By Matt Weber There are hundreds of ways to make a headboard. Here’s one—a custom creation combining style and function.
By Matt Weber, Photos By Hal Jones Creative thinking combined with innovate building products give rise to a beautiful basement bathroom.
Decorative Hardware puts the “Bling” in Interior Decor
The Extreme How-To staff spent a few days in Chicago, Illinois, in October to attend the 2011 Remodeling Show/Deck Expo. The Remodeling Show brings together the entire remodeling industry face-to-face annually.Launched in 1991 by National Association of Home Builders, the event has expanded to represent all facets of the remodeling community — kitchen and bath; home improvement; aging-in-place; sustainable remodeling […]
By Matt Weber Kick Out the Jambs.. A triple-threat entryway upgrade gives a front door a fresh new look.
True Dimensional Lumber Repairs
See how one college student updated his dorm room.
By Matt Weber From cutting access to framing and installation.
Q: I had an electrician install 22 recessed remodel-style can lights in our basement ceiling. A lot of holes had to be cut for running the new wire. How do I go about re-texturing the knockdown finish to hide the damage? A: First, remove the trim rings from the cans so they are flush or slightly recessed into the […]
Q: I installed a 2-by-2-foot drywall patch into a ceiling, but it turns out the piece is too thin and has a “pushed in” look, compared to the original. The difference is about 1/8 inch. How I can fill the dip in the drywall? A: It’s common for ceilings to utilize 5/8-inch drywall while the walls are 1/2 inch, […]