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Bedrooms

A built-in desk will help you make use of otherwise dead space in high-traffic areas like your kitchen. When designing your built-in desk, include plenty of shelves and drawers and don't forget to make provisions for PC's, phones and faxes. If you would like to add space and subtract clutter in...

Container Gardens

Home improvement projects are great ways to teach kids new skills while building their confidence. These used to be a common part of family life, and most of us grew up surrounded by opportunities to learn building, gardening and general home maintenance skills from such sources as family...

Landscaping

With school out for summer and a list of seasonal projects ahead of you, don't discount the potential value and fun of getting young do-it-yourselfers involved in home improvement project plans. Working together to make a repair or build something new not only teaches lifelong skills but also...

Bathroom Remodeling

Green living ideas and easy do-it-yourself solutions are high on homeowners’ shopping lists, and a range of products that fill the bill at the National Hardware Show. Here’s a list of my favorite products offering value, sustainability and at-home comfort. 

Great values for landscaping...
Building an Outdoor Home Theater

With budgets tighter than ever, inexpensive entertainment options are in high demand – particularly those close to home. But there’s no need to waste time and money at the local cinema when you can watch a movie amid the fresh air in your own outdoor home theater.

According to experts at ...

Home Safety

Keeping kids safe in the summer is more challenging than at any other time of the year. A child safety  study by the National Safe Kids Campaign revealed that May marks the start of a trauma season during which children are at the highest risk of severe injury or death.  

In the...