Tools

Roberts® Flooring Products
...founded in 1979, q.e.p. co., inc. manufactures and distributes a complete line of flooring tools and accessories to the best home centers and distributors around the world. we carry over 4,000 different items under the brand names: q.e.p.tm, robertstm, and o'tooltm. strategically located facilities across the unites states ensure that we are "local" to our customers and shipping lead times ...
Orcon® Products
... that year orcon developed its first hot melt carpet seaming tape. now known as orcon's floor covering installation systems division (fcisd), this unit produces high quality flooring installation tools in addition to the industry's leading seaming tapes, used by carpet installers to close and secure seams during carpet installation. orcon corporation is a substantial, mature company, an...
BerryAlloc Laminate Flooring
...nderlayment for maximum installation efficiency. alloc’s mechanical locking system features built-in alignment accuracy, making it nearly impossible to install incorrectly. plus, no glue or special tools are required for installation. most do-it-yourselfers find alloc very easy to install, but your dealer is the best source of specific information.  there is no wait. because there’s no glue to d...
Crain Cutter Tools
...crain is an american manufacturer of professional flooring tools, including carpet tools, vinyl flooring tools, wood floor tools, undercut saws, toe-kick saws, and scrapers and stripper machines for tear out of old floor covering. our web site includes the crain tools catalog, and information on parts for crain tools...
Duo-Fast Fastners
...for over 60 years, duo-fast has been synonymous with professional-quality fastening solutions. now, we make it easier than ever to find the tools and fasteners you need with duoflash, our interactive catalog and selection guide.  whether you're looking for the best in air-driven nailers or staplers, electric staplers, or manual staplers and tackers…duoflash puts all the information ju...
American Safety Razor
...ucts primarily consisting of shaving razors and blades, and custom bar soap. the company's extensive blade manufacturing expertise extends beyond shaving razors and blades to encompass bladed hand tools and blades, specialty industrial baldes, and medical blades. committed to increasing the company's value for its consumers, trade partners, employees, and shareholders, american safety razor s...
Gundlach Tools
...is new floor tile asked beno to modify his shingle cutter for use with these new flooring material.  this marked the company's first entry into the manufacture of floor covering installation tools.   beno's eldest son, john b. "jack" gundlach joined the company shortly after august 1946, having served in the u.s. army combat engineers in europe during the last part...
Aqua Mix Tile & Stone Care
...h innovative care and maintenance solutions. offering the largest selection of sealers, cleaners, problem solvers, grout colorant and stone restoration products, we provide professionals with the tools and solutions needed to stake their reputations on; making us the #1 contractor preferred manufacturer of sealers and cleaners. ...
Stanley Bostitch
...rick stanley begin to realize his worldwide mission. soon after, the stanley works expanded its international operations by acquiring stanley rule and level, the largest u.s. manufacturers of hand tools, founded in 1857 by a relative of mr. stanley. by 1920, stanley® brand tools and hardware were preferred, and could be found, on every continent. today, over 150 years after frederick t. stan...
Custom Building Products
...etter and last longer. because we measure our success by your satisfaction, we feel it's equally important to provide reliable service and expert technical support. so you have not only the right tools for the job, but the peace of mind that comes from knowing they're being used properly. whether it be products for tile and stone installation, tile and stone care, floor preparation or ho...
Purdy Paint Bushes
...ed 2-car garage in oregon. his unswerving, uncompromising dedication to quality and excellence continue today. he was a man of strong principle, who believed that handcrafting the finest painting tools may take a little longer. but he knew it was the only way to "build in" the characteristics and properties that assure superior coverage and unsurpassed performance that can only be found ...
The Woolie™
... when you purchase this kit. i have also simplified your color selection process with the chart on the back of this box. since the introduction of the woolie, i have gone on to create additional tools and kits to make decorating with paint fun and easy! now, have fun creating beautiful looks for your home.. that's what the woolie is all about. by the way, the woolie and the little woolie™ ...
Benissimo™ Systems
... be placed with your nearest tile dealer and you can order only the pieces and components needed for your particular project, saving a tremendous amount of waste. standard tile installation and tools are all that is required to install granite solutions. ...
Ralph Lauren Paints
...of suede to the rugged variations of river rock. lifestyle colors survey our vast color collections, from an album of whites to serene naturals and lush greenhouse hues. faux techniques special tools and glazes create the effect of well-worn indigo denim, bright canvas, softly worn natural linen or antiqued leather, as well as traditional faux techniques...
Scofield® Decorative Concrete
... complimentary products including coloring admixtures, color hardeners, colored cementitious toppings, stains, color-matched curing, sealing, coating and caulking materials, and a realistic texturing tools...
Taylor Tools
...manufactures professional floorcovering tools and equipment including flooring removal, materialhandling and carpet installation tool...
Kapro® Tools
... kapro is a leading manufacturer and developer of innovative hand tools for the professional market. for 30 years, kapro has been making the finest quality spirit levels, laser levels, and layout tools, marking and measuring tools. we have built a reputation as the industry's foremost innovator, and we are renowned for our quality products, outstanding service, added value, and cut...
Alpha Professional Tools®
...alpha professional tools® was founded in 1986 and has become a leading manufacturer of quality tools for professionals in the natural stone, engineered stone, porcelain, ceramic, glass and construction industries. alpha® provides the best products for cutting, drilling, shaping and polishing all types of materials. in addition to providing the best products in the industry, alpha profe...
IRWIN® Industrial Tools
...irwin industrial tools manufactures and distributes professional grade hand tools and power tool accessories worldwide for trade professionals who demand superior performance and durability on the job. irwin industrial tools' brand portfolio features user-preferred category leaders such as irwin®, vise-grip®, marathon®, quick-grip®, speedbor®, strait-line®, unibit®, and hanson®. for ov...
Barwalt® Tools
...th is still closely tied to the publics use of ceramic tile. long range prospects for continued growth depend on the consumers perception of beauty, utility and longevity of ceramic tile. quality tools enable a skilled craftsperson to accomplish exceptional workmanship. since 1977, barwalt® tool company has led in innovation with an ever growing line of products that have revolutionized...
Bermex Furniture
...over the last few years bermex has become more and more the specialist of high quality solid wood casual and formal dining furniture, pub tables and bar stools.  bermex is now one of the most important manufacturer of solid wood chairs and bar stools in north america with over 400 models to choose from. we only use selected solid north american birch, controlling everything from the raw...
Bullet Tools
...home of the magnum shear - the cutter that is revolutionizing the way you install. we invite you to browse through some of the newest time-saving tools in the flooring industry. our mission is to develop cutting edge, high quality, affordable tools backed by our "bullet-proof warranty" and a commitment to do business with integrity and dependability...
Frazee Paints
...hitectural, commercial, industrial and government specification coatings. in addition, frazee offers an extensive line of nationally recognized wallcovering brands, spray equipment and painting tools. this broad product offering along with the knowledge, experience and service of our professional sales staff ensures that your painting projects get done right the first time. the frazee c...
