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How to Remove Stubborn Stains From Your Carpet

Carpet Cleaning

Stains are usually very shabby, messy and damaging. With kids and pets running around the whole day you cannot expect the floor carpet to be spic and span all the time. More than anything else the first thing one must learn is to accept the fact that things cannot stay neat and clean for a […]

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Using Self Leveling Compound

Self-leveling compound for concrete.

Leveling compound is a mixture of cement designed to pour easily over a concrete floor to smooth out any uneven areas in that floor. The leveling compound is also called self-leveling cement or compound. All it is, is very wet mix cement with a consistency much like tomato soup. It is important to level a […]

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How to Grout Tile the Right Way

Smoothing Grout

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 […]

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How to Tile a Bathroom

Installing tiles on floor

If you want to update a bathroom, tile a bathroom. You can find inexpensive tile that is anywhere from $1 to $3 a foot. Some tile outlets even sell lots of tile that is less than that. Since most bathrooms are small, your entire budget for the project can be as low as $250, including […]

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How to Replace Wall Molding

Crown Molding

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 […]

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How to Remove Wall Molding

Wall Molding

Wall molding adds a nice touch to your home by creating a contrast between the walls and floor. Usually, the wall molding is straight, and therefore creates a nice, even line for the eye to follow. However, molding can often be a victim of mold and water damage due to its proximity to the floor. […]

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How to Hang Ceiling Mounted Traverse Curtain Rods

Traverse Curtain Rod

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 […]

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Repairing a Damaged or Cracked Shower Pan

Bathtub and Shower

A shower pan is the part of the shower that channels the water into the drain. It is a solid pan usually made of fiberglass or a similar material installed on the floor over the drain. When this part cracks or chips, it needs repair. A few options for repair are available, but the most […]

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Learn to Fix a Rotary Ball Shower Faucet

Bath tub faucet

A rotary ball shower faucet uses a valve with a ball as the main water flow control mechanism, instead of a cartridge with ceramic disks. An older type of faucet, it is still possible to fix with replacement parts available through a plumbing supply store or your hardware store. Repairing this type of faucet is […]

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How to Remove a Shower Head

Shower head

If you want to change your shower head, first you have to remove the shower head already in place. This is not a complicated project, and it only takes about ten minutes. All it requires is a wrench and some special plumber’s tape, commonly called Teflon(r) tape.

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