Home Renovations Sitemap - Page 9 2016-09-26

Small Bathroom Flooring Ideas - Slate or Other Natural Stone Tile
Natural stone is a grand idea for small bathrooms and allows high-style at lower cost because the space is smaller.

Bathroom Countertop Ideas or Remodeling
We offer you a few bathroom counter ideas--and theories--for your bathroom remodeling project.

Why Won't Drain Snake (Auger) Go Down Drain?
Why won't your hand-cranked drain snake go down the drain?

Flexing Shower Pan - Why It Happens and How to Fix It
I've got a shower pan that flexes. Should it be flexing? Why is it doing this?

Low-Emissivity Film Saves Energy and Your Upholstery
Low-e film can make your existing windows more energy efficient if you can't afford to replace them. No matter what type of climate you live in, window insulation film proves a cost-effective solution.

Glass Mosaic Tile Shower Photo Gallery
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Glass Mosaic Tile Blue
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Green Mosaic Tile
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Glass Mosaic Tiling
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Mosaic Tile for Shower
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Slate Blue Mosaic
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Light Green Mosaic Tile
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Border - Glass
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Glass Mosaic Border
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Soap Shelf - Inset
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Gray - Glass
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Glass Tile Green
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Porcelain Mosaic
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Blue Glass Mosaic
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Mosaic Tile Shower - Glass Tile Mosaic Shower
The mosaic tile shower is highly desired by many homeowners. See a gallery of mosaic tile shower pictures.

Will Converting Bedroom to Office Improve Resale Value
Should I convert my spare bedroom into an office and laundry room? Would I lose value if I do?

4 Methods To Determine Kitchen or Bath Cabinet's Finish
What is your kitchen cabinet finish? Find out what your kitchen cabinet finish is with a few simple tests.

How to Install a Soap Dish on Ceramic Tile
It's much easier to install a ceramic soap dish on tile than you might imagine.

Definition of Pedestal Sink
The pedestal sink was popular a long time ago. Now, the pedestal sink is in wide-use in bathroom remodels again.

How to Dig a Sewer Trench- Step-By-Step Guide
Need to dig a sewer trench? Find out how to dig a trench yourself.

Dig a Sewer Trench - Inside the Trench
What you will find inside the sewer trench after it is opened up.

Staple Edges of Sheet Vinyl Floor As Alternative To Glue
One method of installing sheet vinyl is called perimeter-install, where only the edges of the flooring are attached.

Drill Into Ceramic Tile Without Breaking It
Drilling in tile is a precarious event: one slip and broken tile results.

How To Repair a Metal Wall Corner Bead
Repairing a metal corner bead only takes a few tools but a little bit of creativity and know-how.

Causes of Soft, Hollow-Feeling Shower Floor
My shower floor feels very

Is Fiber Cement Board Green? - Tips and Info
Fiber cement board is an extremely durable exterior cladding. It proves more environmentally friendly than vinyl siding.

Insulate Attic As Alternative To Whole House Insulation
Insulating the attic should be your first thing to do if you're reluctant to take on a whole-house insulation project.

Insulation Over Can Lights - Problem and Solution
Can you lay insulation over can or recessed lights? Yes, but you need a special type of light to do this.

Do Basement Subfloor Systems Work?
Do basement subfloor systems work?

In Praise of Colored Wainscot
For centuries, wainscot has been used to line the lower half of walls to protect them against dampness and minor flooding.Who said wainscot has to be white?

Pros and Cons of Different Shed Roofing Materials
What are the best shed roofing materials?

When Permits and Approvals Are Needed For Condo Remodeling
When do you need HOA approval to make remodels to your condo? Let this guide give you some answers.

How to Straighten a Bowed Wall Stud
It's quite easy to straighten out bowed or warped studs in non-load bearing walls to help them accept drywall.

Fixing Plaster Cracks Around Door
Cracking plaster around the top corners of doorframes is a common problem.

What Are Pedra Granite Countertops?
What is Pedra modular granite? Home Renovations.

Home Energy Tax Credits - Green Tax Incentives
Would you be more likely to go ahead and buy that new central air conditioning system or invest in solar panels for your home if you were offered a 30% discount? If you complete these home energy efficiency improvements before then end of 2010, you can receive exactly that much in the form of tax credits. Learn which improvements qualify and which don't.

Eco-Friendly / Green Building Materials
Just because the label says a product is green doesn't mean it's actually good for the environment. Check out this list of eco-friendly building materials that you should use for your home remodeling project.

Five Types of House Additions
Learn the basic types of house additions before investing money in this major project.

Swimming Pool Heating Solar Panels
The sun warms your pool in the summer, but by installing swimming pool solar panels, you can continue to comfortably use your pool late into the fall. Find out how these systems work and how you can save.

Pros and Cons of Bathtub Refinish Final Buffing
Some bathtub refinishing companies say that it's best to come back for a final buffing. Other tub refinishers say it's not necessary.

Drywall Spackle: How Much Can It Help With Home Remodeling?
Does spackle have a place in home renovation? Or is it just a home repair material? Find out.

Permaglaze Refinishing Company Profile
Get insider information on Permaglaze and whether it is the right company to refinish your bathtub.

Better To Repair Shower By Self or Hire a Company?
Are the do it yourself shower repair kits worth it? Should a person just wait until they are able to afford a complete shower refinish or liner?

Where To Get Free Kitchen Design Advice (Yeah, Really)
You should not have to pay a fortune for free kitchen design advice, with this quick tip.

Free Room-Planning Software
Room plan software helps you put together a design for a room (vs. for a whole house) and find out how all of the components should fit together.

Kitchen Space Design
Guidelines for determining kitchen space design with work centers, floors, seating, and more.

Kitchen Space Design - Distance between Work Areas
Guidelines about the proper distance between kitchen work areas.

Kitchen Design - Distance Between Island and Counters
The recommended distances between work areas such as a kitchen island and counters when designing your kitchen space.

Kitchen Space Design - Walkway Aisle Spacing
Recommended spacing for walkways in kitchen space designing.

Kitchen Space Design - Seating Clearance Distances
Space design recommendations for seating at a kitchen island or similar seating area.

Kitchen Space Design - Dishwasher Spacing and Placement
Guidelines for dishwasher spacing and placement in a kitchen.

