Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Corner

In this category we include different articles we feel are important and informative for the avid do-it-yourselfer.


Articles in this category:

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Wall and Ceiling Repair Simplified: 11 Clever Tricks
Wall and Ceiling Repair Simplified: 11 Clever Tricks Mon, Sep 30, 2019 11 great tips including a Cure for Chronic Cracks and Fast Patch Backing. Read More

7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros
7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros Sat, Sep 28, 2019 Here are some techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim. Read More

How to Make Safer, Better Cuts on a Miter Saw
How to Make Safer, Better Cuts on a Miter Saw Mon, Sep 23, 2019 The Experts at Building & Construction Professionals explain how to get the most out of your miter saw and share tips on how to cut small pieces, reduce tear-outs and, most important, how to do it all safely. This information is invaluable when you c... Read More

15 Great Tips For The Do-It-Yourselfer
15 Great Tips For The Do-It-Yourselfer Sun, Sep 22, 2019 From fixing cracked drywall, grout and windows, to garbage disposal repair, this is another great article from Family Handyman. Read More

5 Kitchen Flooring Ideas for the Do-It-Yourselfer
5 Kitchen Flooring Ideas for the Do-It-Yourselfer Sat, Sep 21, 2019 Ready to update your kitchen? One way to freshen up the look of a kitchen is with new flooring. Whether you’re a fan of wood, tile or vinyl, here are five kitchen flooring ideas from the Family Handyman that are hot right now. Read More

20 Before-and-After Backyard Transformations
20 Before-and-After Backyard Transformations Thu, Sep 19, 2019 Whether your dream backyard is designed for entertaining a crowd or just relaxing with a good book, our landscaping and remodeling pros pull out all the stops to take these backyards from blah to breathtaking. Read More

11 Easy Home Repairs That Save Big Money
11 Easy Home Repairs That Save Big Money Wed, Sep 18, 2019 If you like saving money, being a DIYer is a good place to start. Check out these 11 home repairs that you can easily do yourself. Read More

Crown Molding Basics: Tips & Tricks
Crown Molding Basics: Tips & Tricks Wed, Sep 18, 2019 Some DIY’ers have trouble matching the mitered angles and installing the long trim boards along the ceiling. Many find the job frustrating or intimidating, and shy away from the installation. This article takes a look at a basic crown molding install... Read More

The Art of Coping Corners
The Art of Coping Corners Thu, Aug 29, 2019 We are often asked 'Why cope corners'? Is it mandatory? Well, yes and no. For corner pieces, cutting both pieces of trim at 45 degrees makes sense in theory. But in the real world, two walls rarely form a perfect 90-degree angle. So getting two mi... Read More

Build A Beautiful Three-Piece Crown Molding Mon, Mar 04, 2019 Richard McMurray knows a thing or two about crown molding. Watch the video and learn the entire process that goes into a three-piece crown molding build-up Read More

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