DIY Remodeling Tips for construction projects around the house. From staining baseboard to fixing a kinked garden hose.
Cutting Baseboard Outside Corners Cutting baseboard outside corner. See video how to cut perfect baseboard outside corners. Match up corners perfectly for very sharp clean looking trim. It should be easy, right? Just measure the boards, cut the miters, and nail the trim in place. Well, not exactly. If you’ve ever tried to install baseboard(…)
Baseboard Inside Corner See how to cut perfect baseboard inside corners. Match up corners perfectly for very sharp clean looking trim. When you lay baseboard against a wall and see gaps between the top of the trim and the drywall, it’s usually because of a misaligned stud or a built-up ridge of taping compound over a(…)
Touching Up Trim Instructions for how to prepare stained trim for installation and touch-up. After stained trim or door casing has been installed, see how to properly touch-up the wood for a perfect looking finish. If the stain was applied over a finish like varnish or polyurethane, the stain is sitting on top of the finish,(…)
Patching Nail Holes Learn tips for patching nail holes in trim and how to caulk your wood trim molding before painting. Give your doors a professional look by fixing holes and cracks in your door casing and door jamb. See how to fix door jamb nail holes. Patching helps to strengthen surfaces that have been damaged(…)
Fixing kinked hose. See how to fix a kinked garden hose. One of the most annoying problems every home owner has is dealing with a kinked garden hose. Even a so called “kink free hose” purchased for $45 dollars can have its problems. As soon as the hose is left in a slightly kinked position(…)
Choosing Finish Nails for Trim Choosing finish nails for trim on your project. View this video guide on how to choose the correct trim nails for your application. Good trim nailing is an important part of professional looking door installations. See the basics on how to use trim nails on some of the most common(…)