Kitchens & Baths

Danny Lipford with mesquite countertop at 2006 KBIS show.

Kitchen and Bath Industry Show Home Products 2006

Watch this video to see some cool products from the 2006 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, including natural stone bathtubs, mesquite wood countertops, kitchen cabinet hardware, and induction cooktops.

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Completed upgraded kitchen with granite countertops and tile backsplash.

Top 10 Kitchen Upgrades for Your Home

Watch this video for 10 great ways to improve the look and function of your kitchen from installing new lighting and countertops to adding a backsplash and molding.

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Vanities in completed master bathroom renovation project.

Master Bathroom Renovation Project

See how we gutted and enlarged a dated bathroom by taking in part of adjoining room to turn it into a luxurious master bath with walk-in closet. Watch this video to find out more.

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Installing ceramic tile over existing drywall.

Installing a Ceramic Tile Backsplash Over Drywall

Raj asks, “I am planning to install a ceramic backsplash in the kitchen over painted drywall. What kind of treatment is needed for the drywall so that it does not get moist?”

You can tile right over your existing drywall. Once the adhesive dries and the grout has set, it will be impervious to moisture. Read more to find out how.

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Dishwasher installed

How to Install a Dishwasher

Whether you’re putting in all new appliances or simply replacing a worn-out machine, installing a dishwasher yourself is a DIY project that’s not that difficult, if you have basic plumbing and wiring skills, and can save you a hefty installation fee. Read on to find out how.

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Kitchen range hood.

How to Vent a Range Hood Through the Roof

John asks, “I have a range that is located against an outside brick wall in a one-story kitchen with a flat roof. Can I vent the hood straight up through roof?”

You can vent a range hood through the roof using a 6” single wall pipe. There is proper flashing for flat roofs and a roof cap that has screen around it to keep insects out.

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Alchemy Glass & Light sink made from reclaimed glass.

Recycled Designer Glass Sinks

Several of the sinks designed by artist Steve Weinstock for the Celestial Series from Alchemy Glass & Light feature reclaimed glass shards arranged in a mosaic pattern and embedded in 3/4” thick glass. Read on to find out more.

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How to Install Solid Surface Countertops

Solid surface countertops are a popular choice with homeowners since they are durable and scratches can easily be sanded out. Another advantage of this type of material is that seams are glued together in such as way as to make them practically invisible.

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