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Make Two Rooms Into One

Learn how to combine two less-than-useful rooms into one large room that provides utility and value to your home. This project explains how to transform the two rooms with easy step-by-step directions.

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    Moderate

Host Fuad Reveiz walks you through the entire process of removing a non-bearing or dividing wall. Once the main construction is complete, Fuad installs new lights, base cabinets and countertops.

Transform your home with these easy-to-follow steps:

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    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

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    Moderate

How to Combine Two Rooms Into One: Prep

Sometimes houses are originally built with small rooms that are difficult to use. With these easy steps, learn how to demolish the dividers between rooms and create one larger room out of two.

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    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $250 - $500

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    Moderate

How to Install Countertop and Trim, Paint and Hang Lights

Installing a new countertop can add a great look and functionality to a room. Learn how to install a new countertop and trim, as well as lights, to add value and utility to your home.

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    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

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    Moderate

How to Make Two Rooms Into One: The Finishing Steps

After combining two rooms and making a new soffit, the next step is to install new outlets, patch holes, install a base cabinet and reroute an air vent. Learn how to finish the remodel with these easy step-by-step directions.

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    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate

How to Build a New Soffit

Soffits are the underside of any construction element and are crucial for combining two rooms into one. Learn how to construct a new soffit with these easy step-by-step directions.

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