|...tical, aluminum and
wood blinds; cellular and woven wood shades; and sheer vertical window
treatments. levolor has recently expanded its product offering to include
beautiful decorative drapery hardware, distributed nationally through home
centers and other retailers.
today the company is a division of newell-rubbermaid. a global marketer of
consumer and commercial products with 2003 ...|
|...since 1939, the graber® brand has been synonymous with window fashions.
originating with drapery hardware, then expanding into blind and fabric shade
collections, graber has been the name designers and decorators have come to
depend upon for custom quality and timeless appeal.
the full line of graber window fashions features everything you need to create
classic looks, including the decorat...|
|...her collections — color librarytm,
essentials, editions and robert allen @ hometm
— span the expressive spectrum from the formal to intimate, and from the
casual to bold.
our emblematic drapery hardware and trim collections combine finishes and finely
crafted decorative accents for styles ranging from classic to contemporary. and
the robert allen rug program offers a simple way to create s...|
|...as a young man in 1843, frederick t. stanley founded the stanley works - a
small company that manufactured hinges, bolts and other door hardware in a
one-story wooden building in new britain, connecticut. his vision was to create
a hardware company with unsurpassed customer service, product innovation and
integrity - and to offer products that would become the first choice among
|...y line of decorative housewares
including cabinet knobs, tile, shower hooks, napkin rings, switchplate covers,
magnets, push-pins, wine charms, house numbers, door knockers, door bells and
|...over 60 styles of decorative wall hardware, featuring single & double towel
bars in 18", 24", 30", 36" lengths.
mirrors - vanity top or extendable-wall in 2x, 3x, or 4x magnifications.
glass shelving - (fully assembled), 1, 2, 3 tier units.
towel holders - vanity top, or floor models, as well as tissue stands coordinate
with most styles of wall hardware
cabinet knobs & pulls & ...|
|...aquabrass is proud to broaden its family products by offering
architectural hardware, sinks and bathrooms consoles. forged with noble and
varied materials such has glass, porcelain, steel and wrought iron, aquabrass
products create an essential, unique and stylized link between our daily life
although aquabrass' headquarters are located in montreal, quebec, canada, we
|... have just
introduced two new finishes, oil-rubbed bronze and silver pearl. concinnity's
other products include tub, shower, and bidet sets, bath lighting, kitchen and
bath accessories, cabinet hardware and ada approved grab bars.
|...rt of the kitchen. these are a few of the conversation starters ...
the art of the bath
make a splash.
make a statement.
and why not?
designs can fill your bathroom with more than just hardware. imprint your own
unique style. with mico's comprehensive line of faucets, tub spouts, handles,
pressure balance & thermostatic controls, shower heads, and all the essential
|...th tassels, tie
backs, cording and other styles available, the right trim can make a good
design, a great design.
other brands available through rm coco include the finial company, paris texas
hardware, steven fabrics & kirsch fabrics.
our commitment to our customers is to provide personal touch service from
initial contact with our sales representatives to placement of an order with o...|
|...ore. at the shop centre an installation demo table is
positioned. assembly procedures and maintenance processes can be demonstrated on
it. the table is designed so that, where necessary, computer hardware for a
multimedia presentation can be installed.
parador offers a complete floor programme
parador focuses its main attention on creating an attractive basis for
sophisticated living ...|
50 different answers. homecrest understands. that's why we build cabinets with
over 150 style/finish combinations and complement them with a variety of
convenience cabinets, moldings, trim, hardware and accessories. and all are
offered in a broad range of pricing.
custom choice cabinetry
whether you are building a new home or remodeling an existing home, you want
|...ccording to the highest standards of quality. each gives you a
variety of choices in privacy and light control, and endless decorating
possibilities in fabric, texture, color, style and specialty hardware systems.
featured alta product lines: honeycombs, aluminum, verticals, woods, alternative
wood, roller shades, pleated shades, horizontals & specialty shapes...|
|...e’ve been creating quality cabinets with an eye on affordability since 1954. our products reflect over 50 years of know-how by featuring state-of-the-art finishes, easy-clean interiors and dependable hardware all with great style in mind. in fact, our dedication to the craft has made us one of the most widely used and trusted brands in the industry today.
