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Home improvement

Home improvement is the process of repairing existing fixtures or making additions to a residential piece of land.

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acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) pipe

Real estate; Home improvement

ABS piping is easier to work with and less expensive than metal piping. It also doesn't rot, rust, or corrode.

ADA-compliant shower

Real estate; Home improvement

ADA-compliant showers are designed to allow individuals with disabilities greater freedom to access the shower. Some showers are made so a wheelchair can roll in, and some are designed for ...


Real estate; Home improvement

The Adirondack style (1890s-present) embraces rustic, natural, often made of bark-covered logs or simple planks.

American country

Real estate; Home improvement

American country style that stresses antiques and folk art, basically pieces and fabrics from America's past.

American Southwest

Real estate; Home improvement

The Southwest look blends the colors and styles of the Native American cultures and the west.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Real estate; Home improvement

The ADA is a law signed in 1990 that requires buildings and businesses to provide equal accessibility for individuals with disabilities.


Real estate; Home improvement

Bauhaus design (1919-1933) is based on unifying art and technology. Little ornamentation. Function, form, and materials (metal tubing, glass, and other technological, machine-made materials) most ...

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