DIY

  • DIY

    How to Mount a TV on a Brick Wall

    If you have ever mounted a TV on a typical wall (drywall on wood studs), you know it’s not that difficult. The most important things are making sure the screws are going into the studs, and that the mounting bracket is level.

    June 25th, 2020
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    How to Build a DIY Bed

    Brooke has been wanting a new bed for our master bedroom for a while, and she found one from Restoration Hardware that we both really liked. However, there was only one problem. It costs over $4,000! We both agreed that was way more than what we wanted to spend on a bed.

    Updated November 29th, 2020
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    How to Take the Red Out of Red Oak

    When we were building our house, we ran into a small issue. Our hardwood flooring was white oak, but we had a lot of other wood elements like beams and built-ins that would have to be built using red oak boards. We had to use red oak due to the limited availability of white oak.

    June 9th, 2020
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    Easy DIY Faux Wallpaper

    In all of the houses we’ve lived in, we’ve never really decorated our son’s bedroom. So we decided to take on a day project and show him and his room a little love.

    May 25th, 2020
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    How to Epoxy Coat a Garage Floor

    About ten years ago in one of our previous homes, we applied a coating to our garage floor and it was a total failure. It started to peel up not long after we had done it. And we eventually removed it, which was a complete pain to do.

    May 19th, 2020

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