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Laying It Down
Tile floor
Tiling a Floor
They come in vinyl, ceramic, slate and more. Floor tiles have different shapes, sizes, textures and grouts. Get tips on how to tile your floors yourself here.

-Ceramic Tile
-Installing Vinyl Tile
-Removing Ceramic Tile
-Marble, Terrazo & Stone Floors
You Can Do It!
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Building Shelves
Whether they're for storing books or displaying art, shelves are very handy to have around the house. Learn how to build your own shelves here!

-Custom Built-In Bookshelf Unit
-Installing Wall-Mounted Shelves
-Use Crown Molding to Make Decorative Shelves
Rooms Highlights
Explore Rooms to learn about a topic in more depth through websites, articles, books and more.
Lounge chair
Furniture is form as well as function. Find out more about what you might like in your home in our Furniture room.
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Painting, floors, accessories... These topics and more are covered in our Decorating & Interior Design room!
Collecting Antique Furniture
Antique chairAntique Furniture Guide
Learn more about antique furniture before you start collecting.
Antique chairCollecting Antique Furniture for Beginners
Read the basics on collecting in this article.
Antique chairCILSS Antique Furniture Information Resource
Get tips on buying, evaluating and selling antique furniture.
Did You Know?
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Protect Man's Best Friend
Wooden doghouses should be raised a few inches off of the ground to prevent rotting and to keep out rain.