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Wasted Spaces

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78 How-Tos From Wasted Spaces

  1. 21. 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
  2. 22. 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
  3. 23. 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
  4. 24. How to Build a Tall Storage Cabinet

    Use these step-by-step instructions to build a custom cabinet that stores the tall and the tiny.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 25. How to Install a Kitchen Bar

    Add some storage to a kitchen without taking up a lot of space. Learn how to install a kitchen bar and storage space.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 26. How to Install a Recessed Book Shelf

    Bookshelves can take up valuable space, but by recessing them, you get the storage without any of the cons. Learn how to add a recessed...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 27. 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
  8. 28. How to Build a Kitchen Bar

    Add storage and counter space; without a wall.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 29. 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
  10. 30. 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

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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