HANDy Paint Pail
...of custom fit accessories that make painting time-saving and easy! introducing the new handy ladder pail. the multi-use pail for all your project needs. it's the safe way to transport your paint and tools and down a ladder! the handy paint pail was designed to make your painting projects a breeze! ruggedly constructed for both professional and do-it-yourself painters, the handy paint pail will w...
Corona Brushes
... rollers to meet not just our high standards, but also yours. for us, quality means taking pride in what we create. it's an old-fashioned concept, but one that has guaranteed our customers the finest tools for 80 years. after three generations in brushmaking, we still like to be "in the kitchen". we know every detail, no matter how small, is one more opportunity to make something good, better. w...
Hyde Tools
...the essence of hyde's success is concentrating on what it knows best; laser cutting, blanking, heat treating, grinding and polishing steel. the standards that isaac hyde established in the 1870's still hold true today: make the best possible product from the most appropriate steel and try every day to improve on yesterday's best. day after day, in every product, hyde gives america the edge it need...
MRLongArm Paint Tools
...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...
ProVision Tools
...the pivit ladder tool is the ultimate ladder accessory. you can have a stable platform for your ladder in seconds. the pivit ladder tool is an indispensable part of any endeavor that may use a ladder. no other tool instantly levels a ladder in seconds. your safety is enhanced by the use of the pivit ladder tool. if you use your ladder every day or once a year, you'll find all the work you perform ...
Red Devil Painters Tools
... the first in the industry and could be used as a glass breaker, can opener, corkscrew, knife/scissor sharpener and tack hammer. because of the "woodward wizard" and other unique and dependable tools, our reputation for quality and reliability grew. during a buying trip to sweden, the company's founder, landon p. smith, heard a blacksmith remark "those little red devils" after sparks fro...
Warner Tools
...warner makes more than 800 hand tool products for painting, drywall, wallcovering and masonry work. we'll describe how these tools fit in to each project. but most of your projects will require some products we don't manufacture, like paint, brushes, chemical strippers and power tools. to make sure you have all the information you need get it done right, we'll have partners from those other manufa...
Worktool
...today worktools is primarily focused on the development aspects of commercialization. our development process proceeds in a series of steps. at the end of the process we deliver an engineered product and the manufacturing sources ready to make it....
Olfa Cutting Tools
...taber sales was founded in 1973 with the vision of providing unparalleled service to our customers. today that vision remains stronger than ever, although the market has changed. originally our market focused solely on the window tinting industry with the launch of olfaproducts.com, our products now focus on a much broader consumer base, along with the overall wholesale industry. thoug...
National Carpet Equipment
... the job done. all of our products are engineered by experience. through years of manufacturing and design experience, we discovered ways to improve all facets of the floor covering industry. tools and equipment have been developed to make jobs go faster and easier. we now hold many u.s. patents on tools and equipment that we have developed, tested and manufactured for use throughout t...
Z-PRO Paint Accessories
...-pro international, inc. markets painting tool products throughout the united states, canada, europe, australia, the caribbean and south america. well known as innovators in the field of painting tools and supplies, z-pro introduced the patented and award winning vacuum action no-drip® caulk guns and the patented no-slip roller frames.  the z-pro® brand has come to be recognized as that ...
Advance Equipment Manufacturing Co.
...advance equipment manufacturing co. has been producing quality decorating tools for the professional paperhanger and painter, since 1922. our products include: drywall, painting, flooring and wallcovering tools. we also manufacture quality pasting machines and graining tools for the professional decorator...
Hakatai Glass Tile
...s and murals around the country. with a large variety of glass tile colors, finishings and sizes, you have variety to spec just about any installation or design. and now with our online custom design tools, where any homeowner, dealer or architect can create their own unique custom glass tile blends or gradients online, you're able to keep up with today’s commercial trends and tomorrow’s fashions ...
Holland Bar Stool Company
...oducts. our merchandise is constructed from the finest solid red appalachian oak or solid hardwood maple for the wood products, and high quality plating grade steel for metal products. our metal stools have an oven baked powdercoat finish that is extremely durable and long lasting, while our wood is finished with the finest catalyzed lacquer in the industry. we offer a variety of sizes: ...
Unger Cleaning Tools
...ts product line in order to become the market leader in the sanitary supply and retail cleaning fields. adopting this as the company's mission, unger strives to produce high quality, innovative tools that help professionals clean more productively and safely, as well as offer superior customer service to both end-users and distributors. today, unger is an international company and ha...
Lockwood Flooring
...our commitment to the best products in the industry embraces all categories - prefinished and unfinished hardwood flooring, trims and vents, underlayments, machines, tools, adhesives, stains, finishes, abrasives and all other accessories. ...
QEP Tools
... and value-driven flooring and industrial solutions. as a leading worldwide manufacturer, marketer and distributor q.e.p. delivers a comprehensive line of hardwood flooring, flooring installation tools, adhesives and flooring related products targeted for the professional installer as well as the do-it-yourselfer. in addition the company provides industrial tools with cutting edge techno...
TechFloor
...weathertech techfloor modular flooring tiles install quickly and without tools in your garage, shop, basement, mudroom, laundry room, deck, patio, workout room and kids playroom. molded tractionsquares for wet or dry no slip use...
SuperiorBilt® Tools
...superiorbilt® toolsyou can tell a lot about a professional by the tools they use. and tile contractors have been choosing our tools for decades. our full line of superiorbilt® premium tools is proof that custom is the only source you need for superior products and support. your success is our success. every day, the team at custom building products works to meet and exceed your expectations for q...
Ace Hardware
...es and shapes based on the needs of each individual neighborhood. we have small, urban stores, large rural stores and everything in between. ace stores offer a wide variety of paint, lawn and garden, tools, business supplies, local niche services and virtually anything you'll ever need to fix, repair and maintain your home or business. and of course, ace is most certainly the place with the helpfu...
STANLEY® Tools
...for over 170 years, stanley® has been synonymous with quality, reliability, innovation and value. from the “do-it-yourselfer” installing a ceiling fan to the professional contractor framing new homes, it’s a safe bet that stanley has the right tool for the job. we’re proud of our reputation for excellence, and dedicated to continually testing, designing and improving our products to ensure quality...
Freud Tools
...at freud, we take to heart the time, money and creativity you dedicate to each woodworking project. that is why our philosophy is to consistently strive for perfection in cutting tool performance. freud meticulously analyzes every detail of the woodworker’s needs and requirements; enabling us to design and produce superior tailored solutions. the level of precision that goes into each cutting tool...
International Furniture Direct
...irect is a case goods manufacturer with factories in guadalajara and puebla, mexico. our product categories range from bedroom, dining, entertainment units, occasional tables, consoles, bars, barstools and more. with four u.s. domestic warehouses strategically situated in phoenix az, houston tx, atlanta ga and chicago il, we are able to offer a warehouse program with short lead times, wh...
