Building Products

Building Supplies: Multi-Use Products Save Time

August 1, 2017

Products used for many different purposes can save time on the job site. The new products listed here combine processes to speed job completion while improving safety and comfort. 5-1 Caulk Tool. Scrape, finish, clean, cut and shave caulk with...

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Building Supplies: Add Natural Elements From the Foundation Up

June 13, 2017

Foundation items like bamboo or wood flooring (even faux applications) and natural-finish cabinets can set the stage for a nature-inspired look, while products such as no-show screens or cabinet hardware help finish the overall design or add a...

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Building Supplies: Innovations in Decor & Design

May 30, 2017

Decorating spaces with personal touches is what makes a house a home, and some of the products seen at NHS 2017 lent themselves to developing that sense of style that consumers desire. STAS Picture Hanging System. This rail system installs on a...

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Building Supplies: Common Items Become Art

April 25, 2017

Even the most basic building supplies can become art in the hands of creative DIYers. Check out these projects that turn screws, clamps, and concrete into interior decor items. Screws. Artist Andrew Myers  has elevated screws to fine art with...

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Building Supplies: Anti-Microbial Surfaces and UV Technology

April 19, 2017

Homes, and the materials that comprise them, are often not thought of as actively helping to keep us healthy, however several newer building materials do just that. Staying clean isn’t just stain-resistance or self-cleaning features either!...

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Building Supplies: Bigger is No Longer Better

April 3, 2017

The tiny home movement is expected to see continued growth this year, especially in RV parks and as accessory buildings. One Oklahoma designer decided to get ahead of the trend by starting her own construction company, called Tiny Homes of Oklahoma....

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3 Tips for Updating a Fireplace

April 27, 2016

Over time, fireplaces can often become stained from use or can fall out of style. When this happens, homeowners often look to options for updating the look of their hearths so they can once again be the focal point of the room, rather than something...

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Alternate Uses for Kitchen Drawers

April 6, 2016

In many kitchens, especially those that are open to other living spaces, or have an updated or modern design, there are often fewer upper cabinets, putting a premium on storage space and leaving homeowners to face where to put items such as plates,...

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Recycled Materials for Decks, Patios, Walkways

March 9, 2016

  Keeping as much waste out of landfills is a goal for individuals, corporations and governments alike. By reducing use of virgin raw material, recycling both pre-and post-consumer waste, and reusing or repurposing old products, hundreds of...

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Glass Doors for Showers and Tubs

February 10, 2016

Among the current trends in bathrooms is the use of glass enclosures for showers and tubs. Glass allows for light to flow unrestricted through the space, and in the case of clear glass doors, the line of sight is unimpeded, making bathrooms appear...

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