why aristokraft is a great choicehere a...|
|...about seventy miles south of cleveland lies holmes county and mt. hope, ohio,
a picturesque farming community steeped in amish tradition. there's a hardware
store, a post office, an auction barn, a handful of neatly kept homes, thousands
of acres of rolling farmland, and one world-class garage door and opener
since its inception in 1954, wayne-dalton has become known as a comp...|
|...for over 50 years, taymor has been a leading supplier of builders' & decorative hardware, providing the construction and home improvement industries with a wide variety of quality products.
as a leader and supplier to the construction and home improvement industries in north america, taymor provides continuous product innovation and outstanding customer services. taymor's customers benefit from o...|
|...d decor motiffs. take the time to browse our site and examine all of
our beautiful and unique designs and collections. we think you’ll be pleased
with our mix of traditional and modern decorative hardware.
quality craftsmanship, unique designs, great looks
our craftsmen manufacture our knobs and pulls using a blend of traditional
craftsmanship and advanced production methods. our attenti...|
|...mr.longarm, inc. and its parent company, specialty products, have manufactured extension poles, painting tools, window washing equipment and hardware products since 1958. we were the first to offer telescoping extension poles, and we continue to lead the industry in their development. in 1993 mr.longarm began utilizing composite technology in the manufacture of our extension poles for increased st...|
|...first, we built our reputation:
founded as smith & hemenway company, inc. in 1872 in hill, new hampshire, our
place in hardware history was established over 134 years ago with production of
several types of glass cutters, one of which, the "woodward wizard", was
patented. this unique tool, with its tiny wheel for scoring glass was among the
first in the industry and could be used as a gla...|
|...imitation may flatter, but it can never replace an original for quality and innovation. in 1946, baldwin’s founder and chairman emeritus arrived in the us as a survivor and refugee and went on not just to achieve the american dream but to reinvent an industry. baldwin innovations made solid forged brass the standard of excellence married style and security in pioneering mortise locks for virtually...|
|...bartels door systems are the best money can buy. (it may sound cliché, but our customers have bragging rights.)
every component of a bartels door has been carefully handpicked with the
ambition of constructing the highest quality doors available...|
|...emtek is dedicated to bringing interesting, well made hardware back into american homes. until about 1930 there was a proud history of hardware in america. hundreds of small factories made an enormous variety of creatively designed products. craftsmen from many disciplines devoted their energies to making locks that provided both function and beauty.
unfortunately, during the depression many of ...|
|...ts can be found virtually anywhere paint is sold. they can be seen
on the shelves of more than 70,000 retail outlets across the us and
internationally, including home centers, mass merchandisers, hardware stores,
paint chains and independent paint and decorating retailers...|
|...rtisan with a degree in music, and charlie foster, a
glaze technician and restoration artist, founded carina works, incorporated.
fenner and foster became aware of a need for unique contemporary hardware. they
spent several years in r&d to develope a glazing process using enviromentally
friendly components combining original art with a rich durable glass-like glaze
on aluminum.the art a...|
|...elmira’s connection to antique appliances dates back three generations.
founder tom hendrick’s father supplied woodburning cookstove parts to local
mennonites from his hardware store in elmira, ontario. in 1975, tom saw an
opportunity to supply not just parts, but complete cookstoves, to the local
market and, potentially, all of north america. he acquired the rights for the
findlay oval ...|
|...sietto is a company that designs and manufactures handmade glass decorative
hardware. our products are simple yet elegant. they possess a classic look that
endures over time. we are not interested in fads or trends. rather, our intent
is to create a line of products that will be enjoyed for years to come. many
hours go into the design and development of our product line so we can bring you...|
|...blurring the lines between fine hardware and fine art.
galleria™ designs first-class decorative hardware inspired by high-fashion trends, showcases the newest innovative finishes, provides a feeling of luxury in the home and arouses the sense of style.
galleria™ brings unparalleled levels of coordination, style and guidance to discerning do-it-yourselfers and mid-to-high level consumers in ...|
|...with sculpted bronze overlay designs. her
latest interest is glass tile, beginning with the avalon collection of art glass
tiles in 2007.
in 2005, valerie was invited to design a line of door hardware for trimco, a los
angeles maker of commercial, hospitality, and residential hardware.
