How to Choose Furniture for your Living Room

No matter how much time and money you plan on spending, furnishing your living room should be fun first and foremost. Your primary goal is to make this particular area inviting and livable as much as possible. After all, this is the room where your family and your...

What Is a Crawlspace?

The crawl space is a traditional foundation construction in North America, Nordic countries, and Australia, and is becoming very popular in Central Europe too, especially for timber buildings. It exists under the home like a basement, though it hasn't the same height...

Installing a Curbless Shower

Whether it’s part of a complete wet room or installed as a standalone feature, a curbless shower combines easy access for those with limited mobility, convenience for other users, and a look that is trendy, sophisticated, and attractive. The trick to installing one of...

Ultimate Myths to Solve Foundation Problems

Spotting Problems A newer basement may have walls and ceilings that are solid and secure. Older basements often have problems that must be attended to. In some cases, the fixes are fairly quick and easy; in other cases, serious surgery is called for, which can be...

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How to Choose Furniture for your Living Room

No matter how much time and money you plan on spending, furnishing your living room should be fun first and foremost. Your primary goal is to make this particular area inviting and livable as much as possible. After all, this is the room where your family and your...

What is Soffit?

Unfinished basements and other areas often contain elements like beams, pipes, and ductwork that may be vital to your house but become big obstacles to finishing the space. When you can’t conceal the obstructions within walls, and you’ve determined it’s too costly to...

How strong is drywall?

if you've started a remodel project or finishing a basement, then it will end up with you by installing some protection coverings to the framed walls and ceilings or what we called drywall, So, How really strong is drywall? Well, …if you take two wood boards and put...

What Is a Sump Pit?

As you have a basement or crawl space or any other spaces under your house floor, Then, the absolute fact is that it needs a sump pump and sump pit, So, today our question is: what is a sump pit? A sump pit is a type of Hole with gravel base dug into the bottom of...

What Is a Crawlspace?

The crawl space is a traditional foundation construction in North America, Nordic countries, and Australia, and is becoming very popular in Central Europe too, especially for timber buildings. It exists under the home like a basement, though it hasn't the same height...

Installing a Curbless Shower

Whether it’s part of a complete wet room or installed as a standalone feature, a curbless shower combines easy access for those with limited mobility, convenience for other users, and a look that is trendy, sophisticated, and attractive. The trick to installing one of...

Removing a Non-Load Bearing Wall

Removing an existing interior wall is an easy way to create more usable space without the expense of building an addition. Removing a wall turns two small rooms into a large space perfect for family living. Adding new walls in a larger area creates a private space to...

Framing Corners & Intersecting Walls

Framing every corner of your own basement or house with yourself or with your lovers is a great adventure that you'll take in the 21st century, every adventure has mysterious or hidden tricks somewhere and the corners are this parts, not on the physical side but on...

How to Install Carpet

Carpet remains one of the most popular and versatile of all floor coverings. Almost every home has wall-to-wall carpet in at least a few rooms. It’s available in an almost endless variety of colors, styles, and patterns. It can also be custom made to express a more...

how to install a bathtub

Replacing a bathtub or installing a new one is a difficult work that requires some technics and tricks. But, if you have some plumbing experience, you can deem it as a DIY project that you feel comfortable tackling. because Installing a bathtub is a complex job that...

How to Replace a Toilet

Always when I plan to remodel my basement bathroom or any other bathrooms as an employe in this field, I have to change the toilet seat mostly as an important part of the work. You can replace a poorly functioning or inefficient toilet with a high-efficiency,...

How to Install a Bathroom Faucet

One-piece faucets, with either one or two handles, are the most popular fixtures for bathroom installations. “Widespread” faucets with separate spout and handles are being installed with increasing frequency. however. Because the handles are connected to the spout...

How to Install a Bathroom Sink

Replacing bathroom sinks and countertops is a quick and relatively inexpensive way to give your bathroom a fresh, new look. you can learn to plan properly and install your new sink securely. While different sinks will need to be installed depending on the variations...