Kitchen Space Design - Countertop Landing Areas
Kitchen space guidelines for countertop landing areas.

Bathroom Backsplash in Tumbled Stone
A nice tumbled stone bathroom backsplash for a bit of a rustic feeling--but not too much.

Bathroom Backsplash With Listello and Diagonals
This is a bathroom backsplash that clearly has an Aztec influence.

Mosaic Bathroom Backsplash
A mosaic wall that doubles as a bathroom backsplash.

Bathroom Backsplash for a Pedestal Sink
Do you really need a backsplash when your bathroom has a pedestal sink?

Can HardieBacker or Durock Be Installed Over Concrete?
Can HardieBacker or Durock be installed directly on concrete?

How to Reduce Noise in Your Living Space
A reader asks how to reduce noise in his condo. By combining a number of methods, it's possible to bring the sound level down.

Ceiling Light Fixtures Broken Into 6 Categories
Breaking down the world of ceiling light fixtures into easy categories.

Framed Kitchen Cabinets Explained
Are framed kitchen cabinets better or cheaper than unframed cabinets?

Klein Side Cutting Pliers - Review
Klein Side Cutting Pliers are a bit pricey. Are they worth the cost? Read my review before you buy this expensive tool.

Attic Conversion Regulations and Requirements
An attic conversion seems like the easy ticket to a

Using Wood Floorboards as Kitchen Counter Material
A reader asks about the feasibility of using wood flooring boards as a kitchen countertop material.

Best Bathroom Paint Colors
This list rates the best colors you can paint your bathroom.

Dutch Doors For a Homey, Cottage Feeling
A collection of photos and commentary about dutch doors you can install for your own house exterior and interior.

Interior Paint Guide - Which Paints to Use in Specific Rooms
Which paints should you use for which rooms? Here's a guide telling you which paint to use in kitchen, bathroom, and other areas of the house.

Filling Nail Holes in Trim
Achieve invisible nail or brad holes in your trim by using a certain kind of wood putty and your finger to fill the holes.

Direct Mount Ceiling Grid and Tiles
Consider installing a direct mount ceiling instead of conventional drywall or drop ceiling. It's easy, cheap, and DIY-friendly.

Prevent Static on Laminate Flooring
Static electricity is a problem for laminate floors. Learn how to avoid it, get rid of it, and about anti-static laminate flooring.

Wood Window Manufacturers List
A list of companies that produce wood windows.

Best Flooring For The Bedroom
What are the best flooring materials to use in the bedroom?

Kitchen Sink Types
Here's a run-down of basic kitchen sink types to help you buy the right kind when remodeling your kitchen.

Best Backsplash For Kitchen or Bathroom
What is the best type of backsplash material for the kitchen?

Types of Kitchen Islands
A list of most of the different types of kitchen islands you can build or install in your own kitchen.

Vintage and Unique Cabinet Knobs and Pulls
Here's a collection of unique and mostly vintage-style cabinet pulls and knobs from online stores.

Buying a Bathroom Vanity Online
Buying a bathroom vanity online should be simple, but shipping costs threaten to drive the cost past the reach of most buyers.

The Easiest and Cheapest Backsplashes You Can Install
Sometimes you want a backsplash to hold you over until before the real one. So you've looking for the cheapest and easiest one you can find.

Tile That Looks Like Wood Flooring - Illustrated Guide
Yes, you can get tile that looks like wood flooring. In fact, scarily so.

Tile That Looks Like White Birch Wood Flooring
An offering from Florim USA: white birch ceramic tile.

Tile That Looks Like Oak Wood Flooring
Here's a ceramic tile from Florim USA that looks much like oak wood flooring.

Tile That Looks Like Walnut Wood Flooring
Simulating walnut wood flooring with porcelain tile is tough. What do you think about this offering from Florim USA?

Tile That Looks Like Ash Wood Flooring
Tile that looks like ash wood flooring: from Marazzi USA.

Tile That Looks Like Ebony Wood Flooring -
Get exotic ebony wood flooring in your house on the cheap? It's possible with a tile that looks very much like wood floor.

Tile That Looks Like Wenge Wood Flooring
Here's a picture of tile plank that looks like the exotic wood wenge.

Tile Plank That Looks Like Generic Wood
A generic-looking wood plank tile that derives its name from the Alps.

Tile That Looks Like Reclaimed Wood
A rarity: tile plank that simulates the look of reclaimed wood flooring.

Tile That Looks Like Handscraped Wood Plank Flooring
Short-plank tiles that look like handscraped wood.

One Tip to Determine a Load-Bearing Wall
Load-bearing vs. non load-bearing walls is a huge topic, near and dear to many homeowners' hearts. It can be imperative to learn how to find one.

Cost of Ready-to-Assemble (RTA) Cabinets
Looking just at prices, which Ready to Assemble (RTA) cabinet companies are the cheapest when you look at a single point of comparison?

Can You Get Laminate Flooring Wet?
Can you get laminate flooring wet? Are there any moist places where you can install it? We put laminate to the test.

How to Replace Ceiling Drywall
If you've experienced a leak or another catastrophic event, you might need to replace an entire section of drywall panel. Here's how.

Countertop Overlays or Mini-Slabs
Get an overview of overlays--granite or quartz products that lay directly over your existing countertop.

Small Kitchens
Advice on planning, designing, and installing small kitchens.

Low Dust Drywall or Mud Compound - Basics
Basics of buying and using low-dust or dust-control drywall mud, such as RapidCoat.

Index to Bathroom Photo Galleries
Our entire collection of bathroom photo galleries--tile, paint, flooring, and more.

Index to Bathroom Photo Galleries
Our entire collection of bathroom photo galleries--tile, paint, flooring, and more.

List of Porcelain Tile Companies
A complete list of U.S. companies that make porcelain tile.

List of Porcelain Tile Companies
A complete list of U.S. companies that make porcelain tile.

How To Make Your Small Bathroom Look Bigger
Got a small bathroom? No problem. We can help you make it look bigger with these easy tricks.

Know Your House Drainage System
Learn the key elements of your house drainage system--important when taking on a remodel.

Home Remodeling - Don't Do That
A list of things definitely not to do when home remodeling.

