A Place for Pets

A Place for Pets

A Pet Center - here's the backstory on this design amenity: Dogs play, get dirty, and aren't inclined to wipe their feet before heading into the house. "There's not a shower on the main floor, so I have to carry the dirty dog all the way upstairs to give her a bath."...

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Bathroom Storage Solution

Bathroom Storage Solution

Problem: Ladies have told us they would like to have a seat in the owner's bathroom...that we need more hanging for towels...and that the clothes hamper/laundry basket is always in the way. Solution: Design Basics' new Stor-N-More™ presents a cushioned seat with...

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How to Pick the Perfect Paint

How to Pick the Perfect Paint

Eggshell, satin, semi-gloss? What goes where? Here's a handy guide for what paint types work best in different areas of the home: Flat: Best for ceilings and low traffic areas; a matte finish is best at concealing imperfections. Eggshell: Best for rooms with moderate...

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Texture Adds Interest

Texture Adds Interest

Creating textured walls that add interest without overwhelming your living space can be a challenge. One easy way to add interest and soft texture is by adding white shiplap to your space. The unique design is perfect for the popular modern farmhouse look, and your...

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A New Twist on an Old Favorite

A New Twist on an Old Favorite

The modern farm house design has reached an all-time high in popularity. Though, you may wonder how this modern  differs from a traditional farm house design? In this example, the Troon Manor (plan #9166) takes the Farm House Design and ups the ante. With highly...

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Cooking without Grease Odor

Cooking without Grease Odor

From the company that pioneered mixing cutting edge design with innovative range hood technology, comes a new idea in stress-free cooking. Elica's NikolaTesla induction cooktop is designed to make cooking and clean-up a hassle-free process. Elica incorporated the...

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