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224 How-Tos From Karl Champley

  1. 201. How to Repair Rough Walls

    Use this step-by-step process to smooth out rough wall surfaces.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 202. How to Patch an Area of Carpeting

    The four professional tools used to patch carpeting -- a carpet iron, carpet tractor, knee kicker and trimmer -- can be rented for arou...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 203. How to Remove a Cinderblock Wall

    This set of instructions will walk you through the professional way to take out a cinderblock wall.

    Cost:
    $0 to $0
  4. 204. How to Install a New cabinet

    Cabinets can be customized to fit an individual's needs in more ways than one. Learn how to create custom cabinets for your specific n...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 205. How to Add Track Lighting

    Track lighting can add utility to a home short on space. This family's cluttered laundry room is a perfect place to add track lighting...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 206. How to Repair a Load-Bearing Beam

    Follow these instructions to properly repair a damaged load-bearing ceiling beam.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 207. How to Install an Entry Door to a Garage

    Instructions for installing a pre-hung door into a load-bearing wall.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 208. How to Install Wall and Base Kitchen Cabinets

    DIY kitchen remodeling experts show the basic steps of hanging wall and base kitchen cabinets.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 209. How to Color Wash Walls

    Apply a colorwashing technique to add warmth to a room, using two different shades of paint -- one lighter, one slightly darker for dim...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 210. How to Create a New Hearth

    Creating a new hearth can be an easy process. Use these step-by-step instructions to create a concrete hearth that is plastered to look...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate

About Karl Champley

Australia native Karl Champley is a true craftsman who loves to help homeowners learn to use tools correctly and acquire new do-it-yourself skills.

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