bearing the saint-gaudens name and made of her signature solid bronze, it is
shown at all expo des...|
|...itchen islands and bars, cabinet door inserts, appliance panels, wooden range hoods, display shelves, contrasting mouldings, complementary finishes, mobile islands, decorative glass doors and cabinet hardware - that will let you stretch your imagination like never before.
for over 100 years, thomasville has built furniture in styles to suit every taste. and cabinetry is no different. as you brows...|
case construction make dewils cabinets last for generations.
hand rubbed stains and conversion varnish enhance and protect dewils cabinetry.
full extension drawers and soft self-closing hardware systems are functional
amenities that come standard.
dewils offers three distinct lines crafted with a single standard of excellence.
. . creating heirloom quality custom cabinetry on...|
paris texas hardware was founded in 1992 by kerri green, pth president and
creative director, and has consistently provided unique, high-end decorative
drapery hardware collections to the window coverings industry.
pth was born in response to a growing need for stylish and updated
decorative drapery hardware.
with a dedication to exceptional design and superior service, pari...|
|...-free guarantee of quality on all price pfister faucets that
covers both finish and function.
to keep pace with ever emerging design trends, we’ve partnered with kwikset, the
#1 leader in door hardware, to offer even more coordinating elements for your
kitchen and bath. with our architecturally inspired collections, you can now
integrate complementary styling cues throughout your entire...|
|...amerock® is defining cabinet hardware fashion in homes everywhere.
we continue to introduce new designs, colors and finishes, based on constant
surveys of decorating trends and consumer preferences.
we bring you fresh, lasting looks which appeal to a variety of tastes...|
worn-out cabinet doors or to contribute the final touch to a new construction.
with so many styles to choose from, belwith pulls are a great choice for anyone
who wants to enjoy their cabinet hardware for years...|
|...hardware resources is the fastest growing manufacturer of cabinet hardware in
the united states. our diverse product lines include: decorative cabinet
hardware; decorative carved wood products such as corbels, bar brackets, island
legs, onlays, columns, and crown moulding; functional cabinet hardware such as
hinges, drawer slides, undermount slides, full extension slides, and screws; and
|...the finest materials, woodworking skills, and the most
advanced technology. the result is the highest quality cabinetry with an
impressive range of styles, colors, woods, laminates, mouldings and hardware, so
your design choices are virtually limitless.
it all starts with lumber processing at wood-mode’s highly integrated
manufacturing facility. wood-mode’s own kilns perform an intensiv...|
häfele america co. serves the us market as a distribution organization and
maintains its corporate office and primary distribution center in archdale,
north carolina. we provide products and services to the furniture, cabinet,
architectural/builders and access control industries.
sales and marketing activities focus on the needs of customers including
|...graber® blinds, shades and drapery hardware are sold by experienced,
professional dealers and decorators who assist you in selecting the perfect
design for your custom-made window treatments, and who do all the measuring and
|...n contemporary look, skyline® gliding
window panels offer the perfect solution for both large and small window
expanses, and can also be used as a stylish room divider system. the
revolutionary hardware system, combined with a fashion-forward fabric
collection, dress any window in style.'
|...since 1942, liberty hardware mfg. corp. has built its reputation by offering
high quality decorative and functional hardware products at an exceptional
value. the company proudly offers its extensive line of hardware products
through fine retail outlets and original equipment manufacturer (oem)
distribution channels across the country.
|...since 1957, we’ve supplied fine cabinet hardware to customers like you who
appreciate quality, beauty and value. our vision is to make berenson your first
choice for decorative hardware solutions.
over the years, we’ve built lasting relationships based on trust, integrity, and
mutual respect. as a privately owned family business, our first obligation is to
you, our customers.
|...the mission at century hardware is to offer the highest quality decorative
hardware for the kitchen and bath industry at competitive prices. at century
hardware, we are committed to offering the highest quality kitchen and bath
decorative hardware to our customers.
we strive to offer excellent customer service, and work with our customers to
provide innovative design and function in all o...|
|...we are your local hardware store and we are a part of your community. over 4,600 of ace's 4,700 stores around the globe are independently owned and operated by local entrepreneurs. these hard working men and women are part of the fabric of your community. they are small business owners who are local and loyal...just like it ought to be. while others have become large and impersonal, at ace, we've ...|
|...ive tapes. our high quality products have enabled us to become the number one provider of temporary surface protection products to the flooring, paint, building, abatement, rv, moving, automotive and hardware markets...|
|...t/full), and synchronize their finish times so the wet laundry does not have to wait before being put in the dryer.
