.

Bidet Toilet
Looking for bidet toilets? Check out our overview of bidet toilets.

Retro Wallpaper
Find out about how to snazz up your house period-style with retro wallpaper.