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Decorating and Design

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...

Walls and Ceilings

Not every room has instant architectural interest, but you can create a dynamic look by installing molding that is reasonably priced, paintable and offered at any home improvement center. Here are just a few of the many affordable ways installing molding and trim can give a space an expensive...

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...

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...

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...