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By Lee Wallender

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • White Kitchen Cabinets Created: Monday, July 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      How do you get white kitchen cabinets without tearing up your kitchen and emptying out your bank account?" itemprop="description"> Saturday, December 09, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The electrical code--properly called the National Electrical Code, published by the U.S. National Fire Protection Association--is one of the most important documents a home renovator can have. Her...
    • Kitchen Paint Colors You Can Easily Copy Created: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      See top kitchen paint colors you can copy for your own kitchen from brands like Valspar, Sherwin Williams, Martha Stewart, and more.
    • Tuscan Paint Colors Created: Friday, January 29, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What is Tuscan paint? Find out Tuscan paint colors in our easy-to-follow guide.
    • What's the Best Flooring and Subfloor for Basement That Regularly Floods? Created: Thursday, August 04, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What's the best flooring and sub-flooring for a basement that almost certainly will flood?
    • Miracle Method: Profile of Refinishing Company on the Move Created: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Find out how the leader in the bathtub refinishing industry, Miracle Method, got there--and what their plans are for the future of tub refinishing and surface restoration.
    • Slab Cabinet Doors Created: Thursday, August 16, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Slab cabinet doors usually signify a modern style. Are they right for your kitchen or bathroom?
    • SnapStone Floating Tile Floor Created: Monday, December 24, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What do you think of SnapStone Floating Tile Flooring?
    • Bamboo Vs. Cork Flooring Created: Friday, April 30, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Bamboo and cork are the heavy-weights in the sustainable flooring category. Does one out-green the other and offer more benefits?" itemprop="description"><...
    • Wood Flooring Resale Value Created: Monday, March 11, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      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." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"...
    • Kitchen Cabinet Soffits Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Kitchen cabinet soffits are those empty spaces between cabinets and ceiling. Here's a list of ideas for how to deal with those wasted spaces.
    • Why You Have a Cold Basement Created: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Find out a few reasons why you might have a cold basement.
    • What Are Kitchen Wall Cabinets? Created: Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Find out the basics of kitchen wall cabinets and how they relate to the entire kitchen cabinet picture.
    • How Much Does Roto Rooter Cost? Created: Friday, June 22, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      How much does Roto Rooter cost to unclog a sewer main line and unclog a branch drain? They are courteous and careful, but you pay for the convenience.
    • Interior House Painting Rules Created: Sunday, October 15, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Interior house painting is a potentially messy, time-consuming job. Follow these rules and your project will go faster and be cleaner." itemprop="description"="description" Saturday, October 10, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Get the skinny on laminate countertops. Our Laminate Countertop Buyer's Guide gives you the basics on this popular kitchen and bathroom countertop material.
    • How much hardwood flooring to order Created: Thursday, July 14, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Hardwood flooring manufacturers always recommend that you order more flooring than you need to account for wastage. How much should you really order?" itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
    • Sun Tubes Created: Friday, July 30, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      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." itemprop="description"< --> itemprop="descriptio...
    • Carpet Stretcher Created: Thursday, June 11, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      The lack of a carpet stretcher, or the lack of desire to learn how to use one, is almost certainly a deal-breaker for any DIY homeowner." itemprop="description" Thursday, October 07, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      If you're accustomed to the huge blast of heat followed by the long period of interior cooling from one-stage furnaces, this is completely different.
    • Do I Need To Paint Two Coats? Created: Monday, April 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Is it always necessary to paint two coats of paint? Can I get by with just one coat of paint?
    • Primer For New Drywall Created: Monday, August 27, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Why prime new drywall? Is there one primer that's supposed to be better than the others?" itemprop="description"> Friday, April 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      This gray and black glass designer tile is perfect for the cool and restrained contemporary Euro kitchen.
    • List of Tile Manufacturers and Companies Created: Monday, November 02, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Here's a list of tile manufacturers I have compiled for my own use and though they might be helpful to anyone looking at tile for their home.
    • 3 Worst-Value Home Remodels Created: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Looking for the worst value home remodel projects to stay away from? Here are the top three.
    • What is Carbonized Bamboo Flooring? Created: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      There are lots of misconceptions about carbonized bamboo flooring. Get the truth on carbonized bamboo flooring with this FAQ.
    • Decking Rails, Guards, and Stairs Created: Monday, August 19, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      This building code cheatsheet is derived from the most recent International Building Code (IBC). The IBC is a model code.
    • Insulation in Walls? Created: Monday, November 29, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      It's a question that can drive homeowners crazy. Where is all of my cool/warm air going? Do I even have insulation in the walls?
    • Bruce Lock and Fold Wood Flooring Created: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Try it in a small room first, and make sure you have a dead-level perfect sub-floor, or the product may give you a world of trouble.
    • Review of Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Drain Service Created: Thursday, December 29, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      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 Created: Tuesday, February 09, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Formica solid surfaces are more akin to Corian than to Formica laminate. Formica is a thin laminated surface on top of particle board." itemprop="description"="description" Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn the elements of a mid century modern home remodel, along with a few ideas you can use to give your house more of a retro feel.

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