additionally, some manufacturers of home appliances are quickly beginning to place hardware that enables internet connectivity in home appliances to allow for remote control, automation, communication with other home appliances, and more functionality. internet-connected home applia...|
|...ccessories to choose are: toothbrush holders,
robe hooks, paper holders, soap dishes, towel rings, paper holders, towel bars,
handicap grab bars, shower rods, door knockers, door numbers, cabinet hardware
and knobs. hopefully, you can decide what bathroom accessories will best
suit your bathroom requirements and fit your individual style, so that you can
get pleasure from your bath...|
|...dd perceived height to a room use long curtains. shorter curtains,
to the window sill, to the apron, or between the apron and the floor, feel more
relaxed and informal. holding curtains back with hardware, rope or fabric
tiebacks can visually widen a window....|
|...hroom cabinetry, especially if they're
in good condition, can be a cheaper option than replacing all the cabinets. to
create an updated look, add a different coat of stain or paint, replace the
hardware and add pullout shelving or drawer dividers.
replacing old, out-of-date light fixtures with modern, efficient options -
including the appropriate bulb selections for each fixture - is an...|
|...hroom cabinetry, especially if they're
in good condition, can be a cheaper option than replacing all the cabinets. to
create an updated look, add a different coat of stain or paint, replace the
hardware and add pullout shelving or drawer dividers.
replacing old, out-of-date light fixtures with modern, efficient options -
including the appropriate bulb selections for each fixture - is an...|
|...ce and value. spectralockⓇ pro premium translucent grout was chosen as a winner in the “finishes and surfaces” category, while spartacote™ flex xpl low gloss was selected as an honoree for the “hardware” category, which includes tile, chemical anchors and adhesives.
“the focus for our products is to consistently deliver cutting-edge benefits and high-end aesthetics to the architectural comm...|
|...minate floor installationto prepare for a flooring installation, any furniture or appliances will need to be removed from the area. then, the current flooring and trim will be removed, along with any hardware that's present. in some cases, the subfloor may also require preparation.
if your subfloor is concrete, it needs to be clean and dry to apply new laminate flooring. any holes or cracks prese...|
|... perfect accent rug can create a cozy space that will look and feel warmer.
hardwood flooring installation
installing wood floors is a lot more complicated than painting your walls or replacing the hardware on your kitchen cabinets, so it is not recommended as a diy project. in the long run, you will save money and time by using a professional.
mannington engineered wood floors ...|
|...rich tones on your walls, like the emerald jade color seen here work best when paired with a crisp, light flooring, like the adura® vienna vinyl plank in alabaster. the clean floors and gold trim and hardware accent the lush emerald walls works perfectly with the porcelain sink, white drawers, and modern standalone bathtub. the decorative geo-wall serves both as a backsplash and a place of visual ...|
|...kitchen, but another on-trend option is to reserve the color for an island base
or just one wall of cabinets. you could even mix and match colors on the tops
and bottoms. detail elements like the hardware provide another opportunity for a
bold look. you can enhance the room's design with standout pulls that lend extra
vibrance to the space.
fabric with flair
textiles provide nearly u...|
handle that blends seamlessly into the frame to lend a modern flair. the doors
are also ideal for low-maintenance living; the durable vinyl frames don't absorb
moisture or require painting.
even the smallest details matter when it comes to contemporary design. you may
not need to replace or update your cabinetry, but you'll most likely want to
select hardware that fits a ...|
|... mastersuite 27th avenue collection. the
professionally installed line can be cut to nearly any configuration and offers
a range of matte and premium wood finishes, three drawer styles, elegant
hardware options and high-end accessories, allowing you the design freedom to
ensure the features and aesthetic match your vision for the space.
customize your space
no closet is complete with...|
|...your home to find the perfect window treatments to complement your style,
decor and budget. from energy-efficient shades and cordless shutters to blackout
draperies, privacy blinds and decorative hardware, a jcpenney decorating
consultant can work one-on-one with you to bring your vision to light. for added
peace of mind, their professionally installed window treatments include a
|...ng just a few parts and screws to put
together, handyjack™ shelving can be installed in minutes.
