Interior Home Repair: Tips and Step-By-Step Guides
Tighten a Loose Lever Doorknob (with hidden or no screws)
This tutorial shows you how to tighten a lever doorknob having hidden or no screws.
Wall Shelf Installation – How to Install a Wall Shelf
Step by step tutorial with detailed photos on how to install a wall shelf in your home
Choosing the Right Type of Door Knob and Lock Set
This tutorial describes the different types of door knobs and lock set mechanisms and how to select the correct type.
Top 10 Interior Home Repair Tips for Home Sellers
Article describing Top 10 Interior Home Repair Tips for Home Sellers by author by Bob Formisano
Styles of Residential Carpet
Tutorial describes the various common styles of residential carpet including variations of Friezé, cut pile and loop piles.
Types of Carpet Fibers
Introduction to carpet fiber types including nylon, wool, olefin, acrylic and polyester.
Cork Flooring Tile (glue-down)
Describes resilient cork flooring in a glue-down tile application.
Vinyl Bathroom Flooring Options
Tutorial describes various types of vinyl bathroom flooring including plank, tile and sheet rolled flooring.
Vinyl Tile Floor - Resilient Vinyl Tile Floor (glue down)
Describes resilient vinyl tile flooring in a glue-down application such as used in the bathroom or kitchen.
Curved Shower Rod Installation
Describes how to install a curved bathroom shower rod.
How to Fix a Loose Doorknob (with set screw)
This tutorial shows you how to fix a doorknob fastened with set screws that seems to continually loosen. It describes how to increase the holding power of the set screws.
Bathroom Flooring - Kitchen and Bathroom Flooring
Describes resilient flooring options like sheet vinyl and tile, cork and linoleum for use as bathroom flooring, kitchen floor and uses in other rooms. Includes floor installation difficulty, flooring installation method, flooring characteristics and construction.
EPA Lead Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule
This article describes the 2008 EPA RRP Rule (Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule) for lead paint removal.
Buying the Right Paint
One of the most common and effective home upgrades is a fresh coat of paint. Whether its painting after patching a hole in the wall or if you just want to freshen up the home, paint is an essential material to understand. Read this overview of paint and what to know before you buy.
Healthy Nursery Painting
Paint tips and advice for painting a nursery
Vinyl Tile Flooring - Resilient Vinyl Tile Flooring
Describes a resilient vinyl flooring system using self stick tiles as may be used in the bathroom or kitchen.
Choosing the Right Nail for the Job
Choosing nails depends on what type of work you’re doing, and it’s important to know a little bit about them before you head to the hardware store.
Before You Buy a Stud Finder
Describes things you should know before buying an electronic or manual stud finder.
Wall Anchors - How to Fasten Objects to a Wall
Description of different types of wall fasteners and their use
Repair a Small Hole in Drywall
A hole in the wall is a common problem caused by doorknobs, kids, toys and other elements of home life. This helpful Step-By-Step tutorial will tell you how to make a quick and easy repair of a small hole in drywall.
Nails 101 - Nail Sizes and Types Around the Home
This tutorial describes the most common types of nails you will encounter and describes their use. Described are nail types including cut, common, box, annular ring, masonry, brad, finish, casing, roofing and duplex. An overview of nail sizing and terminology is also provided.
Repairing Textured Walls: Orange Peel
This tutorial will walk you through numerous ways to repair a damaged orange peel textured wall.