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Old 09-13-2012, 02:55 PM  
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Toe kick lights look great as long as you want to clean the floor 3 times a day, every thing shows up.


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Toe kick lights look great as long as you want to clean the floor 3 times a day, every thing shows up.
You have a good point there nealtw, our new stove top looks great when it is clean but does take some elbow grease, same for dark granite tops. We are thinking of using old brick pavers for floor.

My friend just put in (toe lights) in his master bath as a night light. I thought that was a novel idea.


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Toe kick lights look great as long as you want to clean the floor 3 times a day, every thing shows up.
Nealtw, I agree and with four grandkids around no need to bring extra attention to the floor,

If anyone would like, I have some pictures on recent lighting addition...I did figure how to use some old but new fixtures in the remodel.
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Looks good, when the bi-fold doors start to fall apart, don't throw them out. Just take all the hardware off and hinge each panel to the frame and add door stops and spring button on top and get another life out of them.
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Looks good, when the bi-fold doors start to fall apart, don't throw them out. Just take all the hardware off and hinge each panel to the frame and add door stops and spring button on top and get another life out of them.
Great idea nealtw.

My wife made me take out the louver doors and replace them with raised panels.

By the way, she also wants me to do exactly what you said in her clothes closet, too.
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It works great when you want to put shelves on one side of a closet, like pantry and broom closet.
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Some pics anyone?

Notice new globes for pendants and center fixture instead of the old track lights, they put out a nice glow and this was taken w/o a flash.

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Those undercounter lights really show off the bare painted walls of the backsplash area.

Well we finally located some material for a backsplash. It is a slate mini brick design and comes in 1 square foot sheets. No two are alike and some are rough and some are smooth. All kinds of colors but it does go well with the counter tops and the oak cabinets.

I started on New Years Day and need to do a few end pieces, seal and grout.

Does anyone care for pictures?
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Yeah!! Of course we do! You do know that just because nobody answers doesn't mean we aren't looking.
And your right, those undercabinet lights always have a tendency to show the defects in an area.
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Ok Ok here are some pictures if anyone really wants a look?

Materials, tools, and layout in kitchen.

Real slate 1 x 2 tiles with a gray grout.

Backsplash was painted and was needing something.


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