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Flat-Pack Furniture: How to Get It Together

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 18, 2014

From chairs and chests all the way to large scale storage system, the range of flat-pack furniture is astounding. Also known as ready-to-assemble or knock-down, attractive home furniture...


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DIY: Repair, Don’t Replace, Rotten Wood

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 07, 2014

Wood anywhere in your home is vulnerable to decay in the form of either wet or dry rot (both of which are actually fungal infestation). A rotten wooden door, floorboard, section of...


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Recycling Kitchen Cabinets – How It Works

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 07, 2014

Reusing, recycling, and repurposing have caught on among Americans in a big way. Recycling usable materials, especially large, high ticket items like kitchen cabinetry, cuts down on...


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What Color Should Your Kitchen Cabinets Be?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 14, 2014

The kitchen is the heart of your living space, and an excellent place to express your personality. Today’s kitchen cabinets come in a vast array of colors. Which to choose for...


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Beautiful Built-In Benches for Your Deck

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 09, 2014

Whether your home already features an exterior deck or you are planning to build one, a built-in bench or two will add immensely to its beauty and usefulness. A built-in bench is a...