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A Garage Conversion Project Starts With A Garage Conversion Plan

27th July 2008
A Great way to add Living Space to Your Home By Mark J. Donovan A garage conversion project is a simple and great way to add 200 to 400 square feet of living space to your home. Frequently garages are converted into bedrooms, bathrooms, and family r... Read >

Sealing a Deck

27th July 2008
By Mark J. Donovan A deck is an extension of your home's living space and where you will spend much of your time during the summer months. Consequently, it needs to be treated and cared for as much as your home's inside rooms. Most important to the ... Read >

Skip Troweling Method for Textured Ceilings

27th July 2008
By Mark J. Donovan There are several ceiling texture choices to choose from when finishing a room. You can simply apply a flat paint to the ceiling, or spray or roll on a popcorn textured ceiling. However both these choices seem to be waning in popular... Read >

Strapping a Ceiling

27th July 2008
By Mark J. Donovan Prior to hanging sheetrock to ceiling joists it is important that strapping first be installed. Strapping helps prevent cracks from showing up later in your home's ceiling, as well as provides more surface area for securing the sh... Read >

Installing a Brick or Paver Walkway

27th July 2008
By Mark J. Donovan The use of Bricks or Pavers to create a walkway or patio complements a home in a way that is unmatched. It adds a level of quality and elegance to a home entrance that can not be achieved with either concrete or asphalt. Brick and Pa... Read >

Installing Ceramic Tile in a Shower

02nd May 2006
Installing ceramic tile in a shower starts with a proper foundation. The foundation consists of WonderBoard or Durock cement board on the walls and a Shower Pan Membrane Liner in the base of the shower, if the shower floor is to be tiled too. WonderBoa... Read >