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How to Build a Concrete Block Wall

Concrete block walls have many uses ranging from residential to commercial. Here’s how to build one.

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How to Paint Over Ceramic Tile in a Bathroom

Marilyn asks, “Can I paint over the ceramic tile in my bathroom?”

While you can paint ceramic tile, preparation is key to making it stick. Read on to find out more.

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How To Paint Over Wallpaper

To successfully paint over wallpaper, you need to first confirm that the wallpaper is smooth and well attached to the wall. Begin by filling any holes or dents in the surface with drywall joint compound. First, use the drywall knife to scrape off any tags of paper around the hole. Then use the handle to […]

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Repair Door Knob Hole Using Drywall Hot Patch

Repair Door Knob Hole in Drywall

How to repair a hole in drywall caused by a door knob using a small piece of new drywall.

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How to Patch a Hole in Drywall

Follow these simple steps to patch a hole in drywall.

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Strap toggle in hollow wall

Using Strap Toggles as Hollow Wall Anchors

There are several types of hollow wall fasteners, and a toggle bolt is probably the most common. A better version of a toggle is called a strap toggle, which is a metal toggle attached to plastic straps.

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Danny Lipford installing a ceiling medallion.

How to Install a Polyurethane Ceiling Medallion

Installing a ceiling medallion is an easy DIY project and a great way to dress up a room. Watch this video to find out how to install a ceiling medallion in your home.

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Spraying ceiling with texture in a can.

Repairing Orange Peel Wall Texture and Popcorn Ceilings

When repairing textured walls or ceilings, it can be hard to match the existing orange peel or popcorn textured finish. Watch this video to find out how.

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