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  1. Cement Board Ceramic Tile

    Installing cement board correctly is the most critical part of a first-class tiling project. Here's how to do it.

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  1. How to Install Fiber Cement Siding

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    Half the cost of a fiber cement board siding job is labor, so you can save thousands of dollars by installing it yourself. A siding pro shows the tools and tricks needed for a weathertight installation.

  2. How to Install Cement Board on a Floor

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    Laying cement board is the easiest way to assure a solid, durable base for a ceramic tile floor. We show you how to install a first-class tile base.

  3. How to Properly Mix Concrete

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    How to hand mix concrete so it delivers maximum strength and durability. Mixing isn't complicated and when done well, the concrete should last a lifetime.

  4. Form and Pour a Concrete Slab

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    Pouring a concrete slab yourself can be a big money-saver or big mistake. We show you the best techniques and tools so you get it right the first time.

Other Articles for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Cement Board - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Waterproof and very strong—though not too strong for a do-it-yourselfer to manage— cement board is most employed as a backing for tiled walls and floors.

  2. Cement vs. Concrete - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    If your confused about the difference between cement and concrete, you're not alone. While they look alike and behave similarly, solid differences do exist between the two.

  3. Fiber Cement Siding 101 - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    While it's been around for years, fiber cement siding currently enjoys popularity with homeowners for a number of reasons.

  4. How To: Build a Cement Block Wall

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    FromBobVila.com

    Here's how to lay out a cement block wall yourself. Mix two parts masonry cement with one part sand, and add just eno...

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Other Videos for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Patching a Roof with Cement

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    Learn the techniques and advantages of patching a roof with cement .

  2. PVC Fittings

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    Tim Carter, of http://AsktheBuilder.com, demonstrates how to get a leak free fit for plumbing when using pvc pipe and fittings with primer and pvc cement .

  3. Patching Basement Walls

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    Learn how to patch up your basement wall to insulate the basement and protect it from leeks.

  4. How to Use a Mixer Drill

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    Eric demonstrates the proper operation and use of the mixer drill.

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Blog Posts

  1. Make It: Lacy DIY Cement Candle Holders

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    FromPosts tagged: decor

    I know, I know. Cement and lace? These aren't exactly materials you normally associate together, which makes this cool DIY project that much more intriguing (and a great jumping off point)!     Using lace-patterned tape, Liz from Say Yes to Hoboken created these fabulous candle holders. It's an ...

  2. Fiber Cement Siding

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

     

  3. Installing Cement Board Underlayment

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

     

  4. Factory Finished Siding

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

    Using Factory Finished Siding and Pre-Primed Siding: Most people think of using factory finished siding when they are considering using cement board siding.  In my neck of the woods most of the homes... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  5. The Secret to Putting Tile over Just About Anything

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    FromRon Hazelton's Blog

    This innovative tile system allows you to convert a laminate countertop or vinyl floor into ceramic tile without the need to remove the old surface or install cement board. Continue reading

  6. September 5, 2012 AsktheBuilder Newsletter & Tips

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    FromAsk the Builder

    In this issue, fall is coming and you could win some tough work pants, a product review of a not so good caulk, 9-volt battery fire hazard, my online handyman classes are coming, how to save money on tires, write a catchy slogan any you could win money, a sale on the pegboard that I use and a ...

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