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Schlage, Door Lock

Keying Locks for Your Home or Business

When you’re in the market for door locks, you might not think about having all the locks keyed the same. You’ll save time and money by planning ahead, if you do. In most cases the keying is free, if not, there is a nominal charge. There are many options available for keying your home or […]

Bathroom, Blue Wall, Sink, Faucet, Cabinet Hardware

Add a Fresh Look to Your Bathroom for Under $150

Home improvement upgrades can be expensive. You don’t have to always spend your life savings and tear apart your house to add value and improve the appearance. Here are some great ideas to get your creative juices flowing, for under $150. Bathroom Vanities For the most part, bathroom vanities don’t have a lot of doors […]

Tip Out Trays, DIY, Projects

Quick and Easy DIY Projects to Add Value To Your Home

I am always looking for new and easy things to add to “dead” spaces in either my kitchen or bathrooms. Rev-A-Shelf offers some functional and easy solutions which are great DIY projects to transform them. Afternoon DIY projects In most every kitchen or bathroom, there are false drawer fronts, which are mainly for decoration, that […]

Cabinet Hardware for Beginners

Selecting and Installing Cabinet Hardware for Beginners

If you’re looking to change out your cabinet hardware DIY style but aren’t sure how to go about choosing the right size or type, don’t call a handyman just yet! We’re here to break it down to the basics. Let’s say you’re taking on a total room remodel (whether that be your kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, […]

Stainless Steel Footrail

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bar

I was hanging out at my local watering hole over the weekend and was reminded of all the customers I’ve worked with over the years that made their own bars in their homes. My uncle has a full bar in his basement complete with mixers, sodas on a gun, an ice maker, and such a […]

Emtek, Custom Door Hardware

What Should I Know When Ordering Door Hardware?

You bought a new home! Congratulations! There are so many options to consider when making a space yours: from the lighting to the floors, to the kitchen cabinets and door hardware, to the decor—how do you know where to begin? Whether you are looking for some quick fixes or a full gut renovation, start with […]

Leash Holder, Additional Uses for Hardware, DIY, Do It Yourself

What Are Other Uses for Cabinet Hardware?

I get to work with DIY people all of the time. Some make their own items by re-purposing something or putting together accessory parts. One of the more interesting ones I’ve heard is using cabinet knobs and cabinet pulls in ways—ones unusual to us. In this article, I will highlight a few ways you can […]