Category Archives for "Home Remodeling"

Greenboard and Cement Board

Greenboard is a material used on bathroom walls and is known by several names, including several trademark names. They are: drywall, sheetrock, gypsum board, and plaster board. There are several generic names used by local contractors based upon the area of the country. In this discussion we will just call the material “drywall”. The picture […]

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Bathroom Cabinets

Bathroom cabinets can help when it comes to relieving the short supply of storage in the bathroom. More storage is one of the most common reasons people remodel their bathrooms. The first thing to decide is what different type or types of cabinets you want for your bathroom and what the sizes will be. You […]

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The Leaky Faucet in the Shower and the Fix!

Let’s say you buy a house with a leaky faucet. The question becomes rebuild OR replace? If the house is relatively new, parts may be readily available to rebuild that faucet. In an older house, the parts are usually not available. You are better off simply replacing the worn out faucet. Most of the time, […]

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Wall Switch Replacement

In this video, Dave is changing out a wall switch. Below are the steps for replacing a 110 volt single electrical switch, also known as a single-pole electrical switch or a common wall switch, which is shown in the video above: First, and this is VERY important, TURN OFF the electricity that goes to the […]

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Home Office Design

This section of our website is devoted to home office design. More and more of us are working from home these days. We shop from the comfort of our homes via our computers. We also can now pay our bills from our computers. So for a lot of us, there is a need for a […]

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Computer Wiring for the Home Office

Computer wiring for the home office. How do I make everything work? There are two basic configurations for connecting your computers together and allowing access to the Internet for surfing and sending and receiving e-mails. They are wired and wireless. WIRED is the most secure. It allows high speed connections of 10 mbps, 100 mbps […]

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