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    • My NC Town home kitchen makeover, The kitchen was a base model 1996 that I did a makeover on with paint, new hardware, new sink & faucet, new light fixtures, modern touches and new tile to make it more contemporary and modern., Kitchens Design

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    • Ugh - too much orange-tinted wood in the kitchen!, The kitchen has too much wood.  Cabinets are Maple, but have turned orangeish colored over the past 14 years.  The oak floor also has an "orange" hue.    How can we diminish the orange tones while not considering replacing the cabinets and the hardwood flooring??   Ideas for paint/colors, etc?, Kitchens Design

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    • A Bakers Dream, Our 1980's galley kitchen updated to the 21st century!  My husband's labor of love with hand crafted Hickory cabinets--a dedicated baking station--a double oven & plenty of cabinets & counter space., Kitchens Design

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    • Fireplace with Vaulted Alcoves, Just moved into our new home, and have pondered this space for a while. Need some help with sleek, but low maintenance ideas. Uploaded more photos, and really appreciate the comments. Agree with two toned Alcove idea, and advice on type & size of art. 

What should I do with the deep alcoves top right & left?!?

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How-To Videos

1-10 of 10 Projects Videos

  1. Weather-Sealing Doors

    Weather-Sealing Doors (03:23)

    Stop letting heat seep out your doors. Weather-seal them today.

  2. Removing a Popcorn Ceiling

    Removing a Popcorn Ceiling (00:05:59)

    Paul Ryan provides tips for removing a dated popcorn-textured ceiling.

  3. Wall Coverings

    Wall Coverings (01:36)

    Check out the different styles and textures in wallpapers for your home.

  4. Installing a Wall Safe

    Installing a Wall Safe (08:12)

    Get an inside look at how to install a home wall safe.

  5. Repairing a Loose Carpet Seam

    Repairing a Loose Carpet Seam (05:06)

    A carpeting expert offers some easy tips on how to secure separating seams.

  6. Fast Floor Refinishing

    Fast Floor Refinishing (06:29)

    Learn professional techniques for refinishing a hardwood floor.

  7. Installing a Deadbolt Lock

    Installing a Deadbolt Lock (03:52)

    Putting a deadbolt lock on your door is easy. Here's how to do it yourself.

  8. Toekicks, Molding and Trim

    Toekicks, Molding and Trim (03:47)

    It's easy to install your own toekicks, baseboard, and shoe molding.

  9. Install Hardwood Floor

    Install Hardwood Floor (04:25)

    Watch as pros and homeowners tackle a hardwood floor installation.

  10. New Vintage Vinyl Tile

    New Vintage Vinyl Tile (05:21)

    For a vintage look, try back-to-the-future vinyl tile.

1-10 of 15 Tips Videos

  1. Caulking Bathtubs

    Caulking Bathtubs (00:56)

    A common cause of bathtub leaks? Faulty caulking around the tub edge.

  2. Window Screen Repair

    Window Screen Repair (01:01)

    Learn how to repair small tears in window screens with a screen repair kit.

  3. Carbon Monoxide Hazards

    Carbon Monoxide Hazards (00:51)

    Learn how to safeguard your home and family from carbon monoxide dangers.

  4. Overloaded Circuits

    Overloaded Circuits (00:48)

    Home electronics are better than ever...just don't overload your circuits!

  5. Baseboard Heating

    Baseboard Heating (01:07)

    Learn the advantages of baseboard heating and discover how it works.

  6. Crawlspace Care

    Crawlspace Care (00:58)

    Important points to know about maintaining and monitoring crawlspaces.

  7. Deck Maintenance

    Deck Maintenance (00:50)

    Valuable tips for maintaining your deck and keeping it looking great.

  8. Dishwasher High-Loop Hose

    Dishwasher High-Loop Hose (00:55)

    Learn the importance of having a high-loop dishwasher drainage hose.

  9. Roof Cement

    Roof Cement (00:49)

    Learn the techniques and advantages of patching a roof with cement.

  10. Weatherstripping

    Weatherstripping (00:53)

    Seal gaps around doors and windows with weatherstripping to save energy.

1-10 of 10 Tools Videos

  1. Power Lite Toilet

    Power Lite Toilet (02:09)

    A look at Kohler's Power Lite Toilet.

  2. Lighting Kit

    Lighting Kit (01:12)

    A look at Flatwire lighting and audio kits.

  3. Life Ware

    Life Ware (01:31)

    A look at Life Ware home control systems.

  4. Pronto Joint Tape

    Pronto Joint Tape (01:12)

    A look at Pronto joint tape.

  5. Permaflow P-Trap

    Permaflow P-Trap (01:31)

    A look at PF Water Works' Permaflow p-trap.

  6. Craftsman Laser Guided Wet Saw

    Craftsman Laser Guided Wet Saw (01:19)

    This laser-guided water-cooled saw cuts ceramic, granite and even marble.

  7. Dremel Multi Max

    Dremel Multi Max (01:17)

    This power multitool's attachments let you sand, scrape and chisel easily.

  8. Twist-Lok

    Twist-Lok (00:55)

    The time-saving Twist-Lok drill bit holds screws with a magnet as you work.

  9. Big Slider

    Big Slider (01:16)

    The Big Slider is a tool and a toy -- it's the new red wagon.

  10. HandyMark

    HandyMark (00:00:53)

    This drywalling tool gives professional results without wasting time.