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44 How-Tos From Rock Solid

  1. 31. How to Install a Base for a Concrete Floor

    Concrete can be an interesting design statement for kitchen floors. New concrete-based products allow DIYers to create custom looks to ...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  2. 32. How to Remove Tile Flooring

    Often the first step to installing a new floor, removing an old tile floor takes time and a bit of elbow grease.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 33. How to Install a Skim Coat for a Concrete Floor

    Adding a skim coat is important because it will strengthen the floor, and when colored, acts as a primer coat for the second hand-trowe...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 34. How to Add Acid Stain to a Concrete Floor

    Applying acid stain to a concrete floor can add dramatic marbling and give a depth of color not available in any other type of floor. T...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 35. How to Build a Dry-Stack Stone Retaining Wall

    A dry-stack stone retaining wall not only holds back the earth, it adds beauty to a landscape.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 36. Fireplace Makeover: Demolition and Veneer Preparation

    Before refacing the fireplace can begin, the existing hearth must be removed. Also, the fireplace must have a rough, porous surface for...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 37. Fireplace Makeover: Measuring and Choosing Stone

    Use these step-by-step instructions to measure a fireplace and choose stone for this refacing project.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 38. How to Design and Build a Form for a Concrete Vanity Top

    Easily customized to your decor, concrete adds elegance to any bathroom.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 39. How to Complete the Form and Pour Concrete for a Vanity Top

    DIY pros show how to complete building a form and pour concrete for a customized vanity top.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 40. How to De-Form, Polish and Install a Customized Concrete Vanity Top

    DIY pros show how to finish a concrete countertop for a bathroom vanity, including de-forming, polishing and installation.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

About This Show

Derek Stearns and Dean Marsico are stonemasons and real-life cousins. Together they host DIY Network's Rock Solid, a series dedicated to showing you how to increase the value of your home by starting in the yard. They'll show you how to create sturdy stone-top tables, sensational outdoor showers, fabulous fire pits and perfect rock gardens. If you've got aspirations to tackle a masonry project, Rock Solid will rock your world.

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