Walls

Nothing makes the space you live in feel more like home than renovating walls. Here, you’ll find essential decor, design and painting to inspire all your wall projects.

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How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips

Building a shed this spring? Before you can even think about raising the walls, it’s imperative to have a solid foundation. Learn how to pour a concrete slab successfully here.

Masonry: How to Repair Mortar Joints

A beginner's guide to tuckpointing, or replacing mortar joints


Build a Flagstone and Stone Block Patio

Construct a poured concrete and stone patio with a curved stone wall.


How to Repair Mortar Joints

Restore crumbling mortar joints with a chisel, a grinder and a lot of patience


How to Replace Spalling Bricks

Freezing and thawing water in brick can cause flaking and spalling, which ruins the brick.

How to Cut Concrete

Concrete cutting tips for the tough jobs. Try a concrete saw


How to Install a Vapor Barrier in a Crawlspace

Use plastic sheeting to control moisture in your crawlspace.

How to Build a Stone Path and Steps

Modular blocks let you build like a master mason—even on slopes


Radon Gas Remediation: The Best Radon Mitigation Systems

Radon gas moves from the soil into a home directly through pores in concrete and gaps in walls and floors....


How to Use Powder Actuated Tools

Powder actuated tools (PAT) are a powerful way to attach wood to concrete and concrete block. Here's how to use...


How to Choose the Right Retaining Wall Material

Learn the pros and cons of stone, wood and concrete block retaining walls

How to Install Fiber Cement Siding

How to cut, nail and install durable fiber siding, plus caulking and painting tips.


Drills: When to Use a Rotary Drill

Sometimes bigger is better



Waterproofing Products Help Keep Basements Dry

A little inspection and finishing work will go a long way in keeping your basement dry.