Review - Power-Flo Pro 2800 Airless Paint Sprayer
Taking a look at the Power-Flo Pro 2800, an updated version of their earlier model.

Plastic Building Materials
Where can you buy plastic building products? How can you use them on your house?

Laminate Counter Manufacturers List
An ongoing list of laminate counter manufacturers.

Laminate Countertop Starter Guide
Read this starter guide to find out laminate counter basics.

Quick Guide To Basement Remodeling
Get the skinny on remodeling your basement, including the two most common subjects: moisture and finishing.

Kitchen Cabinet Basic Guide
Overview of all aspects of kitchen cabinets, including RTA (ready to assemble), stock, custom, semi-custom, and styles.

Kitchen Remodel Design Questions and Answers
Learn kitchen remodel design basics.

List of Sunroom Manufacturers and Companies
A list of sunroom manufacturers and companies.

Ridgid and Ryobi Tool News
News about the current and future state of Ridgid and Ryobi tools.

Ridgid Tool Reviews
A collection of reviews of consumer-level Ridgid tools.

Most Underrated Remodeling Materials and Tools
Here's a list of tools and materials for home remodeling that few people ever think they should have--but I do!

Green Remodeling For Your Home's Roof
You don't have to replace your roof to improve its energy efficiency. We examine the four aspects of rooftop sustainability.

7 Surprising Green Home Trends
What's cool and current in green home design? We take a look at seven trends.

Above Range Microwave Installation Quick Guide
A condensed guide, companion to About.com video about installing an over the range microwave.

How To Reduce Water Wastage In Your Home
There are several remodeling projects that can result in lower water use around your home. They won't even disrupt your lifestyle.

How Much Does It Cost To Green-Remodel?
You've always heard that it's expensive to go green at home. That's not true, always. Sometimes it is.

How To Improve Lighting Efficiency in Your Home
It's not all about the bulb. In order to really save energy, you must consider the design of your home's lighting system. Follow these tips to maximize it.

Building with Bamboo
Bamboo is a renewable resource and can be using for several building purposes.

How To Summer Proof Your Home
Summer is a welcome season, but increased bills from running your AC can but a damper on your fun. We offer a few strategies to summer-proof your home.

Projects To Celebrate Earth Day
So you can't remodel your entire house or even your kitchen in a day, but there are several fun and easy projects you accomplish and do your part for Earth Day.

5 Glass Backsplash Tile Ideas
Glass tiles are ideal for kitchen backsplashes. Here are a few glass backsplash tile ideas.

Priority Issues When It Comes To Green Remodeling
Architect Nils Finne has a lot of experience renovating homes sustainably. He shares his top six strategies that are both green and practical.

Daylighting Provides Natural Light In Your Home
We offer several daylighting strategies to lower your energy costs and enhance the architecture of your home.

Interviews with Green Remodeling Experts
Read interviews with green experts and learn their tips for remodeling your home.

Best Replacement Windows For Energy Efficiency
We discuss the characteristics of sustainable and energy efficient replacement windows.

Energy Efficient Lighting
The classic incandescent bulb is so last century. Learn about today's energy efficient lighting options, but don't forget the must under-utilized source of all.

Where to Find Green Building Materials
Think green building materials are impossible to find unless you live in a big city? Think again. There are at least four places you never thought to look.

Small Kitchen Storage Solutions
Small kitchens aren't necessarily lacking in storage--if you know where to look. Here are a few suggestions.

Loans For Green Home Remodeling
Does it make sense to spend a little money to save even more? That's the premise behind a green home loan. Up your home's energy efficiency without forking over the full costs upfront.

Best iPhone Apps for Home Improvement
You use your iPhone to make calls and surf the web, but did you know it can also serve as a useful tool in your efforts to green and renovate your home?

Want to Hear a Secret? Realtors' Top 9 Green Home Suggestions
Real estate agents from across the country voted on the top 9 improvements that make your home more eco-friendly.

Modern Kitchen Design Basics
Find out how to design and remodel your kitchen in a modern style.

5 Best Green Building Blogs
Green building has no doubt permeated the mainstream, as demonstrated by the success of several sustainable design focused blogs. Put down your tools for a minute and get inspired.

8 Green Do It Yourself Projects
Greening your home can be as easy as installing a shower head or grabbing a paint brush. Here's a list of 8-plus DIY projects for the green home weekend warrior.

5 Green Home Renovation Projects
Do you know what a complete green home renovation looks like?

Save on the Cost of Kitchen Remodeling Labor
Save money by first figuring out which kitchen remodeling costs are escapable vs. those which are inescapable.

Attractive Home Recycling Bins
Recycling bins don't have to be ugly. Check out these stylish options that will enhance your kitchen rather than clutter it.

Premixed Mortar Is Best Option for Most DIY Tilers
Best tip: buy the premixed mortar, and here is why.

Secure Romex Wire in Plastic Electrical Box
How do you secure a NM or Romex wire inside a plastic electrical box?

Apply Color Wash For a Stucco Look Paint Finish
Color wash finishes have exploded in popularity recently as a way of giving walls a more interesting texture - with using only a sponge and some ingenuity.

How to Build False Wall Over Laundry Room Pipes
One of the more irritating parts of a laundry room is the messy pipes and wires. Learn how to build a false wall to cover these unsightly things.

Your Ceramic Tile Estimating Guide
Use this estimating guide to make sure you have enough tile for your project, but not more than is needed.

Colors on Porch for Shingled Craftsman House
Another close shot of a porch on a Craftsman house, showing its colors.

Craftsman House Color Palette
A palette of Craftsman house colors, using Sherwin Williams paint.

Historic Homes Using Craftsman Colors
Applying Craftsman house colors to an ordinary house.

Exterior Craftsman House Paint Scheme
A photo idea of an exterior Craftsman paint scheme.

Bold and Earthy Craftsman House Colors
A bold approach to Craftsman paint colors on this house exterior.

Craftsman House Colors and Landscaping
Another Craftsman-inspired exterior paint idea that takes into account the landscaping.

Craftsman Colors on a Suburban House
An ordinary suburban house with some Craftsman touches.

Modern Craftsman House Colors
A contemporary Craftsman house and its exterior paint colors.

Craftsman House Colors and Porch
Close-up of paint colors on the porch of a Craftsman house.

