A comparison of imported ready-to-assemble cabinets and domestic cabinetry. What to look for, what to avoid, and how to decide when to choose inexpensive RTA cabinets or to invest in American-made.
Makeover of small British bedroom den that doubles as office space for professional photographer. Main aspects being rationalising electrics and cable management prior to painting and decorating.
The laundry room is probably the last place you'd consider renovating. However, a few changes can create an efficient space, add value to your home, and make laundry day a little more enjoyable.
While it’s a fun treat to get away for a stay at a Bed & Breakfast, there is no reason you can’t make your own place feel like a healing escape. Why not make your home feel like a vacation getaway?
...remodeling kitchen on a budget...you must check out this NEW Formica that looks exactly like granite because of how it's made...read more!
More and more, mold resistant building materials are beginning to appear on the market. In addition to helping prevent mold growth, several of these materials are also being certified by institutions monitoring environmental impact, such as...
Turning an under-stairwell closet into a pegboard tool storage area is an exceptional idea that has worked very well for the homeowner.
A Homeowner's review of RTA Cabinets vs. Home Depot. We assembled and installed 35 cabinets in our home. I explain how and why to choose RTA cabinets and what to look for in a company.
Find out how this writer updated her tired and shabby kitchen with a super-fast, minimum disruption, small budget change of worktops. Quartz counter overlays are the ideal solution for a fast update. They are hygienic, easy to clean and durable. Bonus - no need to change the original tiling.
Do you panic when you learn that family or friends will be staying for a few days? Learn how to keep your home company ready, so you are always prepared to offer stress-free hospitality.
Fix the cold tub problem! Directions with tons of photos for klutzy homeowners on how to put insulation around an existing cold bathtub.
How-to with photos, showing how we installed hand-operated pitcher pumps in our home. Includes tools and supplies list, instructions, and analysis of hand pumps and our experience with them.
Old shower doors can be just awful: caked with crud and gummy with black soap scum and gunk. But they are so easy to remove and replace with a crisp, fresh shower curtain that will also make your bathroom appear bigger and brighter. Here's a step-by-step guide, with lots of photos, showing you how to do exactly that!
Home improvement shows often feature kitchen renovations that are involved and costly. Here are some great ways to update your kitchen instead taking on a full renovation.
Efficiency is the name of the game, and nothing can maximize those kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom corner space like a special shelving solution. We've done the research so sit back and enjoy!
Instructions on how to install a bathtub (tub) shower door. Tips on drilling walls and proper caulking.
Learning how to survive without a kitchen is an adjustment. Whole kitchen renovation is an a home improvement project affects everyday living. Creating a temporary replacement kitchen alleviates some of the inconvenience.
A faucet's manufacturer can easily be identified by looking for a logo or model number, measuring the length of the faucet cartridge or stem, or counting the number of teeth on the spline.
Easy how-to instructions for tiling the backsplash of your kitchen using glass tiles to update your home including applying mortar, cutting tiles, and grouting.
You'll never run out of storage in your kitchen with these cool solutions. We're sharing a few ideas to help you improve and organize your food prep and cooking areas.
Bathrooms can be one of the most difficult rooms for those with restricted mobility. Even just a few design changes can make a world of difference in providing individuals with renewed independence.
Considering buying ready to assemble cabinets? Homeowner give DIY tips for choosing which RTA will work best for you.
Here are ideas for a kitchen makeover on a low budget, including photos of a kitchen in a foreclosure house that was transformed by its new owners.
Here's is a way to take your kitchen island from blah to spectacular. It takes a little work, but the results are well worth it.
Storage is always at a premium in any home; here are some great ideas for canned food storage in kitchens and pantries.