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Shaw Laminate Flooring
...of shades and finishes allows you to choose the hardwood look down to the species and now, laminate flooring is mimics hardwood even more. shaw laminate flooring touchable texture offers beveled, distressed, and extremely textured options to give your laminate wood flooring the appearance and feel of true hardwood, wood grain and all. use texture to add a distinctive touch to your home or choose...
Aged Woods®
...ugged feel of early america to residences, retail stores, restaurants, casinos, country clubs, etc. the authentic rustic character is virtually unobtainable with new wood. our aged woods® are distressed by mother nature, aged by father time.™ our yesteryear™ brand flooring also provides the rugged feel of early america but at a lower price point! this flooring is milled to our same high s...
Plain & Fancy Custom Cabinetry
...our kitchens say it for us - a warm welcome. from freestanding islands in distressed maple to overhead pullouts in rich cherry, we hope you’ll find the inspiration for your dream kitchen here. whatever you have in mind for the kitchen - or the bath, or anywhere else - plain & fancy can create it - and make it truly one of a kind. working closely with your local plain & fancy showroom to desig...
Aquatic Whirlpools®
...ball jets that only reach the lower half of the torso. aquatic engineers were the first to combine "spa-style", variable-pattern, rotating and pressure-adjustable jets to target areas affected by stress and muscular discomfort. aquatic jets deliver deep, penetrating massage to the neck, shoulder, upper and lower back, leg and feet areas. with this unique combination, you can expect a ful...
Ferma Wood Flooring
...we specialize in a wide range of high quality and distinctive exotic and domestic wood species in solid flooring, engineered flooring, long strip floating flooring, distressed and hand scraped flooring, and parquet. our wood species come from all over the world, such as north america, south america, asia and africa through our global suppliers' network. featured in various thickness and width, o...
Ekornes
...ekornes asa is the largest furniture manufacturer in the nordic region and owns such brand names as ekornes, stressless and svane. stressless is one of the world's most famous furniture brands, and ekornes and svane are the best known brands in the norwegian furniture market. products are manufactured in norway and marketed all over the world by a network of national and regional sales c...
Furniture Classics
...e combined with modern glue and screws where craftsmen have deemed necessary, but this is all part of bringing increased value to customers. finishes are hand applied starting with physical distressing, where appropriate, and continuing through the staining process, ending with lacquered top coats. these solid wood pieces are often enhanced with intricate hand-painted designs and fin...
Trade Winds Furniture
...ifestyle.our line consists of cottage and coastal, transitional and traditional, all with a colorful flair. everything in our line is hand-made, hand-painted, and hand-rubbed creating a lightly-distressed appearance. our designs mix and match well, changing personality as different color options are applied...
Naturally Aged Flooring
...ooring. based out of california and have stocking warehouses in los angeles, seattle, dallas, kansas city, orlando and portland as well as our own manufacturing factory overseas.  our custom distressing, staining and finishing is created at our factory in california along with our matching 8 ft. moldings for all of our products. ...
Bella Citta Hardwood Flooring
...world european designs. each color in the collection is a uniquely different process to achieve the desired beauty. our treatments include smoking, carbonizing, thermo treating, color infusing, distressing, wirebrushing, handscraping and the “raised knots” effect. the specific treatments for each floor are defined in the product specification pages found within our website. ...
Robina Cork Flooring
... and suppresses sound. this means that cork flooring not only dampens the sound of walking over a hard surface, but also reduces heating & cooling costs. because cork is soft, it eliminates the stress under your feet, especially in rooms where you may stand for extended periods of time. cork is hypo-allergenic and anti-static, resisting the growth of mold and mildew while detracting dust...
Mohawk Armormax Finish
...are you tired of losing the battle on your floor? your hardwood floor shouldn't be a source of stress. backed by a 50 year wear warranty, mohawk's armormax finish with scotchgard advanced repel technology is the industry's most durable coating system. it serves as the ultimate barrier against staining and abrasions that come with everyday life. ...
Waypoint Living Spaces
...remodeling can be very stressful. waypoint living spaces® was created to help streamline the entire process with the support of talented and knowledgeable designers that are with you every step of the way. from helping you define your style to translating it into your ideal living space – a waypoint® designer will help pull it all together with ease. ...
