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  • Re-surfacing Melamine Furniture

    Before looking at resurfacing laminate furniture, I gave a small suggestion that a face lifting could be as simple as changing the door and drawer handles. If you haven't visited that isle at the renovation centre lately, you should stop by for a look-see.You can paint the plastic surface. Firs...
  • How to clean grease off walls without bothering the paint.

    One of our viewers was wondering how to clean cooked-on grease off of kitchen walls around the stove, without bothering the paint.The reality is that it all depends on the quality of the paint you have on the wall.Regular latex paint can't stand much scrubbing. That is why we use latex acrylic e...
  • Stone counter tops -- making your own

    You may have seen pebble stone-like floor decorations in some commercial entrance ways. It is made by collecting various textured and coloured, pebble-size stones, from quarries throughout the US and Canada, mixing them with an epoxy binder and laying them out in a continuous or an artistic mosa...
  • Storage Ideas -- home made and commercial

    Tom from Toronto has made 'door storage' by simply suspending old doors from the ceiling or the wall, as you can see in the first two photos above.Then there is the home made "free form" drawer that you thought was condemed when you put a sink in front of the drawer front.  The bottom of the draw...
  • What does it mean to "Scribe" a counter top?

    Dan caught our camera in a store and asked just what is "scribing a counter top"?When you have a wall that is not flat, like you see our exaggerated wall in the first photo, the kitchen counter will not fit tightly up against this wall. If you look at the second photo you will see that all forme...
  • What happens when laminated floorings get wet?

    Any wood product will expand when it gets wet, some worse than others. Today we have a wide variety of wood or wood like flooring products.Massive HardwoodFirst you should understand that even massive hardwood, if allowed to stay wet or overly humid for too long will swell up and potentially buc...
  • Installing a stainless steel backsplash.

    A stainless steel backsplash has to be cut right to start with.Then you apply adhesive, PL Premium, to the wall, not the metal. Why? So that you don't butter up the counter and the faucet on the way to the wall.It must be held in place by screws or supports or it will just slide down the wall, ...
  • How do you brighten up scratched stainless steel?

    We have all admired the beauty of a new stainless steel sink. With time it does avoid taking on stains, but it tends to get dull and scratched up. It is really difficult trying to get it back to the manufactured buffed surface we there are several things you can do to brighten it up.Most Stainl...
  • Building materials recyclying store.

    Every major city has some kind of de-construction re-cycling store.Rather than just throwing things away when you renovate, they come in and take it apart for you and take it away for you. That saves you the money of demolition.Then they put it up for sale, providing lots of useful and valuable ...
  • Installing a kitchen sink.

    A few tips on installing a stainless steel sink into a counter.Check all obstructions above and below the counter before drawing the cut line onto the counter top. If you get too close to the back splash, the sink won't go in. Remember, there is an overhang. Check all obstructions below to m...