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Attics and Lofts

Attic spaces are tough to work in.  Since they are outside the “living space” of your home, finding the right flooring solution requires special consideration. However, flooring your attic can make it a perfect place for storage. Doing so the wrong way means that you could weaken your...

Water-repellent Plywood Protects Subfloor

 Preventing moisture buildup and problems during construction is a must and water-repellent plywood can help.  Georgia-Pacific, a leader in home building materials that satisfy both builders and homeowners, offers an innovative solution. Plytanium® DryPly Plywood is a new way for residential...

Bathroom Remodeling

Want a quick tip to keep tile flooring looking like new? Make a solution of white vinegar and water to wash your tile floor. The vinegar cleans and shines the tile floor without leaving streaks.

Plus, vinegar is half the cost of those expensive tile cleaners -- as well as being a safe,...

Toilets

Are mysterious house noises making you think your home is haunted? If you hear squeaks and creaks, things that go bump in the night and knocking behind walls, your home is actually being plagued by normal household quirks gone a little awry. Here are house noises explained, with tips on how to...

Outdoor Living

Let's face it, sometimes in our harried worlds, it's the little things we do for ourselves that count the most. Home improvement is no different and completing a simple project that does nothing but deliver a bit of luxury to a busy life can pay big emotional dividends.   Here are some of our...

Bathroom Decorating and Design

Ceramic tile, which consists of a glaze over a clay and talc body, has been used to beautify as well as protect surfaces for millennia. The mount and type of, or lack of, glaze determines the look of the finished tile. 

There are five basic types of tile:

Ceramic Tile: This has come to mean any...