Complete system to air dry shower stalls using blasted air thru a series of nozzles integrated into the ceiling of the shower stall.
No more clammy bathroom. No more wet follow up showers.
A self-taught artist transforms old furniture into unique, practical art, using paint.
DIY, or hire a pro? Review these stages, all of which are crucial to a lasting paint job, and then decide.
Twentieth-century Capes sometimes stray from tradition.
With a distressed finish you can paint it on, wipe it off; sand, glaze, or crackle it.
Does your old house restoration project include sprucing up painted wood floors? A few days' work and a little know-how can leave wide boards beautiful for decades.
Mediterranean color meets Craftsman design in a joyfully restored house in Portland, Oregon.
Creating a paint-color scheme, and the importance of placement.
Stenciled designs and scenic murals were popular from around 1790 to 1850.
From historic color palettes to old-fashioned paint formulas, find the right fit for your house's walls with this source list.
Prussian blue gets all the ink, but true Colonial-era colors, although diverse, have an earthy quality.
The case of the foul-smelling can of paint, and a fix.
Calcimine, old papers, peeling paint! Preparing the plaster substrate is the key to a good paint or wallpaper finish. In an old house, it’s not always an easy job: surprises likely lurk behind the recent latex and that floral vinyl upstairs.
Once the hub of a dairy farm, largely unchanged, simple and traditional, this farmhouse in rural Vermont happily embraces color used without inhibition.
Experts lend advice on getting patterned wallpapers and trim colors to coexist for maximum effect.
Faux finishing once was practiced by every house painter and many householders, who used inexpensive materials and simple techniques involving glazes, sponges, rags, and crumpled paper.
New regulations will affect what types of household paints you can buy.
Knowing what to save, what to repair, and what to replace (or replicate) is the key to increasing the longevity and comfort of your treasured home.
From historic color palettes to old-fashioned paint formulas, find the right fit for your house's walls with this source list for period paints.
Paint them, enclose them, ditch them? You have options.
Finish options for porch flooring.
So-called curb appeal is a common concern among real-estate agents—but it also matters to those of us staying put. Here are some low- to medium-cost improvements that’ll brighten the neighborhood.
"We’ve tried prying, chiseling, and swearing, but nothing makes the window sash budge." —Polly Whitney
Keep your paintbrush good as new with these brush cleaning tips.
See how colors came together in Sears Harmony homes.