Antrim Carpet
...carpet was acquired by stanton in november 2007 and is the leading importer of hand-loomed goods made from the finest materials available. check out the hand-loomed, wool blend divinity, offering a distressed look as well as the beautiful and sophisticated palermo and palermo lineage. both feature a tip sheared, elegant and understated texture. antrim stocks over 600 broadloom items and boasts a r...
Sunshine Collection
...add floor’s products are manufactured with the highest quality raw lumber and premium materials. the products are all types of finishing, such as heavily distressed floor with uv coating and oiled finishing. the california sunshine collection and mountain floor collection provide our clients with various options. our versatile, elegant wood collections offer carefree beauty that will qua...
Cera Tile
...ocked inventory program or help you source from some of the best tile manufacturers across italy and spain. customer service:our team understands the challenges of managing a retail facility and the stress of the projects your team is under to deliver high quality, fresh designs and reliable deliveries. we take pride in that our commitment to customer service is our #1 strength. our field team wo...
Mannington Adura® Max
...tchresist™ with aluminum oxide surface protection, adura® max can stand up to the most active households and offers the industry’s best wear, scratch and stain resistance. adura® max is backed with a stress-free limited, lifetime residential and 10-year light commercial warranties against wear through, staining, fading, delamination and joint separation.adura®max is designed for easy maintenance a...
Mountain Engineered Wood Flooring
...add floor’s products are manufactured with the highest quality raw lumber and premium materials. the products are all types of finishing, such as heavily distressed floor with uv coating and oiled finishing. the california sunshine collection and mountain floor collection provide our clients with various options. our versatile, elegant wood collections offer carefree beauty that will qua...
Tamiami Tile
...ur client's challenge in hand and heart to carefully craft a unique living experience. even if your notion embraces mosaic flower inlays of water-cut granite, surrounding an italian roman bath with distressed stone walls, and handcrafted inserts from a third-world country, tamiami tile will be there with you the entire venture, to ensure your project turns out the way you had imagined it. ...
LICO Swiss Quality Floors
...7-layer, heat-infused extrusion process is a technological leap that will forever change the multilayer flooring industry. the heart of the technology revolves around the revolutionary, high-density, stress-free rigid core board (rcb). this plasticizer-free rcb core provides superior density and dimensional stability when compared to other multilayer floors like wood plastic composite or stone pla...
Accent Rugs
...corating your new or existing home. with the right choice, it will add greatly to the overall ambience to whatever room you choose to display it. finding just the right accent rug doesn't have to be stressful and time consuming. with improved technology enabling sharper print definition, brighter colors and textures, as well as improved stain protection, the sky's the limit when it comes to your ...
Adhesives
...e of adhesives offers many advantages over binding techniques such as sewing, mechanical fastening, thermal bonding, etc. these include the ability to bind different materials together, to distribute stress more efficiently across the joint, the cost effectiveness of an easily mechanized process, an improvement in aesthetic design, and increased design flexibility. disadvantages of adhesive use in...
Bath Accessories
...e a very real inspiration for you to preserve cleanliness in your bathroom. after all, you want to come home to a excellent looking bathroom, not a awkward clutter in which to try and alleviate stress while worrying about the clutter. beautiful bathroom accessories really can help you solve that problem...
Distressed Wood Flooring
...distressed wood flooring is developed from handcrafted staining and distressed techniques in order to create a naturally aged, rustic floor. the character of distressed hardwood will give your home a timeless warmth and appeal...
Living Room Furniture
...rovide adequate seating and a splash of sophistication. these fun furniture pieces will help complete any look. put your favorite tv show or movie on, grab a comforter and get ready to let the daily stress slip away. find the perfect sofa, sectional, or ottoman to create the ideal spot to relax. ...
Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...ut giving dust a place to hide. cleaning them requires a light vacuum, consistent sweeping, and the occasional deep clean. since luxury vinyl is 100% waterproof, house training dogs or cats isn't as stressful.scratch-resistant surfaces make pet nail damage nothing to worry about. pet hair and dander can easily be swept or vacuumed away. luxury vinyl has diy installation potential in because they...
Tumbledstone
...just as marble, travertine and other natural stones can be honed and polished to add a touch of refinement, they can also be tumbled and distressed to look more aged. this is the secret behind tumbled stone. it's a modern recreation that captures the romantic look of stone from centuries past. tumbled stone's weathered surface and seemingly timeworn edges lend an air of rustic elegance to any home...
