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Interior

  • 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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    Paper Counters

    Richliteís Northwest Collection countertops are stronger than most stone and solid-surface offerings, says the company

     
  • B0011P 0743

    Copper Tub

    Aurora freestanding soaking tubs are hand-hammered for a distressed appearance

     
  • Devon 079

    Ceramic Tile

    Atelier Flooring snaps together like a jigsaw puzzle to create strikingly uniform patterns

     
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    Accessible Fridge

    The DCS 36-inch French Door Refrigerator offers ease of access and lots storage space

     
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    Nightingale Floors (Subscriber content)

    In feudal Japan, intentionally squeaky floors were the equivalent of a modern security system

     
  • Chinese Drywall: Taishan On the Hook for Bad Drywall, Judges Rule

    Another Chinese drywall maker must face Florida and Virginia state court jurisdiction in lawsuits over defective drywall, Federal and state courts have ruled this month.

     
 
 
 
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