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  • DIY Bathtub Installation

    Posted on May 3, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Repairs and Maintenance.

    How to Install a Bathtub It goes without saying that bathtub installation is a two-person job at the least. Enlist the help of family or friends (maybe someone who owes you a favor) to ensure that your bathtub is installed properly and more importantly, that you do not hurt yourself. Building codes vary, so make […]

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  • DIY Bathroom Vanity Installation

    Posted on April 20, 2015 by DIY Guide in DIY Cabinets, Home Improvement Projects.

    Carefully measure the height and width of your new vanity. Determine where you want to position it and mark the edge locations with vertical lines. Now, measure and mark up from the floor in three places the height of your vanity. Use the highest mark and draw a level line through it, joining the two […]

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  • Bathroom Remodel Continued

    Posted on April 6, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects.

    While working on the tear out, I had to shut the water off at the bathroom sink. The shut off valve was so corroded that I had to get my channellocks to unloosen it. Since channellocks have right angle teeth grip in all directions they give maximum bite and minimum wear. They also have no slip jaw […]

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  • Bathroom Remodel

    Posted on April 1, 2015 by DIY Guide in Demolition, DIY Cabinets, Home Improvement Projects.

    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 […]

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  • DIY Shower Faucet Install

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Repairs and Maintenance.

    Purchasing and Installing new Bathtub Faucets and Shower Heads can be a daunting task. There are several things to consider before purchasing. The style, the finish, and the flow. Traditional, modern, art deco, or with decorative elements, faucets come in a variety of shapes and styles. Chrome, brushed nickel, brass, copper, oil rubbed bronze are […]

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