durable, high-quality construction: handyjack™ is built to last with heavy gauge
steel, premium hardware and top-quality parts that have undergone rigorous
testing for safety and durability.
space-saving design: boxes and other storage items are neatly stored out of
walking paths, freeing...|
|...beautiful showrooms in
broward county, allied kitchen & bath has not only been able to provide the
highest quality service through design and construction but also for high end
plumbing and hardware choices. the feinbergs have also implemented their "pay it
forward" mentality by hosting multiple events for non-profit organizations
raising millions of dollars through over 200 sponsore...|
|...amily and friends
gather. it's also a space where you may seem to need more space, whether you're
making breakfast for the kids or hosting a big dinner party.
using innovative wall-mount door hardware, you can unlock your kitchen's
potential by freeing up the "real estate" traditional swinging doors take up.
due to their unique space-saving possibilities, versatility and aesthetics,
project involved an extensive restoration of original oak woodwork throughout.
adapted for contemporary living with a bespoke walnut kitchen, handmade ceramic
tiles, and bronze hardware the home's focus is on craftsmanship and tactile
pleasures. barnard carefully considered the carving details in the custom
bedroom furniture, looking to antique beds for inspiration. ulti...|
|...rials and fixtures and replace them with beautiful,
new products in a wide variety of colors and styles. partnerships with leading
brands provide ample choices in cabinets, countertops, fixtures, hardware and
more for a one-stop solution to upgrading your bathroom from floor to ceiling.
create a new kitchen
it's the hub of the home, so it's no surprise that many homeowners start with
|...utdated cabinet knobs and
drawer pulls can give your space a fresh streamlined look with minimal effort.
dated accessories can weigh down the aesthetic of the entire room. instead,
replace with hardware in a bold bronze or sleek matte black finish.
enhance simple walls
play with textures to create a more intriguing space. replace flat wall paint
with a backsplash made from unique mat...|
|...elect a paint that dries
hard so it can stand up to wear and tear; choose a satin finish paint to hide
imperfections in the cabinet surface. to complete the look, consider replacing
the cabinet hardware. pick the style that appeals most to you and remember knobs
are more common on cabinets, handles on drawers.
* add a backsplash. create an instant wow factor by enhancing the walls above...|
|...h hand-brushed and -scraped patterns.
the "raw meets polished" trend is all about high shine versus ultra low gloss.
this may include reclaimed wood furniture, updated with modern, shiny metal
hardware or the aesthetic of using both low gloss and medium gloss on your
also on tap this year is mixing metals, especially in the kitchen. "warm-toned
fixtures can now live harmonious...|
|...ors offer economic advantages, too. while pocket doors have similar
space-saving benefits, installing them requires wall reconstruction - a messy
and expensive business. because barn doors run on hardware installed outside the
frame, they need no such preparatory construction, saving time and money. and
the tracks themselves are part of the doors' decorative appeal. "there's a
|...ng a number of innovative new smart home
tools that can make your life easier, more comfortable or just more fun.
throughout the year, consumers worldwide are expected to spend $102 billion on
hardware, services and installation related to smart home systems, an amount
expected to ramp up to $157 billion by 2022. the number of connected things
installed in smart cities by next year? nea...|
if you want to bring the rest of your bathroom up-to-date as well, replacing
your existing fixtures with new models is an easy way to do it. from towel racks
to faucets and shower hardware, new fixtures are an effective way to show your
sense of style and bring cohesion to your space while capitalizing on the latest
* finish the flooring. your new bathroom de...|
use contrasting finishes, colors and textures to uniquely define a small space.
for example, a modern cabinet scheme in a dark stain or paint contrasts
beautifully with stainless steel hardware and a pop of color to break up the
cold nature of stainless steel.
then bring some uniformity with an option like shaker decorative legs, which
adds to the multi-era design feel. deri...|
|...our small bathroom.
