Having someone break into your home is not a pleasant thought, but like having a spare tire in your car in case of a flat or a fire safe in your home in case of property damage, it’s smart to take precautions. You know you need to protect your home from a break in, but where do you start? And how much will it cost you? Won’t a determined enough burglar be able to break in no matter what you do? Not necessarily. Continue Reading →
If you’re much like the rest of us, you have a lot more stuff than you have room to store it. It can be time-consuming and tough to go through your things and figure out what you can throw out, and there are always those items that you can’t or don’t want to get rid of, but you need to find a better place to store. Of course, you could always stuff all those things under your bed, but there’s a better option: a platform bed with plenty of storage built in!
End-opening DIY storage bed
With this DIY platform bed, you can store stuff under your bed while still maintaining a neat and clean look (also, you’ll avoid crawling into the dusty underside of a traditional bed to retrieve things). Unlike a traditional bed, a platform bed keeps out dust and dirt, and this DIY storage bed lift kit will give you a ton of room to store whatever you need! There’s no need to buy a heavy, pricey, and possibly squeaky box frame, and the two gas piston lift mechanisms make accessing your stored items easy!
Side-opening DIY storage bed
Want One of These? Here Are a Few Things to Consider
Some assembly required. This is a DIY Kit after all, so be ready to put in a bit of work to get this thing done. But not only will you be saving money by doing it yourself, you’ll also get the satisfaction of having created an attractive and extremely practical piece of furniture for your home!
Mattress weight. This kit uses an extremely sturdy integral steel frame, but be sure to keep it’s limits in mind. The mattress should weigh no more than 121.5 lbs (no problem most of the time, but there are a few types of mattresses that are very heavy).
Max static bearing weight. The mattress, bedding, and occupants should be limited to 400 lbs to stay within the maximum static bearing weight for this bed. If you need a greater weight capacity, however, you can always add vertical supports under the center frame member as well as the head and foot of the pedestal!
Does this sound like the perfect fix for your bedroom clutter? Pick up a DIY storage bed lift kit in single, double, or queen bed sizes from cshardware.com!
Need some guidance for installing CSH rollng barn door hardware? This 7-step installation guide for round rail hardware is here to help! Whether you’re installing the hardware now or you want to know exactly how to install before you buy, this guide will cover everything you need to know. Continue Reading →
Rotted or otherwise damaged wood in your home can be a real eyesore. Whether it’s furniture, flooring, outdoor columns, paneling, or window sashes, you want to get them fixed. If you’re looking for a more cost- and time-effective solution than completely replacing the damaged pieces, consider using a wood restoration product! Continue Reading →
General Finishes milk paint is a versatile paint that is perfect for a variety of looks, such as modern, aged or distressed. It’s amazingly adaptable, and has a nostalgic satin sheen that will give you the perfect timeless look you’re after.
If your household is like many others, your kitchen is a lot more than just a single-cook, utilitarian space. It may serve as a room where multiple cooks work together at once, where you entertain guests, or where spend a lot of time with your family. It might even be a combination of a dining space and a cooking area, making it even more of a central component of your home. Because of this, you want your kitchen to look attractive and inviting–a place where both your family and your guests will feel at home. Here are some steps to make sure you plan the kitchen that is the right fit for your needs, especially if you’re replacing the cabinets and and redesigning the kitchen layout. Continue Reading →
The prospect of replacing your kitchen cabinets can be daunting, but there are many good reasons to do it. You might be concerned about the sturdiness or age of your current cabinets, or maybe the layout doesn’t work for your specific needs. Whatever the reason, there’s a very good chance that buying ready-to-assemble (RTA) cabinets is a great option for your cabinet replacement project.
If you’ve seen a well-designed home featuring a rolling barn door (or beautiful examples of rolling barn doors around the web), you’ve probably thought about installing one in your own home. Do you love the idea but aren’t quite sure where you’d put one? Take a look at these perfect ways to use a rolling barn door in your home!
As far as we know, we’re the only manufacturer around that includes hand-forged handles and roller straps in rolling barn door kits. Because wanted to showcase that aspect of our unique hardware, we took a short trip down to Bighorn Forge in rural Kewaskum, Wisconsin to capture the process our barn door hardware goes through, “From the Forge to your Home.”