Floorigami Peel and Stick Carpet Tile
...o installation experience. just pop it on top of any hard surface floor and watch your new favorite room appear before your eyes. we’re not kidding. it’s just that simple. lift, clean, replace.don’t stress about a mess. if a plank gets dirty, simply peel it up, give it a rinse (floorigami prefers showers over baths, so a quick spray in the sink will do) and stick it back down. or replace it with ...
RevWood Plus
...ing all pets, all accidents, all the time, plus scratch protection. revwood plus features eight stylish collections that feature deep, hand-scraped textures and a wide variety of styles, such as distressed, rustic styles featuring cool grays and deep oak shades, and traditional pine and oak styles in warm shades of brown and beige.. a waterproof system - in three acts revwood plus resists, re...
Anti-Fatigue Floor Mats for Industry
...notrax® is known as a pioneer in anti-fatigue matting design and manufacturing. in many industries, employees work or stand in one spot for long periods of time. this puts additional strain and stress on their necks, legs and lower backs – and can be directly linked to overall employee health and productivity. cushioning qualities that alleviate foot pressure, stimulate blood circulation and help ...
Radiant Heat: Solid vs Engineered, Which is Better?
...ils loosen and the squeaking is the result. floating floors can do this as well. in those cases, it is the lack of appropriate leveling of the substrate. it causes the same vertical movement, putting stress on the tongue and groove. over time, it will loosen. however, it is more likely to make popping sounds vs. squeaks. to guard against this, ensure the substrate is level to within tolerance. a c...
Decorating Walls with Flooring
...ts showcase gorgeous, crystal clear visuals that mimic unexpected materials like rustic barn wood, weathered concrete and reclaimed metal. durable construction. laminate flooring on walls is just as stress-free to maintain as laminate on the floor. each features our visionguard wear layer, a hardened surface that helps protect against scratches, scrapes and fading — and makes walls easy to clean....
5 Secrets for More Beautiful Laminate Floors
..., most consistent wear and tear. luckily, pergo laminate floors are manufactured to withstand dirt, dust and daily abuse. when it is time to show your floor some maintenance tlc, there’s no reason to stress! these 5 professional tips from pergo will help make sure your floors look as great as the day they were installed and stay beautiful for years to come. professional laminate care tips don...
Ultimate Guide to Laminate Flooring
...n come in styles such as: handscraped & rustic – expensive treatments in hardwood simulated in laminate reclaimed – another hardwood lookalike with a lighter, more natural feel. weathered & distressed – yet another hardwood look works perfectly with the farmhouse style of décor. marquetry – this visual uses an inlaid pattern to form an intricate design. chevron is a popular marquetry loo...
Ultimate Guide to Hardwood Flooring
...flooring: mannington's normandy oak series is a stunning, wide plank, white oak features a 7" width and boards up to 7 feet long to create a high end feel to any size home. subtle wire brushing and distressing is combined with hand applied stains to create a rustic hardwood flooring look that is ever enduring and quite beautiful. hand scraped hardwood flooring: bengal bay brings unrivaled beaut...
Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood
...e, of course, many variables: solid hardwood collections can vary in price depending on the warranty, protective finish and how many finishing processes have been used to achieve a particular look. distressed and scraped styles or those with unique staining techniques will be on the higher end. engineered hardwood: as a whole, engineered tends to be less expensive than solid hardwood, with the ex...
3 Tips to Create Your Dream Closet
...etmaid, 57 percent of women admitted having an organized closet would make finding what they’re looking for faster and easier while 3 out of 10 said an organized closet would make mornings less stressful. however, treating yourself to your dream closet and introducing a new level of organization can help alleviate those worries and provide a fresh perspective. to get started on your c...
A Handy Guide to Starting a Home Remodel
... the best value, but also to find someone whose work, style and experience is most in line with the needs of your project. after all, this person will be a big part of your life during a fairly stressful time period. always check references and verify the contractor's standing with local associations. get ready for work remember that you'll need to create a work environment that is s...
Transform Your Bathroom into the Ultimate Paradise
...ime in the bathroom. it's a functional space where you can bathe, get ready for the day and take care of business. however, the bathroom can be so much more than that: it can offer a place to destress, relax and recharge before taking on the morning or after conquering a long day. now you can escape to your own paradise without leaving home. these simple tips and tricks from lifestyl...
