Parquet is one of the many stylish flooring options available to today’s homeowners. This flooring style is fairly easy to install, but since it does emphasize unique geometric patterns within the tiles, it’s important to do it carefully. Use this how-to guide for laying parquet flooring to make sure your . . . Read more
Here’s a guide to what you should do prior to laying your flooring.
Whether you live on a mountainous rural parcel of land or in a hilly suburb, your property might feature less-than-flat topography. This doesn’t mean you have to forgo a fence; on the contrary, you can either shape the fence along the contours of the land or level the property first. Check . . . Read more
Installing your own vinyl fence gives you complete control over the finished structure. Though a DIY job requires preparation and precision, you’ll build fence like a pro if you follow these six simple strategies. 1. Grab Your Gear Once you’ve decided that vinyl is the perfect fencing solution for your . . . Read more
Here are the steps you should follow if you choose to install carpet tiles in your home or rental.
Before you consider hiring a professional builder to help you out with this project, take a look at these tips for getting your deck railings properly installed.
This intermediate-level home improvement project will bring new life to a bathroom with tired tile or a grungy old plastic/acrylic surround. Here are five steps to follow when installing tile in your shower surround. Step One: Remove Hardware Removing your shower hardware can be tricky. You’ll need a tool such as . . . Read more
A lot goes into a good staircase. In most home improvement projects, the skeleton of your stairs is already built, but the surface parts, the treads and risers, might need replacing. In this article, you’ll learn how to use hardwood planks to replace or cover your stairs’ existing treads and . . . Read more
Feeling blah about your kitchen? Does your bathroom need a boost? Installing a custom tile accent wall is easier than ever with today’s selection of marble, slate, ceramic, porcelain, and even prepared glass mosaics and wall tiles. In addition to their beauty and textural impact, tile walls are durable and . . . Read more
A fireplace can make for a stunning focal point in an attractive, well-designed room. A dingy or dated fireplace surround, however, can be an eyesore. Fortunately, creating a stylish new fireplace surround is a DIY project for anyone with a little patience, a little planning, and the right tools. Want . . . Read more