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Wasted Spaces

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78 How-Tos From Wasted Spaces

  1. 41. How to Build a Simple Loft Frame

    Learn how to turn a cluttered loft space into a usable study area with these step-by-step directions.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 42. How to Install a Truck Bed Storage System

    This custom-made system hides enough tool storage for a full workshop. Trick out your truck with these step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 43. How to Build a Hanging Rack and Nesting Boxes

    Turn an unsightly pile into storage with style with these step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 44. How to Install a Countertop and Sink

    Host Karl Champley shows how to install a counter and sink in a laundry room.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 45. How to Build an Art Table

    Making art requires a special work area to maximize creativity. Learn how to make your own custom art table with these easy directions.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 46. How to Build Rotating Shelves

    Host Karl Champley shows how to build a set of rotating shelves that will fit inside a wall cutout, supported by fixed shelves.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 47. How to Knock Down a Wall

    Host Karl Champley shows how to knock down an inconvenient wall.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 48. How to Create an Idea Wall

    Creating a wall to post ideas on is a great way to promote creativity. Learn how to create your own idea wall with these easy step-by-s...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 49. How to Paint Ceilings and Walls

    Step one of a room transformation usually includes painting that room. Learn how to paint ceilings and walls with these easy step-by-st...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 50. How to Install New Flooring

    Host Karl Champley installs new flooring in a utility room.

    Time:
    Day
    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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