How To: Install a slatwall shelving system

Using wall space to store and organize items can keep your home nice and tidy. It's especially helpful for keeping your garage nice and clean too. This tutorial will give you the know how to installing a slatwall shelving unit. There are many different products that can be used to customize the space and is perfect for storing tools and other items. So check it out and good luck! Install a slatwall shelving system.

How To: Build storage shelves

Nine inch storage shelves are spaced and constructed in a practical way. It shows the right screws. This requires a drill some wood. The viewer is shown how to make a good back brace for the shelves. It shows how to make the shelving unit level. You learn the screw head must be flat. You are also shown how to put in a good support for underneath the shelves. It shows the center support being constructed. He shows how to set the shelves up so there is support from all sides and to make the she...

How To: Organize a closet with a shelves and compartments

You can organize your closet with simple drawers and shelves or racks that you purchase at a discount store such as Target. Outside of your closet you can have drawer space (use transparent drawers) by labeling your own drawers with large labels that you have written the contents of the drawer on and placed this at the front where it will be visible. The drawers can be divided into short sleeved sweater tops, long sleeved sweater tops, tanks, vests, short sleeved tees, long sleeved regular to...

How To: Install shelves for a more organized closet

In this tutorial, we learn how to install shelves in a closet. First, you want to map out your space and then get ready to install. You want to do something that is quick and easy to install. A regular closet should only take a few hours to install. Be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before you begin, so you know exactly what you are doing and know how to install. Now, purchase a wire shelving kit and all the accessories, a Lowe's employee can point to you exactly what you need. ...

How To: Make unique shelves for storage

In this how to video by Decor It Yourself, we tackle DIY shelves. With a few design details & up-grades you can make your shelving look fantastic. Watch this video and you can hang these cool shelves in your home. At the end of this video you will find a great project to store your remote control organizer.

How To: Install invisible shelving brackets

Hardware and home improvement expert Ron Hazelton describes his strategies for using invisible shelving brackets. To begin with, he advises that a shelving installation, invisible or not, be installed beginning at the center point, because upon attaching the main support, it will automatically be leveled. Ron suggests that mounting brackets have the same color as the background, so that the brackets depend not only on being hidden for the most part, but that the portions that are present do n...

How To: Install shelves using drywall anchors

In this series of DIY video clips, expert contractor Dominic Capone demonstrates the simple process of how to install a shelving unit to drywall using anchors. These basic tips can be easily adapted to construct a closet, pantry or entertainment center. With the proper anchors, tools and instruction from these free video clips, you’ll be able to hang just about anything on drywall.

How To: Start an urban living indoor garden during the winter

In this tutorial, we learn how to start an urban living indoor garden during the winter. You can easily place a shelving unit over the side of a window sill. This will also need a fastener attached to it to give it extra support. After this, you will need to install florescent tubes at the top of the shelving to help your indoor garden grow. Use small plastic bins to plant your seedlings in. These are perfect for a small greenhouse that you can place on the shelves and leave to grow with just...

How To: Assemble an IKEA Billy bookcase

Looking for comprehensible instructions on how to assemble your IKEA Billy bookcase? You're in luck! This free video tutorial presents comprehensive, step-by-step guide on how to put together a Billy shelving unit. For detailed instructions and to get started setting up your own Swedish bookcase, watch this helpful how-to.

How To: Use a Hydroponic Seed Starter to produce seedlings

Learn how to make and use a hydroponic seed starter to produce seedlings with this video tutorial. This is a very easy setup to make. Start with a basic metal shelving unit. Hang florescent lights above each of the shelves on the shelving unit. Make sure the lights are balanced for day time. Put a plastic container on each shelf that is about the size of the shelf and tall enough for the rim to sit just below the florescent light tubes. You will need some pecks tubing and some plastic clamps....

How To: Organize your closet with tips from Lowe's

This how-to video from Lowe's demonstrates how to install a closet organization system. He explains that the first step is to clean out the closet and take inventory of the items that go in the closet, then choose what type of racks, shelving and bins will work for your space. He explains the options and shows wire and laminate components, and encourages the viewers to take measurements to create a design based on their needs. Using this advice and the materials available at Lowe's, along wit...

How To: Set-up a home office with an extra room

Starting to work at home? With more and more people trying to make a solid living at home, it's important to know the best way to set up a home office – even if you don't have a spare room. Learn how to set-up a solid work environment with tips from this video on how to create the perfect home office.

How To: Install Drywall Anchors

Wall Anchors. Drywall Wall Anchors. Plasterboard Wall Anchors. I discovered these plasterboard (drywall) anchors / plugs a few years ago and think they are fantastic. They are ridiculously easy to use and are extremely effective in attaching fixtures to walls. One of the main things to be aware of (as with all things that have fixtures hanging from them) is the recommended maximum weight loading of each size of anchor. What ever the packet says, adhere to it.

How To: Organize and renovate your closet

Frank, with Home Depot's Trend and Design Department, and Chatelaine demonstrate how to organize and renovate your closet. If you want to make your closet as functional as possible without a lot of wasted space, introduce a fun wallpaper as an accent and install a basic Rubbermaid closet organizer system. Use a centralized bar for support and put in rails two feet apart from each other to allow for flexibility in shelving. Additional accessory pieces include sliding baskets for shoes and an a...

News: Bibliophile Dreamland

For most bibliophiles, a bookshelf-lined house as beautiful as the Kazuya Morita Architecture Studio's Shelf Pod house is a dream come true. The interior of the space consists of an endless grid of interlocking laminated pine-boards, which slot together to form latticed shelving units:

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