DIY – How to Repair a Hole in Your Drywall

This Article By Tim Smith Every homeowner has run across a hole in a wall that needs to be repaired. These holes can range from nail size, to fist size, and sometimes much larger. The basic principle of repairing all of these holes is pretty much the same. Repairing Small Holes For small holes the…

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How to Repair Drywall – A Step by Step DIY Guide

Drywall is a widely used building material since it’s relatively inexpensive, practical and easy to install, but it can only withstand so much damage. The good news is that if your drywalls takes some abuse, and winds up with a hole or two, you don’t always need to call in an expert to have the…

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What Type of Insulation Should I Choose for My Home and Why?

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Importance of Insulation While almost everyone would agree that applying insulation doesn’t rank very high on the “Fun Ways to Spend a Saturday” list, homeowners recognize just how important quality insulation is to protecting their home and providing a comfortable environment to their family. That being said, insulation technologies are evolving and there are a…

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Popcorn Ceiling – How to Remove an Ugly Stain

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Repairing a Damaged Popcorn Ceiling “Popcorn,” or stucco-style finish is very appealing to homeowners as it adds a textured look to a wall or ceiling instead of a simple painted finish. The process of applying the popcorn finish is a project that an experienced do-it-yourselfer can tackle, although it does take some practice to master…

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How to Set Up and Manage a Home Renovation – An Insider’s Approach

Joseph Hessert Guest Author: Founding editor of ARDOR Literary Magazine Get Organized – Get Renovating Beginning a home renovation is an exciting time, but without the right combination of preparation and management a renovation can become very busy, stressful, and hectic.  Many people underestimate the work and stress of a renovation and as a result…

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How to Remove Popcorn Ceiling Texture: Tricks of the Trade

Joseph Hessert Guest Author: Founding editor of ARDOR Literary Magazine Q Where Can I Dispose of My Scrap and Unwanted Drywall in the Lower Mainland of Vancouver BC? A. Search the Nearest Landfill that Accepts Drywall by Clicking HERE>> Popcorn Ceilings – Were they Ever Cool? A popcorn ceiling isn’t something that has been considered…

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How do I Remodel my Basement when I don’t know how to Frame?

Guest Author: Eric Brennan – Contributes to DIY Network, DeWalt, Yahoo!, ATT, Huffington Post, Homefixated.com, PG Tide and others… Learning the Basics of Framing is the First Step A basement remodeling project can consist of many steps, but when it involves framing, many homeowners get cold feet and opt out to have someone else do…

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What is the Purpose of a Vapor Barrier – A Homeowners Guide

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Guest Author: Eric Brennan – Contributes to DIY Network, DeWalt, Yahoo!, ATT, Huffington Post, Homefixated.com, PG Tide and others… Vapor Barrier – Unseen Yet Essential Depending upon where you live and what materials you are using for your construction project, a vapor barrier can be a very important part of your structure. And since most…

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How to Remove Ceiling Texture – DIY Guide from Drywall Repair Man

Question: Where Can I Dispose of My Scrap and Unwanted Drywall in the Lower Mainland of Vancouver BC? Answer: Search the Nearest Landfill that Accepts Drywall by Clicking HERE How do You Remove Your Popcorn Ceiling Texture & Where to Begin? So that Seventies popcorn ceiling is just not doing it for you any more.…

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Drywall Ceiling Repair – The Basics

How to Repair Your Damaged Textured Ceiling During stormy weather , people discover quickly the integrity of their roof. Often during the rainy season, leaky roofs first show their ugly existence through unsightly stains on the ceilings. These constantly growing stains are the thin edge of the wedge and should be addressed immediately. Once you…

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