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How to Mount Metal Magazine Racks

Magazine racks are designed to be mounted to a wall and hold magazines in a convenient location. Made from plastic, wood or metal, magazine racks can be mounted in various areas throughout a home. Metal magazine racks commonly have mounting holes or tabs for securing the rack to a wall. Using the pr

How to Install a Handicap Grab Bar Beside the Toilet

One of the ways in which you can make your home bathroom more accessible for physically challenged or elderly users is by installing a grab bar beside the toilet. These bars provide a firm grip and handhold for those getting up from or sitting down to use the toilet. Installation of grab bars is fai

Platform Beds Vs. Box Springs

The platform or foundation of a bed is used to support the mattress. Typically this has been part of a system including boxs prings. It lifts the mattress, providing additional support. The platform bed is designed to be one unit or a "built-in" system. The platform can be a solid piece foundation o

How to Troubleshoot Honeywell Electronic Air Cleaners

Honeywell, a manufacturer of thermostats, humidifiers and dehumidifiers, also offers a line of air cleaners including electronic models. These models use a three-stage filtration system to produce an electronic charge that is said to collect up to 99 percent of airborne particles in your home. It's

Homemade Decorating Ideas for a Boy's Room

Decorating any room in your home is an exciting prospect, which is especially true when decorating a room that is perfect for the little man of the house. Creating a bedroom or playroom that inspires him to be creative, imaginative and all boy can easily be accomplished by including the things he li

What Is Minka Lighting?

Minka lighting refers to a range of decorative lighting products manufactured and sold by the Minka Group. Minka has national distribution centers in Corona, California, and Concord, North Carolina, to ship its products throughout the United States. Headquartered in Corona, Minka touts itself as a l

How to Maintain Your Roof

Maintaining the roof of your home keeps the condition of your roof in check. If neglected, it could result a large repairs needing to be carried out down the line. Read on for tips in how to maintain

How to Design a Small Spaced Bathroom

The key to designing any small space is to make the most of every available square inch, whether horizontal or vertical. A bathroom should be functional as well as beautiful with as much storage space as possible in its small dimensions. With the careful choosing of fixtures and accessories even a s

How to Fasten Plexiglass

Plexiglass, also known as acrylic, can be attached to almost any surface mechanically or chemically. Plexiglass is often used as a substitute for glass because plexiglass is far more shatter resistant than glass and when plexiglass does break in breaks into a few dull-edged chunks instead of the hun

Chinese Silk Rugs VS Wool Area Rugs

We could go on and on about the Chinese silk rugs because there is so much wonderful history that captures us along the long and winding silk road. The wool rug is far more mainstream today and a very durable rug that is one of the easiest to clean and keep looking great for years and years.