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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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Smart Windows

January 20, 2016

The market for household systems and appliances controlled through WiFi signals has been growing over the last several years. Whether an individual is setting the thermostat or brewing a cup of coffee, using smartphones to turn things on or off is...

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Roofing from Recyclables

January 6, 2016

The interest in green and sustainable building materials continues to grow, and part of that interest is focused on roofing made of recycled material. For customers looking to replace their existing roofs, roofing made from recycled materials might...

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Toolbox Gift List for First-time Homeowners

November 18, 2015

The purchase of a first home is a happy occasion, and many times, those close to the first-time buyer want to give gifts that help make a house a home. Below is a gift guide to help with the inevitable projects and repairs that come with...

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Kitchen Features Wanted by Top Chefs

November 18, 2015

Kitchens are the heart of the home, and during the holidays, the kitchen becomes even more important. While pot fillers and warming drawers might be on several wish lists, not every homeowner is lucky enough to have the space for those features....

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Low-VOC Caulks, Sealants and Adhesives

November 11, 2015

For quite some time, consumer desire for environmentally green products has risen. This desire has spilled over into the home improvement and building industries, as both consumers and builders look for products that meet demands for quality and...

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Wood-Grain Tile

October 20, 2015

Hardwood floors have had a long-standing tradition in home decor and continue to maintain a high degree of popularity. But hardwoods aren’t always the best choice in some applications. Luckily, there are ceramic and porcelain tile options that...

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Safer Window Coverings for Kids

October 7, 2015

Safety officials and industry affiliates strive to make window coverings safer for kids by applying better labels and educating consumers. For adults, window cords are simply a tool for opening and closing blinds. For children, those cords can be...

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