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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 […]

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 and sodas on a gun, ice maker, and such a […]

Emtek, Door Lock, Entry Lock

Troubleshooting Entry Locks: A Few Simple Tips

Before you call up a local locksmith or handyman when an issue arises with your lock, see if it’s an easy fix with some simple troubleshooting below. In this article, I’m only going to address keyed entries and deadbolts. Keyed Entries – Come with a deadlocking latch bolt. It’s a latchbolt with a deadlocking plunger. […]

Wine Glasses, Rev-A-Shelf 3450 Stemware Rack

Who likes wine? Learn about wine storage options

Not everyone has the space for an entire wine cellar or even a wine chiller, but almost every kitchen has room for some wine storage and we’re here to help you find the best solution! Wine Storage We have these beautiful wine storage racks by WineLogic. Depending on the model, they can hold, 12, 18, […]

Woodfold Breadboard Alder

Replace That Old Dingy Breadboard

The last place I lived, we had a very used breadboard in the kitchen…like, very, very used. I think it was original to the house, which was built somewhere during the 50s’. Lucky for me, I work at a hardware store and know just how easy it is to replace for a newer, cleaner, and […]

Hafele, Lights, Battery Powered

My Experience with Hafele Battery Operated Lights

Let there be light I say! After 4 years of using the flashlight on my phone to locate something from the pantry in my travel trailer, I added some lighting. I chose to use the Hafele Loox battery operated LED cabinet lights because I didn’t have to drill any holes or do electrical work. The […]