Kaleen Broadloom
...ing an outstanding in-stock position. our partnership with rug and carpet retailers extends beyond merchandise. we provide regularly updated print and digital materials and cost-effective promotional tools designed to help retailers promote their business and assist their customers in finding the perfect addition to their home decor. ...
Rickert Tile
...rickert tile carries high quality ceramic, porcelain, stone, and glass for all your residential and commercial building needs. you can also find the necessary setting materials and tools needed to complete your project. most products are imported from italy and spain, thus giving your home much added value...
Appliances
...get more complex with time, such as going from a soldering iron to a hot-air soldering station), while white goods may need more practical skills and "brute force" to manipulate the devices and heavy tools required to repair them. definition given a broad usage, the domestic application attached to "home appliance" is tied to the definition of appliance as "an instrument or device designed for a...
Bar Furniture
...ards and a big screen television. they also can be a chic space for exciting parties with family and friends. once you've found the right bar counter to coordinate with your home's decor, chairs and stools should be next on your list. swivel and standard counter stools are relaxing, and they're available in styles and colors to match the rest of your decor. from summer get-togethers to holiday p...
Bars
...me bars not only offer a relaxing place to have a few drinks and unwind, but they are also a perfect spot for entertaining family and friends. of course, you'll want to make sure you have enough bar stools to make room for your guests. if you need more seating, a few round bar tables or pub tables with chairs should do the trick. when you want to add a little extra excitement and flair to your ho...
Barstools
...the next time you have a get-together, instead of inviting friends over to sit at mismatched or worn down furniture offer them a seat that is as comfortable as it looks with new bar stools. whether you're upgrading your present home bar or are building a new one from scratch, there are bar chairs and stools that guests will look forward to settling into for hours on end. replacing your card table ...
Dining & Kitchen Furniture
... dining table. a new pub set is an excellent place to sit for a quick snack or a drink after a long day. today’s kitchen furniture is built to make meal preparation easier. you can store more cooking tools and gadgets in kitchen carts. and if you're short on counter space, kitchen carts can also provide a solid surface to chop food and perform other culinary tasks on. pantries can provide tasteful...
Modular Carpet Tile
... date will almost certainly be slightly different color. carpet tile turns the messy, awkward job of carpet installation into a quick and easy one. placement requires less time and few special tools. this type of flooring can be chosen for any room. the pile is not as dense as that in rolled carpet, but it can serve well in both high and low traffic areas. carpet tile (or "carpet squ...
Ottomans
...ce of furniture that can enhance any part of your home’s decor. furniture manufacturers make a wide selection of traditional and chic styles to match any decorative scheme. some of these stylish footstools also contain storage areas so you can hide everything from books and magazines to video remotes. push one of these comfy pieces in front of your sofa, and relax while reading a book or watching ...
Easy, Affordable Bathroom Upgrades
...used spaces in your home, consider these easy and cost-effective ways to give your bathroom a facelift. accessorize with color there are numerous ways to create a new look without lifting any tools. replacing linens and other soft surfaces like rugs, window treatments and shower curtains can help brighten up your space. adding a fresh coat of paint is another low-cost way to modify t...
The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist
.... you can store this season's items in your closet and store winter clothes somewhere out of the way, such as under the bed, on high closet shelves or in outdoor storage. if you have the right tools, you can also vacuum seal seasonal items for additional space. forgotten spaces deep cleaning areas of your house you regularly use is great, but you also need to give some tlc to the ...
Easy, Affordable Bathroom Upgrades
...t-used spaces in your home, consider these easy and cost-effective ways to give your bathroom a facelift. accessorize with color there are numerous ways to create a new look without lifting any tools. replacing linens and other soft surfaces like rugs, window treatments and shower curtains can help brighten up your space. adding a fresh coat of paint is another low-cost way to modify t...
Take a Room-by-Room Approach to Renovations
... in keeping your cleaning equipment and belongings tidy and neat. you'll be able to find shapes and sizes to fit practically any need you can imagine, like tall hideaways for brooms or gardening tools and low-profile options that can double as bench seating. if your footprint allows it, consider an island for added storage and workspace. updated kitchen a stylish, functional kitchen...
Floorigami Peel and Stick Carpet Tile
...ferent? a peel and stick strip secures floorigami in place, without harming the floors beneath it. so you can create a new look any time you like. peel stick, lovefloorigami installs with just a few tools and requires no 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, c...
LUXE Plank Value
...nd water resistance allow you to simulate natural materials in high moisture areas, including bathrooms, kitchens and laundry rooms. and it's easy to install: just peel, place and press. no special tools are required, and you can start enjoying your new floor right away! ...
Sustainable Interiors with a Modern Edge
...ger, gardener and aspiring homeowner. she currently resides in austin, tx where she writes full time for modernize.com, with the goal of empowering homeowners with the expert guidance and educational tools they need to take on big home projects with confidence. ...
LUXE Plank Good
...good luxury vinyl tile replicates the beautiful look of hardwood floors with a water and scratch resistance that holds up well against water and everyday wear. with easy installation and no special tools required, you can you can start enjoying your new floor right away — just peel, press and place. choose from true-to-life oak, pine and maple styles, available in 6" planks and a variety of colo...
LUXE Plank Better
...bring the luxurious look of exotic and traditional hardwoods into your home with beautiful luxe plank® better luxury vinyl tile. simple installation with no special tools required — just peel, place and press and start enjoying your new floor right away! our 6" wide, 48" long planks with beveled edges create a true-to-life hardwood visual, and sturdy thickness and scratch and water resistance of...
LUXE Plank Best
...tial thickness and the superior water and scratch resistance of our advanced protective coating, urethane plus. easily add beauty and durability to any room with simple installation with no special tools required — just peel, place and press, and start enjoying your new floor right away! available in 6" or 4-1/2" wide planks featuring vibrant colors and gorgeous traditional and exotic styles. li...
LUXE Plank with FasTak Install
... wear. spills, smudges and soil wipe right up. quick, easy installationjust position and place! fastak repositionable self-adhesive holds fast and bonds tight. no need for additional glue or special tools! authentic hardwood lookstimeless naturals, rustic white-washing, dramatic grain patterns. we make it easy to achieve just about any hardwood plank style, whether your tastes lean more traditio...
iQ POWER TOOLS Wins Back to Back Pro Tool Innovation Awards
...ent manufacturers and brands submitted over 320 products in dozens of categories for a chance to take home a 2020 pro tool innovation award. ptia judges stated about the iq228cyclone, “iq power tools has a heavy focus on creating dust collection second to none and turning wet-cutting applications into dry-cutting ones. having been impressed by the quality and performance of their origi...
Tarkett: Nine New Stone Designs for Popular ProGen™ Rigid Core LVT Collection
...els and heavy furniture, while also offering a sleek profile and easier installation. the uniclic® system makes installation fast and easy for professionals or diyers, requiring only basic hand tools. progen also contributes to a comfortable and healthy home. its acoustic backing absorbs sound and boasts a superior rating for impact sound transmission with an iic rating of 68. it is mad...