4. add pizzazz to functional elements.
you can increase a small bathroom’s feeling of extravagance by adding some flare to functional items like faucets, mirrors and cabinet hardware. for a modest investment, you can turn everyday, often-overlooked elements into items that underscore the overall beauty of the room.
for example, replacing an ordinary or outdated faucet ...|
|...your entryway to be inviting so homebuyers want to look further. an easy way to update an entryway is to paint the door with a new color that complements your home and surroundings. simply remove the hardware, clean the surface, prime and topcoat with the new paint color. while you're at it, consider painting exterior accent features — such as shutters or window boxes — the same color for a cohesi...|
|...ignature of any retro kitchen, so don't forget to carry that design element through the space with accessories like dishes, cookbooks and vintage relics that celebrate bygone days. other details like hardware, small appliances and utensils that harken the past can bring a cohesive look to the kitchen for a seamless style that feels like stepping back in time.
bringing old character to life can ...|
|...s lighter than the surrounding stone, it's most likely an etch mark.if a spot is darker than the surrounding stone, it's probably a stain.
to remove stains, use a poultice, which you can buy at a hardware store. spread it on the stain then cover the area with plastic wrap, holding it down with painter's tape. the next day, remove the plastic, allow the poultice to dry completely and gently wip...|
|... walnut, white or maple, you can still add visual interest to your kitchen design by contrasting the upper and lower cabinetry or creating a standout island in a different tone.
simply updating the hardware with a colorful twist can be an inexpensive alternative for adding color as well.
think about sinks
once overlooked as an option for introducing style in the kitchen, today's kitchen si...|
kitchen upgrades can seem daunting. from full renovations to hardware updates, the possibilities are endless when it comes to creating your dream kitchen. to make the process as smooth as possible, delta faucet compiled key tips to keep in mind as you embark on the remodeling journey. these quick guidelines will help you focus on the end result and ensure the overall experience is enjoyable.
|...e flexibility in furniture arrangements. this means even the smallest nook in your house could turn into a cozy play space.
it's easy to do with johnson's 2610sc soft-close wall mount sliding door hardware. you can use it with virtually any metal or wood door from 1-inch to 1 3/4-inch thick, up to 60-inches wide, and weighing up to 200 pounds. the 2610sc wall mount includes hardware that gently...|
|...tiques to create a unique, down to earth, and comfortable design aesthetic in their living spaces.
an unusual hero of this new design trend is the wooden pallet, which can easily be purchased at any hardware store. with some creativity and know how, these inexpensive items can be re-purposed to create a personalized statement in your home that you'll love.
re-imagine your wall
today, walls are ...|
|...or by painting the frame a rich, modern color that pops within the current color scheme. another idea is to clean the frame and adhere mosaic tiles along the edge for a crafty, custom look.
old hardware makes any room look like a relic of yesteryear. a complete replacement can be costly, so instead opt to paint existing hardware. simply remove and clean to eliminate grime. then...|
|...fall and winter you can focus on holiday plants, incorporating fall foliage, poinsettias, pine, and winter twigs into bouquets--just make sure they are safe for your kids and pets.
4. upgrade your hardware
one of the quickest ways to do a simple kitchen makeover is to add new hardware on your cabinets. think of hardware — the pulls and knobs on drawers and cabinets — as the jewelry of the kitc...|
|...umer, garage door manufacturers are now producing hundreds of stunning designs in steel, wood, aluminum and fiber-composite material. when combined with new colors, windows, insulation and decorative hardware options, the potential designs are almost limitless.
“we have so many more attractive designs today than we had 20 years ago,” says randy oliver of hollywood-crawford door, a long-time garag...|
|...(bpt) - offering twice the opening width of their standard pocket door frame, johnson hardware's new 1562 series commercial grade bypass pocket door frame lets you easily create a wider room divider using just a single wall recess. it's a great alternative to converging doors. designed to support two heavyweight, solid-core bypass doors in a standard 2-inch by 6-inch timber-framed or steel-framed ...|
|...our wood deck. as long as your wood is in good shape, all you need is deck cleaner and wood stain to turn something dated into the focal point of your backyard. you can buy deck cleaner at your local hardware store. wood deck stains are available there or at a paint store. you’ll be amazed to see weathered wood look like new again. if you haven’t cleaned or refinished a deck before, here are step...|
|...designers and homeowners prefer, marvin® windows and doors announces enhancements and additions to the marvin contemporary studio collection, including larger standard window and door sizes, and new hardware choices, including a new matte black finish option. with narrow frames and clean lines designed to seamlessly connect interior spaces to beautiful exterior landscapes, marvin's contemporary s...|
|...assic zen spa style at home or simply a growing penchant for modern interiors, the bathroom is no exception for those who gravitate toward contemporary design. cabinetry featuring clean styles, sleek hardware and full overlay doors lend well to a contemporary look. add complementary lighting and fixtures, and keep accessories and decor simple and clutter-free to round out the look.
