Wall Construction

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How to Install Grab Bars on Tricky Surfaces

Successfully mount supports on any wall.

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How to Build a Stud Wall Part 1

Learning how to build a stud wall can serve you well and is not too difficult.

Attic Finishing- Building Knee Walls

Find out how to add knee walls and make your attic more practical.

A metal stud.
How to Cut Metal Studs

They're useful for serious wall projects.

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How to Install a Fire Damper

Fire dampers regulate moisture and air entering a fireplace.

Tips for Carving Designs into Solid Oak Corbels

Accent the corners of the interior and exterior of a home.

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Pros and Cons of Using Vinyl Adhesive Spray for a Corner Bead

When deciding which type of corner bead to use, you want to consider both the pros and cons. Here are

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Designing And Building A Stylish Room Divider

An appropriate room divider can sometimes be difficult to find.

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Drywall Hanging Tools

Drywall hanging tools are essential for doing the rough work in all of the many kinds of projects that

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How to Fix Dents and Cracks in Wooden Corbels

How to choose the right compound to repair a wooden corbel.

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4 Types of Brick Facing

Different alternatives for a brick-looking finish.

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How to Soundproof a Wall Using Hat Channels

Tips on special materials for soundproofing walls and ceilings.

An acoustic barrier.
Installing an Acoustic Barrier

It's designed to reduce the sound between rooms.

Wall Framing Design: Built-In Bookshelves.

You can build a very nice bookshelf with very little effort.

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How to Create a Doorway in a Stud Wall Part 1

A stud wall is a non-load-bearing wall.

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How to Build a Knee Wall Partition Part 3

A knee wall supports the rafters.

A room with a curtain wall partition.
Making Your Own Curtain Wall Partition

A wall partition divides rooms.

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Interior Aluminum Wall Cladding

Interior aluminum wall cladding is a durable option.

How to Frame for a Door in Balloon Framing

Balloon framing looks amazing, but can be a hard feat.

Soundproofing materials.
How to Build a Soundproof Partition Wall

A soundproof wall creates a quiet room.

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Restoring Antique Corbels

Antique corbels have come into fashion.

The Importance of Fire Damper Instructions

Fire dampers are considered passive fire protection (PFP).

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How To Soundproof Your Home Office

Help boost your focus in your most productive room.

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How to Frame a Wall for Built-in Bookshelves

Built-in bookshelves have a classical, homey appeal.

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Drywall Construction Techniques

Techniques and tricks used in drywalling that can be useful.

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Using a Protector Plate to Protect Wires in Your Walls

It's one of the most important parts of installing wiring.

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Attaching Wall Framing to Concrete Flooring

Attaching your wall framing to the concrete floor is a must.

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Building a Wall 1 - Introduction

Check whether the slab foundation is square.

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How to Cut Notches into Wallboard

installing wallboard, also referred to as drywall or sheetrock, you will often find that you need to cut notches in your wallboard to accommodate protrusions such as wall switches, telephone outlets, etc. With the right tools and instructions you can cut these notches accurately, and without wasting

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How to Install Gypsum Wallboard

Gypsum wallboard is also called drywall or sheetrock. It was introduced in the U.S. to use instead of plaster for walls. It comes in 4x8-foot and 4x12-foot sections and can be cut to other sizes. Follow the simple steps below to effectively install gypsum wallboard in your home. Tools and Materials

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How to Make Acoustic Wall Panels

If you are setting up a club, a recording studio, or any other location where there is likely to be quite a lot of noise, acoustic wall panels are essential. Acoustic wall panels provide a low cost and effective way of insulating sound. They work by absorbing reverberations, and muffling the sound. In

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Install an Acoustic Wall

Adding an acoustic wall does a great deal in improving the sound of your home theater and/or stereo system. Acoustic wall panels are added to the existing wall structure, and prevent sound or vibrations from traveling to other rooms. They are a must-have for musicians practicing with an amplifier at

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Tips for Refinishing Crobels and Brackets

Corbels and brackets have decorative architectural as well as functional features. In a home, they are used for weight-bearing or only as ornamental decorations. The brackets are angled support of carved wood, stone or made of plaster and add to the beauty of a room. The attractive wood brackets and

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How to Add Oak Corbels Under Kitchen Cabinets

By adding oak corbels to your kitchen cabinets, you can create a custom-built look on a budget. There are many different styles of oak corbels, ranging from the carved and ornate to simple timber frame styles. The first thing you would want to do is to establish whether the corbels are going to be structural

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How to Cut Wooden Corbels

Wooden corbels according to architectural terms are a piece of material that is used to support something. It could be used to support a shelf or to hang a pot. It is a great way to change the look of any old shelf or just to enhance a particular area or part of a person’s house; it can be very simple

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Decorate Your Fireplace with Oak Corbels

Oak corbels can brighten up a barren and lifeless fireplace. These are functional and decorative pieces of wood that you can install near your fireplace to create design and also improve the functionality of your fireplace. If you put oak corbels in your fireplace, you will be able to create a ledge

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How to Polish Wooden Decorative Corbels

If you have decorative corbels made of wood in your home, you will want to keep them polished to show off their beauty. Taking care of this type of wood is the same as caring for any good wood. You may already have all the materials you need around your home. You Will Need Good Wood Polish Soft Cloths

What to Do When Your new Texture Starts Bubbling

Bubbling on a textured-paint application can be fixed.

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Construct A Stone Interior Wall

It can add a striking appearance to any home.

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How To Build A Pony Wall

A pony wall is a low wall used to segregate different areas in a room.

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How to Attach Furring Strips to Masonry Walls

Find out more about fastening furring strips to concrete.