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Kitchen, Bath & Interiors

  • Framing Over a Complex Foundation, Part II (Subscriber content)

    This follow-up article to "Mudsill Layout for a Complex Foundation" describes techniques for framing the first-floor deck.

     
  • Installing a Fridge Cabinet in Pieces

    Working in tight quarters, a Portland, Maine, cabinetmaker builds a custom refrigerator surround in place by custom-fitting an end panel to an upper cabinet.

     
  • Installing Custom Cabinets on Toe-Kick Bases

    Starting with a site-leveled toe-kick platform base is one good way to get a kitchen full of custom cabinets installed plumb and level. Here’s a step-by-step look at the way one Portland, Maine, cabinetmaker gets it done.

     
  • Dacor's Distinctive French Door Refrigerator

    The refrigerator offers rapid cooling and quick-freeze capabilities, humidity-controlled shelves, and 22 cubic feet of storage.

     
  • AP Foil-Faced Polyiso Sheathing

    This Energy Star-certified board offers an R-value of 6.5 per inch.

     
  • Saros Single-Lever Kitchen Faucet

    This kitchen faucet’s self-cleaning technology keeps the spout free of mineral deposits thanks to resilient outlets in the faceplate.

     
  • Weyerhauser’s SturdiStep OSB

    These squeak-free stair treads are manufactured with a low moisture content.

     
  • Danze Parma Trim Line Faucets

    Danze’s new Neo Retraction weight system can be adjusted without tools and will be available on all of the company’s pullout faucets this year.

     
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    Framing a Curved Staircase

    Tim Uhler frames a curved freestanding stair and finds that it isn't as difficult as he anticipated.

     
  • Leaking Shower Pans: How Far to Go? (Subscriber content)

    If not properly detailed, tile shower pans are prone to leaking at joints. Industry expert Doug Horgan explains how to fix shower failures in a way that saves customers time, hassle, and money.

     
  • Debarking Red Cedar Logs

    Tips and tools for debarking cedar logs for use as rustic-looking porch posts.

     
  • Cover Guard Floor Protection

    Long used in the marine industry, this floor protection is flame retardant and impermeable to water, and includes a slip-resistant diamond-plate-pattern surface.

     
  • FibaFuse Paperless Drywall Tape

    This innovative product is applied like paper tape but won’t stretch when wet, resists mold, and isn’t prone to bubbling.

     
  • Thermador MicroDrawer Microwave

    The MicroDrawer microwave has 1.2-cubic-foot cavity space, the largest in the luxury segment, according to the company.

     
  • USP Two-Part Anchoring Epoxies

    Designed for embedding rebar or threaded rod into masonry, USP’s two-part epoxies include targeted formulas for nearly every jobsite condition.

     
  • Glideware Sliding Pot Rack

    This sliding maple rack with zinc hooks fits into a standard-depth base cabinet and extends fully into the workspace, making it easier to access pots and pans than from a drawer.

     
  • Kohler Tailored Vanity Collection

    With hundreds of drawer/door configurations, hardware pieces, organizational accessories, and finishes, the Tailored Vanity collection makes it easier to give clients what they want.

     
  • Bosch 30-inch Benchmark Convection Wall Oven

    The Benchmark convection wall oven includes optional side-opening doors, dampened hinges, a built-in meat thermometer, and an “EcoChef” feature that saves energy.

     
  • ClearMirror Fogless Shower Mirror

    A low-voltage heating pad on the back of the ShowerLite bathroom mirror warms the glass, eliminating fog.

     
  • A Drywaller’s Approach to Air Sealing Homes (Subscriber content)

    Air leaks through the building shell can have a significant effect on a home’s durability, energy use, and indoor air quality. Myron Ferguson explains how drywall can be an important part of the air barrier of an enclosure.

     
 
 
 
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