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78 How-Tos From Wasted Spaces

  1. 11. 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
  2. 12. 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
  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 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
  5. 15. How to Build an Office Under the Stairs

    The space under a flight of stairs can be the perfect spot to set up a home office.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 16. 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
  7. 17. 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
  8. 18. 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
  9. 19. How to Finish Attic Walls and Ceilings

    In a tight attic space, finishing the walls and ceiling is especially important. Learn how to finish an attic's walls and ceiling with ...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 20. How to Create a Swing-Out Sofa

    In a tight attic, adding furniture can seem impossible. But with a little help, this homeowner installs a sofa that goes into the wall ...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    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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