Considering drywall covers the majority of your home’s walls and ceilings it is inevitable that at some point you will need to patch a hole. Of course you could call someone to patch it for you, however this is indeed the kind of project that a homeowner should be able to repair themselves. Some hardware […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on DIY Drywall Repair
Every homeowner should have at least one claw hammer in their tool box. Claw hammers are so named because the flat head of the hammer is asymmetric to the claw end of the hammerhead. Claw hammers are most efficient and usually used while working with wooden surfaces. A 16-ounce model is usually considered the most versatile. It […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Claw Hammers
The reciprocating saw is one of those tools the DIY home renovator doesn’t usually buy right off the bat, but I think they should. The reciprocating saw is a tool that has many practical uses around the home. These tools cut pipe (pvc, emt, galvanized and copper), wood, tree limbs, tree roots, nail embedded wood, like fences, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Reciprocating Saws: Do You Need One?
Last week my nephew and I did a complete remodel of a 1950′s bathroom. It had pink fixtures and pink and black tile. Really dated and unsightly. We did a complete tear out all the way to the studs and rebuilt from scratch. The first thing we did was to set up a portable carport so that we […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Bathroom Remodel
First of all determine if the entire jamb and door needs to be replaced or just the actual slab. If only the slab needs to be replaced determine the size of the door. Measuring just the slab of the door from side to side will give you an accurate measurement. Most interior doors are all […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Slab Door Installation DIY
Recently my wife and I decided to replace the outdated ceramic tile in our house. The first part of the project was to actually take up the tile. So with hammer and chisel we started chipping away. We knew that most of the tile had not been laid properly and for the most part it […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Ceramic Tile Removal