Learn whether wood paneling – and the plaster lath beneath it – should come down before you hang drywall, and how to determine the thickness of the new Sheetrock.
Backing paper – or lining paper – left behind from removed wallpaper can be a continued source of even texture – or a source of major problems. Find out when to remove it, and when to leave it be.
Get helpful tips for using miter saws to make tricky angle cuts to fit handrails between posts.
Wallpaper removal is never easy, but removing it without damaging drywall is crucial. Learn which products can help ease wallpaper removal, and how to apply them. Also, get tips for priming and sanding walls once wallpaper is down.
Learn about storage solutions for kids' toys. Get tips on making a storage bench with a cushioned top and slow hinges that won't hurt their fingers.
Learn about spring redecorating with these simple tips. Find out how to use color and prints to refresh your home.
Find out what it takes to turn decks and porches into proper living spaces, and get ideas for adding comfort to those spaces for year-round use – for less.
Learn which saws work – and which don't – for installing baseboard molding. Also, tips for creating the perfect miter cut.
Learn how to remodel a bedroom into a master suite. Find out why you might choose to create an addition instead of expanding into a nearby bedroom to make a suite.
Get tips on selecting the best flooring for pets, including the pros and cons of various flooring choices.