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Basement Finishing – Design Articles and Ideas

If you are considering finishing the lower level of your home, adding egress windows and doors for additional entry points and natural light, or seeking home maintenance tips, be sure to search our archive of articles for design ideas and how-to’s. You’ll find suggestions for whole-house appliance maintenance as well as basement layout and design concepts which can be incorporated into your basement remodeling project plan.

The Differences Between Copper Pipe Types

Understanding difference between copper pipe types, and the best application for each, will help you make informed choices before starting a plumbing repair or renovation project.

July 28th, 2020|

Best Tankless Gas Water Heater for Your Home

The best tankless gas water heater lowers utility costs while providing ample hot water for your family’s needs. Understand features to look for when selecting a tankless gas water heater.

July 19th, 2020|

The Simple and Mess-Free Way to Install Tile

Follow these instructions for installing a tile backsplash with SimpleMat and SimpleGrout. This innovative tile setting mat and grout can give you the look you want without the mess or the high price tag.

July 6th, 2020|

The Best Moisture Meters for DIYers

Moisture meters can test the moisture content of different types of material, including drywall, paneling, wood studs, and concrete. You can use this tool to make sure that your home is moisture-free, help you decide if you have too much moisture, or need a humidifier.

July 2nd, 2020|

The Best Bathroom Faucets for Your Renovation

Upgrading your old bathroom faucets is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to boost your home’s look and value. Whatever style or finish you choose, these faucets combine features that should also save water and last for years of daily use.

June 20th, 2020|

All You Need to Know About Shoe Molding

Even after baseboard is installed, you will often see small gaps between the baseboard and floor. Shoe molding, due to its small size, is slightly flexible, and can be installed flat against the floor to give baseboard a professional finished look.

June 15th, 2020|

The Best Toilet Seats for Bathroom Upgrades

Whether it is a simple question about available colors or a detailed inquiry about the specific weight restrictions on an item, this information is essential. Before buying, consider these critical factors that can impact your decision.

June 2nd, 2020|

Tips for Staying Productive in Lockdown with Simple DIY Projects

Want something more productive to do with your time while you wait out the COVID-19 lockdowns? Well, if your home could use a little sprucing up, why not spend some of that time on a few DIY projects? With hardware stores still open, you should be able to safely pick up the supplies you need to make repairs or upgrades in and around your home, and you can use these tips to decide which DIY projects you should tackle first.

May 24th, 2020|

5 Signs It’s Time to Replace a Subfloor

Normally, a subfloor can last as long as the house itself, however, should it be damaged or defective, it may only last 20 to 30 years. If this is the case, a homeowner may need to remove layers of flooring to make repairs. Here are five signs it’s time to replace a subfloor.

April 28th, 2020|
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