Learn how to build, repair and decorate all the walls in your home with these projects, tips and ideas.
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How to Install Fiber Cement Siding
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.
Drilling Holes: Notching and Boring Holes in Wood Studs
Building codes specify allowable sizes and locations for holes and cuts in studs. Here's a handy guide to those requirements that will keep your building standing tall.
Energy Conservation: Know the R-Value of Insulation
Subzero temperatures can mean three-digit utility bills and a huge waste of energy if your home isn’t insulated properly. Adding insulation to your walls and attic isn’t hard and it can pay off immediately in huge energy and money savings. Here are some great tips that will show you fast and easy ...
How to Hang Prepasted Wallpaper
Successfully wallpaper a room even if you haven't done it before. A professional paperhanger demonstrates every technique you'll need, start to finish, and shows you how to save time and avoid a heap of frustration.
Paint Pizzazz: Decorative Painting Techniques
Transform a room in one weekend with one of these three creative painting and glazing techniques. All are easy-to-do, attractive and inexpensive. We show you how.
Ideas for the Kitchen: Wallpaper Backsplash
Install tough, cleanable vinyl wallpaper to create a handsome backsplash in your kitchen. Even expensive material won't cost much since you'll need very little.
How to Install Wainscoting
Traditional wainscoting doesn't have to cost a bundle. Using MDF and standard pine molding profiles you can add old-world elegance to an ordinary room.