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The track of Harvey then takes it slowly north, into East Texas, maintaining its strength as a Tropical Storm through midweek.

The homeowner kept the kitchen's old Chambers stove and cabinets—now improved with new fronts and a coat of Benjamin Moore's Patriotic White—but jettisoned the Formica counters and dark backsplash in favor of marble and white subway tiles.

A Design Workshop stool from ABC Carpet & Home and a Dash & Albert rug decorate the kitchen.

As one of the most popular countertop choices, granite is durable, timeless and scratch- and heat-resistant.

While it's easy-to-clean, it does have to be sealed periodically to protect the natural stone.

I just let it dry and sanded if areas were not smooth and I bought a heavy wallpaper (Sherwin Williams) that was discounted and wallpapered my whole living room. I hate dark paneling because I want as much of the sunlight and light as possible. I think I used about 5 to 6 gallons on a 14 x 70 trailer. I used one that was supposed to cover with one coat.

I just bought wallpaper paste and put it up as usual. For the outside, I washed with a pressure washer, which you can rent. I only put one coat on and I wished later I had put on two coats. I otherwise find decorating things at resale stores and yard sales.

Cathy In my bedroom of our 1976 mobile home, we removed the built-in drawer unit/vanity in the master bedroom to make use of "outdated" space.

We then covered the brown paneled walls and closet doors with inexpensive paintable textured wallpaper.

We are expected heavy rainfall and most concerns are for flooding.

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