If you’ve recently installed a new bathtub that fits along a wall or into a corner – you’ll probably be wondering what the best way to fix the bathtub side panels to the tub is. Creating a bathtub enclosure is an easily accomplished task for most DIY home enthusiasts. Having installed the bathtub and made sure that it is level you can then set about building a timber frame for the bathtub enclosure.
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When building basement steps you need to take into account the uses to which you’re going to put the basement. If it’s to become part of the living area of your home then it would be appropriate to build steps incorporating materials that will fit in with the general décor of the basement.
Chairs come in all shapes, sizes and styles; in this article I’ll take you through the general principles for how to re-cover a sprung dining table chair. If you’ve got a fabulous old table and chairs – you can give the chairs a new lease of life by re-covering them. Alternatively, you might have a relatively new table and chairs; but with a young family…
Unless you’re installing an electric fire, any fire you install into a property will need to be vented. Whilst installing a vented fireplace into a property with an existing and functioning chimney can be relatively quickly achieved. Even if you have no chimney at all you can still install a vented fireplace for a gas fire by using a balanced or powered flue. It is also possible to install gas fires that don’t even require a flue.
Building basement storage shelves will not only result in a tidier basement but will inevitably mean that you can also find things a lot more easily in your basement. An advantage of building your own basement storage shelf arrangement is that you can have a variety of shelf lengths, widths and depths according to the things you want to store.
The following all require drilling into walls – before drilling into a wall make sure there are no service conduits behind where you’ll be drilling.