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78 How-Tos From Wasted Spaces

  1. 11. 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
  2. 12. How to Create a Rotating Art Display

    Creating a rotating art display that works on the same principle as a three-ringed binder is easy. Learn how to make a rotating art dis...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    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 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
  5. 15. 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
  6. 16. How to Build a Closet Under a Staircase

    Wasted Spaces host Karl Champley knows how to find space just about anywhere – and he says the area under staircases is a prime s...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  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 Create Hidden Floor Storage

    In-floor cubbies add secret storage to a room. These floor boxes offer a perfect location to hide valuables you might not want everyone...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 19. How to Demolish and Repair Drywall

    Learn how to safely demolish and repair drywall with these easy steps.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 20. How to Level a Floor

    Old rooms can have uneven floors. Luckily leveling the floor is an easy process. Learn how to level an uneven floor with these step-by...

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