|...wners can easily create a new mood in their kitchens by replacing cabinets. often, you can schedule a free in-home consultation with a licensed professional to discuss cabinet door styles, colors and hardware – such as hinges, knobs and pulls – and receive an estimate.
protect your investmentregular maintenance of your new appliances can help prevent costly breakdowns, reduce energy costs and ex...|
|... in check.
4. get savvy. one of the best ways to save time and money is to find things second hand. thrift shops, salvage shops and flea markets are great places to find furniture, appliances and hardware on the cheap. or, repurpose items you already own by moving them to a different room or by painting them different colors. explore all of your options and resources before going out and spend...|
|...ake on a warm environment and showcase a beautifully stained cherry furniture piece with glass doors, or they can give off a clean, cool feel with a white painted vanity. sometimes a simple change of hardware is all a space needs to give it a fresh look. when eye pleasing pieces fill the room, it is much easier to find your haven. one common misconception is that larger space equals a better bathr...|
|...rades to improve the kitchen.
add visual interest with a beautiful set of pendant lights. ideally place them above a kitchen island so they don't interfere with foot traffic.
this is also an easy fix with a big payoff. replace cabinet knobs and pulls with a fresh, modern set for a fast visual update and to help tie in the new appliances.
|... the start of a new day.
elevating the ambiance at home. create a relaxing environment with lamps, dimmer switches and candles. choose light bulbs that mimic natural light (you can buy them at any hardware store). the flickering light of a scented candle can add a touch of ambiance and soothing light. also consider hanging a pretty fixture in the center of the room and additional smaller lights...|
|...da load requirements and come in a variety of designs and finishes to coordinate with any aesthetic.
* keep kids in mind. locks for every style of cabinet or drawer are readily available at local hardware stores. if you have small children (or if they visit), remember to lock away medications, small electrical appliances and cleaning supplies. above all, never leave children unattended in the ...|
|..., a backsplash is an affordable option for those who want to add an understated change or a small pop of color as an accent. when compared to other remodeling projects this one is quick and easy.
* hardware: did you know you can refresh the look of your whole kitchen for as little as $50? if the hardware on your kitchen drawers or cabinets has an outdated appearance, invest in some of the new op...|
|...h a simple tap. like any good accessory, choose a finish that complements your personality and room, from the warm and inviting tones of champagne bronze to always in-style chrome.
3. install new hardware
small details can make a big impact. customize furniture, closets or built-ins with stylish drawer pulls. styles range from the whimsical, hand-painted options available at craft fairs to mo...|
|...paint. would you like to add a glossy shine to the kitchen? simply apply mesh-back glass tile to fit the dimensions of cabinet door panels. finish the update with a modern touch by replacing outdated hardware with the many new, stylish options available.
from tiles and countertops to faucets and showerheads, the options are endless for bathroom updates. with wall-hung, stand-alone o...|
|... needs when it comes to material and glass choices. talk to a reputable contractor or window dealer in your particular area to help select products that may work best for you. he or she may recommend hardware for a coastal environment, rot-resistant wood or another of the following materials or options:
* coastal climates, wet and damp and/or high humidity - specially treated wood windows or vin...|
|... acrylic paint: gray wolf, porcelain doll, wedding cake, linen
white household candle
sandpaper: course and fine
foam core board
batting or felt
adhesive or tacky glue
1. attach hardware to frame for removable legs.
2. paint legs and frame gray wolf; apply 2 coats for good coverage. let dry.
