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Interior Remodeling

Repainting interior woodwork calls for careful planning and the right materials. The first step in any good paint job is preparation of the surface. Sanding trim work can be tricky. To save time, use a sanding sponge available at any home center or a detail sander to help you prepare the unique...

Decor Planning

A room is just a room until you add some amazing trim details that completely change the look of your space.  Crown molding, baseboard, chair rail, decorative trimming panels, and wainscoting all fall into that icing on the cake that is your home category and can really make your home look...

Home Design and Architecture

Moldings can add style to a room and serve an important structural purpose too. Moldings offer an attractive disguise for the joints between walls and ceilings, floors, windows, and doors. All homes move as they expand and contract, and moldings will help hide minor cracks in these areas.  There...

Home Safety

Stairs are among the more precarious spots in the home, but they can be even more hazardous without the right hardware.  To keep everyone safe, follow these tips for pairing the right hardware with each set of stairs in your home:

-- Stairs with at least three steps should have a hand rail...

Exterior Painting

Choosing paint colors for historical homes begins with knowing when your home was built.  There are five distinct time periods in American architecture, and if you can place your home into one of them, it’ll be easy for you to choose a historically accurate paint shade.

Where does your American...