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Interior Remodeling

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...

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...

Interior Remodeling

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...

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...

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...