NAFCD Acknowledges 2020 Education Supporters
...mmunity, but also their supplier partners and the industry as a whole. "the commitment of these suppliers allows nafcd to continue its mission of developing cost-effective education and training tools designed specifically for flooring distributors," said kevin gammonley, nafcd executive vice president. "nafcd has been delivering extensive training, research, best practices and timely u...
DEWALT® Revitalizes Its Portable Storage Line With ToughSystem® 2.0
...towson, md (august 18, 2020) – dewalt®, the leading manufacturer of power tools, hand tools, accessories and storage solutions, announces that its new toughsystem® 2.0 storage system, which offers improved durability and modularity versus previous units, is now available. reliable storage solutions even in extreme conditions, toughsystem® 2.0 storage products offer rugged-terrain mobility...
How to Choose the Best Rigid Core Floor
...gid core essentials offers 6” wood-look planks in both classic and trending styles. what are the installation options? we've rated this flooring "diy level: beginner, so if you're pretty handy with tools and cutting you may feel confident tackling installation on your own. you can also consider the benefits of hiring a pro. either way, we offer tips and step-by-step instructions that will help. ...
4 Steps for DIY Paint Project Success
...ides a fresh spin that's all your own. to make your painting project go smoothly, consider following these important steps. take this task list from the experts at purdy professional painting tools into account before diving in to your diy painting project. find inspiration. having a final design in mind before starting your project can help you plan. from the obvious wall color to...
Top exterior trends to inspire your 2019 home projects
...ider amenities like water features, zen gardens or even a shaded reading nook. reframe the possibilities of your shed garages and sheds can be more than a storage space for your lawnmower and tools. these four walls hold many other possibilities, and homeowners have come up with creative, free-time-oriented uses for these simple backyard structures. the options are only limited by yo...
4 Ways to Bring Classic Character to Your Kitchen
... once you've established the centerpiece (or centerpieces) for your kitchen, you can add smaller details as you go. visit antique stores and flea markets to look for finds such as vintage kitchen tools, antique serving platters and cast-iron cookware. antiques frequently show some wear and tear, so make sure any items you are planning to purchase are in good condition. also remember th...
Living in Color
...binetry. embrace the classic white spacious kitchen in your home but take it up a notch with brass lanterns, a round dining table and fabric- covered chairs. find more inspiration and planning tools to create the contemporary kitchen of your dreams at wellborn.com. choose the right cabinet color once you've made the decision to add colored cabinets to the kitchen, there's an obvio...
Mohawk's Edge Summit to Accelerate Retailers' Competitive Edge
...xperience firsthand how the launch of mohawk’s new brand websites have the ability to connect six million shoppers to specialty retail stores. “mohawk’s edge summit will give our customers the tools they need to win in today’s retail space, where they face increased competition as well as the pressures of ecommerce and digital influence,” said bill gaddis, director of national sales. ...
Refresh Your Space/5 steps to simplify your next paint project
...paint is one of the easiest ways to upgrade your home. whether you're revamping a main living area or freshening up your home's curb appeal, some planning and preparation, plus the right painting tools, go a long way toward helping you achieve a professional-looking finished project. execute your paint project flawlessly with these tips and tricks from jennie kitchen, product manager, v...
Q.E.P. Co., Inc. to Acquire Certain Assets of Kraus Group
...iven flooring and industrial solutions. as a leading worldwide manufacturer, marketer and distributor, qep delivers a comprehensive line of hardwood and laminate flooring, flooring installation tools, adhesives and flooring related products targeted for the professional installer as well as the do-it-yourselfer.  in addition, the company provides industrial tools with cutting edge ...
Living in Color
...binetry. embrace the classic white spacious kitchen in your home but take it up a notch with brass lanterns, a round dining table and fabric- covered chairs. find more inspiration and planning tools to create the contemporary kitchen of your dreams at wellborn.com. choose the right cabinet color once you've made the decision to add colored cabinets to the kitchen, there's an obvio...
A Handy Guide to Starting a Home Remodel
...ontractors accountable, and it goes a long way toward ensuring you can enjoy your finished project without regret. draw up the plans to help set your plan in motion, there are numerous online tools you can utilize to simplify each step of the process including design, budgeting and more. if you're planning a home remodel, a comprehensive resource like jcpenney home services offers a ...
Warm up with 5 DIY projects to tackle this winter
...her your drive to paint comes from a style choice or a need to repair dings and dents, there's no reason you can't tackle it now. head to your local paint store to research options for colors and tools and then set aside a day where you can focus solely on your project. whether you touch up your existing colors or go bold with an accent wall, this is one project you'll be glad to finish....
5 top trends for your kitchen in 2018
...to the next level the latest and greatest innovations for your kitchen were on display at kbis, but bringing them home is up to you. need more renovation inspiration? check out new virtual design tools to experiment with different styles and appliance combinations to create your dream kitchen. you may just find a whole new look for your kitchen. ...
The Complete Guide to Printed Carpet
... carpet, you should look for carpet that has been manufactured using the digital dye infusion process. make the most of printed carpet think of different carpet dyeing processes as different design tools, to help match your commercial carpet with your organization's practical and aesthetic requirements. different processes can be used to achieve different looks, and will be suited to different p...
Smart home update 2018: New products that organize your life through voice
...the artificial intelligence that's already taking the world by storm is ramping up even more in 2018, enabling 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...
Save Money Through Energy Efficiency
... lighting unused rooms. similarly, smartphone applications that connect to other appliances, utilities and home features offer the best of personalized comfort and convenience while providing tools to help minimize your home's energy consumption. zoned climate control if you're like most homeowners, there are parts of your house that simply don't get much use or only get used durin...
Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Trends to Watch
...to entertainment and home security. home automation is now a consideration when remodeling as wifi can be used to connect affordable, easy-to-install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. these safety tools can be accessed from any smartphone or device, and should be considered when remodeling. many of these smart devices, including thermostats and lighting fixtures, can support an energy-efficient...
3 ways to personalize your home's curb appeal with an eye-catching front door
... you can choose from options with a wide range of transparency, to ensure the right balance of privacy and natural light for your situation. some manufacturers, like simpson, offer easy-to-use design tools for choosing door and glass designs. the company’s online glass taste test tool, for example, enables homeowners to see how different glass types will look in their door, and the degree of priva...
7 'little' upgrades that can mean a lot to homebuyers
...ore appealing to buyers, and possibly get a better price — and you can accomplish them in just a weekend: * upgrade your kitchen faucet and sink — the kitchen faucet and sink aren’t just practical tools every kitchen needs — they can also be essential elements of a room’s overall design and appeal. replacing a dated kitchen faucet is a minor change that can mean a lot to homebuyers. choose a pu...
Add living space to your home with an easy patio makeover
... the variety of colors and designs are endless and add to the space aesthetic. (just as you would indoors, make sure the surface is clean before you get started.) use colorful crates to keep grilling tools, potholders and outdoor dishes and glassware organized and handy. finally, pick up some bright-colored pots that match your decor style and plant rosemary, parsley, basil and other herbs so t...
