Your current location is Washington D.C. Change

Find home improvement products and services

 

Article

Meet the Author:

Kitchen Magic Custom Refacing & Cabinetry

Choose one thing and do it well; the first secret to Kitchen Magic’s longevity and success. Since 1979 Kitchen Magic has specialized in custom cabinet refacing and kitchen remodeling. Keep promises; that's the second "magic charm". Kitchen Magic was the first in the home improvement industry to offer a Lifetime...

Visit our website

Top 3 storage solutions customers are getting in their new kitchens

Top 3 storage solutions customers are getting in their new kitchens.

Article

After 1

Perfect kitchen remodeling solution on a budget

Jun 17, 2013 by Kitchen Magic Custom Refacing & Cabinetry

The homeowners wanted to reface the cabinets so the budget would allow to upgrade to Cambria® quartz countertops and replace appliances. They needed to accommodate a big room with lots of storage needs.

Article

Original Lightbulb

Recycle CFL Bulbs - Helpful websites to guide you

Aug 17, 2009 by 1STOP Lighting

Household energy consumers forget where to dispose of compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) after they’ve reached their lifetime limits.

Article

Original Chainsaw 2

Guide to Buying a Chainsaw

Aug 16, 2010 by Lowe's

A chainsaw is one of those tools that can be described thusly: When you need one, nothing else will really do. We’ll help you find the right one for your needs.

Article

After

Instantly update and add sophistication to the kitchen

Apr 12, 2013 by Kitchen Magic Custom Refacing & Cabinetry

The homeowners wanted to reface the cabinets so the budget would allow for some built-in specialty cabinetry, design upgrades and granite countertops. They needed to accommodate a big room with lots of natural light—going darker would enhance the room visually and warm it up.

Article

347605-kranthout_newspaper_wood_vij5

NewspaperWood: Prolonging the Life of Newsprint

Nov 30, 2011 by MeCC Interiors

In an ironic twist, a Dutch design firm, design label, Vij5, has introduced lumber made from recycled newspaper: NewspaperWood.

Article

Original Snow Thrower

Snow Thrower Buying Guide

Aug 16, 2010 by Lowe's

Shoveling snow is difficult and time-consuming work. There is an easier way to clear snow from areas around your home. A snow thrower can clear most surfaces in a fraction of the time required by shoveling with much less effort.

Article

maria theresa living room

The grandeur of Maria Theresa chandeliers

Mar 26, 2013 by GoldenageUSA.com

Maria Theresa chandeliers, named after an Austrian empress of the 18th century are everything a chandelier should aspire to be: spectacular, stylish and magnificent. Representing the splendor of a bygone era, these chandeliers sparkle in traditional settings but also go very well with a contemporary theme.

Article

kitchen8

The case of the perfect fit-refacing complements a beautiful countertop

Mar 20, 2013

The problem: Old cabinets offensive next to a beautiful new granite countertop: The owners of this kitchen were considering remodeling for years. The cabinet style that came with the house-- contemporary, white metal-- just wasn't their style. But they couldn't bring themselves to part with the beautiful granite countertop that came with the kitchen. The homeowners already knew what style they wanted and how much they could afford, and replacing the countertop would have totally blown their budget.

Article

Starmark_storage-cropped

Power to the Baby Boomers!

Mar 14, 2013 by Modern Supply

Many boomers are choosing to remain in their current homes as they age. Aging in Place means the ability to live in your own home comfortably and safely for as long as possible. As people remodel their homes, they’re including Universal Design products—a design concept that meets the needs of people with varied abilities. It considers people with age-related problems, people who are tall or short, as well as those with various physical or mental impairments. It also acknowledges that abilities change over time.

Article

Thomas-jessica

Brighten up for Spring with Lighting

Mar 14, 2013 by Modern Supply

It’s spring fix-up time! The weather is getting warmer and motivated homeowners start tackling their spring to-do lists. Projects range from painting the house exterior to smaller, less daunting tasks such as cleaning, simple repairs or updates. If you’re leaning toward the simpler, less expensive route, why not update your lighting? Replacing dated lighting adds pizazz to a space without breaking the bank!

Article

clavier_iphone_en

Taking control of your home security

Feb 25, 2013 by Reliance Protectron

Full interactive security systems have arrived You arrive at the airport for your weeklong vacation and your heart drops as you realize in a panic that you forgot to activate your alarm system. Wouldn’t it be ideal if you could arm it from a distance somehow? Maybe someday in the future you sigh.

Article

Library

7 Great Attic Room Ideas

Jan 30, 2013

Today, every inch square of living space counts. Oftentimes, attics of large houses are being rented to serve as individual homes. Attics are convenient dumping spaces for used items our mothers refuse to let go. Old toys, clothes and furniture pieces are intermittently being dumped into that space between your roof and the ceiling.

Article

Original Outdoor Storage Shed

Choosing a Backyard Barn or Storage Shed

Aug 19, 2010 by Lowe's

Is your garage so full of lawn equipment, holiday decorations and miscellaneous items you have to park your car in the drive? Or maybe you have so much stuff stored in the attic that your ceilings are starting to sag. If this sounds like your home, a stylish storage shed, garden shed, or backyard barn is just the space-expanding solution you need.

Article

connoisseur

Seasonal Table Decorating Ideas for Thanksgiving and Christmas

Oct 30, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Using 2013 colour palettes for inspiration, here are some fun tabletop ideas that are accessible to all.

Article

spring2013-pantone

The Pantone Colours of Spring 2013

Oct 30, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

What will spring 2013 look like in terms of colour? While the colours are fresh and bright, they are not quite as bold as what we saw last year. The neutral tones are more subtle and almost fade into the background and there is a strong green influence for 2013. Greens are predicted to span all spectrums as we see undertones of blue, grey, and yellow in the top shades.

Article

frank-lloyd-wright-falling-water-pic-by-robert-ruschak-western-pennsylvania-conservancy

The Colours of Fall 2012

Oct 30, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Welcome to fall, which officially begins today! The colours are not yet as vibrant as those shown at Fallingwater, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 and built between 1936-38, but colours are definitely starting to shift.

Article

m1

Celebrating the Grape

Oct 23, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

It’s that time of year…the Niagara Wine Festival is on. Running through September 30, the region is focusing on the wineries and vineyards, tastings and events, all with a local flair. The odds are good that you will come home with a bottle or several based on new discoveries. For those who are passionate about their wine, stowing it on a shelf somewhere is not appropriate. And kitchen trends over the past couple years have seen a sharp decline in wine fridges. So where should your new vintages be stored prior to consumption? The wine cellar, naturally.

Previous