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Adding Task Lighting To A Kitchen

Adding Task Lighting To A Kitchen Shopping List for How to Add Task Lighting to a Kitchen: - Old-work recessed lights, used to replace existing ceiling fixtures - Fluorescent task lights, for installation above and below the cabinets - Junction boxes, used to house wire...Read More

How to Upgrade Baseboard Heating

How to Upgrade Baseboard Heating Shopping List for How to Upgrade Baseboard Heating: - perforated metal replacement cover, installed in place of original, damaged front cover Tools for How to Upgrade Baseboard Heating: - aviation snips, used to trim replacement cover to...Read More

How To Cut and Install Foam Crown Molding

How To Cut and Install Foam Crown Molding Shopping List for How to Cut and Install Foam Crown Molding: - foam crown molding with installation clips - painter's tape, use to indicate the position of each wall-mounted clip - 2-inch drywall screws, used to fasten installation clips to...Read More

How to Build a Custom Fireplace Mantel

How to Build a Custom Fireplace Mantel Shopping List for How to Build a Custom Fireplace Mantel: - Poplar hardwood boards - 1 1/2-inch-long pocket-hole screws - Wood glue - 3-inch screws, to fasten the mantel to the wall - Wood putty, to fill nail and screw holes - 120-grit...Read More

How to Replace a Small Kitchen

How to Replace a Small Kitchen Shopping List for How to Replace a Small Kitchen: - Solid-surface counter and seaming epoxy, for new countertops - New kitchen appliances, type and number as needed - Silicone adhesive, used to secure new counter and backsplash - Kitchen sink...Read More