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Straightforward way to reduce hardwood floor shine?

My very dark strand woven bamboo hardwood floors have a semi-glossy finish. Even after they've been freshly mopped, every speck of dust is visible and they'll look dirty the minute someone – wearing socks fresh out of the laundry, even – walks across the room. Is there any way I can change their finish to matte? [more inside]
posted by halogen on Jan 15, 2013 - 6 answers

Best Books for Home Remodel

Can anyone recommend a great book (or magazine or website or series) on DIY home repair and remodeling? [more inside]
posted by piers on Nov 29, 2010 - 10 answers

Beyond DIY: Where can I get educated on becoming a better renovator?

I've been renovating my house for about a year (and spent my childhood doing this stuff with my dad), and I'm starting to think that I really like this work. Where can I go for almost-but-not-quite-pro-level classes and hands-on education in stuff like residential wiring, conforming to code, hanging drywall, landscaping, etc? [more inside]
posted by m_lazarus on Oct 5, 2010 - 8 answers

Is it worth it to refinish our attic?

Is it worth it to remodel our attic into a living space? Will it increase the resale value of the house enough to offset the cost and effort? [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Jul 22, 2009 - 27 answers

Is it worth the trouble to vent our range hood outside?

Is it worth the trouble to vent our range hood outside? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Mar 20, 2009 - 21 answers

DIY websites for Fixing your Condo

I just bought a condo and am looking for websites that are dedicated to doing DIY things to improve your home ranging from doing cheap/green projects, cool home gadgets, to major remodeling jobs... [more inside]
posted by matthelm on Jan 12, 2009 - 5 answers

How do I remove this strange glue from my previously carpeted hardwood?

How do I remove this strange glue from my previously carpeted hardwood? [more inside]
posted by bradn on Jun 29, 2008 - 5 answers

Ideas for Remodeling with Salvage Materials?

Is there a blog for doing home improvements and renovations with salvaged and unusual materials? Sort of a cross between This Old House and Inhabitat, with a scavenger bent?
posted by LarryC on Aug 19, 2006 - 5 answers

Searching for crown moulding.

ISO crown moulding for bathroom to match rest of house. D/D free, must love dogs. [more inside]
posted by drewbeck on Mar 9, 2006 - 7 answers

Covering countertops

My wife hates the countertops in our kitchen. Short of buying and installing new countertops, does anyone have any other solutions for making them look different? Coverings, paint, anything?
posted by davidmsc on Dec 26, 2003 - 18 answers

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