Ceilings and Walls

Picture Perfect: How to Hang in There!

Looking to Rearrange the Art in Your Life?
Simple tips for getting artwork on the straight and level

Does your living room or bedroom need a quick makeover? Before you give in to the urge to repaint, you might just try rearranging your artwork. There's no faster way to give a room a new feel than by changing out what you've got hung on the walls.

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How to Change Your Light Switch

There aren't many faster ways to update the look of most rooms than to change out the old style light switches with new designer style paddles. Nothing will date a home faster than old, cruddy switches on the wall.

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Hide the Boob Tube!

Must NOT See TV!
Ways to Hide The Television When Not In Use

We love our TVs: more than 98% of U.S. households have at least one. With thousands of programming choices, larger and larger screens (a 103" screen debuted at last month's Consumer Electronic Show), enhanced picture quality, the ability to pause and rewind effortlessly, and falling set prices, we can declare that the television experience is just about the best it's ever been.

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Faux-Painting Secrets: Give it the Tuscan Treatment

Cover your furniture and floor with tarps. Don't forget your gloves and protective eyewear. Apply taping mud, also called joint compound. This is a substance you already have on your walls in a thinner and more even coat; it helps get rid of the seams between pieces of drywall.

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How to Install Floating Shelves

Sometimes a big bookcase might make a room look and feel much smaller. See how floating shelves can feel light and airy, yet provide some much-needed surface area.

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How To Build Upholstered Wall Panels

At a loss with what to do with your guest room? Create a room to look like a luxury hotel, a place where your guests can come and feel pampered. Add upholstered wall panels!

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Decorate with Mirrors

It's the one thing just about every homeowner craves: more space. Learn how you can increase the feeling of space is by decorating with mirrors.

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How To Remove Old Wallpaper

Using a flathead screwdriver, remove all of the switch and outlet covers from all of the walls that you want to work on. Once you've done this, cover the outlets and the switches with blue painter's tape.

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How To Build a Customized Wall Unit

See how we built a custom piece of furniture that served two purposes, shelving AND seating.

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