Recycle what? 5 tips for recycling bathroom products
..., head to cvs.com/caretorecycle to learn how to get a bathroom recycling bin with qualifying purchase from care to recycle, a program of johnson & johnson consumer inc. that provides fun tips and tools to increase recycling of personal care products. with a handy bin nearby, you'll never have to think twice about recycling in the bathroom. 2. make your own recycling bin. a majority of mo...
Mix Up Something Eclectic
...reciate when they first enter the room, it's what lies hidden behind doors that makes a good kitchen truly great. after spending so much time creating the perfect look, your kitchen demands the right tools and enhancements to make it functional. the trick is to look for unexpected ways to add practical performance. for example, a shallow drawer is an ideal location for kitchen knives so you can...
5 tips to create an affordable and rewarding home DIY project
...r hiding on the closet floor. the average home has an estimated $42.92 in unused loose change, according to data from coinstar. that’s money that could easily be turned into a couple cans of paint or tools for your next project. so collect your coins and bring them to your nearest coinstar kiosk to put your newfound money toward that diy project. * make it a family affair. turn your diy project...
3 backyard projects you can tackle in a weekend
...le to make the inner wall of your pit. fill this area with small stones to serve as the foundation, and lay wet concrete on the ground to solidify and build that foundation. if you do not have the tools you need to successfully make concrete, you can always rent them to eliminate the need for a one-time purchase. once the foundation is ready, apply mortar and stones around the ring. build up...
Thoughtful home design: 4 tips to transform any small space
... possessions you love surrounding you in your new space, it will automatically feel bigger. to start your small space project, experiment with different styles and colors through online design tools, like the visualizer on www.neolith.com. while smaller rooms demand creative thinking and individuality, quality design is well within reach. ...
Add Light with DIY Decor
... styled items. find more creative ideas to bring a touch of light to your home decor at joann.com. glitter and lights canvas crafting time: 3-5 hours skill level: intermediate supplies and tools: foam brush 18-by-24-inch canvas decoupage medium ultra-fine to coarse gold glitter craft knife 3 packages battery-operated warm white led moon lights duct tape protected work surface ...
4 important tips for planning a kitchen remodel
...quick guidelines will help you focus on the end result and ensure the overall experience is enjoyable. storage solutions determine storage needs based on how you work. take inventory of kitchen tools and accessories to determine your path forward. for example, install a cabinet near the stove specifically tailored for pots and pans, or add a narrow cabinet by the oven to house cookie sheets ...
Smart storage ideas to squeeze extra space from your bathroom
...  shampoo bottles, makeup tools, lotions, linens and laundry - the bathroom is one of the most frequented rooms in the home and clutter can collect quickly. stop the chaos before it gets out of control by implementing some smart storage solutions. with these simple ideas, your bathroom will be the most functional and fashionable room in the house. streamline shower shelving it's time...
Apex Creates Pop-Up Book App to Tell its Story
... apex has often merged technology and time-tested approaches. the firm relies on classic direct-selling techniques—going door-to-door to sell its products—but uses high-tech marketing data and sales tools to identify neighborhoods and homes that can get the greatest benefit from its products. its sales force is armed with the loupe® smart phone sales app, which was created in-house, and its in-ho...
Fans Get First Peek at HGTV Dream Home 2017 Located on St. Simons Island, Georgia
...ir; cabinets to go; delta faucet; cesar® canine cuisine; realtor.com®; trex company, inc.; belgard; bush brothers & company; icon health & fitness; simplisafe home security; sleep number®; greenworks tools; and bose corporation – at hgtv.com/hgtvdreamhome. ...
One-weekend DIY projects to get your house relative-ready for the holidays
.... your home will be holiday ready, and as a bonus, you’ll get to enjoy the improvements throughout the new year. before you begin, remember: you can save time, money and storage space by renting the tools you need for holiday diy projects. renting means you always have access to the items you need, and when your project is done, cleanup is as easy as returning the items to your local rental stor...
Harvest Your Own Home Decor
...s such as twig stems, cattail stems and foliage. find more harvest perfect fall home decor at joann.com. harvest fall lanternsskill level: beginner crafting time: 3-5 hours supplies and tools: 2 boxes fall pumpkin and gourd decorations 1 bottle (2 fluid ounces) cloud white paint black sponge paint brush 2 metal and glass lanterns hot glue gun and sticks ...
5 ways to reinvent your garage
...(bpt) - the garage – it’s that space where you used to just store your car, lawn mower, power tools, bikes, bats and boxes of things you wore in the 90s. but to say a garage is only for storage is like saying a truck is only for hauling dressers and box springs. from game room to workshop, man cave to hangout — your garage has the potential to be anything you want it to be. so if you’re thinking ...
Create grand, open living spaces with unique pocket door frames
...te rooms independently. making the frame easier to install as well, its trackless door guide also helps keep your floors pristine since there's no interference with vacuums, brooms, or other cleaning tools. the frame's two tracks run parallel and allow both doors to fit into the wall pocket at the same time. its heavy-gauge, steel-wrapped split studs even fortify walls by adding rigidity. the fram...
You're Free! Five Great Ideas for Repurposing Kids' Bedrooms
...tical,” notes ken dychtwald of california-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, p...
The GardenFrame™: The Most Elegant and Innovative Way to Build Raised Gardens
... of new jersey has created the next big thing in gardening. the patent-pending gardenframe™ allows anyone to build a raised garden bed or garden box with ease and style. assembly is quick and minimal tools are needed to create a raised garden that will not only tastefully accent any home or garden, but also open up gardening possibilities to urban gardeners to live a sustainable lifestyle. "our g...
Making memories: Tips for preserving and creating meaningful wooden pieces
...(bpt) - from your first meal as a married couple at your oak dining table, to enjoying a glass of lemonade with your grandchildren on your pine kitchen stools — your most cherished memories are made at home. “families have so many pieces of wooden furnishings in their homes that are meaningful to them,” says wood finishing expert bruce johnson, spokesperson for minwax. “if you don’t yet have a pi...
Superior design, superior functionality
...e kitchen into an industrially-inspired space, while floating shelves in white oak or black walnut provide a more contemporary note. technology that simplifies from appliances to faucets, kitchen tools are becoming increasingly high-tech. intuitive applications that anticipate needs and increase functionality without sacrificing design are must-haves in the modern kitchen. the single-handle a...
5 ways to design with the 1980s comeback kid: Marble
...f color needed to bring the space to life. the marble aesthetic can also instantly elevate the look of a living room when used around a fireplace. websites like www.neolith.com offer visualizer tools so you can how envision how the marble look will enhance your living space, before making a purchase commitment. incorporate marble into a home with accessories. one of the best aspects of t...
DIY projects to increase the resale value of your home.
...y to make a move and want to get top dollar for their property can take on a number of home renovation projects that will increase the value of their home. with today's powerful, easy-to-use tools, it's never been easier to fix up your house in a way buyers will notice and you can cash-in on. even veteran diyers are amazed at the quality of workmanship they're able to do thanks to a n...