Mix, match and mosaic: The top interior design trends of 2018
...on trend: breezy, uncomplicated seaside styles that incorporate natural aquatic blue and green shades. "we are seeing an ode to the elements in interior design - walls and flooring that look distressed or weathered, and an ongoing demand for the look of reclaimed wood," says babinski. a trend that was hot in the '90s is also making a resurgence: faux stone, and designers taking artis...
Tidy Back-to-School Transitioning
...oad productivity apps on your phone. help make your life easier as you get into the swing of the school year with apps that assist in organization and time management to help reduce day-to-day family stresses associated with hectic school days. one thing is certain every school year: having an organized home and systems in place can keep parents happier and the household running smoothly. find...
A room-by-room guide to decluttering your home
...found a cluttered home can negatively affect your mental and physical health, while a cleaner home can make you feel happier and healthier. a ucla study found mothers in cluttered homes had higher stress levels while dealing with their stuff, while an indiana university study found people with clean houses are healthier than those living in cluttered homes. you may realize clutter isn’t good fo...
Renovations for the Ages - Antique upgrades for kitchen and bath
...w foot tub makes for a stunning focal point, and a stylish pedestal sink adds character a modern vanity simply can't deliver. the one downside, limited storage space, can be easily remedied. a distressed cupboard or cabinet fitted with an antique window pane door is a simple diy solution, or rely on stacked wooden crates (sanded and finished, of course) for a whimsical tower to fill with towe...
3 Steps for Growing Edible Herbs
...vorful leaves. most herbs grow best in full sun, but some can also tolerate light shade. although many herbs are adaptable to varying conditions (and flavor can oftentimes be best when the plants are stressed a bit), be careful not to overwater as most herbs need well-drained soil. to prepare soil in a new planting area, remove sod if necessary and amend soil to create the ideal growing enviro...
Uniquely you hues: Decorating with your personality in mind
...s that exude elegance. colors such as peach brick (ppg18-26) and subdued (ppg1015-4) provide the perfect muted backdrop for a bathroom or entryway.consider adding a farmhouse feel to the space with distressed wood elements to embrace country charm and create a modern rustic look. * for spirited extroverts, plum, cherry and purple hues may adorn your space. the ppg paints precious tones paint co...
Top 6 home decorating trends
... it’s a coffee table or floating frame, acrylic accents and accessories are this year’s clear favorite for adding a gleaming finish to a space. 4. farmhouse chic: reclaimed wood, aged metals and distressed details are showing up everywhere in interior design and are not going anywhere in 2017. farmhouse chic decor is a spin on the classic farmhouse style with an added soft elegance. classic sha...
Refresh Your Space for a Brighter Season
...g technology helps keep clothes smelling fresh all season long through countless games, time spent in the garden and fun outdoors. find more information at snuggle.com/superfresh. declutter to de-stress. while disinfecting and removing odors are the cornerstone of spring cleaning, it's also important to re-evaluate items that were hoarded over the winter months. for example, revisit your sprin...
From stains to storage: Easy home cleaning solutions that open up time for fun
...barely worn clothes initially takes some time, the results are well worth it. after removing barely-used belongings, you'll have less stuff to store, which prevents clutter from piling up and causing stress in the future. when getting rid of junk, start in the area that contains the bulk of your possessions, such as the bedroom or hallway closets. tackling the problem head-on and getting the wo...
5 residential design trends in hardwood
...atile and timeless - quiet and soothing colors that recede into the background without losing personality or becoming faceless. that's why they work in any style dã©cor, yet always look modern." distressed hardwoods homeowners drawn to the popular look of weather-beaten rustic and elegantly timeworn are turning to distressed hardwoods - new product to which scrapes, nail holes, notches, saw ...
5 tips to prepare the bath for winter
...h bath décor and incorporate simple upgrades — ultimately transforming the bath from a cold, simple space into a warm and comforting winter oasis. warm it up! there is nothing more relaxing after a stressful day than a steamy, luxurious shower. however, showers can’t last forever — even in the wintertime. decrease the temperature shock by investing in a towel warmer like the warmlyyours barcelon...
You're Free! Five Great Ideas for Repurposing Kids' Bedrooms
...alifornia-based consulting firm age wage. “more and more people are turning their empty nests into nurturing nests.” even better, with today’s easy-to-use construction tools, repurposing rooms can be stress-free and efficient. if you haven’t engaged in diy projects lately, it’s worthwhile to check out some of the newest market innovations in saws, cordless drills, portable nailers and belt sanders...