Craftsman House Colors - Photos and Ideas
Craftsman was an influential and popular style of architecture. Houses in this style still remain, and more are being built in that style.

5 Things a Company Will Do When Building Your Fence
Learn some of the basics of how fence companies will build a new fence for you - and what you need to do.

Fixes To 3 Common Toilet Problems
Most toilet problems can be easily fixed by the homeowner. Learn how to fix water on the floor, a running toilet, and problems with the handle.

Questions To Ask a Bathroom Remodeling Contractor
Be sure to ask your bathroom remodeling contractor questions before you sign any contract.

How To Decorate a Room With Wainscot
Install wainscot when you want to give your house a classic look.

Small Kitchen Plans For an L-Shaped Kitchen
Get small kitchen plans you can use directly from Autodesk Homestyler.

Small Kitchen Plans - L-Shaped Kitchen Plan
Get small kitchen plans you can use directly from Autodesk Homestyler.

Small Kitchen Plans - U-Shaped Kitchen Plan
Get small kitchen plans you can use directly from Autodesk Homestyler.

Small Kitchen Plans - U-Shaped Kitchen Plan
Get small kitchen plans you can use directly from Autodesk Homestyler.

Small Kitchen Plans - U-Shaped Small Kitchen Plan - Modern
Get small kitchen plans you can use directly from Autodesk Homestyler.

Small Kitchen Plans - U-Shaped Small Kitchen Plan - Modern
Get small kitchen plans you can use directly from Autodesk Homestyler.

Small Kitchen Plans - L-Shaped Traditional Small Kitchen Plan
Get small kitchen plans you can use directly from Autodesk Homestyler.

Small Kitchen Plans - L-Shaped Traditional Small Kitchen Plan
Get small kitchen plans you can use directly from Autodesk Homestyler.

Bathroom Remodeling
Follow these bathroom remodeling steps to transform an ugly, barely-functional bathroom into a thing of beauty!

Installing Your Own Replacement Windows
Even though most window companies don't want you to know this, it is possible to replace your own windows.

Drywall Shims - What They Are and How to Use Them
In a perfect world, you hang drywall on studs and all the edges meet up perfectly with each other and with all the window and door trim. All is right with the world.

Soundproofing Walls By Adding Drywall
It's possible to significantly soundproof a room just by adding a layer of drywall.

How to Replace a Wood Shingle
It's not necessary to call a roofing company to replace a shingle. This is a DIY job and I'll show you how to do it.

Basics of Modular Homes
Many people are attracted to the idea of modular homes as a cost-saving issue, and because they feel they will have better control over the building process.

How to Stiffen a Bouncy Deck
When older decks begin to feel “bouncy”, it's time to fix them. A technique called blocking can help you fix this problem with ease.

How To Avoid All Utilities In Yard When Digging
It's not always easy to miss utility lines--electric, water, sewer--when working on one's yard. Here are tips.

Pitfalls of Home Remodeling
If you want your house renovation done right, be sure to steer clear of these pitfalls many home renovators fall into.

Spring Home Remodeling Projects
Not every Spring home renovation is an obvious one (like exterior house painting). How about sanding floors? And why is this?

Cement Asbestos Siding a Cause For Concern?
You own a house built before 1950 and it has cement asbestos siding. What should you do with this potentially dangerous product?

Cement Asbestos Siding - Asbestos Cement Tile Siding - Cement Asbestos Shingles
You own a house built before 1950 and it has cement asbestos siding. What should you do with this potentially dangerous siding product? Page 2.

How to Side Wire an Electrical Outlet
If you already know how to back wire an electrical outlet, then you need to know how to side wire one, too. Here's how.

Use Screwdriver to Bend Wire Into a Loop
One option for side-wiring an outlet involves bending the wire into a loop with a screwdriver.

Use Needlenose Pliers to Bend the Electrical Wire
If you have a needle-nose pliers, use it to bend the wire into a loop.

Press Wire Onto Side of Outlet Above Hole
With one hand, hold the looped wire over the hole on the side of the outlet.

Screw Wire Into Place on Outlet
With screwdriver in other hand, screw the wire into place on outlet.

Tighten Wire Loop Before Tightening Down Screw
If wire loop isn't closed, press it closed with flathead screwdriver before tightening screw all the way down.

Example of a Side-Wired Outlet
Here's a picture of a perfectly side-wired electrical outlet.

How to Rip Wood on a Table Saw
Ripping wood on a table saw is one of the very reasons you bought a table saw in the first place. But how do you rip and do it safely, too?

How to Backwire an Electrical Outlet
When installing an electric outlet, backwiring is one of the essential skills you need to know.

Travertine Floor - Travertine Flooring - Tumbled Travertine Floor - 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.

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

Travertine Floor - Travertine Floor Tiles - 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.

Travertine Floor - Travertine Flooring Tiles - 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.

Can You Use Natural Stone in the Shower?
A reader asks if she can use marble in the shower.

How to Sister a Wall Stud
Sister a bad non load-bearing wall stud rather than tearing out and replacing it.

Pressure Assisted Toilet
Looking for pressure assist toilets? Check out our overview of pressure assist toilets.

Power Assisted Toilet
Looking for power assist toilets? Check out our overview of power assist toilets.

How to Mask a Room for Painting
Instructions on the relatively simple task of applying masking tape to a room before painting.

Blue Masking Tape Defined and Explained
Blue tape--a special kind of masking tape that will save you much time and effort when painting interior surfaces.

Should I Build Addition Up or Out
Building an addition up or out is a common question with no simple answer.

Drywall Taping - Problems and Solutions
Got drywall taping problems? We've got seven drywall taping fixes for you.

Worst and Best Kitchen Counters for Germs
Granite, wood, laminate? Which countertop material is worst or best for harboring germs?

Chart Of DIY Vs. Projects Where You Should Hire Pro
This chart details an extensive list of home remodeling projects, recommending DIY vs. hire-a-pro projects.

How to Install a Bi-Fold Door - Illustrated Tutorial
Installing a bi-fold door is simple--but you need to get the hardware in place before you put up the bifold door, and that's a bit tricky. Here's how to install a bifold door.

Wall Tile Installation - Four Basic Tips
Learn basic tips of wall tile installation, and make your wall tile installing project go smoother and with less frustration.