On-Trend Transformations/Get the hottest looks with a bathroom makeover
...wraps around the sink plumbing to hold towels, soaps and hair accessories, providing easy access to stored items while maximizing storage space inside your vanity. find more inspiration and planning tools to create your ideal bathroom retreat at wellborn.com. choose your door designthe type of door overlay you choose for your bathroom cabinetry can make a big difference in the overall look of th...
Make a Great Escape with a Specialty Room for You
...ou 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, from rowdy dens for sports fanatics to workshops decked out with the tools of your trade. even if decorating isn't your thing, look for ways to make the place your own, whether you display trophies from your hunting excursions or decor emblazoned with the logos of you...
Creative Ways to Add Order to Your Home
...es cleverly stylish clothespins and clips to protect your treasured photos and messages from thumbtack punctures. wall organizationcrafting time: more than 5 hoursskill level: beginner supplies and tools: 1 1-inch flat brush 1 each homedecor chalk finish paint: teal, sheepskin, cascade, parisian grey, oatmeal 3 large woodline works unfinished crates  2 small...
Get a Fresh Look with Easy Furniture Updates
...nt your space perfectly. find more ideas for crafty ways to update your furnishings at joann.com. chalk acrylic paint desk crafting time: weekend project skill level: beginner supplies and tools: painter's tape folkart home decor chalk: imperial or color of choice 2-inch paintbrush hand sander and 80 grit sandpaper soft cloth dark wax using painter's tape, tape off areas not to...
DIY Decor with Creative Containers
...ty favors. find more ways to get creative with the containers in your home at joann.com. milk glass jar and jug crafting time: 3-5 hours skill level: some experience necessary supplies and tools: mason jar glass milk jug rubbing alcohol hot glue gun and glue sticks 1/2-inch flat brush folkart home decor chalk: white adirondack mod podge ultra matte finish wash jar and jug with...
A Crafty Storage Solution
...ets you create a fully customized storage center to stash whatever you need. this design allows for everything from jewelry and charging cable storage to paper filing and photo displays to functional tools such as a clock or mirror. choose fabrics and paint to fit your space; there's plenty of room to go bold with bright patterns and colors or tone it down for a more subtle look. find more idea...
Accents to Update Any Space
... for home updates with accent pieces you can make yourself at joann.com. buttercream stenciled art pillows crafting time: more than 5 hours skill level: some experience necessary supplies and tools: buttercream 12-by-12-inch stencil paisley blossom (71852) 2 16-by-16-inch natural pillow covers 1 each of buttercream fabric paints in dainty pink, lipstick red, ginger, ivy lane, ...
8 Ways to Bring Big Style to Small Spaces
...and uninspiring, but just because they're temporary doesn't mean they have to look like it," said tyler wisler, interior design expert from tyler wisler home and hgtv's "design star." "with the right tools and creative design elements, you can transform your home away from home into a space worth staying." wisler recommends these simple tips to turn that bland box into something spectacular: ...
7 Painting Projects for Weekend Warriors
...n't have to be time-intensive or overwhelming - a little paint and creativity can go a long way toward refreshing your space. "the key to achieving professional-looking results is using the right tools," said interior decorator martin amado. "that's why i start all my painting projects by going to lowe's to pick up high-quality paint brushes, a can of paint and 3m safe release painter's tape w...
5 Tips for Tackling a Home Improvement Project
...s (like removing the tree roots from the sewage pipes) there is no shortage of projects for homeowners to tackle. with so much to do, home-improvement projects can feel overwhelming. rely on research tools such as yp.com and these five tips from home blogger and author justina blakeney to help you get started. 1. timing is everything. prioritize projects by needs, not wants. blakeney advises ma...
Tips and Tech Make for a Tidy Home
...ective cleaning tips: 1. add tech to your routine. technology enhances dozens of other areas of daily life, so why not cleaning, too? even better than tech that helps you clean, are smart cleaning tools that clean themselves. for example, the new eureka brushroll clean vacuum's self-cleaning technology cuts tangled hair from the brushroll with the push of a button, clearing the mess in seconds ...
Your Perfect State of Organization
...and projects. already started stuck midway through an organizational project and need some inspiration to finish? don't be afraid to utilize online resources. closetmaid's idea galleries, design tools and online store can help provide affordable and stylish solutions. thinking of your project as a mini-makeover can help make it more exciting and less of a chore. try taking pictures along the ...
Create a Crafty Bistro at Home
.... for more crafty ideas to help you toast the arrival of fall, visit www. joann.com. uncorked candle holder crafting time: 1-2 hours skill level: some experience necessary supplies and tools: rit dye 3 disposable cups hot water 16 decorative wine corks paintbrush scissors 2-inch burlap ribbon 3-inch square glass container adhesive or glue jute cord 1. prepare 3 cups of ...
Chase Chills Away with Cozy Crafts
...ng ideas, visit www.joann.com. easy envelope pillow covers project courtesy of marie chorak at blooming homestead crafting time: 1-2 hours skill level: some experience necessary supplies and tools: 3/4 yard velour upholstery fabric rotary cutter/mat ruler sewing machine basic sewing supplies thread to match fabrics 4 wooden buttons 24-inch-by24-inch pillow insert 1/2 yard faux fu...
Save on Splurge-Worthy Home Styles
...your walls is to incorporate dimension - literally. forget faux paint finishes that give the illusion of depth. achieve a look that is more "now" with a stucco-like finish. using some simple painting tools, multi-tone paint and a material such as joint compound, you can easily - and relatively inexpensively - create a stucco surface that adds genuine texture you can see and feel. touchable text...
4 Tips to Make Home Maintenance Easier
...(family features) some home maintenance jobs require a significant investment of time and specialized equipment, but there are many projects you can accomplish efficiently with basic tools and the right approach. follow these tips to get started: update your toolbox. take inventory to ensure your collection is complete, and replace damaged or rusted tools. your toolbox is also a good place to...
Tips to Maximize Space in Every Room
.... * be socially responsible and recycle. keep a few bins around to recycle your cans, plastic and paper. this is such an easy way to teach children responsibility while keeping the earth clean. tools to help technology the advances in technology have allowed products to be made that make life a little easier on you. cooking and many other activities, a lot of times, leave you with your h...
Lawn Care Tips for Fall
...eaves into a hamper, much like a broom and dustpan. taking these steps will prepare your lawn for the winter and help it come back strong, healthy and beautiful in the spring. learn more about the tools you need to care for your lawn at johndeere.com/residential...
DIY Ideas for Every Room/Simple steps to update and organize
...d in two distinct looks. choose the style that complements your decor, from traditional mahogany to the contemporary styling of weathered teak. work space improve your efficiency with the proper tools for the job. the home depot premium cubes are also a great addition for those who want to add sleek, upscale elements to a work space or office. these stylish storage options offer a professiona...
