How to Install a Glass Balustrade Part 2

Installing glass balustrade on a deck, staircase or patio gives your home a modern and elegant look. A glass balustrade is durable, functional and attractive. It can be used for both commercial and residential purposes. Installing a glass balustrade is a wise choice, as it lasts for a long time. You can buy ready-made... read more >>

How To Hang A Fireplace Mantel

If your fireplace mantel fails to make the statement you want it to make, it may be time to swap it out for a new one. Hanging a new mantel is a task you can undertake with minimal expertise. Here’s what you need to know.

Step 1: Safety Concerns

Safety should be the first element that you look at. The National... read more >>

How To Install A Mantel

Installing a new mantel to your fireplace is something that most people can do without professional assistance. It can add a completely different look to any room. Since a fireplace is an area where family and friends gather, lots of memories and photos can happen in front of the mantel. Having a breathtaking mantel will... read more >>

How to Install a Backer Board for Concrete

Before installing tile in a wet area such as the bathroom or kitchen, it is necessary to install concrete backer board. This makes a sturdy surface for tiling so that your tile job lasts for years. Installation can be tricky because of the weight of the backer board, but it is well worth the effort.

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How to Install a Floor Tile Underlayment

When you install floor tile, an underlayment is needed in order for you to affix the tile. This also includes carpet, wood or laminate. Installing floor tile with underlayment will make placing the floor tiles much easier. This is particularly important when you plan to use ceramic tiles or the kind with a self-sticking... read more >>