Profile of Zen Windows Company
Ever have a four hour sales pitch from a replacement window salesperson? Meet a most unusual replacement window salesman who does things quite differently.

Whole-House Home Renovation Basics
Before taking on a whole-house renovation project, consider these points.

Do Remodeling Contractor Licenses Matter
Does it matter if a remodeling contractor is licensed? Yes, but it matters less than you may think.

Puzzle Floor Product Review
Review of an unusual new flooring product.

Vinyl Siding Facts and Answers
A few raw, honest truths about vinyl siding.

ZipWall Barrier Product Review
I set up the ZipWall barrier system to see how well it prevents construction dust from infiltrating the rest of the house.

Review of ZipWall Barrier System
Review of ZipWall Barrier System. Page 2.

Copper Sheets For Home Remodeling
Where can you use copper sheets in a home renovation project?

Modern Style Freestanding Kitchen Island
Modern style freestanding kitchen island.

Rustic French Freestanding Kitchen Cabinets
Rustic country style French kitchen: the cabinets have legs.

Cream-Colored French Style Freestanding Kitchen Cabinets
Freestanding cabinets

Country Style Freestanding Kitchen Cabinets
One type of design that uses freestanding cabinets: country style kitchens.

Freestanding Kitchen Cabinets in Natural Wood Finish
This kitchen has a set of freestanding cabinets (cabinets with legs) in warm, natural wood.

Green and Gold Dining Room Colors
Stately green and gold paint colors to make your dining room look like a French country estate.

Pumpkin Orange Dining Room Colors
This pumpkin orange dining room color is warm and inviting.

Soft Gold-Yellow Dining Room Color
A lovely, soft yellow, verging on gold, for this traditional-feeling dining room.

Paneled Dining Room With Red Paint on Top
An old fashioned dining room with a modern sensibility: tall paneling on bottom, rich red on top.

Dining Room Ceiling Colors
Not white! Try a different color for your dining room ceiling. You just might like it.

Plum and Violet Dining Room Colors
Lovely plum and violet paint colors for this dining room.

Tawny Dining Room Color
Tawny is a good choice for living rooms because it's warm without being overbearing.

Deep Rich Blue Dining Room Color
If you think blue is off-limits in a dining room, think again: this is a regal blue sure to please even blue-haters.

Dining Room Colors - Minty Green and White
For an easy, fresh green dining room color, consider this one from Devoe.

Dining Room Colors - Tan with Coordinating Black and White
A rich-looking tan wall color classes up this dining room.

Dining Room Colors in Gray and White
Another example of a gray-and-white color scheme for a dining room, lending an air of elegance and sophistication.

Dining Room Colors in More Gray, White, and Even Some Pale Yellow
That perennial favorite again for dining room wall colors: gray and white.

Bright Orange and Gold Dining Room Colors
You're no shrinking violet when you paint your dining room in these colors--bold orange and equally bold gold.

Dining Room Colors Picture Gallery
Looking for reliable dining room colors? Check out our picture gallery.

Brown Dining Room Color
A neutral-brown dining room color from Ralph Lauren.

Farmhouse White Dining Room Color
A farmhouse white color makes this dining room feel fresh.

Soft Brown and Green Dining Room Colors
Nice, earthy green colors for this dining room.

Bronze and Green Dining Room Colors
Enticing light green bronzed paint colors for you dining room.

Stately Classic Red Dining Room Colors
A very classic look with this red-painted dining room with gold touches.

Bright Red Dining Room Color
A vibrant candy apple-red dining room to brighten any meal.

Sophisticated Brown Living Room Color
An urban brown paint color for this library/living room.

Living Room Stripes
Striped color scheme for a living room. Too much?

Neutral Living Room Color
A putty living room paint color.

Deep Red Living Room Color
Rich burgundy red living room paint design.

Blue and Tan Living Room Colors
An interesting contrast of blue and tan colors in this living room.

Cabin Red in a Traditional Living Room
Using the same Cabin Red as before, but applying it to a different type of living room.

Beige Neutral Living Room Color
Light tan-beige living room color for a soft island feeling.

Blue Seaside Living Room Color
Fresh seaside blue paint color with white trim for a living room.

Amber and Almond Living Room Colors
Warm, glowing amber paint color for your living room.

Living Room Colors Before and After
A Before and After photo showing the power of paint on a living room!

Minor Changes in Living Room Colors
Subtle changes in this before-and-after photo of a living room paint project.

Red Accent Wall in Living Room
Nice addition of a red accent wall really peps up this living room.

Green Living Room Paint Colors
Easy change in this living room by painting the putty wall a minty green color.

Burnt Orange Living Room Color
If you want orange colors in your living room, you might consider a burnt orange.

Pastel Yellow Living Room Color
Get inspiration for your living room colors with our picture gallery.

Living Room Colors in Tan and Light Brown
Some relaxing Craftsman-like living room colors in tan and light brown.

Green Living Room Colors
A fresh and modern green paint color for this living room.

Neutral Living Room Colors for Southwest Style
Soothing neutral tan colors give this living room a Southwest feeling.

Suede Living Room Brown
A deep suede-like brown makes for a comforting living room.

Gold Living Room Color
A rich gold living room color off-set with white trim.

Removing a Popcorn Ceiling That Contains Asbestos
Is it possible to remove an asbestos

Install Bi-Fold Door - Screw In Top Glide
Back on the ladder, screw in the top guide for the bi-fold door.

Install Bi-Fold Door - Put End Pin Into The Door
Next you'll need to insert the end pin into the bi-fold door. Tap with hammer to get it all the way in.

Install Bi-Fold Door - Place The Roller Pin
Push or tap the roller pin lightly into the bi-fold door.

Install Bi-Fold Door - Tap Roller Pin In Place
Use a mallet or hammer to lightly tap the roller pin the rest of the way into the bi-fold door.

Install Bi-Fold Door - Install Bottom Pin in Door
Get off of ladder and install pin in bottom of bi-fold door.

Install Bi-Fold Door - Install Bottom Bracket
Screw bottom bracket to base of door casing. This is where the bi-fold door will hinge.

Install Bi-Fold Door - Place The End Spring
Place the end spring in the bi-fold door's guide. Now you're done with the installation!

