Interior Spaces

Repairing A Textured “Popcorn Ceiling”

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Today and yesterday, I spent time repairing a textured ceiling at a local church. The roof had many leaks, which damaged the ceiling inside the […]

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How To Skim-Coat Drywall

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In a room I’m working on, I needed to skim-coat the walls with joint compound to make them smooth. There was a stucco texture on them, which I […]

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How To Build A Tile Countertop

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Before people used granite, quartz, and other stone slabs for countertops, many were made with typical ceramic tiles or Formica laminate, glued to plywood. The […]

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10 Home Improvement Projects You Should Never Put Off

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There are projects that can wait for the season to change or funds to do them with. Then there are some projects that you should […]

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How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets With A Rust-Oleum Kit

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An easy way to upgrade a kitchen without breaking the bank is to paint your cabinets and add new hardware. As I was shopping for paint […]

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How To Install A Smoke Alarm

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After painting a utility room, I took down a large, old smoke detector. The smoke alarm worked fine, except the color had changed from white to yellow […]

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How To Install A New Laundry Tub And Faucet

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A laundry tub is critical to a functional laundry room. The tub allows you to send wash water from a washing machine to the drain without any […]

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Install A Coat Rack With Plastic Wall Anchors

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Wall anchors allow you to hang virtually anything from a wall without having to locate a stud. Some people don’t have a stud finder, and others […]

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Upgrading A Door’s Hardware

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When purchasing a prehung interior door and many other kinds of doors, they come with brightly-colored gold brass hinges as the default finish on them. The […]

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How To Use A Can Of Spray Foam

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Nowadays, there are many options for sealing your home from air, pests, and moisture. The easiest way is spraying the gaps with spray foam from […]

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Different Ways To Repair Drywall

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While crawling around in the attic I mistakenly put my KNEE through the attic floor. I was installing wiring for exterior lighting fixtures and lost […]

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All About Zoning, Codes, And Building Permits

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Before you begin any improvement project, it is essential that you investigate local zoning laws, building codes, and the permit process. To learn about the […]

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Using Moldings To Finish A Room

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Molding, also referred to as trim, covers gaps and provides decorative relief for flat wall surfaces.  In general, molding is used sparingly in contemporary architecture.  […]

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How To Install Shelf Brackets For Storage

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Bracket shelving appears to put a lot of weight on the few small fasteners that secure the strips. But those fasteners do not actually bear […]

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