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An Accent Wall

Posted 01-08-2011 at 02:44 PM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 10:23 AM by kwikfishron (Removed link)

An accent wall is one wall within a room that is painted a different shade or color than the other three walls in that room. The wall that is accented is usually the first wall that is seen upon entering that room.

An accent wall can be used to highlight a large focal point on or near that wall (tv, entertainment center, bed, fireplace, bookcase).

In most cases, an accent wall is a bold color i.e., orange against neutral walls i.e., white. Or a vibrant shade against...
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Hello! -- Fall 2010 Update

Posted 09-23-2010 at 01:57 PM by jamiedolan
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The summer has gone by in a hurry. I've made a lot of progress on several projects that I have been working on, including landscaping and my kitchen remodel. I hope the Kitchen Remodel will be at a functional kitchen stage before Christmas.

A couple recent photos of my kitchen, the next steps are going to be to start putting some cabinets in place that we have built and to install the tile floor.

The walls are painted a orange color from the Benjamin Moore Aura Line....
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Putting the 'Custom' in Custom Tile

Posted 05-16-2009 at 04:40 PM by orson

I bought my better half a toilet for Christmas.
I know, that doesn't sound like a particularly good idea in general and, as it turned out, it wasn't. She did, however, very much want the toilet replaced. Of course when it came time to install the new toilet I couln't reconcile myself to the idea of putting a shiny new toilet on an old and unattractive vinyl floor.
Ripping out the vinyl revealed 5/8 inch plywood rotted out around the toilet as well as a toilet flange that was completely...
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Electric Radiant Floor Heat

Posted 05-07-2009 at 09:42 PM by orson

The latest craze in bathroom remodeling is toasty warm tile floors for your piggies. On a recent kitchen remodeling project we took things a step further: electric radiant floor heat as the primary heat system.
Step Warmfloor(tm) manufactures cutting edge floor warming and floor heating systems. Unlike many of their counterparts, Step uses an electro plastic heating element rather than a cable to heat the floor. The entire mat, although plastic, is the heating element.
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Whats that smell? Volume ii

Posted 03-18-2009 at 03:13 PM by faucetman886

Of all the articles that I have written the one titled “What’s that Smell?” has been the most popular. I cross publish some of my articles on some Ezine (that’s internet magazine slang) sites for further exposure and the chance to help more folks. This article consistently gets the most reads and comments and the problem is still one of the most frequently discussed in the chat rooms and forums. Now at my house the problem probably stems from too much fiber in my diet and I handle it with an industrial...
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