Billy B. Makeup Artist and Large-Scale Renovator
Highly paid and highly-in-demand New York makeup artist Billy Brasfield comes home on a regular basis to Aberdeen, Mississippi to renovate houses.

Extra Improvements While Walls and Floor Are Open
Opening up walls, floors, and siding brings also

Butter Up the Knife
A quick review of how to fill drywall screw holes.

Wipe Excess Mud from Knife
Next wipe off excess mud from side of the drywall knife.

First Stroke with Drywall Knife
Run the drywall knife in one direction, pressing into the screw hole.

Continue First Stroke All the Way
Continue drywall knife stroke until you have covered the hole.

Flatten the Mud in the Screw Hole
On the second stroke with the drywall knife, flatten out the mud.

Scrape Off Excess Mud from Wall
Last step is to use your drywall knife to scrape off excess mud from sides of the hole.

Earth-Sheltered and Underground Homes
Life underground offers many advantages. Earth sheltered homes and underground homes are extremely energy efficient and not as cave-like as you might imagine.

Wet Ready-Mixed vs. Dry Joint Compound
Which kind of drywall joint compound should I use: ready-mixed (wet) or dry?

Family Room Paint Color Ideas - With Pictures
Get great family room paint ideas. Find out family room paint colors you can use for your own home.

Family Room Paint - Family Room Paint Colors
Get great family room paint ideas. Find out family room paint colors you can use for your own home.

Family Room Paint - Family Room Paint Colors
Get great family room paint ideas. Find out family room paint colors you can use for your own home.

Family Room Paint - Family Room Paint Colors
Get great family room paint ideas. Find out family room paint colors you can use for your own home.

Family Room Paint - Family Room Paint Colors
Get great family room paint ideas. Find out family room paint colors you can use for your own home.

Family Room Paint
Get great family room paint ideas. Find out family room paint colors you can use for your own home.

Family Room Paint
Get great family room paint ideas. Find out family room paint colors you can use for your own home.

Family Room Paint
Get great family room paint ideas. Find out family room paint colors you can use for your own home.

Family Room Paint
Get great family room paint ideas. Find out family room paint colors you can use for your own home.

Family Room Paint
Get great family room paint ideas. Find out family room paint colors you can use for your own home.

Foam Sheathing for Home Renovations
Used as a substitute for wood panel sheathing, learn how you can incorporate foam sheathing into your house remodel.

Kitchen Island - Kitchen Islands
Kitchen islands are awfully cool--if you've got the space. They add counter area, cabinets, and shelves. And in some cases, kitchen islands even give you a second sink!

Washable Interior Paints For Kids' Rooms
Find out why these interior washable paints are perfect for painting a kid's room.

The Pros and Cons of Cork Flooring
Looking for a unique and eco-friendly flooring option? Weigh the pros and cons of cork.

How to Drill at an Angle - Switch to Larger Bit
Switch to the larger drill bit. Home Renovations.

How to Drill at an Angle - Choose Your Drill Bits
Begin drilling at an angle by choosing a smaller starter bit.

How to Drill at an Angle - Drill Correct Size and Angle Hole
Now drill the angle you want with the correct diameter bit.

How to Drill at an Angle - Change Pilot Hole to Desired Angle
Now change pilot hole to the angle you want.

How to Drill at an Angle - Drill Starter Hole at 90 Degrees
Drill that pilot hole at 90 degrees to the work material.

Introduction to How to Drill at an Angle
Step by step instructions on how to drill at an angle without any special tools.

Reclaimed Wood Flooring Basics
Basics of reclaimed wood flooring.

Can I Remove Asbestos Mastic From Under Tile?
A reader has black mastic under tile, which likely contains asbestos. Can a do-it-yourselfer tackle the project, or is it time to call the pros?

Home Kitchen Pantries - Overview and FAQs
What's a home kitchen pantry? Find out how remodelers and decorators incorporate home kitchen pantries into their designs - and how you can, too.

About SnapStone Floating Tile Floor
What do you think of SnapStone Floating Tile Flooring?

Wood Flooring and Your Home's Resale Value
Is it true your home's resale value will increase if you have wood flooring versus another material? Our About.com expert gives you the low-down.

Stucco Finish - Basics of Stucco Finishes
What is stucco finish? Are stucco finishes applicable to both masonry and wood structures?

Sun Tubes: Alternatives to Skylights
Have a room with no access to natural light? When windows or skylights aren't an option, consider installing a sun tube to cut your lighting costs.

Do I Need To Paint Two Coats...
Is it always necessary to paint two coats of paint? Can I get by with just one coat of paint?

Colorful Designer Glass Tile Kitchen Backsplash
This gray and black glass designer tile is perfect for the cool and restrained contemporary Euro kitchen.

Beveled Designer Subway Tile with Border
Designer subway tile with a bevel shows how dramatic a little change can be. Page 2.

Zebra Pattern Designer Ceramic Tile
Cool zebra-patterned ceramic designer tile. Page 3.

Designer Tiles With a Global Feeling
Gorgeous collection of internationally-inspired designer tiles. Page 4.

Beautiful Filigreed Designer Tile
Delicate designer tile from Seattle company Status Ceramics. Page 5.

Review of Roto-Rooter Plumbing and Drain Service
Roto-Rooter Plumbing and Drain Service is a well-known plumbing chain with outlets across the country. Read an unbiased review of their services.

Formica Solid Surfacing for Counters - Review
Formica solid surfaces are more akin to Corian than to Formica laminate. Formica is a thin laminated surface on top of particle board.

Electrical Exam For a Homeowner's Permit
The ins and outs of a test that some towns offer that allows homeowners who pass to get a permit to work on their own electrical system.

How Far Can You Cantilever a Bumpout?
When you choose to cantilever your bumpout, you are letting the dimensions of your house's joists dictate the size of the bumpout.

Do You Really Need to Prime Before Painting?
Answering the age-old question of whether it is necessary to prime before you paint.

Bathroom Remodel Pictures and Ideas
Galleries of bathroom remodel pictures and ideas you can copy for your own bathroom project.

Costco WaterRidge Pull-Out Kitchen Faucet Review
Reviewing Costco's WaterRidge pull-out faucet.

Tile Over a Floating Floor
Can you tile over a floating floor? Yes, and here's how to do it.