Four Steps for Attacking Garage Organization
...group similar items and what your storage needs are. for example, do you prefer to hang items on hooks, store in baskets or be able to hide items in cabinets? start exploring your options with design tools, such as the one at www.gladiatorgw.com, to finalize your plans. 3. build your storage system use the walls in your garage to get gear off the floor and maximize storage space by choosing s...
Colorful Springtime Crafts - Easy projects add color to the home
...spring, visit www.joann.com. moss monogram letter project courtesy of gloribell lebron, www.knowhowshedoesit.com crafting time: 1-2 hours skill level: no experience necessary supplies and tools: small canvas moss (the moss collection) glue gun and glue sticks computer and printer (optional) pencil ribbon scissors 1. on the canvas, lightly draw desired letter with a pencil or ...
Make a Splash With Family Pool Fun
...nistered 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 care systems from bioguard, to keep your waters crystal clear. 4. enroll kids in swimming lessons: teach the skill of swimming to children at a young age. enroll kids in cla...
Colorful Autumn Additions
...this colorful candle ring, which features lively, on-trend hues certain to make your fall more glamorous. colorful candle ring some experience necessary crafting time: 3-5 hours supplies and tools: 4 bags of decorative gourds 2 styrofoam brand foam rings 1 package floral picks spray paints: purple short cuts; gray primer; gloss varnish; krylon purple, island splash and peekaboo bl...
Get Your Home Ready for Outdoor Entertaining
...ng guests will notice is the condition of your lawn, so make sure to give it a fresh mow the day before you're having guests over. tidy up yard debris like extra sticks and mulch, and put away garden tools, lawn toys and garbage cans so they are out of view. add fresh flowers - find annuals in your favorite party-theme colors and plant them in ceramic or terra cotta pots to brighten the space. po...
Paint Like a Pro/Easy Exterior and Interior Painting Tips
... of your favorite new home décor trends. "whether your painting projects call for sprucing up your indoor space or freshening up outdoor trim, a little advance planning, sweat equity and the right tools can go a long way in ensuring a professional looking result," said carmen de la paz, designer and former host of hgtv's hammer heads. de la paz offers these tips to help you paint like a pro....
Seaside Inspiration for the Home
...d more beach-inspired projects like this at www.joann.com/projects/. photo frame accent table some experience necessary approximate crafting time: 3 to 5 hours, plus drying time supplies and tools: large picture frame with glass 4 table legs and brackets for attaching to back of frame l-brackets and screws for securing photo panel to underside of frame martha stewart crafts acrylic pa...
Create Budding Home Updates
...as a dusty pink. for more fun projects to liven up your home décor, visit www.joann.com/projects. floral lampshade some experience necessary approximate crafting time: 3-5 hours supplies and tools: scissors 26" hydrangea sprays jolee's jewels bicone/pearl combo: white offray 1/8" black ribbon offray 7/8" oatmeal ribbon black tassel fabric lampshade: cream sewing needle thr...
Clever Storage for Kids' Rooms
...can get it done in less than a day. get more great storage ideas and solutions at www.joann.com. dotty crate with drawer some experience necessary crafting time: 3 to 5 hours supplies and tools: wood crate with 1 drawer soy stains: fruitwood, cherry, walnut rubber gloves old washcloth, soft rag circle templates stylus ruler or yardstick 1/2-inch flat paintbrush 1. ...
Make Your Yard Picture Perfect
... you trim, you leave your lawn neat and tidy. trimming is cutting the edges of your lawn horizontally. it levels unmowed grass so it's even with the rest of the lawn. string trimmers are effective tools for this job. a battery powered trimmer, such as the 36 volt lithium high performance string trimmer with power command(r) controls from black & decker, is a lightweight option for many homeowne...
Kitchen remodeling: How to go from a far-off dream to 'DIY'
... a new kitchen because you think it's unaffordable, you might want to reconsider the changes you can make with your own two hands (and maybe those of some family and friends). when you have the right tools on hand, do-it-yourself kitchen remodeling projects are more accessible than you might think. by visiting a nearby rental store to pick up the necessary tools, you can see twice the savings - in...
Fresh Tips for Holiday Sparkle
...s party-ready. here are some budget-friendly tips using a classic pantry staple to make sure your home is fresh and inviting. a clean kitchen * in the kitchen, make sure your food prep area and tools are clean. instead of harsh cleaners, try natural, food safe arm & hammer baking soda. sprinkle it onto a clean, damp sponge or cloth, and wipe clean. rinse thoroughly and then dry. baking soda ...
Upgrading your kitchen from 'blah' to 'bling' for less
...mine what the ideal kitchen will look like. read home improvement magazines, watch remodeling shows for inspiration, and ask experts for tips and tricks at your home improvement store. look at online tools such as the visualizer on www.wilsonarthd.com to see how you can upgrade your kitchen from blah to bling for less. ...
Four steps to a more beautiful bathroom
...s, either. use refresh to bring new life to cabinets and vanities, and don't forget to touch up the trim and molding. storage organization storing all of your toiletries, accessories and styling tools can be a challenge, but finding ways to avoid clutter is important when decorating a small room. organization is key to a great-looking bathroom, so incorporate storage options that can add styl...
Five Tips for Wood Finishing Like a Pro
...finishing a deck, shed or fence is on a lot of diy to-do lists. while these may seem like large projects to take on, a mix of the right tools with top quality products can help you complete the task with a terrific end result. here are five tips from sikkens wood finishes that will help you stain wood surfaces like a professional: prep the surface - the most important part of finishing a wood p...
Five smart steps to maximize bathroom space
...amp the storage drawer vanity drawers in disarray steal precious time from your morning and evening routine. first step to function: purge. toss old or unused cosmetics, personal supplies, grooming tools or other items you don't use. next, reorganize with inserts that transform drawers into organizational powerhouses. look for inserts that will streamline how you use your bathroom, such as optio...
Simplifying Home Design with Technology
...works of art-with your fingers-then wash it away with the delta faucet. great for getting those creative juices flowing. available for free for blackberry, iphone and ipad. for more design advice, tools and tips, visit www.kraftmaidbydesign.com...
Protect Your Deck Now
...ain a steady speed while spraying. the deck is one of your home's greatest assets. prolong the life of your investment by winterizing it each year. for more project tips and information about what tools to use, visit www.wagnerspraytech.com, www.wagnereztilt.com or follow @wagnerspraytech on twitter...
Top 10 Kitchen Remodeling Considerations
... your remodeler for references from previous customers and a copy of his or her license. 5.) set your budget. when setting a budget, be flexible and don’t forget to add a buffer for the unexpected. tools like kraftmaid cabinetry’s budget calculator can help you estimate costs and stay on budget. 6.) consider your timeline. a kitchen remodel isn’t a weekend project. don’t forget to take into co...
Pest Prevention: Three Easy DIY Tips
...s year, with the help of raid max bug barrier and diy expert lou manfredini, homeowners will be able to take measures to help stop unwanted bugs. manfredini has teamed up with raid to give homeowners tools and preventative tips to ensure any home is prepared before unwanted bugs attack. his tips have given homeowners across america the confidence and peace of mind that their families and homes are...
