Barn Door Hardware has established itself as a growing trend in interior design – from the rustic home to the avant-garde business, demand for rolling doors continues to grow. Continue reading “Rolling Barn Doors: A Popular, Growing Trend”
As featured on MyFixItUpLife, Custom Service Hardware got some love on the popular renovation-themed show ‘Save My Bakery’ on Food Network. In an episode entitled “Connection Disconnection”, up-and-coming bakery & tea room Lori’s Sweet Sinsations got the upgrade treatment – in part with Rolling Barn Doors via CSH. Continue reading “CSH’s Rolling Barn Doors featured on Food Network’s ‘Save My Bakery’ “
Safe rooms are a popular topic of discussion in terms of creating an environment in your home where you feel comfortable, no matter what happens. Seen as a place to store valuables – either in terms of items and objects or especially valuable people, a hidden door safe room can offer one option in a plan for emergencies, unexpected dangerous situations, or other problematic encounters. Continue reading “The Hidden Door Safe Room: Using Bookcase Doors To Create A Panic Room In Your Home”
Even if you aren’t in cramped big city apartment, being able to save space in terms of bedding is a highly valued asset. Whether you have a bedroom you want to double as an office, or if you simply want to keep your bed up and out of the way, the ever-popular Murphy Bed.
2015 is here, but 2014 has had many great moments – and a lot of great projects, and great products to help bring them reach their potential. We took a moment to reflect on the biggest trends in 2014 and highlight our favorite products of this year. Did you use any of these great home hardware items this year? Continue reading “Top Ten Hardware Products Of 2014”
Another favorite this year has been the “handy” tool and gadgets of the 3rd Hand variety. Hardware store heroes and reluctant DIYers all love an extra hand, and when you need a tool to help out in those situations, 3rd Hand comes to the rescue. Continue reading “2014 Favorites: 3rd Hand Tools – Great Helpers”
One of the favorites of 2014 has been Blum’s Aventos lift systems and related components. This is a premium functional hardware option for your upper cabinets, perfect above kitchen sinks and other counter space.
These cabinet doors easily lift, clearing the way effortless access to cabinet storage space. Even with taller kitchen cabinetry, easy access to the cabinet handles. BLUMOTION quiet closing ensures a smooth transition between open and closed states. Continue reading “2014 Favorites: Blum Aventos Cabinet Door Lift Systems & Components”
Part Two in this Series, this week we look at how to make the most of an oft-crowded space: your closet. Whether you have a sprawling boudoir or a compact NYC apartment with “less-than adequate” space, here are some tips for you.
Being organized has its advantages, all throughout your home. How many of us have a not-quite-so-functional closet, either too small or too cluttered? Here are some great ideas on how to use a little bit of creativity and some cleverness to make the most out of your closet storage space.
Closet Storage: Valet Rods (sliding & pull out)
Ever need an extra hand? Valet rods to the rescue. Standard or collapsible rods can be installed in a variety of places. Now you can keep that freshly ironed shirt ready for an upcoming event, or remind yourself what needs to go to the dry cleaners. Continue reading “Organizing Cabinets & Shelves: Closet Space”
With the holiday cooking season upon us, it’s time to make the most of the space we have available. This week we focus on kitchen cabinets and shelving, next week closet storage space.
Being organized has its advantages, all throughout your home.
“Finally, all done with cooking – now where is that glass container? What about the cinnamon — there it is, oh wait, it’s cumin!” Sound familiar? Then it’s time to get organized.
Remodeling or upgrading kitchen cabinets is a great step towards perfecting your home’s kitchen, but having a functional workspace to craft your culinary concoctions is indispensable. This week we want to feature some great ways to streamline your kitchen cabinets and shelving – the more focus is on the joy of cooking, and the less on where the utensils are, the better. Especially if you’ve got a house full of family – or will be cooking for one!
Cabinet Door Storage Trays / Bins
With a little bit of effort, cabinet space can be maximized – using both the interior as well as the door. These white storage trays are an example of either direct mounting or using convenient accessory brackets.
Home projects and hardware can take on a new life during the holiday season. Even if the handyman in your life just needs a new power tool, dressing up the gift with a bow or ribbon adds the holiday spirit. However, home projects during the holidays can stray from the usual upkeep and transform into hardware-based home improvement ideas that bring the holiday spirit into your home. Consider some ways to repurpose items in your home and really bring the festive feeling to everyday pieces.