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Build, repair and decorate all the walls in your home with these projects, tips and ideas.
Removing Mold From Walls
The best solution is to find the cause.
Removable Wallpaper: Would You Go There?
How to Build a Wainscoted Wall
Wall and Ceiling Repair Simplified: 11 Clever Tricks
Create a Faux Stone Accent Wall
Spackling, Joint Compound, Epoxy: Which is the Best for Filling Holes?
How to Remove Wallpaper: The Best Way
It's an ugly job. We can't make it pretty, but we can make it easier. Learn how to remove wallpaper
How to Soundproof a Room
Add insulation, acoustical caulk and an extra layer of drywall for soundproofing walls.
Don’t Hang Anything on Your Walls Until You Read These 9 Tips
Even the most beautiful painting or photo will look out of place if it's not...
Fantastic Framing Tips the Pros Use
Here are some great framing tips that will help you build your walls straight, strong and fast.
The Pros and Cons of Shiplap
Pros and Cons of Shiplap
Why Old Homes Have Thin Wall Molding Installed a Foot From the Ceiling
If you live in an old home, especially one built prior to World War II,...
Simple Hack to Locate Studs in Plaster Walls
Finding a stud behind plaster and lath is hit-or-miss with a typical stud finder. Here's...
Small Gaps in Drywall are Actually No Big Deal
When you’re working in a smaller area like a closet and have to cut...
Picture-Perfect Position for Hanging Stuff on the Wall
If you have to hang large pictures or mirrors, slip a straw over the end...
13 Hanging Hacks for Picture-Perfect Walls
Hanging stuff on your walls can be tedious frustrating, especially if it ends up crooked!...
The Difference Between Open-Cell and Closed-Cell Spray Foam
Not sure which spray foam is the right fit? This should help!
How to Wall Mount a TV
Choose the right mount, install it yourself, and save $200
10 Tips for Patching Drywall
Before you paint a wall you have to prepare the surface, which inevitably involves patching....
Mineral Wool Insulation is Making a Comeback. Here’s Why
An old product with big advantages makes a comeback
How to Install Fiber Cement Siding
How to cut, nail and install durable fiber siding, plus caulking and painting tips.
How to Frame a Window, Build Window Headers and Door Headers
These wooden “bridges” let you create lots of big openings without weakening the walls.
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How to Hang Prepasted Wallpaper
Don't be stymied by tough-to-match patterns, slippery seams and out-of-plumb corners. We'll show you how...
How to Find Studs
Find the studs in your walls without an electronic stud finder
How to Repair Plaster
Quick fixes for cracked plaster
Reader Project: DIY Pine Accent Wall