Grout is the key to any tile installation. Grout helps hold tiles in place, creates a water-tight barrier and also adds a cosmetic touch. Sometimes, grout can offset uneven tiles as well, especially if you are using tiles without straight edges. But in order for it to work properly, you need to learn how to […]
Replacing wall molding is an inexpensive way to improve your home. Removing damaged or old molding and replacing it with brand new molding brings many rooms from ugly to grand in just a few days. If your home needs a makeover, think about replacing molding first. Sometimes it’s all you need to do to brighten […]
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 […]
Foam sheets add another layer of insulation to your home and today are among the top choices for home building professionals due to their efficiency. They are also easy to install and mount. The rigid foam sheets contain two layers of paper backing and an inner core of foam. This composition blocks cold air drafts […]
If you want a classic look in your home, of just need to hide an exposed beam, or steel ceiling beam, build a wood box beam. A wood box beam covers up cross beams and other ceiling supports. You can add any surface style to it as well, depending on what type of look you […]
Hanging ceiling mounted traverse curtain rods will enhance your window’s look and functionality because traverse rods allow you to slide curtains back and forth easily. This task of hanging ceiling mount traverse rods takes just a few common skills and your basic tools. You can mount these traverse rods to a doorway, ceiling above a […]
If you want to add clothing storage space to a closet, install a closet rod using simple brackets you can find at any hardware store. Installing a closet rod only takes about an hour, and it is so easy, you’ll wonder why you didn’t take this project on before.
If you plan on remodeling you’ll eventually come across drywall, one of the most popular and widely used materials in residential building today. Drywall is installed on interior walls as a final surface layer. It is primed and painted and sometimes covered in a plaster texture to add detail. In case you’re wondering what drywall […]
If you plan on remodeling a bathroom or living room, you probably need to remove drywall. Removing drywall requires just a few tools, but lots of physical work. Learn a few tips and tricks to make it simpler and faster.
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 […]