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Amy Matthews

185 How-Tos From Amy Matthews

  1. 121. How to Hang Quarter-Inch Drywall

    Use these step-by-step instructions to hang quarter-inch drywall over existing drywall, saving time and money.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 122. How to Install Tile on a Bathroom Floor

    Installing ceramic floor tile is a fairly easy update you can do this weekend. A classic style, neutral color tile will stay in style ...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 123. How to Install a Shower

    Install a prefabricated shower with these expert tips.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 124. Kitchen Catch-Up: How to Install Cabinets

    Installing kitchen cabinets is a great way to save money on a kitchen renovation.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $5000 to $10000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 125. How to Build a Backyard Deck

    Building a deck can be a pricey option that requires careful planning, special tools and a lot of material.

    Cost:
    $0 to $0
  6. 126. How to Landscape Around a Back Deck

    Round out a back deck with some low-maintenance gardening.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 127. How to Install a Water Feature

    Adding a pond and fountain to the yard will introduce the soothing sound of trickling water.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 128. Kitchen Upgrade: Installing Floor Tiles

    Installing floor tiles yourself can cut the cost of the process nearly in half.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 129. Installing Hardwood Floors

    With a few careful preparations, elbow grease and a weekend, you can have beautiful new floors.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 130. How to Install a Tile Backsplash

    A white backsplash is a great way to brighten the space under dark wood cabinets.

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

About Amy Matthews

Amy Matthews

As a licensed contractor, personal trainer, TV star and host, Amy Matthews is constantly working on something.

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