How to Install Kitchen Base Cabinets Yourself – DIY Guide

March 8, 2013

If you want to truly get your money's worth out of your kitchen renovation, you are going to want to do as much work as you can by yourself. It doesn't matter if you bought some top of the line, custom manufactured pieces, or if you bought the cheapest ones at the home improvement store, you will always save extra if you do the work …

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How To Install A Submersible Sump Pump

October 18, 2012

Homes that are situated on water tables are prone to basement flooding, especially when it rains. There is a nifty little gadget that can be easily installed into your home to reduce the chances of flooding. Sump pump installation, whether by a professional or do-it-yourself process, can range from $100 to $300. Though it isn't cheap, this precautionary measure can save you thousands of dollars …

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Installing A Garage Door Opener; Leave It To The Professionals

August 11, 2012

If You Can't, You Probably Won't

You've never fully experienced marital woe until you've failed to follow up on what husbands like to call, a “honey-do” list.  Tasks can range from taking out the trash to mowing the lawn, but occasionally, you are given an assignment that is so far reaching that you accept it without ever even considering the possibility of finishing it.  Sure, …

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Doing Appliance Installation The Right Way

July 24, 2012

When it comes to remodeling a home, or even buying a brand new home, you will generally need new appliances to occupy your space. If you are starting in a brand new home, you are generally responsible for all of the appliances in the house, unlike renting an apartment with appliances already inside. Appliances you will be responsible for usually include a refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, …

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FAMCO Wall Cap Products

July 24, 2012

As one of the leading manufacturers of air ventilation in the Pacific Northwest, FAMCO produces high quality wall cap products. They create caps that go with the home aesthetics and can work as guards for a long time. They build durable and great looking caps that can protect air ventilation devices.

Wall caps are very useful in protecting ventilation holes in the home. For instance, …

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How to Install a Sump Pump?

April 19, 2012

When you venture down into your basement utility room, have you ever passed by that interesting looking machine located in the recessed part of your floor and wondered exactly what that is? When you bought your home, you many have been warned that your home was located in an area where the water table is quite high. If that is the case, then you most …

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How to Install Radiant Floor Heating in Your Kitchen | DIY Floor Heating

March 15, 2012

How would you like to have a kitchen floor that warms your feet on a cold, winter day? With underfloor heating mats, installing a heated floor is a simple home improvement project that takes just two to three hours longer than installing an unheated laminate floor--and underfloor heating mats are surprisingly affordable too.

Installing Underfloor Heating Mats
You need to start with an even …

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How To Install Window Privacy Film

February 1, 2012

If you recently purchased some decorative window privacy film, then you'll need to know how you can install it. In this article, I will provide you with a general procedure on how you can do this.

Make Sure That You Have Extra Film Before You Start

Due to the frequent occurrence of air bubbles that often crop up between the film and the window during …

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How To Install A Dishwasher – A DIY Guide

December 23, 2011

Once you decide you want to get yourself a dishwasher to make life easy for you in the kitchen, there are certain things you have to consider to ensure that the installation is successful. You can do the installation yourself if you have the required skills or you could hire an electrician or plumber to do the job. The advantage of doing the installation yourself …

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Sanded vs Unsanded Grout – Use the Correct Type of Grout

December 9, 2011

Not everyone who claims to install tiles professionally knows the difference of sanded vs unsanded grout. One of the first things that you should learn when you are learning how to grout tile is when to use sanded grout, and when to use the nonsanded variety. It is actually fairly simple. If you are using wide grout joints, for those that are 1/8 of an …

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How To Install Concrete Pavers – Tips and Tricks

December 5, 2010

Installing concrete paving stones in your house can be challenging for homeowners not well-equipped to do the job correctly. These individuals may want to hire a contractor. However, those who have the right tools, materials, and experience may be able to do the job themselves, helping save a ton of money. There is a lot to keep in mind when installing these concrete pavers, but …

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