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Wasted Spaces

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78 How-Tos From Wasted Spaces

  1. 11. How to Find Space Under Stairs

    Host Karl Champley shows you how to put the wasted space under a staircase to use.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 12. How to Build a Hideaway Laptop Desk

    Eliminate desktop clutter by creating this custom deck that holds a storage compartment for your laptop. Learn how to make a hideaway l...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 13. How to Create Storage Walls

    Learn how to add extra storage to your walls with these easy step-by-step directions.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 14. How to: Basic Wall Demolition

    With many remodels, removing a wall can add a lot of space to your home. Learn how to demolish a basic wall with these easy step-by-ste...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 15. How to Frame a Wall and Door

    Learn how to frame a wall and door with these easy step-by-step directions.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 16. How to Install Recessed Shelving

    Learn how to install space-saving recessed shelves -- great for displaying knickknacks and treasures.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 17. How to Install a Door and Drywall

    Adding a new door and drywall to a remodeled room is an easy project. Learn how to install a door and drywall with these easy-to-follow...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 18. How to Build a Kitchen Bar

    Add storage and counter space; without a wall.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 19. How to Install Window Film

    Add privacy to your home by adhering film on your window. Learn how to install window film with these easy step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 20. How to Put Together Carpet Tiles

    Adding carpet to a room can be an expensive task that seems like it requires professional assistance, but anyone can do it using carpet...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

About This Show

Nine out of 10 people complain they don't have enough space in their home, but most of them don't know how to use the space they already have! DIY Network's Wasted Spaces shows you how to solve your space-management problems by making the most of your unused space. Whether banging down a wall, going under the stairs or punching through the ceiling, host and contractor Karl Champley reveals all kinds of nooks and crannies that are underused. In every cluttered home, there are always plenty of opportunities for DIY's Wasted Spaces!

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