How-To: Install Cabinet Hardware


The knobs and pulls you see on your cabinets are discrete, out of the way, but say a certain something about your kitchen or bathroom. They are a necessary element of your room that is not only functional, but decorative. And due to their small size and ease of manufacture, the endless varieties of each can be overwhelming. So to help make one aspect to using decorative hardware easier, we’re going to show you how to install them properly.
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Seeing Is Believing- CAD Software for Beginners

If you browse blogs for architecture, design or interior decorating, often times you’ll see nicely rendered three-dimensional drawings of rooms or houses. These detailed mockups are part and parcel of the realm of architects and professional home decorators, but a few companies have made steps to make the process easier for the average homeowner (and professionals as well). Continue reading →

The Top 4 Things You Missed at Dwell On Design

So for those of you who missed it last weekend, the Dwell on Design show was amazing. It’s the West Coast’s biggest design event, was at the LA Convention Center and is put on by Dwell magazine (check out their twitter here). The top names in interior decoration, kitchen fixtures, bathroom tile, modern furniture and advanced appliances were present to help turn the houses of today into the homes of the future. Continue reading →

Mini-Blog: How To Make your own Dual Flush Toilet

I have experience with many upgrades, installations and repairs, but this was idea was just outside of my usual area of expertise. It’s an interesting mod that appeals to those who want to save the environment without sacrificing their wallet.

The DIY fix here is to make your existing toilet a Dual Flush mode toilet. The idea is that it uses less water for flushing liquid waste vs a normal flush for solid. The mod kit in the link below costs $20 and can save up to $100 a year per toilet. Check it out and tell me how it goes.

Adding A Dual Flush Kit & A Diaper Sprayer To An Old Toilet