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Bob Schmidt shows you how to lay out your basement walls to be straight square and plumb
Bob Schmidt shows you the basics on how to use trim nails on some of the most common mouldings, baseboard, casing, crown moulding giving you some simple tips on how to get better results on your home project.
Bob Schmidt shows you some procedures for removing, saving and replacing mouldings on your home remodel projects.
Bob Schmidt shows you how to properly use a stud finder in your home remodeling projects.
Use this simple technique to add character to walls and ceilings , and to help blend the old with the new while remodeling. Textures give smooth, flat walls and ceilings a new dimension that enhances a room. This is a great project for problem walls —the texture hides minor imperfections.
Learn to pull bent or errant nails quickly and efficiently with your hammer , a cat's paw, nippers, and a wood block, or cut them with a reciprocating saw. You can remove them without damaging surrounding materials.
Save yourself $100s by taping your own walls . We’ll show you how. This article shows you everything you need to get perfectly smooth walls , without having to worry about nail pops, cracks and bad joints later. We take a beginner DIY approach, so even if you've never used drywall tools before, you can get good results on your walls .
Turn your unfinished basement into beautiful, functional living space. Framing basement walls and ceilings is the core of any basement finishing project. Learn how to insulate and frame the walls and ceilings , build soffits, frame partition walls and frame around obstructions.
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