Concrete floors can be very handy, but “as-is” they’re not very visually appealing. Staining is one way to make your concrete floor look beautiful and furniture-worthy. The process is lengthy, but relatively simple. Here are some ideas to stain your concrete floor.
Wanting to install a concrete floor in your home? It is totally possible to do it yourself! Here is a summary of what the process entails: (for the complete tutorial go here.) There are also a few great looking concrete floor ideas, as well, near the end!
Brick pavers make for beautiful, classic-looking patios. With a little instruction and some friends willing to help with the manual labor, you can lay your own brick paver patio. Here is a look at what the process basically entails:
Dressing up an old room with a ceiling fan is a great route to go. Ceiling fans can also help save on your utilities. For starters you need to hang a metal outlet box from the ceiling, this metal outlet box needs to be able to support the entire weight of the fan. This can
Picking a paint color can be a difficult task, especially if it is a main room in your home. But before I get into tips for picking colors, remember that you can purchase small sample cans of paint at most paint stores for very little money and cover a small area to get a real
I will openly admit, I have a tendency to be VERY functional when it comes to furniture. I think it comes from my mechanical engineering background. I ignore the artistic nature and focus only on its structural integrity. Lucky for me, my wife has exposed me to the idea of using our furniture as artistic
Oil stains are nearly fool proof, but not completely… I have seen a few projects that missed the mark with oil stain. The nice things about oil stain is they are very forgiving in the application process, you won’t get runs, and they accent the original wood. But it doesn’t always seem to work
This is a project I really love doing. There are a couple reasons, first of all, it is not very difficult changing out baseboards, it is a very forgiving project, the walls are rarely straight and the joints never seem to come together in reality like they do on the DIY channels, but if you