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Interior

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    Dressing Up A Garage Door (Subscriber content)

    Wooden “skins” add a classy touch to an insulated steel overhead door

     
  • Patching Plaster

    Use setting compound and drywall patches to quickly repair holes in plaster

     
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    Stock Closet System

    ClosetMaidís ShelfTrack Elite system offers the custom wood look for less cost

     
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    Pretty Face

    Johnson Hardware's pre-assembled Wall Mounted Fascia goes with the company's sliding door track

     
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    Exotic Reclaimed Flooring

    Viridianís Jarkarta Blend is 100% Asian hardwoods reclaimed from international shipping crates

     
  • Removing Grout Haze (Subscriber content)

    Stubborn latex grout haze on textured accent tiles led to this thread in JLC's Ceramic Tile Expert Forum

     
  • Beating the Principle of Accumulated Error

    It wasn't surprising that accumulated errors had added up to make the assembled cabinet unit too big to fit.

     
  • Installing Interior PVC Trim

    Tips on smoothing routed surfaces and gluing joints

     
  • Owens Corning is scrambling to remedy a manufacturing problem that has caused some of its EcoTouch batts to give off a strong and persistent ¬burnt sugar® smell.

    "Overbaked" Fiberglass Batts Linked to Odor Problem

    Owens-Corning looks to better quality control to deal with a strong-smelling batt problem

     
  • Built-Up Exterior Trim

    Solutions for building up trim to better complement the thickness of cedar shingles

     
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    Custom Vent-Hood Cover (Subscriber content)

    A rectangular base supports the fan and a sloping cap conceals the ductwork

     
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    5,500 Pounds of Pennies (Subscriber content)

    A Maryland artist installs a durable commercial floor with one million pennies and two kinds of epoxy

     
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    Easy Post Wrap

    Preassembled KleerWrap can be put in place by a single worker

     
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    New Stair Options

    Outwater has added several new finishes to its line of Traditional Staircase Elements

     
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    Hybrid Knobs

    Atlas Homewares' Modern Bronze Finish is a cross between traditional oil-rubbed bronze and modern graphite grey

     
  • Double Duty

    Premium Plus Zero VOC Interior Paint combines the primer and finish coat in one product

     
  • Better Bathroom Access Made Easy

    Replacing existing butt hinges with a set of offset hinges widened the door opening by almost 2 inches.

     
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    Getting Oil Results With Waterborne Finishes (Subscriber content)

    Premium latex paints are easier to work with than traditional oils and can look just as good

     
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    Roll-Up Floor Protection

    FlexBoard is easier than hardboard to handle and store

     
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    Smaller Spa

    Aquatic's acrylic drop-in Starla Tub is sized to replace 60-inch bathtubs

     
 
 
 
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