One of our readers recently submitted a question to “Ask Ruthie” that I thought would be excellent to share with everybody. Can you install hardwood floor over asbestos tile without a floating subfloor? The answer “YES,” as long as you do it right.
Archives for August 2013
Fill the void: turn a bowl or vase into an elegant accessory using everyday objects
A bowl or vase, a little imagination and some things you might have laying around your house are the only ingredients you need to add a refreshing bit of pizzazz to your living environment.
Universal Design: a zero clearance shower adds value to your home
No matter your age, incorporating a few Universal Design elements into your bathroom remodelling project can increase the value of your home while ensuring your new bathroom will be “ageless:” ready for if and when it may be needed.
On Green: Pantone Emerald 17-5641 Color of the Year 2013
(an earlier version of this post was published in the May 2013 issue of Inland Empire Magazine) It’s no surprise that Pantone chose Emerald 17-5641 as 2013’s Color of the Year. Green soothes emotions and helps people to deal with change. Green is the color of sophistication, growth and prosperity. This color suggests a new […]
Las Vegas Market 2013 Highlights: The Golden Forty-Year Rule
Last week I made my semi-annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas to attend the Las Vegas Market. The Las Vegas Market is the only major home furnishings market in the western U.S. offering a unique cross-section of suppliers and buyers spanning the home furnishings, decor and gift industries. Here’s an overview of some of the exciting things we discovered.