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Build, repair and decorate all the walls in your home with these projects, tips and ideas.
Picture-Perfect Position for Hanging Stuff on the Wall
If you have to hang large pictures or mirrors, slip a straw over the end of the hook to help guide the wire to the correct position.
13 Hanging Hacks for Picture-Perfect Walls
The Difference Between Open-Cell and Closed-Cell Spray Foam
Wall & Ceiling Repair Simplified: 11 Clever Tricks
15 Stunning Accent Wall Ideas You Can Do
12 Incredible Shiplap Walls
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....
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.
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.
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
Reader Project: Wall Teardown Reveals Hidden Fireplace
How to Install a Load-Bearing Beam
Replace a load bearing wall with a microlam beam to create a bigger room.
10 Tips for Insulating Walls
Get the most energy efficiency from your insulation by filling all gaps, avoiding compression, sealing...
Drilling Holes: Notching and Boring Holes in Wood Studs
How much wood are you allowed to cut out of a stud?
Reader Project: Showcase Wall
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Level Hanging: Hang Artwork and Wall-hangings Straight and Level
With these four techniques, you can hang just about anything on your walls, and keep it there
How to Install Fiberglass Batt Insulation
You've only got one chance to do it right! Here's how
Energy Conservation: Know the R-Value of Insulation
Want to save money, energy and feel warmer this winter? Insulate your house the right...
Home Trend: White Marble
White marble isn’t reserved for countertops and showers anymore. We’re seeing it everywhere—...