building custom door and window casings

Custom Casing Molding Ideas

Several ideas for building custom casings for door and window trim

light switch wiring diagrams

Wiring Diagrams for Light Switches

Numerous diagrams for light switches including switch loop, dimmer, switched receptacles, a switch combo device, two light switches in one box and more.

framing an interior wall

Framing an Interior Wall

How to measure, layout and frame a new, non-bearing partition wall

removing vinyl/paper wallpaper and paste

Wallpaper Removal

Easy process for removing wallpaper and paste for vinyl and paper wallpaper, old and new

painting kitchen cabinets with a brush and roller

Painting Kitchen Cabinets

How to prepare and paint kitchen cabinets, doors and cases

repairing and painting masonry surfaces

Repairing and Painting Concrete and Other Masonry

Removing efflorescent bubbling, repairing minor cracks, and painting masonry surfaces

wood trim prep techniques

Preparing Wood Trim

Use these techniques to prepare wood trim molding for a lasting paint finish

painting interior walls, ceilings, and trim

Interior Room Painting

Tips for setup and painting a standard interior room, includes tips for bathrooms and unusual surfaces like wallpaper and paneling

paint brushing techniques

Paint Brushing Techniques

Tips for brushing wall, ceiling, and trim edges to cut-in before rolling

faux crackle painting instructions

Crackled Paint

Bring old furniture back to life with this easy process for creating an antique look