Knowing how to frame walls with doorways is a skill that can open up a wealth of options for the DIYer. In a world where open concept rules and walls are shunned, focus on how to construct a proper wall isn’t at the top of the list for most home improvement gurus. Yet, this knowledge can be used to create new storage spaces, to define areas, or to change a floor plan’s layout.
If you have stained, wooden exterior doors, you know that they can be quite beautiful. You probably also know that they can start to look a bit run down after just a few years of rain, snow, sleet, hail and sun. Keeping them looking fresh takes a bit of maintenance. However, sometimes you just don’t know how important regular maintenance is until your doors are in need of a complete overhaul. I am ashamed to say that I neglected my own doors for the past few years and was faced with this same situation. But, not to worry, I was able to get them looking like new with just a little bit of time and effort. If you want to know how to refinish wooden doors, just keep reading.
If you have ever needed or wanted to take off your door handleset, you probably have noticed that they are a bit more complex than a standard door knob. For one, there is usually no noticeable screws. So, how are you suppose to get the darn thing off?!?! Well, it’s not as complicated as it appears, and I can show you how to remove door handlesets using just a few common household tools.
The interior doors in a house can either make or break an intended design style. If you have ever walked through a home that was decorated in very traditional furniture but had flush doors throughout, then you know what I mean. The wrong door can stick out like a soar thumb. When asked which type of interior door styles go with what design, I usually break it down like this:
(Easy Window Treatments Ideas & Updates – Photo by Leslie Fine Interiors)
Want to make a change to a room without breaking the bank? Changing out the window treatments is one of the best ways to do that. The window treatments in a room are like a nice hairdo. It may work for awhile, but eventually you will want a new look to freshen things up. However, most of us wish to do so without breaking the bank.