Site-Finished vs. Pre-Finished Wood Flooring
Site-finished vs. pre-finished solid hardwood flooring: which is best?

DeLonghi Micathermic Flat Panel Radiator Heater - Review
A review of the DeLonghi Micathermic Flat Panel Radiator Heater.

Franklin Sensors Stud Finder Review
Review of the Franklin Sensors Stud Finder that shows the dimensions of the stud behind the drywall.

HomeRight SteamMachine Review
Review of HomeRight's SteamMachine.

DeWalt 5" Random Orbital Sander Review
A candid review of the DeWalt 5

SimpliciKey Remote Control Deadbolt Review
We try out and rate the SimpliciKey Remote Control Deadbolt system.

Vtech Video Doorbell Review
Do you need a video doorbell? What about a phone? Or intercom? The Vtech Video Doorbell tries to be a bit of everything.

Home Power Outage Lighting System Review
A review of Mr. Beams Home Power Outage Lighting System.

Galley Kitchen With Breakfast Nook
This is a gallery kitchen idea that incorporates traditional themes, along with a modern restaurant range and large pantry. Page 9.

Modern Galley Kitchen with Wood Cabinets and Floor
This galley kitchen idea maximizes storage space at the expense of a fridge that sticks out too far from counter level. Page 8.

Fun, Nautical-Themed Galley Kitchen For Home
A galley kitchen idea that harks back to its roots: the sea. Page 7.

Galley Kitchen on One Wall
A simple and functional galley kitchen idea, with everything spread out along one wall. Page 6.

Small IKEA-Style Galley Kitchen
A small galley kitchen modeling after European kitchens provides basics and style. Page 11.

White Euro Galley Kitchen With High Ceiling
This galley kitchen idea succeeds because of the tall, sunlight ceiling. And the owner has installed a counter-depth refrigerator. Page 10.

Low Divider Kitchen Sinks Are Both Single and Double Basin
The low divide kitchen sink is an elegant solution to the problem of deciding between a single and a double basin sink.

Vintage Style Orange Kitchen With Cool Lamp
Strong vintage flavors harkening back to the 1960s for this kitchen design.

Cute and Sweet Vintage Style Robin's Egg Blue Kitchen
A sweet vintage design from the Forties for this kitchen design. Page 2.

Art Deco Vintage Style Kitchen Design
Art Deco-styled design for this modern kitchen. Page 3.

Vintage 1950s Style Kitchen Design
A vintage but modern kitchen design influenced by a 1950s diner. Page 4.

Modern White Galley Kitchen
Not all galley kitchens are small and dark. This design proves that the galley kitchen can be spacious, white, and modern. Page 5.

Galley Kitchen With Island Forming One Side
We love this galley kitchen idea, from its tucked-away microwave to its engineered stone counters and detached pantry. Page 4.

Galley Kitchen With Breakfast Bar
A pretty bland galley kitchen, but the charming idea here is the two-tiered breakfast bar incorporated into the island. Page 3.

Galley Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances
A neat low-cost galley kitchen idea that employs stainless steel appliances and oak cabinets. Page 2.

Luxury Galley Kitchen
Galley kitchens need not be small or dark or lacking storage. Just look at this luxury galley kitchen.

Install Stair Nosing Strip: Nail Into Place
Manually nail the nosing strip in place. Drive nails at an angle if you are hammering into plywood. Page 4.

Install Stair Nosing Strip: Check Nail Contact Point
The nosing strip needs to have a solid wood contact point. Check this contact point by pressing with a nail. Page 3.

Install Stair Nosing Strip: Cut to Length and Place It
Put the nosing strip in place and make sure that it fits tightly on the stair. Page 2.

Install or Replace a Stair Nosing Strip
Find out how to install a stair nosing strip or replace a loose strip.

Opening Up a Closed-Stringer Set of Stairs
A reader asks about the feasibility of changing from a closed-stringer to open-stringer set of stairs and opening up the dummy wall.

Luxury Vinyl Tile - Cuarzo or Quartz Stone
A luxury vinyl tile that mimics the looks of quartz (called Cuarzo by the manufacturer).

Luxury Vinyl Tile - Dark Slate Stone
Slate is the most popular look for luxury vinyl flooring. This one has the classic look of slate: dark-almost-black with lighter highlights. Page 10.

Luxury Vinyl Tile - Silver Cleft Slate
The look of silvery cleft slate, wrought in the form of luxury vinyl tile. I'm not convinced. Page 2.

Luxury Vinyl Tile - Light-Brown Cleft Slate
With this picture of a light-brown cleft slate luxury vinyl tile, you can really see the ledge-like simulated clefting. Page 3.

Luxury Vinyl Tile - Rectangular Beige Travertine
A nice diversion from the usual square luxury vinyl flooring, this one a travertine-look tile in large rectangles. Page 4.

Luxury Vinyl Tile - Terracotta Tile Is Not Stone
Terracotta is not stone; it's tile. Yet I've included it in this gallery of luxury vinyl tiles because it belongs no other place... Page 5.

Luxury Vinyl Tile - Allegheny Slate Stone
A warm, earth-toned slate luxury vinyl tile for this modern kitchen. Page 6.

Luxury Vinyl Tile - Golden Travertine Stone
This luxury vinyl tile has the rich, golden tones of travertine stone from Greece. Page 7.

Luxury Vinyl Tile - Limestone
A taupe colored limestone luxury vinyl floor brightens up this kitchen. It comes in large tile squares with the illusion of smaller grouted sections within each tile. Page 8.

Luxury Vinyl Tile - Black Stone
This is a dark, almost black, stone-look luxury vinyl floor that correlates with no actual stone (at least in terms of company literature), but looks real nonetheless. Page 9.

Drystack Ledgestone Ideas
Drystack ledgestone, popular in commercial spaces, in slowly invading residences. See photos of ledgestone to give you ideas for your own project.

Historic Paint Colors
Lacking ideas for your house's paint scheme? How about the tried-and-true: historic paint colors?

Historic Paint Colors - Southwestern Colors on Farmhouse
Can you apply Southwestern colors from an historic New Mexico hotel on a farmhouse? Page 2.

Historic Paint Colors - Georgian Design for a Bedroom
Soothing historic Georgian paint color ideas for a bedroom. Page 3.

