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More stories about Interiors

  • Retrofit Exterior Foundation Insulation

    Is there a minimally invasive, cost-competitive, easily deployable method of upgrading soil-side foundation insulation in existing buildings? Read on.

  • Real Carriage Barn-Style Door Kits

    When space is at a premium, barn-style doors offer a space-saving solution. These doors are available in several wood species as well as salvaged wood. The kit consists of the door and track and roller hardware.

  • Thermal Imaging With a Blower Door

    Though it's impossible to seal every hole in an existing building to prevent air leaks, here's a procedure you can use to identify the worst leaks in order to tighten the home as cost-effectively as possible.

  • Armstrong Architectural Remnants Flooring

    The surface of the 12mm-thick laminate is embossed with the grain and texture of reclaimed wood to create an authentic look in a laminate product.

  • Box Newel With a Metal Stanchion

    Steel comes in handy to stiffen a newel post

  • Plaster Repair Strategies

    Minimize demolition by patching cracks, resurfacing with fabric, or adding a layer of drywall

  • Low Profile

    Embassy Ceilings look nicer than conventional suspended ceilings and eat up less headroom

  • Tight Ladder

    The Energy Seal Attic Ladder has integrated weatherstripping to reduce air leakage

  • Quick Cable Rails

    A minimalist look for interiors and exteriors

  • The Fine Art of Floor Planing

    Caillebotte's "Les Raboteurs de Parquet” shows workers using 19th century hand tools