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Upgrading a Family Room

Learn how to take one outdated family room and give it a facelift with the steps from this project. The new room includes new cabinets, a new half wall top, a new bar top and new light fixtures.

Host Faud Reveiz starts with some planning and organization and then begins the project by painting the cabinets and molding. Then he walks, step by step, through the process of replacing the half wall top and the bar top and also the vinyl flooring as well as sharing a few tips from the experts. Once the building process is complete, final touches are added in the form of new light fixtures.

Give your outdated room a facelift:

  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy to Moderate

How to Install a Half Wall Top

A half wall can be used to break up two rooms, but during a remodel, the top might need to be replaced. Learn how to add a new top on a half wall with these easy step-by-step directions.

  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $250 - $500

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate

How to Remove and Add Vinyl Flooring

Learn how to replace old vinyl flooring with these easy step-by-step directions.

  • Time

    Weekend

  • Price Range

    $250 - $500

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy to Moderate

How to Install a Bar Top and New Cabinets

A maple bar top and new cabinets can add sophistication to any home. Learn how to install cabinets and a new bar top with these easy to follow step-by-step directions.

  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $250 - $500

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy to Moderate

How to Install Crown Molding and Light Fixtures

Crown molding and new light fixtures can add class to any home. Learn how to install molding and lighting with these easy step-by-step directions.

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