Secrets to marrying style, eco-sense and luxury in any bathroom
...f water per year, the epa says. yet the shower is also one of the most cherished features in any bathroom; it’s not just where you get clean, it’s also a place where you relax and wash away the day’s stresses, or get invigorated for the day by washing away early morning drowsiness. today’s water-conserving showerheads not only reduce the amount of water you use per shower, they can be elegant des...
Home improvement: What's old is new again
...spired by the charm of vintage floors. retailers like lumber liquidators sell an array of flooring styles that mimic the look and feel of vintage woodwork — wide planks that echo farmhouse floors, distressed finishes and much more. by replicating techniques such as wire brushing and hand scraping, distressed flooring achieves the look of vintage craftsmanship. rustic charm of wall accents addin...
5 DIY projects to liven up your office
...d superior color in one simple coat! whatever color you choose — red, green or blue — the transformation will astonish you and the bright bold colors are bound to put a spring in your step, even on a stressful work day. go green and fill your space with plants! if you already have a plant or two in your office, why not buy more? in most cases, you'll want to select plants that thrive in low-ligh...
Make a Great Escape with a Specialty Room for You
..., which can feature spacious storage and expansive countertops, providing ample space to create projects that help decorate both the interior and exterior of the home, or simply to unwind and relieve stress. don't dismiss cars, bars and sports. if a room free of frou-frou decor where you can just unwind is more your ticket, a man cave may be just the answer. man caves come in all shapes and sizes...
Creative Ways to Add Order to Your Home
...cluding your walls – is the key to successful organizing. channel your inner creativity with help from the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores and add chic style to your storage with distressed wooden boxes hung to create artful, cubby shelves or this hanging bulletin board, which uses cleverly stylish clothespins and clips to protect your treasured photos and messages from thumbtac...
Get a Fresh Look with Easy Furniture Updates
...ce 2-inch paintbrush hand sander and 80 grit sandpaper soft cloth dark wax using painter's tape, tape off areas not to be painted. paint desk. allow to dry and recoat as needed. when dry, distress edges with hand sander until desired look is achieved. using soft cloth, wipe on dark wax and buff. sitting pretty painted chair crafting time: 1-2 hours skill level: intermediate suppl...
5 DIY Kitchen Renovation Inspirations
...t's easy to install. it'll be a dramatic focal point in your kitchen - and in conversation. don't get voted off this island at a party, everyone ends up in the kitchen. easily swap in a large, distressed, vintage-inspired island to create a warm and inviting space where guests can gather so they don't take up your valuable prep and cooking space. upgrade your cooking new appliances make ...
10 Ways to Stay Organized All Day Long
...organization is essential for keeping stress at bay throughout the day. whether you're getting the kids ready for school, tackling household chores, preparing meals or getting everyone ready for bed, there are several things you can do to maximize time, space and peace of mind. "people often think that getting organized at home means hours of overhauling every room," says lisa zaslow, organizat...
Creating Sustainable, Beautiful Landscapes
...lem areas as well as possibilities and create a solid plan that addresses both the big picture and exact details of how your landscape will look. they will handle all the details, saving you time and stress. 5. landscape architects will deliver a finished project that you will love and that will comply with regulations and codes. it will be a special place that you and your family and friends w...
Spacious Upgrades/Ideas to Easily Enhance the Master Closet
...et system can centralize your clothing into one space," said marrero. "the more storage, the better." investing in a functional closet organizing system can help you save time now by reducing the stress of finding items when you need them, and benefit you in the future by adding extra value to your home. after all, "standard" just doesn't work for today's closet. for more information about...
Revitalize Forgotten Furniture with a Simple DIY Transformation
...ith a second coat. tips: for a richer color, use the finest sand paper possible to remove as little stain as possible between coats. apply more layers for a darker look, or only one coat for a distressed look. for additional diy project ideas for your home, including tips and how-to videos, visit www.cabotstain.com...
Save on Splurge-Worthy Home Styles
...hat mimic the look of real gold, with price tags that won't leave you feeling like a fool. trendy tile wood-look porcelain tiles, such as daltile's season wood colorbody(tm) porcelain, resemble distressed and aged wood; yet can be installed without concern for water damage, warping or wear and tear. with advanced technologies, tile manufacturers are also able to create visuals that capture ...
