Alert on tub-stripping chemical A recent warning about a chemical stripper often used to refinish bathtubs raises a red flag about using chemical products improperly. Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent...
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By Mary Beth Breckenridge McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Dishwashers turn out dirty dishes One of my favorite lines from television was delivered by Jonathan Harris, who played the diabolical yet cowardly Dr. Smith on “Lost in Space.” He and Will Robinson were out searching for iron pyri...
Mar 03, 2012 | 0 | 3 |
By Alan Heavens McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Country meets contemporary Browse through old Country-oriented shelter magazines and you’ll see a lot of what designers used to call “duck and basket” decor: calico-print-filled rooms, Colonial furnishings, walls stenciled w...
Move over man cave: Women savor their own room DETROIT — Move over, man cave. Make way for the woman cave? The craft den? Perhaps there is no catchy moniker yet. But Birmingham, Mich.-based interior designer Michelle Mio says that more of her f...
Feb 25, 2012 | 0 | 2 |
By Krista Jahnke McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Don’t let wall hang-ups hang you up We freeze when it comes to a few everyday details around our homes, such as hanging art and draperies. The thought of peppering the wall with nails from feeble attempts is a downer. As for securing...
Feb 25, 2012 | 0 | 4 |
By Stacy Downs McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Putting the ‘kitsch’ back in your kitchen Kitchens have become so serious. All that granite, dark wood and stainless steel. The heart of the home these days is more like a sleek and severe shrine to haute cuisine. But kitchens don’t have t...
Feb 18, 2012 | 0 | 4 |
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