How to Replace a Dishwasher

A dishwasher that’s past its prime may be inefficient in more ways than one. If it’s an old model, it probably wasn’t designed to be very efficient, to begin with. But more significantly, if it no longer cleans effectively, you’re probably spending a lot of time and...

HVAC Heating and Air Conditioning

Safety is the primary focus of code provisions governing heating and air conditioning systems. Improper appliance installation can cause the appliance to malfunction, creating a fire hazard as well as the potential for carbon monoxide poisoning. Fuel-burning...

How to Trim a Door

Every work you have done or anyone did need to be finished. and Wood trimming, either painted or stained, is the finishing touch for your walls, windows, and doors. In the next lines, I will show and teach you as much as I know, according to my experience and my...

Trimming Basement Windows

Basement windows bring much-needed sunlight into dark areas, but even in finished basements they often get ignored on the trim front. This is partly because most basement foundation walls are at least 8" thick, and often a lot thicker. Add a furred-out wall and the...

How to Frame A Partition Wall

I'm currently in basement framing job, and my agent is my friend and he asked me: "what's the easiest part in the framing? and I said: "of course it's walls especially interior ones". In this article I will discuss on every detail that you need to build your partition...

Removing Existing Floor Covering and Safety

If you’re installing a hardwood floor in new construction, all you have to worry about is the condition of the subfloor. But if you’re working on a remodel project like what we do here, you’ll likely have to remove an existing floor covering, which might be carpet,...

How to Frame a Door & Window Opening

 If you want to install a door or a window in your house, you have to first frame the door and the window openings to prepare it for the installation.so then How do I frame a rough opening for a door? How do you frame a door or window header? How big should a rough...

How To Install Subfloor

Subflooring is a key structural component. and today I will share with you this informative article that I prepared after doing deep searches and of course as always with my experience in this field by giving the pieces of information and answering the questions as...

Simplest Ways for Understanding Wiring

Installing boxes and running electrical cable or conduit for receptacles (outlets), switches, lights, small heating units, and other fixtures generally happens after the rough plumbing is finished, since the cable is easy to rout around pipes. Once you have ensured...

How to Install Wiring Boxes and Cables

Installing Boxes Plastic boxes come in single-, double, triple, or even four-“gang” sizes, referring to the number of switches or receptacles you will install in them. They have integral screw holes for attaching devices. Some metal boxes also come in different gang...

Ultimate Myths to Solve Foundation Problems

Spotting Problems A newer basement may have walls and ceilings that are solid and secure. Older basements often have problems that must be attended to. In some cases, the fixes are fairly quick and easy; in other cases, serious surgery is called for, which can be...

How To Run Supply Lines In Your Basement

Supply Pipes Supply pipes, which bring pressurized water to your fixtures, are generally installed after the DWV pipes have been installed. Planning and running supply pipes is far less complicated than running DWV pipes. Supply...

Plumbing Vent Diagram

IF you do some searches about plumbing Vent Diagram today, you will face many questions about this topic especially if you want to do that with yourself and absolutely, you will ask these questions: Can a plumbing vent run horizontally? Can you drain into a vent pipe?...

How to Install Ceramic Floors.

Laying Out The Finished Floor Before you start installing your finish flooring, measure and plan the job. Careful planning is especially important for ceramic, stone, or vinyl tiles, but it is a good exercise for other types of flooring, too. Plan with these...

How To Frame a Wall

if you’re about finishing your basement, then you need to know how to build a wall with it’s every little detail (trust me it’s very easy and simple then you imagin don’t panic at all). Now I know what you’re saying: how it is done? and today I and two of my friends...

Evaluating a Basement

While it’s impractical to add headroom in a basement, there are some ways of working around the requirements.You can often move Ducts and pipes, and beams and other obstructions can be incorporated into walls or hidden in closets or other uninhabitable spaces. Also,...