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LED Lighting, Tresco Lighting, Cabinets, Residential Home

LED Lighting for Beginners

Some of my favorite projects to work on with customers are planning out great LED lighting solutions for their home. From experienced electricians to DIY’ers, LED lighting is a great addition to any home that adds value and improved livability with minimal expertise or effort. These lighting systems can be as simple or complex as […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Cabinet Knob Bases

Knob and Pull Bases for Custom Hardware

The Hardware Hut sells a super fun item called the cabinet knob and cabinet pull bases or ferrules. These bases are what you use if you want to make you own cabinet hardware. We sell these everyday to hobbyists and businesses for their own designs. Some make cabinet knobs or cabinet pulls out of rocks, […]

Rev-A-Shelf Undersink Pullout Basket w/Soft-Close

Learn about Under Sink Organization

Let’s talk organization! Specifically, under your sink. I bet you didn’t even know that we have organization items for under your sink. It’s a place that often times gets overlooked and becomes a catch-all for every cleaning supply product ever made. I have bottles of cleaners for floors and appliances that I don’t even own […]

Rev-A-Shelf, Kitchen

Rev-A-Shelf Featured Product Line: Mixer Lifts

Rev-A-Shelf makes this awesome item called a Mixer/Appliance Lift. It is sold with or without a soft close mechanism. Our 2019 model also offers a maple or walnut shelf with a soft close mechanism. Uses If you’ve ever had to pull a stand mixer out from the pantry and carry it over to your counter, […]