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Kitchen Sinks and Faucets

If home is where the heart is, kitchens are clearly one of the vital organs that converts house to home. Not surprisingly, kitchens are also among the most popular home-remodeling projects tackled each year, and with a few new kitchen remodeling ideas you could also add value to your home....

Exterior Remodeling

Cleaning a natural stone surface with the wrong product can remove its natural beauty. You can actually shorten the stone's life or alter the natural stone's color by using the wrong chemicals and tools

Both water-based and solvent-based cleaners are available for cleaning the surface of...

Bathroom Sinks and Vanities

We get dozens of calls each year from listeners asking how to clean and protect natural stone countertops.  Most are surprised since they didn't expect that a natural, durable surface like stone would need much maintenance.

Truth be told, they do!  But if you learn to properly clean and...

Stone Countertop

Do you love the look of natural stone countertops, but not their price tags?  Those high prices aren't exactly written in stone.  For more affordable natural stone countertops, use smaller sections of stone, which are sold as large squares.  The squares can be placed side-by-side with the joints...

Carpet

November 15 is America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling. It’s a great reminder to incorporate more plastics recycling (and other materials) into your daily routine and to look for home building products made with recycled plastics, so your home...

Laminate Countertop

Is your laminate countertop looking a little worse for wear? Fixing those wrinkles may be easier than you think.  Cracks, burns, or knife scars in laminate countertops can be filled with a simple plastic filler made for this purpose.  Before beginning the repair, be sure to prepare the laminate...