Historic Paint Colors - Muted Two Toned Victorian House
A very conservative paint color scheme for this Victorian house. Page 4.

Historic Paint Colors - Key West Craftsman House
Paint for an historic Key West Craftsman house. Page 5.

Historic Paint Colors - Classic White Colonial with Dark Shutters
Your basic, classic Colonial house painted white with dark shutters. Page 6.

Tan Ledgestone Installed in Kitchen
A uniformly tan ledgestone installed all over this kitchen, on both the island and the back wall. Page 10.

Country Ledgestone Idea For Pool Bar
This outside, pool-side bar is faced in rough country ledgestone, an idea you can implement inside or out. Page 2.

Linear Euro Drystack Ledgestone on Wall
The distinctive look of long, flat slabs of drystack ledgestone on an interior wall. Page 3.

Flat Interior Ledgestone Strips
Another ledgestone that's well-suited for interior applications, this one from Coronado. Page 4.

Old Country Rugged Ledgestone
The rough, jagged face of this ledgestone on a modern house exterior evokes the look of a place in France's Provence. Page 5.

Ledgestone in Kitchen
This is a nice installation: a light-pinkish strip stone, or ledgestone, in a kitchen area around the stove and oven. Page 6.

Rough Ledgestone for Fireplace
If you've got the house for it, this large, rough ledgestone may be perfect for your fireplace surround. Page 7.

Tennessee Ledgestone for Home Interior
This ledgestone works well indoors. With a relatively smooth face and deeper browns, it gives your house the look of a Tennessee mountain cabin. Page 8.

Gray Ledgestone Exterior Cladding
A handsome gray ledgestone installed on the lower portion of a house exterior. Page 9.

Seal Foundation Crack and Create Above-Ground Basin for Sump Pump
Instead of digging into the ground to create a traditional sump pit, is it possible to seal the foundation crack and make an above-ground basin or cistern for the sump pump?

Painting Curtains With a Roller
Some easy painted curtains projects to enliven your bedroom or living room.

Painting Curtains With a Brush
Another method of painting curtains is to use a stencil and brush. Page 2.

1940s Home Style - Dining Room
A regal-looking 1940s dining room with distinctive linoleum flooring. Page 7.

1940s Home Style - Children's Bedroom
A grand bedroom from the 1940s for children--specifically three boys. Page 8.

1940s Home Style - Foyer
The best part of this Forties house: the book-lined hallway. Page 9.

How Thick is Your Floor
How thick is your floor? It's an important question when you're thinking about adding on layers.

How Thick is Your Floor - Measure From Stairs
The top of stairs are another place you can check for the thickness of flooring. Page 2.

How Thick is Your Floor - Measure From Crawlspace or Basement
You can also measure the thickness of subfloor from the crawlspace or basement. Page 3.

How Thick is Your Floor - Measure in Closets
Closets are a great place to find out the thickness of your floor because they often don't have base or shoe molding. Page 4.

Bathroom Space Design - Clearance at Front of Toilet
Recommended spacing guidelines for front-of-toilet clearance in residential bathrooms.

Bathroom Space Design - Toilet Side Clearances
Guidelines for recommended side clearances at side of toilet. Page 2.

Bathroom Space Design - Sink and Counter Spacing and Placement Guidelines
Recommended bathroom sink and countertop space and placement guidelines. Page 3.

Electrical Devices With a Modern Look: Adorne From LeGrand
Give your remodel a contemporary look with these neat electrical devices and accessories from LeGrand.

1940s Home Style - Kitchen With Lots of Linoleum
This 1940s kitchen sports so much linoleum that they even had to put some up near the ceiling! Page 3.

1940s Home Style - Kitchen With Angular Lines
The style of this kitchen from the 1940s is all angles and in-your-face colors. Page 2.

1940s Home Style - Kitchen Decor
An amazing 1940s kitchen. Home Renovations.

1940s Home Style - Kitchen With Green Linoleum and Metal Cabinets
And those ever-popular metal cabinets are found in this 1940s kitchen. Page 4.

1940s Home Style - Bathroom Colonial Style
A wild example of a 1940s bathroom in Colonial style. Page 5.

1940s Home Style - 1940s Bathroom is So Swanky
A high-style, modern 1940s bathroom with linoleum. Page 6.

Painting Stair Risers
One great secret is that you can paint your stair risers for major effect. Just see this photo!

Popular Paint Color of the Year
We discuss popular interior paint colors with Kristan Cunningham.

Art Glass Pendant Lighting
One solution for lighting blahs is art glass pendant lighting.

Wood Flooring Ideas
Wood flooring doesn't just happen all by itself. Get great wood flooring ideas from major manufacturers and use them in your house.

Wood Flooring Ideas - Handscraped Birch
A nice hand-scraped birch hardwood flooring idea for the dining room. Page 2.

Wood Flooring Ideas - White Pine Flooring
White pine wood flooring, an idea for your bathroom? Page 3.

Wood Flooring Ideas - Herringbone Wood Flooring Pattern
Herringbone pattern is a novel wood flooring idea, but should be used sparingly. Page 4.

Wood Flooring Ideas - Reclaimed Oak Flooring
If money is no object, reclaimed wood flooring is a great idea for infusing spirit into your home renovation. Page 5.

Wood Flooring Ideas - Very Distressed Oak Flooring
For a very distressed oak floor appearance, Aged Woods has flooring pulled from barns. Page 6.

Gutter Guards - Overview of Leaf Gutter Guard Systems
An overview of your options for leaf gutter guard systems.

Gutter Guards - DIY Mesh Screens
Simple gutter guards that you can buy at a local hardware or home improvement store. Page 2.

Gutter Guards - Micro-Mesh Gutter Screens
Basics of micro-mesh style gutter guard systems. Page 3.

Gutter Guards - Foam Gutter Inserts
What about using foam inserts as gutter guards? Page 4.

Gutter Guards - Gutter Brush
Learn about the gutter brush type of gutter guard. Page 5.

Gutter Guards - Reverse Curve Surface Tension Gutters
A highly touted product, surface-tension gutter guards such as Leaf Guard intend to let in water but keep out the debris. Page 6.

Acceptable Floor Coverings For Radiant Heating
Which floor coverings can you install over radiant floor heating?