More from Furniture

Decorating and Design

Whether you have an existing piece of furniture or a great salvage store find, this trick can help you can instantly give it new life.  Choose a table, desk, or sideboard that has very classical styling and paint it a very unexpected color, like bright pink, turquoise, or deep purple.  You'll...

Primer

Great painting results depend a great deal on the primer you use -- even when you're applying spray paint to metal surfaces. Metal and wood are the top two substrates on which primers are used, rusty metal in particular.  And corrosion resistance is key.  With Krylon’s new Dual Paint and...

Electric

Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are a smart, energy efficient way to illuminate your home, but due to the small amount of mercury they contain, they require special handling to be disposed of properly.  To keep you and your family safe and green, the EPA recommends you follow these tips...

Storage and Organization

Building your own bookcase is a fairly easy process. Bookcases are a great way to display your personal library. Bookcases are also a terrific storage option. When building your own bookcase, just remember to keep the shelf length at 32 to 36 inches. For the best bookcase support and a clean...

Interior Remodeling

Removing water stains from furniture is easy with toothpaste. Water stains on furniture are the result of moisture trapped under the finish or the wax. To take the bite out of these water stains, simply apply toothpaste to a damp cloth and rub it into the ring. When finished, buff the entire...

Bathroom Remodeling

Thanks to savvy dealers, demolition experts and everyday folks who rescue building materials, furnishings and plumbing fixtures from homes being demolished, there’s a good supply of valuable recycled lumber and other home building materials ready to be recycled and reused.

Here are a few...