Tips for Tackling Holiday Messes
...for your guests. from getting your home ready for company to managing the many messes that come with a packed home, there are several cleaning tips to help you enjoy the fun at hand without the extra stress. "the holiday season offers up an abundance of get-togethers," said coryanne ettiene, home and lifestyle expert at kitchen living with coryanne. "but all of this merriment can bring about a lo...
Bathroom Upgrades to Impress Guests
...e mindful of how your home coincides with the theme of your party. game day? have plenty of seats in front of the screen and a "sideline lounge" for those who prefer to socialize. girls' night? don't stress about chairs. encourage guests to congregate in various areas - like a "choose your own fruit" sangria bar. * overflow free. the bath is one of the highest-traffic areas during game day or ...
Emergency Preparedness Tips/Prepare your home for a power outage
...redness checklist: planning ahead when you have advance warning of a potential loss of power, which is often caused by a strong weather system, there are many steps families can take to minimize the stress it can cause. the federal emergency management agency (fema) recommends that you create an emergency preparedness plan with a checklist of items: * make sure your gas tank is full * fill plas...
Organize Entryways with Decorative Storage
...ter. begin by de-cluttering. clean out any storage areas and items that don't belong, keeping only the essentials in the entryway. minimizing the excess and creating a sense of order helps relieve stress so you get out the door faster. create zones for like items. make designated spots for shoes, coats, bags, hats, etc. capture your on-the-go essentials such as sunglasses, keys and wallets i...
Make a Splash With Family Pool Fun
...ways pick at least one responsible adult to monitor children at all times. 2. know cpr: before investing in a pool, be sure to take a cpr class. the faster cpr can be administered to a person in distress, the stronger the long-term outcome. 3. keep your water clean: pool safety also includes keeping the water clean and sanitary for your family. invest in the proper tools, such as the pool ca...
Simple Tips Keep Clutter at Bay
...r items using storage bins and containers that complement your décor. 3. reset yourself. every night before you turn in, take a few moments to put things where they belong. this gives you a fresh, stress-free start in the morning and peace of mind knowing where everything you need is located. 4. turn clutter into cash. motivate yourself to de-clutter by making money on your unused and unwant...
Control the Clutter with Drop Zones
...tournament or an all-day shopping excursion, it's natural to want to drop everything and relax. however, literally dropping everything can cause a tremendous amount of clutter in the home, leading to stress, misplaced items and wasted time. to eliminate the clutter that busy lifestyles create, try establishing designated drop zones throughout your house to regain a sense of order. don't worry, you...
Revitalize Forgotten Furniture with a Simple DIY Transformation
...ith a second coat. tips: for a richer color, use the finest sand paper possible to remove as little stain as possible between coats. apply more layers for a darker look, or only one coat for a distressed look. for additional diy project ideas for your home, including tips and how-to videos, visit www.cabotstain.com. ...
Seaside Inspiration for the Home
...r 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. 4. paint 2 coats of a mixture of all the whites onto all surfaces. let dry. 5. sand lightly with course sandpaper, then with fine grit sandpaper. 6. prepare the insert for...
Go with the flow to add flexibility to your home
...ettings, food, beverages, hosts and guests between the food preparation areas, butler's pantry and dining room. upstairs, the advent of the second-floor laundry room has proven a blessing for time-stressed homemakers who want clothes and bedding to be washed and dried where they're commonly needed. here, too, sliding doors are an ideal solution.-they enable the laundry room to be sequestered be...
Find Your Perfect Fit /Five Tips for Purchasing a Recliner
...just aesthetics. you must consider the size, shape and fit of the chair. the best fit will provide the most comfort. longevity is another consideration. here are five tips from ekornes; makers of the stressless recliner, to help you easily choose a recliner that fits your physical and aesthetic needs: 1. choose a size. keep in mind how much physical space you have allotted for a new recliner. con...
Are Your Fall Lawn and Garden Priorities in Order?
...s rich in slow-release nitrogen, such as greenview with greensmart fall lawn food, promote strong roots and long lasting results. fertilizing at the beginning of fall helps the grass recover from the stresses of summer and begins the process of strengthening the roots for next year. 2. make your own mulch - when collected and added to a compost pile, leaves make great mulch. leaves are a great ...
