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Interior

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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

     
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    Copper Tub

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

     
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    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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    Running Crown Production Style (Subscriber content)

    For an efficient job, install the crown in a logical order and control every step of the process

     
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    Weathered Wood

    Montana Ghost Wood comes from dead standing trees, mostly spruce and lodgepole killed by beetles and forest fires

     
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    Prepainted Trim

    Finished Elegance molding comes in 27 profiles

     
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    Clean Glue

    Safecoat Almighty Adhesive construction adhesive is environmentally safe and nontoxic, says the maker

     
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    Mortar for Glass Tiles

    Laticrete says its Glass Tile Adhesive cures to an ultra-white color that enhances the appearance of translucent tiles

     
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    Five-Sided Dust Barrier

    The Encapsulator Workbag upacks into a 5x8-foot "clean room"

     
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    Appliance Trim

    There's a Micro-Trim kit to fit almost any microwave, range, or cooktop, says the company

     
 
 
 
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