Time-Saving Tools for Household Chores
...eir home. (family features) having a clean and tidy home is a high priority for many people, but so is having time for fun and relaxation. cleaning can take a lot of time, but there are some handy tools that can cut down on how long it takes to get that satisfying clean. "if you have a plan of attack, and then equip yourself with a few time-saving tools, you really can get your house clean ...
Mohawk “Colors of Spring” National Sale Features Aggressive Consumer Rebate and Financing Offers, Free TV Commercials
...cal television advertising schedule. llerena said that mohawk is supporting the sale with a national advertising campaign in print, television and online media, and is giving dealers a variety of tools to build their own corresponding local advertising programs. among the sale components are: • national pre-roll spots on hgtv.com and diynetwork.com • national consumer magazine advertisin...
Arley Wholesale Donates Huge Amount of Tile for Haiti Rebuild
...mountain resource center is a non-profit corporation that matches the "under-resourced with the overstocked.” in particular, the organization works with companies that manufacture building materials, tools, supplies and related products. forbes.com named operation compassion for the second consecutive year as no. 1 out of 1.4 million charities in the united states, with 100% of its expenses goi...
Cold weather offers perfect opportunity to work on these projects
... can be installed year round. because winter may limit a homeowner's ability to complete some projects, it's a great time to plan for spring and summer home improvement projects. there are online tools such as the home renovator suite from bobvila.com and lumber liquidators' room designer that allow homeowners to easily pull together their dream homes. after all your projects, big or small...
Wools of New Zealand builds brand value at Surfaces 2011
...several questions about the various programs. answers will be visibly available on the booth, so winning is easy. retailers also have access to brochures, point-of-sale materials and wool educational tools. surrounding wools of new zealand booth #2320 are 23 mill partners that make up the rest of the wools of new zealand brand area. each mill is taking advantage of the beautiful, natural benefi...
Warm up your kitchen with cozy colors
...extures and special touches complement the warm design theme by treating the eye to textured surfaces. use woven baskets for storage or decorative purposes, add comfy textured pillows to the bar stools and bring in other textured elements in the form of rattan, fabric or pottery. don't be afraid to sprinkle in elements of color surprise here and there to keep the space interesting, whether it'...
Winter Weather Safety Tips
...any hazards of winter weather, both on the road and at home. on the road: to help get you started, here are a few tips from the experts at ames true temper (www.amestruetemper.com) regarding what tools and supplies you'll need to stock your car or truck with this winter: * tip #1: it's a great idea to pack extra blankets, gloves, hats and scarves to help keep warm in the event of a breakdown....
Holiday Tidy-ings: How to Simplify Celebrations and Cut Costs This Season
...u realize that your pet has picked an in-opportune time to hop on the couch. tidy up with the new dirt devil vision dual cyclonic-pet vacuum. made with pet lovers in mind, it comes with electrostatic tools that pull up pet hair up and a carbon filter to help absorb odors from your furry friends for under $100. for more information on dirt devil products, please visit: www.dirtdevil.com...
Falling for Your Yard - What to do now so you'll love your yard later
... pruning goes a long way toward improving your landscape and protecting your investment. when pruning your trees and shrubs, trugreen recommends the following techniques: - use sharp, high-quality tools that are matched in size to the job so they cut without tearing. - trim small branches up to 1/2 inch in diameter with hand shears. - cut branches up to 1 inch in diameter with loppers. - cut...
Female Fix-It-Yourself Revolution/Solve Five Common Household Problems
...e empowering feeling of having the knowledge to improve their home. sound familiar? if you'd like to empower yourself and join the fix-it-yourself revolution, start by picking up a few affordable tools and products to tackle quick fixes. here are easy tips for solving five common household problems: * unstick sticky windows by opening them and rubbing wax or spraying silicone into the tracks...
Three Steps to Conserve Energy and Save Money
...l information is also available from energy star (www.energystar.gov) and your local utility company. make the repairs when the time comes to fix problem areas, it's important to choose the right tools for the job. for example, if you decide to seal air leaks, you need the proper sealant to effectively complete the building envelope. premium sealants, such as dap energy saver high performance...
Divine Deck Design
...3-d rendering and a complete materials list. the addition of a deck is a great way to increase your outdoor living space and add value to your home. asking the right questions and using the right tools will help you create a deck design that's truly divine...
Three Tips for a Greener Garage
...he millions of people making eco-friendly changes around your home, but have you thought about going green in the garage? garages store more than just cars. they store paint and cleaning supplies, tools and lawn care equipment - all of which can pose environmental hazards. these tips from the experts at black & decker will help you green your garage. go gas-free this spring, millions of ame...
Weekend Home Projects on a Budget / Easy Outdoor Improvements
...fence posts, deck footings, trellises and arbors ... they all require solid posts set into concrete to make them stable. this project guide will show you the basics for your post project. required tools and materials * quikrete fast-setting concrete mix - poured dry from the bag and into the hole * quikrete all-purpose gravel or crushed stone * plumb line or level * shovel or post hole digg...
San Francisco Designer Remodels with Hakatai Glass Mosaics
...hakatai, a leading importer and distributor of glass mosaic tile, recently provided stacy burket and trixie martelino of tagr design with the glass mosaic tile colors and tools he needed to complete a private home bathroom remodel of a loft space in san francisco’s trendy south of market district. tagr design put the nearly limitless color and design possibilities offered by hakatai to good us...
Priceless Design
...nt and stylish accessories, your kitchen can become a showpiece. tired-looking cabinets? breathe new life into your kitchen by updating your cabinets for a fraction of the cost of new cabinets. tools you'll need : -paint roller and/or brush -scotch-blue painter's tape for delicate surfaces -screwdriver for removing cabinet doors and drawer and cabinet hardware -primer -paint quick...
Virtual House Stylizer!
...altile experts and a design team headed by chip wade (of hgtv fame), created our virtual house and the 360 degree-view stylizer. with chip's eye for design and extensive construction expertise, these tools are not only inspiring but also helpful for today's online shopper...
Ash
...A wood renowned for its toughness and resilience. Used for tools handles, furniture and fittings. Ash varies greatly in color from a blond/cream color to a darker tan and brown, found closer to the heart of the tree. There are several species of American ash: black, brown, and white. Like most other hardwoods the timber of the white ash is heavy, hard, strong and durable. What sets ash...
white pine
...h age and air exposure, eventually turning to a deep orange color. The wood is light, soft, straight grained and with very uniform texture. It works very well and is easily shaped with hand and power tools. This wood accepts many types of glue well, making for tight bonding. Pine takes most finishes well. With some stains, a sealer helps prepare the wood to achieve a more even look.
porcelain tile
...celain is denser and therefore heavier to handle than other ceramic tiles. For this reason, it is generally more expensive. Being harder, it is more difficult to cut and drill and requires specialist tools, which can hamper fitting and increase costs. Polished porcelain may need sealing, where ordinary glazed tiles do not. The glazed surface is coated with less than two microns. ...

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