Painting Kids' Rooms: Tips and Tricks to Get it Right
...ve way to create just the right atmosphere. but knowing how to get started can feel overwhelming. these tips will help you choose the best type and color of paint, while keeping the process quick and stress-free. sheen savvy sheen determines how shiny your paint looks when it's dry. choosing the right sheen adds the perfect finishing touch on a room, and it can make a big difference when it co...
Creating the perfect master suite retreat
...casual and comfortable retreats are more appealing than formal, model-home-like spaces. the right color palettes, furnishings and fixtures can transform a master suite into a tranquil escape from the stresses and headaches of the day. but blissful hideaways are not limited to only one style and feel. relaxation can come in a number of ways - it simply depends on the eye of the beholder. here a...
Trend watch: Color and customization trends for your kitchen
... more of a subtle, eclectic look, combine a variety of dinnerware pieces that hang together with one consistent thread, such as bold color or an unexpected pattern. the best part is you don't have to stress if you break a plate, can't find the exact piece to match the collection, or have more guests than matching dinner sets. customize your kitchen space by adding a hint of color or playing ar...
Holiday TLC for Your Furniture
...the holidays bring celebrations with friends and loved ones - as well as the stress of setting the perfect table and plenty of opportunities for spills and accidents. but don't fret - tracy hutson, a designer on "extreme makeover: home edition," has some tips to help you and your home get ready for the season. give furniture a new purpose and identity. breathing new life into older pieces gives...
Top 10 Kitchen Remodeling Considerations
...ur kitchen. ask your remodeler or designer to help you create a plan to allow you to use your kitchen at least partially during different points in the remodeling process. though remodeling can seem stressful at first, the right amount of planning and research will simplify the process and result in the kitchen of your dreams. for more design and remodeling tips from sarah reep, visit www.kraftma...
Kährs launches the Artisan Collection
...loor within the artisan collection has its own unique style and character, spanning from palest white to almost black in color, and include a variety of different hand-made surface designs, such as distressing and handscraping. all artisan floors have beveled edges and are treated with kährs nature oil. the artisan collection will be the first north american kährs flooring introduced with the natu...
Tips for a Clean House During the Holidays
...nes, making memories that will last a lifetime. "holiday preparation doesn't have to mean a spotless house," monnie said. "but planning ahead and prioritizing cleaning tasks go a long way toward a stress-free holiday season." give yourself a break this year by choosing the right equipment and getting a head start on holiday preparations...
Holiday Tidy-ings: How to Simplify Celebrations and Cut Costs This Season
...ley associate marketing manager for dirt devil. "this year, i've decided to bake cookies for co-workers and host a holiday gathering, but i have a plan in place to keep my home guest-ready and myself stress-free." so, embrace the holiday season and all the fun it has to offer with these tips for keeping the house in tip-top shape without breaking the bank. * clear coat clutter - before you h...
Outdoor Rooms from Top to Bottom
... more appropriate in outdoor areas." shade pergolas offer homeowners the ability to create sanctuaries that are covered from rain, protected from sun, impervious against wind, and immune from the stresses of daily life. since the canopies are retractable, homeowners can switch from sun to shade at their leisure. the cellular vinyl pergolas are a low- to no-maintenance realistic wood alternativ...
Refresh Your Nest Affordable ways to liven up your home
..., most especially (and perhaps surprisingly), gray. "a dash of a neutral metallic accent, such as silver, adds a welcome sparkle," said robinson. "it's like sunlight peeking through the clouds." distressed to impress modern country is ageless and exudes a comforting charm that takes imperfection to new heights. natural finishes, heavily distressed surfaces, reclaimed woods, rattan, wicker and ...
crazing
...The cracking which occurs in fired glazed or other critical tensile stresses...
distressed visual
...A design term that describes an aged, timeworn look...
resilient
...These floors have some "give" or elasticity when you walk across them. Tending or able to recover from strain or deformation caused especially by compressive stress. This category includes linoleum, cork, rubber and specialty resilient. ...
reclaimed
...s, although some companies use wood from less traditional structures such as boxcars, coal mines and wine barrels. Reclaimed lumber is sold under a number of names, such as antique lumber, distressed lumber, recovered lumber, upcycled lumber, and others. It is often confused with salvage logging. Reclaimed or antique lumber is used primarily for decoration and home building, for example f...

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