Tag Archive: cabinets

May 02

Creative Faux Finishing Tips for Aging wood

Are you are an Antique enthusiast, especially interested in Country, Primitive, or Americana accessories and furnishing?  Are you interested in creating antique replicas? If so, here are some tips for creating a Faux finish on new materials, making them appear to be truly antique. When searching for wood furnishings or ornament, you may encounter items …

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Apr 09

3 Key Steps to Remodel a Kitchen

Updating a kitchen and making a few remodeling changes to the space is an important part of getting the most out of your home. A kitchen is a place where friends and family gather and enjoy making meals together. Having an up-to-date kitchen that looks amazing starts by simply making a few changes to the …

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Feb 20

3 Problems Around the House You Can Easily and Cheaply Fix Yourself

Problems around the home inevitably occur as items become plugged up, damaged or simply wear out from consistent usage. While items might need some repairs, it does not always mean calling a handyman to fix the issue. Instead, it is possible to fix the problems personally for a much lower price. Personally fixing the problem …

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Sep 10

Accents and Upgrades! Crown Molding

Even in a sluggish housing market, investing in a home improvement project such as adding interior accents, or upgrading your kitchen and bath continues to be the best investment, with the best return available.  Additionally, home improvement projects allow you to personally enjoy the investment. So while you select recipes in your newly remodeled kitchen, …

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Sep 03

Asset Secrets Revealed! Astound your neighbors

Homeowners, are you aware of the fantastic opportunity to increase the equity and value of your home by organizing and installing a storage system in your garage? In this article we will examine some of the latest storage systems, work benches, shelving, and flooring ideas perfect for enhancing both the interior design of your garage, …

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Aug 14

Common Household Repairs Loose Hinges and Candle Wax

In this article (part one of a two part series) we will discuss the simplest way to repair the common household problem of loose hinges on doors and cabinetry. Kitchen and bathroom cabinetry are notorious for failing hinge attachment.  After much repetitive use, often the cabinet hinge will wear loose causing the door to sag, …

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Jul 26

Creative Faux Finishing color application

Now that we have discussed how to create texture on wooden furnishings in Part one of Creative Faux Finishing; we can address the various ways to place color on an object, creating a unique, and believable  Antique effect. In this article we will discuss the following methods of color application: 1)      Antique color ‘rub-out.’ 2)      …

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Jul 17

Kitchen and Bathroom Cabinet Refinishing selecting a contractor

This is part three a four part series covering the following: 1)      Existing cabinet materials 2)      Method of refinishing 3)      Selecting a Contractor 4)      Doing the work yourself When considering a home improvement project like refinishing the kitchen or bathroom cabinets, you can choose to either select a Contractor, or do …

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Jul 16

Kitchen and Bathroom Cabinets refinishing methods

This is part two a four part series covering the following: 1)     Existing cabinet materials 2)      Method of refinishing 3)      Selecting a Contractor 4)     Doing the work yourself   There are many methods of refinishing to be considered when refinishing kitchen or bathroom cabinets.  In this article we will explore the …

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Jul 15

Kitchen and Bathroom Cabinets Refinishing get started

Maple cabinets

This is part one of a four part series covering the following: 1)      Existing cabinet materials 2)      Method of refinishing 3)      Selecting a Contractor 4)      Doing the work yourself   When refinishing kitchen or bathroom cabinets it is important to understand the type of materials the cabinets are built from.  The …

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