Home Improvement 101
Follow for daily definitions of everyday goods sold at The Home Depot. Become an expert in the aisles by learning useful vocabulary and handy info for your next DIY project or home renovation.
Adding custom trim makes a dramatic difference on the style of your home. Combine various pieces of moulding into “build-ups” to get that craftsman style look. Get started with these project instructions.
A half bullnose or demi-bullnose countertop edge has a rounded corner on the top edge and a straight corner on the bottom edge.
Scaffolding is a temporary structure that is used in construction to elevate and support both people and materials during building or maintenance.
A square edge countertop is the style of finished edge seen here with straight perpendicular lines.
A gutter guard, or gutter shield, is a filter that can be attached to a home's gutter to prevent leaves and debris from clogging the gutter.
A saw horse is a handy item to have around a workshop. It's a beam with four legs that makes it easy to support projects.
Workbenches - Tool Storage - Tools & Hardware at The Home Depot
A louvered door is an interior door that has louvered panels inset into the frame, allowing for light and sound to pass through them.
A waterfall edge is a contemporary style of countertop design in which the countertop extends all the way down one side of the cabinet or island.
A shop light usually refers to a type of light than can be easily moved around a shop or workspace to allow for easier task lighting. Often, a shop light has a stand or clip that allows it to adapt to illuminate any project.
Commercial Lighting - Lighting & Ceiling Fans at The Home Depot
Have you ever noticed those little s-shaped doo dads that fix an exterior shutter to a home? Yes, they have a name. It's a 'shutter dog.'
Winworks Pair of S Holdbacks-80022000 at The Home Depot
An eyebrow dormer is a style of dormer in which a portion of the roof protrudes in wave-like shape, while the bottom of the dormer remains flat.
An exposed brick wall often refers to a brick wall that was previously covered in either drywall or plaster that for various reasons has been uncovered and left bare, with just bricks and mortar showing. Today, they are commonly found in restored industrial spaces.
Cement, Concrete Mixer & Building Materials at The Home Depot
Open shelving is a popular trend in kitchen design in which kitchen items like glassware and dishes are displayed on shelving that is open, rather than behind cabinet doors. Ask about shelving that compliments your cabinet style if you're undergoing a kitchen renovation, or add simple shelves to an empty kitchen wall to create more storage. kitchen items, cupboard doors, barn doors, dream kitchen, kitchen renovations, empti kitchen, open shelving, kitchen walls, kitchen designs
Open shelving is a popular trend in kitchen design in which kitchen items like glassware and dishes are displayed on shelving that is open, rather than behind cabinet doors. Ask about shelving that compliments your cabinet style if you're undergoing a kitchen renovation, or add simple shelves to an empty kitchen wall to create more storage.