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5 Easy Steps to Build Stairs to Attic or Loft

Wooden Stairs

Attic offers you a wonderful opportunity to hide your least but still important usage items in a safe and organized way. This concealed compartment enables you with immense possibilities to explore for the unutilized space. You can even convert that additional room into a fully useful bedroom or an official breathing space. For this you […]

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How to Level a Concrete Floor for Tile

Floor Tiles

If you plan on tiling your concrete floor, it is imperative the floor be perfectly flat first before you lay tiles on it, especially if you plan to lay large tiles. If the floor is not leveled, the tiles will lay at an angle, the sides won’t line up and you’ll have gaps between the […]

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Choosing Grout

Grout on Bathroom Tiles

Choosing grout might seem simple, but choosing the right grout is not such an easy task. There are many things to consider before you make your choice like color, water resistance, and its potential to stain. Consider these factors before you choose your grout and your tile installation will look and perform better.

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How to Mount or Install Fiberglass Molding

Wall Molding

Fiberglass molding is the same as wood molding except for the fact that it is manufactured using a mold, instead of cut and shaped like regular wood. This molding has similar properties to wood but it is lighter, durable and moisture resistant. The molding installs with adhesive or finishing nails just like wooden molding. The […]

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How to Build Wall Shelves

Wall shelf

It’s not difficult to learn how to build wall shelves even if you have no experience building shelving at all. Wall shelves consist of two simple parts, the support bracket, which is usually a 90-degree angle brace, and the shelving board, which is just a simple wood or laminate. You also need to know how […]

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How to Make a Wood Bar Top Cheap

Drink on bar

Building a bar adds a lot to your home, but it does not have to drain your bank account. Sure, a big bar is great and impressive, but a small bar that is easy to build and costs under $50 is a do it yourselfer’s dream on a budget. This cheap wood bar top only […]

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How to Build a Wood Bar Top or Counter Top

Wood working

Building a wood bar top or counter top requires just some basic woodworking skills, and surprisingly enough can be done with minimal expense. In fact, building your counter top can save you hundreds of dollars if you want a new look for a kitchen or a new home bar.

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How to Install Interlocking Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring

Laminate flooring is becoming a really nice alternative to hardwood floors for many reasons. First of all, due to the advanced printing techniques used to simulate wood grain today, laminate looks just as good as real wood, and due to its hardness, it resists scratches. Laminate requires very little maintenance, is cheaper than wood and […]

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Standard Bookshelf Heights – What is a Good Height for Bookshelves

Bookshelves

The typical height of a bookshelf is fairly easy to determine if you base the height on two things: the number of shelves it will contain and what those shelves contain. Since books are about 3 inches shorter than magazines, a shelf that stores only books is shorter than a book shelf that stores only […]

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Install Adhesive Peel and Stick or Stick-Down Tile

Installing vinyl tile

Stick-down tile is also known as peel-and-stick tile, vinyl tile, resilient tile flooring or adhesive tiles. This type of tile is not ceramic and therefore not very hard, it is actually flexible and bends in your hand. Ideal for kitchens or bathrooms, peel-and-stick tiles offer a more forgiving surface layer than traditional tiles. As an […]

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