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Fire Sprinklers: Coming to a Home Near You 0

Fire Sprinklers: Coming to a Home Near You

Fire sprinklers are usually thought of in retail and office contexts. However, their proven life- and property-saving abilities have led to their inclusion in the International Residential Code, effective in 2011. In this article,...

Try a Natural Swimming Pool 0

Try a Natural Swimming Pool

One exciting green design option that is slowly gaining acceptance in the U.S. is the natural swimming pool, which offers a refreshing, beautiful alternative to reliance on chlorine or other toxic chemicals. Natural swimming...

Tips on How to Build a Drywall Ceiling 0

Tips on How to Build a Drywall Ceiling

One of the first things the do-it-yourselfer realizes when learning how to build a drywall ceiling is that no man is an island – unless he uses rented equipment! Because the panels are big,...

Slide Out Shelves 0

Slide Out Shelves

Pull out shelves have become a home improvement option that not only makes it easier to organize your kitchen and pantry cabinet and also greatly improve the access to those deep pantry shelves and...

At-Home Recycling Center 0

At-Home Recycling Center

On average, Americans recycle less than a third of our waste. If we doubled our efforts and recycled 60 percent, we d save 35 million barrels of oil a year. The best way to...

How to Reupholster Furniture 0

How to Reupholster Furniture

Don’t let the title, “How to Reupholster Furniture” scare you off! Upholstery is just one more activity that’s wrapped in mystery for no good reason whatsoever. Once you get past your mental block about reupholstering...

Bark Side Up or Bark Side Down? 0

Bark Side Up or Bark Side Down?

So when you install pressure treated, flat sawn, wood decking, do you face the bark side up (left in photo) or bark side down (right in photo)?  Ask ten people and half will likely...