3. rub candle onto all areas of frame and legs where a distressed look is desired.
|...of the dining room, family room or living room into adjoining spaces with no loss of sociability, or take on a welcome aura of privacy when needed," says michael myers, marketing director for johnson hardware, manufacturers of pocket, sliding and bifold door hardware. they also enable interior spaces to serve new purposes with each new day.- the result is a new kind of american home, one where roo...|
|...e guest bath or powder room will likely see the most holiday traffic. these rooms - usually smaller than master baths - will benefit from a simple de-cluttering. quick updates like adding new cabinet hardware and coordinating accessories like soap dishes, lotion dispensers, toothbrush holders, shower curtains and towels are easy ways to refresh these small but important areas.
the holidays are ...|
|...oom's efficiency and usability. you can find a range of options for upgrading cabinets, from total replacement with custom-made cabinetry to simply resurfacing or repainting existing cabinets.
4. hardware and fixtures
think of cabinet hardware and faucets as the jewelry of your kitchen. swapping out dated or worn hardware - including knobs, handles and hinges - is a fast, easy and cost-effec...|
|...ale with table linens or go bold and paint one of the walls to add dimension.
you can also spice things up by creating a more eclectic look. one way to do this is by mixing and matching cabinetry hardware designs. there are many different styles, sizes, colors and materials, making it easy create your own custom space. or switch up your kitchen table and chairs, using different styles instead ...|
|...int on doors, cabinets and crown molding, rather than the walls. likewise, you can paint an accent wall along a hallway, or within your kitchen or living room, rather than the entire space.
if you'd love to renovate, but it's simply not in the budget for this year; make small updates now that you can incorporate into later construction projects. one small trick is to replace th...|
|...pen damper can allow a large amount of air out and can be an entry point for a variety of insects, rodents and wildlife.
* ensure attic and foundation vents are equipped with tight-fitting 1/4-inch hardware cloth. this will help keep rodents at bay. also install insect screening over windows, utility vents and other areas where small pests may slip through.
check the exterior.
* move pil...|
the last and most important step is protecting the deck with water repellant stain. stains or sealants prevent water, snow, etc., from penetrating the wood and causing decay. ask your hardware or home improvement store about the best high-quality stain for your type of deck.
using a paint sprayer, such as the new wagner power painter with ez tilt technology, can make staining f...|
|...o sit while preparing meals. homeowners can also use the varied heights for different tasks, such as lower counters for kneading dough and higher counters for cutting vegetables.
install the right hardware. older or smaller hands may have trouble grasping or pulling certain types of kitchen hardware. consider larger drawer and cabinet handles that are easier to grasp and more ergonomically frie...|
|...fit just about any need and style.
* replace the typical shower curtain rod with a curved rod. the curve not only gives you more room to shower, but adds a little bit of visual oomph to the room.
hardware. because most bathrooms won't have a lot of knobs or pulls to replace, you can afford to splurge a little bit on something special.
* switch out traditional knobs for ones that say something...|
|...nce between reproductions and antiques. the thickness of veneers can be a sign, since antiques generally have more layers. using the correct style of fixing blocks, drawer joints, screws or nails and hardware is critical. most important is a finish with style-appropriate shading in the polish and patina. many of our customers select our furniture because it is designed with realistic markings as i...|
|...with shimmering special effects such as bronzed fabric. and with the popularity of mixed metals, feel free to introduce additional metallic elements such as a copper hood over the range or decorative hardware in contrasting metals.
textures and special touches
complement the warm design theme by treating the eye to textured surfaces. use woven baskets for storage or decorative purposes, ad...|
|...l-purpose gravel or crushed stone
* plumb line or level
* shovel or post hole digger
* pressure treated wood posts or galvanized steel posts
* wood braces and nails (if needed)
* deck or fencing hardware (if needed)
note: to figure out how much concrete you will need for your post project, visit quikrete.com/calculator.
1. the diameter of the posthole should be 3 times the post diameter...|
|... design you've always wanted without breaking the bank.
shed a little light: give your kitchen an instant and inexpensive makeover simply by replacing outdated fixtures such as faucets, lighting and hardware. you can also add a tile backsplash or under-cabinet lights to really dress up your kitchen. not only are these functional and design-oriented, they really help deliver a big bang for your bu...|
|...A stair rod, also commonly referred to as a carpet rod, is an ornamental decorative hardware item used to hold carpeting in place on steps. (Such long but narrow strips of carpeting are known as carpet runners or stair runners or stair carpet). Traditionally, stair rods were used to hold a carpet runner in place on stairs, but with superior carpet installation techniques and more rigid safety s...|