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How to Remove Old Wallpaper

Video / Updated 04-21-2022

[bc_video video_id='694591626001' account_id='622696558001' ] Audio Transcript To remove ordinary wallpaper, you need to gather a few simple items. A pre-tape drop cloth A bucket of water A paint roller and pan A perf...

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How to Paint Furniture with Chalk Paint

Step by Step / Updated 04-21-2022

Chalk paint can be used to paint almost anything — walls, kitchen cabinets, metal, wood, and even fabric — but the most common use is to give new life to old furniture or to make newer pieces look old. The great thing about chalk paint is that t...

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Painting a Room: Apply a Base Coat of Paint With a Roller

Video / Updated 04-20-2022

[bc_video video_id='1880200962001' account_id='622696558001' ] Painting the corners and edges on a wall is the meticulous part; once you've done that, you're ready to paint the main part of the wall. Be sure you have the right tools — having th...

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Painting Projects: How Much Paint Should You Buy?

Video / Updated 04-20-2022

[bc_video video_id='1875296750001' account_id='622696558001' ] You don't want to run out of paint midway through painting a room. Use simple math the determine how much paint you need, and you're good to start painting....

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How to Fix Everything For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 04-20-2022

It's a good idea to be prepared for things going wrong in your home, whether it's something relatively simple that you can fix yourself, or a more complex problem requiring a qualified professional. Following is advice for both situations. First, we li...

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How to Install a Ceramic Tile Floor

Article / Updated 04-20-2022

Installing a ceramic tile floor may appear to be beyond the abilities of some homeowners, but most DIYers can handle it. Just don’t rush it — have a little patience! The materials are relatively easy to work with, and you can rent the tools, even the ...

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How to Lay Out a Ceramic Tile Floor

Article / Updated 04-20-2022

Planning the layout of your tile floor is an essential step in guaranteeing the success of your project. Ever wonder how a professional tile layer always seems to get those tiles at a perfect 90- or 45-degree angle to the wall? You can do it, too, and her...

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Measuring to Buy Ceramic Floor Tiles

Article / Updated 04-20-2022

Buying ceramic tile for floors requires measuring and math. Estimate how many ceramic tiles to buy by calculating the total floor area you plan to cover and dividing that number by the size of one tile. Ceramic floor tiles typically come in 4-, 6-, 9-, 12...

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Tips for Refurbishing Furniture

Article / Updated 04-20-2022

Refurbished furniture can add a lot of character to your home. Decorating old or unfinished furniture lets you make a creative statement. Take a look at the following decorating tips. Try some out on your furniture: Consider new uses for old furnit...

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How to Replace a Broken Glass Pane in a Wood-Frame Window

Step by Step / Updated 04-20-2022

The trickiest part of replacing broken glass panes in wood-frame windows is getting replacement glass that’s sized exactly right. To replace a broken glass pane in a wood window, you need to measure the precise length and width of the grooves in which t...

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