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Floor Plans: Before and After

Blog Cabin 2014 Original Floor Plan

Awkward angles, small rooms + out-of-date features create a remodeling playground.
Examine Each Room


51 How-Tos From Blog Cabin

  1. 21. How To Install Bathroom Tile

    Learn how tile is laid in a bathroom floor and up the sides of a tub surround.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  2. 22. How To Install Radiant Heat Flooring Mats

    Radiant heat flooring mats are an easy way to install floor heating in custom spaces. Here's how to do it.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 23. How To Install a Kitchen Countertop

    A new countertop adds character and flavor in a new remodel. Learn how to give a kitchen an instant facelift by installing a new counte...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $5000 to $10000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  4. 24. How to Build a Distressed-Finish Bench

    A distressed look gives a country feel to this bench. Learn how to add your own distressed finish to a bench.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 25. How to Install Kitchen Cabinets

    Handmade cabinets add an element of style and customization to any home. Learn how to install handcrafted wooden cabinets in the kitche...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 26. How to Assemble and Install a Staircase

    Learn how to create a staircase with a round pine railing in a log cabin.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 27. How to Treat and Stain Wood Siding

    Learn how to keep wood siding looking like new.

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $10000 to $15000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 28. How To Tile a Power Shower

    Learn how to give a master bath a "power shower" with a natural tile surface.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 29. How To Install a Shower Door on a Prefab Shower

    Learn how to seal off a prefab shower with a door.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 30. How to Install Hardwood Flooring

    Learn how to install cherry hardwood flooring in a master bedroom.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard

About This Show

Blog Cabin is the groundbreaking multimedia experience based on a very simple idea: You Design It, We Build It, You Could Win It! This truly interactive series asks Internet users to vote on the design features for a real vacation getaway. Expert hosts from DIY Network series will be on hand to rebuild the 1920s lakeside house that will become a luxurious home for a lucky sweepstakes winner. Plus, a one-hour Blog Cabin special, hosted by tool expert Chris Grundy, will highlight the incredible transformation.

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