Recent Carpenters Articles


Put the "Friendly" in "Eco-Friendly": Host a Green BBQ

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 20, 2016

Summer’s here – at long last! Now why not put the “friendly” in “eco-friendly” by inviting your neighbors to a low-carbon-footprint cookout? That’s...


Kitchen Basics: Refurbish or Remodel?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 14, 2016

Kitchen remodeling can be one of the most exciting and dramatic ways to change your house for the better in terms of efficiency, appearance, and comfort level. On the other hand, this...


Must-Have Accessories for Deck, Patio or Porch

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 08, 2016

The mere phrase “deck, patio, or porch” should be enough to warm the heart if you’ve been cooped up in the house all winter long. What more could you ask for than...


Decluttering Redefined

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 01, 2016

Spring is traditionally the time for decluttering, when many of us feel very virtuous as we dutifully divest ourselves of old, unused possessions. However, in the midst of all our sorting...


Genius Ways to Create a Pantry in a Pantry-less Kitchen

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 22, 2016

Whatever happened to pantries? These convenient mini (or sometimes not so mini) storerooms were a standard feature in houses built a century or so ago, but how about now? Many post-1950s...