Hardware & Appliances

Unstuff that Chilly, Cold Nose with a Nifty Humidifier

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Winter is definitely here to stay for awhile.  And it brought dry air with it.  Ouch!  My nose!

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Temporary Paper Window Shades

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Redi Shades offer an attractive temporary solution to window treatments at a low cost.

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Help for the Color Impaired

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I love color. And now that we are (FINALLY) getting to the stage where we can make aesthetic choices after two years of structural work, I want to be bolder when it comes to incorporating it into new rooms. However, I am frequently overwhelmed by color choices. All those little paint chips. All of those choices. Argh.

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Lee Valley Tools...awesome!

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A postcard from Grandpa K introduces us to a great new resource...

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Residential Scene Lighting Controls

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A lighting control system to enhance our master bedroom.

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Best Skylights? Velux Skylights!

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Maybe skylights can't be guaranteed not to leak, but every professional we've talked to says Velux is, hands down, the way to go.

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Wire Mesh Cable Trays

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A robust solution for running large quantities of low voltage wire.

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Structured Wiring Distribution Panels

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After a lot of research, I've settled on a distribution panel for our multimedia structured wiring system.

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Air Conditioning Systems: Conventional vs. High Velocity

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Choosing the best strategy for adding central air to an old house takes a lot of research and perseverence. Here's what we found.

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Structured Wiring Wrapped Bundle

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A wrapped wire bundle for our structured wiring project.

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Tempura Automatic Pressure Compensating Valve

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This little thing got us out of a pinch with local building codes.

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EFI Fan/Light Time Delay Switch

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A mechanical wonder for preventing mildew and mold in the bathroom.

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Quiet Bathroom Fan

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Hate the loud hum of typical bathroom fans? We did, so we love the near-silent Panisonic WisperFit...

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