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How to Install a Tile Backsplash
If you've got a steady hand, a few easy-to-find supplies and patience, you can install a tile backsplash in a kitchen or bathroom
"you can install a tile backsplash in a kitchen or bathroom... penetration. Installers often apply sealer prior to installation to make it easier to clean... its off install the tiles level and a larger grout line between the counter top and... variables to installation...especially wavy unsquare walls, unlevel surfaces and outlets... these pre-installed tile backsplash murals. For thin grout lines, use unsanded grout..."
Contractor Tips: How to Install Tile Flawlessly
"separate good installs from great installs. Remember, tile is for the long haul. These tips... that your installation looks great and stands the test of time. Lingo to know: Thinset:... glass tile install. The tiles were paper faced and the installer did not know how to install... tile to install, It's not excuse for a poor installation as shown but realize that... DIY tile installation: Spacers. They are small, flexible and "+" shaped and are used..."
DIY: How to Install a Door
Homeowners who aren't afraid of nail guns can tackle their own pre-hung door project in a couple of hours
"Installing a door used to be a very challenging project, attempted by only the most... casing is installed and in most cases the doorknob hole has already been drilled. Essentially... the door installation for you. If you follow these steps, a homeowner who's good with... gun) can install a new door in less time than you'd think. Time: Around 2 hours for... overall if installed properly. also note to all the split jam installers, make sure to..."
Install Your Kitchen Sink for How You Like to Cook and Clean
"kind of installation to do. There are four basic categories of sink mounting types:... sinks are installed on top of or over the countertop. *Integral sinks are made from the... easily install them yourself in an affordable laminate countertop. Undermount and... professional installation and can only be mounted to a sturdy and non-porous countertop... when I installed a Rohl in my own kitchen many years ago. The shallower depth doesn't..."
How to Install a Toilet in an Hour
Putting a new commode in a bathroom or powder room yourself saves plumber fees, and it's less scary than you might expect
"way to install a toilet. He was gracious enough to let me photograph him while he... he installed a toilet recently, and he shared a few secrets that can make the job a... actually installing one. Hello I did not install this tile, but we are doing a job now... post on installing a wall-hung toilet, please? on a tile floor which is bound to cause... happen to install one in the future Thanks Clark. I think I'll let Mike do mine. :)..."
Should You Install a Urinal at Home?
Wall-mounted pit stops are handy in more than just man caves — and they can look better than you might think
"urinal installed as well as a toilet in the main bathroom when she and her husband... grab bar installed above the urinal as well for safety. In the photo above the towel... We installed a urinal in our basement bathroom last year and don't regret it one... urinal installed. It was his one request- and it got me lots of bargaining room. :)... poorly installed skylights. The approach was up a narrow road with quite a drop-off..."
How to Install a Dimmer Switch
New project for a new year: Take control of your lighting to set the right mood for entertaining, dining and work
"want to install LED downlights you need to be sure you buy ones that can be dimmed... owner installed no less than 14 pot lights in the living room, about 8 more than... recently installed new 4" Halo LED cans, with new Lutron LED dimmers, but the buzzing... when I installed a new light fixture with an existing dimmer switch. I discovered... accidentally install a bathroom fan timer, as in the photo, above, thinking it's a dimmer..."
Contractor Tips: How to Choose and Install Windows
"Proper installation cannot be stressed enough. Be sure that your architect has all... window installation, including head, sill, and jamb details that accurately depict... should be installed. To take it a step further, or back, window placement should always... windows are installed at the same height from the ceiling! Didn't catch this when we built... values. 5. Installation. A good window without a good installation won't last, so consider..."
Spring Patio Fix-Ups: Install an Outdoor Fireplace or Fire Pit
"about installing an outdoor fire pit in your backyard for several reasons. Check... Metro to install a fireplace or fire pit on a new or existing patio, we would be happy... freestanding. Installing an outdoor fireplace is a big project, no matter how you look at... Also, installing a wood-burning fireplace is a simpler (and often less expensive)... pros to install a custom version, it is important to know how to make your outdoor..."
Walk Through a Granite Countertop Installation — Showroom to Finish
"granite installation and how to maximize your investment... Installing granite in your kitchen or bathroom is one of the best investments you... choosing and installing granite can be very confusing and misleading. I've done a lot of... granite installations and have learned how the process should work. Follow along here... granite be installed. The installers showed up unannounced a few days later with new... it was installed. It was not on it when we approved it. So the installers came back..."
Finishing Touches: Pro Tricks for Installing Fixtures in Your Tile
Cracked tile, broken drill bits and sloppy-looking fixture installations? Not when you follow these pro tips
"fixture installations? Not when you follow these pro tips... fixtures are installed centered on a tile instead of on a grout joint. However, this involves... failed installation. The more I work with Houzz on "Baby Steps" or "Fine detail"... com/coverlam.php- and he almost refused the job, afraid he doesn't have good enough tools... say the installation was flawless and my client helped out a great crew get a foot..."
Contractor Tips: Countertop Installation from Start to Finish
"countertop installation is preparation — and installing a countertop involves a lot more... Before your installer shows up to template, all cabinets must be permanently installed... Counter installation is one of the last things to happen in your kitchen or bath renovation... template and install. Below you'll find information you'll need to be prepared with on... counters are installed. More: How to Remodel Your Kitchen..."
Ranch House Remodel: Installing the Interior Finishes
Renovation Diary, Part 5: Check in on a Florida remodel as the bamboo flooring is laid, the bathroom tiles are set and more
"the last installment of our Florida ranch house renovation diary, the interior construction... walls, installing new electrical devices, relocating plumbing lines for the new fixture... in, we installed all-new drywall throughout. Once the drywall was up and primed,... labour to install but I'm sure there are other factors involved. Cheers, and looking... floors installed very early in the finish construction on TV and in web sites. We..."
Contractor Tips: Choosing and Installing Doors
Picking a door involves more than just visual appeal. Here's what you need to know to make sure your doors and hardware last
"pick and install one that will make the cut. Below, find tips to help you select the... barn door installation? Closet doors We sell the barn door hardware. All of our hardware... ertop Installation From Start to FinishHow to Install Tile FlawlesslyHow to Choose... temptation to install hollow-core doors. Although they look the same as solid-core doors... working. Installing building materials that will last is friendly to the environment..."
How to Match Tile Heights for a Perfect Installation
"When installing two tiles from two different suppliers, often the thickness of each... how you install tile. I'm noticing many installers using less thin-set to install... great install - but if the installer does not get the required coverage under the... perimeter your install might fail. I have been seeing many pictures online of installers... tiles installed WITH an offset needs more time for installing. First, you have to..."