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224 How-Tos From Karl Champley

  1. 211. 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
  2. 212. How to Install Carpet Tiles

    Installing carpet squares, or carpet tiles, is not only easy but it is a simple way to add bold colors and patterns to a room. Best of ...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 213. How to Stain Grout

    One problem encountered by many homeowners is discolored tile grout on kitchen countertops. Host Amy Devers gives step-by-step instruct...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 214. How to Apply a Distressed Ivory Finish to a Dresser

    A distressed ivory finish on this dresser brings back some style and turns a blah bedroom suite into a romantic boudoir.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 215. How To Install a Beadboard Ceiling in a Porch

    A new ceiling is one step in the process of creating a functional outdoor gathering place.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 216. How to Make An Eerie Wall Mural

    This wall mural represents a window through which a skeletal tree casts an eerie shadow. Follow these step-by-step instructions to desi...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 217. How to Install a Pocket Door

    Pocket doors are great space-savers. Follow these steps to see how to install a new pocket door.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 218. 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
  9. 219. Install an Electric Fireplace

    Replace a wood-burning fireplace with a decorative, energy-efficient electric hearth.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 220. 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

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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