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How To: Freshen a room

The number-one question people ask me is, how can I update a room without breaking the bank or enduring a complete remodel? The answer is-you guessed it-in the details. The changes I'm suggesting fall into four main categories: lighting, furniture, walls

How To: Update your bathroom with the Home Depot

When you think about it, your bathroom is one of the most visited rooms in your home. A great way to impress guests and increase the value of your home is to remodel and update your bathroom. In this two part tutorial, follow along with the Home Depot as they show you the best and most inexpensive way to create a luxurious bath.

How To: Install cabinet knobs, handles & pulls

Bob Schmidt teaches us how to install cabinet knobs, handles & pulls in this video. You can easily spruce up a new cabinet or door my just changing out the handles or knobs. First, always take off your hardware and take it with you to the hardware store so you can grab a similar one to fit the right size. Once you find the right handles and screws you will be ready to install the new handles. Place the screw into the appropriate holes on the handles. After this, twist the screws into the hole...

How To: Use an electrical box extension

This is a video tutorial in the Home & Garden category where you are going to learn how to use an electrical box extension. Bob Schmidt shows how to use an electrical box extension during remodeling; when adding drywall, tile or wood over existing surfaces. For this you will need a PVC box extension which is designed to fit over the box that is already embedded in the wall. It extends out of the wall which will be covered by the layer of tile or drywall. Disconnect the power source to the plu...

How To: Install an undermount sink in a bathroom

If you plan on remodeling your bathroom area, th videos in this tutorial, should be able to help. Replacing an old sink that has developed stains or other marks is a great way to help spruce up your bathroom area. This tutorial will help show you how to install an undermount sink in your bathroom easily. Now, this may not apply to all sink so make sure you have the right tools and equipment needed. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Cut Trafficmaster Allure flooring with your hands

One of the distinguishing aspects of Trafficmaster Allure vinyl flooring is that it requires very little effort to cut the pieces to whatever length you need. All you do is score a line across the piece, then fold it in half! It snaps cleanly into two new pieces. This quick video features a man remodeling his office cutting a piece himself in only 26 seconds, using only a ruler and a knife to score the wood before he folds it.

How To: Build makeshift outdoor stairs

In this video, Andy Bell shows different ways of how to build temporary makeshift stairs for use during construction or remodeling projects. He will teach you how you can easily measure your own stringers (the sides of the stairs, that the steps rest on to cut them on your own, or, as he tells viewers, you can also build stair building kits that come with the stringers precut and ready for use. Learn about the variations of precut stringers, as well as their affordability! Then, the procedure...

How To: Finish a basement layout and planning

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to finish a basement by laying out and planning. Planning the lay-out and design of the basement is an important part of finishing or remodeling a basement. Learn how to get new ideas as you design and lay-out your basement floor plan. Viewers will learn how to finish the basement space with expert tips and advice on home improvement. Make sure the basement is empty. Make measurements and mark them on the wall or floor. For a bathroom, there should be...

How To: Get up tough stains using things around the house

Bob Schmidt from Home Remodel Workshop teaches how to remove persistent carpet stains. Clean up the source of the stain as quickly as possible. Once the source of the stain is removed, mix one teaspoon of dish detergent with a cup of hot water. Pour the mixture on the stain. Soak clean rags in a bucket of hot water and place them over the spot. Place a hot iron over the rags and force steam into the carpet.

How To: Install KronoSwiss laminate flooring

While remodeling or redoing a room, many owners will inevitably want to install laminate flooring. This video shows how to install laminate flooring beginning with what tools and supplies will be necessary and then showing panel-by-panel how to install each floor panel. It also goes over how to install a piece around existing pipes or other things that require a difficult shape that is not a rectangle. The video even goes over installation of perimeter molding as well as how to care and clean...

How To: Remove backer board from a shower stall

Mark Donovan is remodeling a ceramic tile shower, and shows how to remove the old backer board. First remove the old screws, starting at the bottom of each board and working your way up (leave a few screws so the board doesn't fall). Sometimes screws may be hiding under old mortar. Score the joint between the top board and the ceiling with a utility knife to prevent ceiling damage. Use a pry bar to gently remove the old backer board, being watchful for pipes. Remove the last screws, then the ...

How To: Accurately measure a room and model it in SketchUp

Alex leaves the studio to help a friend redesign his garage into his own video production studio. Watch and learn how to use SketchUp by starting a project from scratch. See how to take measurements of the space you want to model or remodel in SketchUp, then use those measurments to build a perfect model in SketchUp. This is a great tutorial to show you how to use SketchUp in the real world.

How To: Design a bathroom

Bathrooms often get the short end of the stick when it comes to interior design. After all, nobody's going to spend a lot of time in your bathroom, right? The problem is, it's not true-you will. Here are some great tips for refreshing the look of your bath without breaking the bank. There are five areas you can focus on to improve the look of your bathroom short of a total remodel: walls,

How To: Add LED flashlights to your PS3 controller

Give yourself the hottest PS3 controller out there by modding it and adding some sweet LED flashlights. The LEDs will light up in accordance with your game play for a whole new level of enjoyment. This three part video series will take you through the whole process every step of the way, from disassembling to correctly modding it without destroying your controller.