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How to Install a Kitchen & Bathroom Sink

How to Install a Kitchen & Bathroom Sink

If you’d like to spruce up your kitchen or bathroom with a shiny new sink and faucet, you’ll be happy to know it’s a job that can be handled by those with just a little DIY experience. Depending on the scope of the overall job, this is usually a weekender project -often finished in just a couple hours. First let’s talk about the types of sinks you’ll most likely encounter. Many sinks take up the entire surface of the cabinet, while others are recessed into the countertop material. Many bathroom sinks are part of the entire vanity top and require...

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Guide to Paint Finishes

Guide to Paint Finishes

Whether you own your home or rent, chances are you will eventually spend a little time with the paintbrush and roller. One of the first things you need to do before painting is make a decision: what kind of finish do I want? First off, exactly what is a finish? In terms of paint, finish refers to the sheen, or the way that the paint reflects light. Basically, how shiny it is. How and where you use the different types of finishes is dependent on the location and condition of the surface you wish to cover. For example, flat finishes...

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Master Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

Master Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

Updating a master bathroom can be wonderful to meet changing needs, refresh for a modern style, or improve home sale prospects. But what master bathroom remodeling ideas are best for different projects? Why Are You Remodeling? There are many reasons why a master bathroom might need to be remodeled. Leaks or other damage may make the room unusable until it is remodeled, or changing needs of the family may require adjustments to fixtures, shower stalls, tubs, or entryways to make the room more accessible or practical. A poorly designed master bath can be remodeled to improve functionality and efficiency, or...

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Ways to Generate More Leads for Contractors

Ways to Generate More Leads for Contractors

An ongoing challenge for contractors—especially those just starting out— is finding new customers. Generally, by doing your job well and proving your company’s dedication to quality, professionalism and reliability, you are already well on your way to cultivating future work. Word-of-mouth builds momentum as your company’s portfolio of successful, completed projects grows. The Internet Even though it’s called the “World Wide Web”, it still is a very powerful tool for a local company that serves local customers. Nowadays, establishing an online presence is crucial for getting your company’s name in front of the eyes of customers. That’s the first place...

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Choosing the Best Hardware Finishes for Your Style

Choosing the Best Hardware Finishes for Your Style

Updating the hardware on your doors and cabinetry is an easy, affordable way to refresh your space. Choosing the best hardware finishes for your style can add personal flair and instantly give your home an updated, individualized look. But which finish is best for you? Which Hardware to Replace A home has more hardware than many homeowners first realize when they consider switching styles. Not only does hardware mean the pulls, knobs, and handles on kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, but also doorknobs, levers, and hinges on both interior and exterior room doors. All types of latches, including windows, can also...

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