Armstrong-Clark Company announces three new colors using high quality trans-oxide pigments to its oil base wood stain product line. Black Walnut was formulated to respond to the increased demand for a dark brown on exotic hardwoods as Armstrong-Clark continues to aggressively grow as the top rated stain for hard woods like […]
(guest post by Steve Wilson) Out-of-square kitchen floors can challenge any tile installer who wants to do a good job. Fortunately, there are several ways to correct these problems. Most involve a little misdirection—make the floor look good where people see the most of it and forget about the areas where people rarely, if ever, […]
Here’s some big news in the tool world: Craftsman, which has for decades been the trademark tool brand of Sears Holdings, has been purchased by Stanley Black & Decker. From the official press release: Stanley Black & Decker’s President and Chief Executive Officer, James M. Loree commented, “We are pleased to complete the purchase of […]
One of the greatest comforts in the world can be the satisfaction in knowing that you treat your home with a high level of care. Taking care of your home is merely one step in having pride in your domain. If you’re proud to call your home your castle, then no doubt you’ve thought what […]
(guest post by Ryan Tyson; image via Flickr by oatsy40) Homebuyers face a certain degree of risk when they sign on the dotted line. They might think they’re making a good deal and getting the home of their dreams, but they could be investing in a money pit that costs them thousands of dollars in […]
(guest post by Steve Wilson) These days, the default 16-oz. claw hammer spends more time coaxing things into place than it does driving nails into wood. It’s been downsized by an army of pneumatic nailers that are designed for everything from driving common nails to highly specialized jobs like stapling shipping cartons in mail-order operations […]
(guest post by Kori Cantor, Image Courtesy) For most of us, it is the bathroom where we feel mentally at peace to contemplate over the meaning of life. For others, it is the place to unwind and relax; and for some, it is the most personal part of the house. The bathroom is much more […]
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