This great video provided by Home Depot demonstrates the right way to install tile for your kitchen countertop with a sink. Make sure to make your measurements precise as any inconsistencies will stick out like a sore thumb. Part 1 of 2 - How to Tile a kitchen countertop with ...more
Tiling a Kitchen Countertop
Sometimes, it can be a pain to remove an countertops made of material such as wood and laminate. So an easy to do option would just let it be. If you're looking to add ceramic tile, you can easily do that over your existing countertops. This video will show you how for a quick ...more
Brighten up dark countertop spaces with an under-cabinet light fixture. Watch how to install a light fixture and hide the cords.
Butcher-block kitchen countertops have traditionally been very popular and these days are often used as companion tops with other materials, such as solid-surface tops. In addition to their aesthetic appearance, they can receive hot pans without damage. You can make up your ow ...more
Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom can be expensive, but you can save some money by doing it yourself. If you are re-doing your L-shaped kitchen counter top you can lay the tile yourself. In this Home & Garden how-to video you will learn how to begin tiling a counter top in a ...more
Ask the Builder host Tim Carter demonstrates how to install a kitchen faucet in some granite countertop around your sink. Putting in your own kitchen faucet isn't as hard as you think. This video walks you through hooking up the waterlines and a veggie sprayer.
Too little counter space has been the biggest annoyance in every kitchen of every apartment I've ever rented. They've all been either super small or awkwardly shaped, which means choosing between appliances and prep space. You either live with it or learn to adjust. There are ...more
Sometimes it comes time to tear down the old and build up the new -- especially in kitchens! People seem to be especially enamored of redoing kitchens to follow design trends, family resizing, or simple updating to keep the house current, livable, and sellable. One way to achi ...more
So you've decided to tile your bathroom or kitchen but where on earth do you start? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to prepare your wall or floor for tiling. You'll need a: * A hammer and chisel * Eye goggles * Filler * And coarse sandpaper Prepare your wall or floor ...more
Learn how to eliminate cord clutter with the folks from Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. Nothing is more annoying than a pile of messy cords. Those dozens of wires around your home?in your kitchen, by your computer, behind your TV?can be a tangled nuisance. Control cord clutter w ...more
Watch this step by step video demonstration on how to replace a drop-in (countertop) kitchen sink. Also, learn some quick tips on how to make the job even easier to complete. It's simpler than you think! Watch this video home improvement tutorial and learn how to replace a cou ...more
Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom can be expensive. Learn to tile the floor yourself and save a bundle. In this home and garden how to video you will learn to properly mix and apply thin set mortar for tiling.
Learn how to organize your kitchen. You might cook more if your kitchen weren’t so cluttered. Okay, maybe not. But, still—wouldn’t it be nice to have an organized cooking space? You Will Need * An ability to part with things you don’t need * Baskets * Compartmentalized draw ...more
Think you have a stain on your stove or countertop that just won't come off? Think again! This simple trick will have your kitchen surfaces gleaming in no time! Supplies Dish soap Baking soda Sponge Pour a small amount of dish soap on the stain. This can get VERY sudsy if ...more
Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom can be expensive, but you can save some money by doing it yourself. If you are re-tiling you can learn to do the grout yourself. In this Home & Garden how-to video you will learn how to grout 8 X 8 inch tiles.
In this quick DIY video excerpt we can see the process for installing a custom maple countertop. Remodeling a kitchen with a new counter top can be expensive, unless you know how to do it yourself. Watch this how to video to learn how to build and install a maple countertop in ...more
What should you do with an orange peel after you're done eating the fruit part? If at least one half of the orange peel is still intact, consider using it as a seed starter pot, emergency oil lamp, bird feeder, or a super-easy, salt-packed DIY fridge deodorizer. Orange peel p ...more
Store-bought citrus reamers and squeezers are great for extracting all of the juice out of lemons, limes, and oranges, but if you're not squeezing fresh juice every week, you probably don't have one—and have never even thought about buying one. In truth, your hands are more t ...more
Many home chefs are deterred from whisk-intensive recipes such as mayonnaise because they seem to require more than two hands—which is obviously the maximum number we possess. One hand is required to stabilize the bowl, another must be whisking constantly... and a third hand i ...more
Between sharp knives and slippery produce, basic meal prep can be an absolute massacre. Even the most professional knife-wielders don't stand a chance if they're working on unstable surfaces. Don't Miss: 10 Paper Towel Hacks for Your Kitchen & Beyond This tip is the very firs ...more
Magnetic knife strips are really handy. They allow for the removal of that huge knife block on your countertop, freeing up valuable counter space. They allow for easy access to your knives as you can mount them pretty much wherever you want. Plus, they look really cool, too! ...more
Learn how to tile over a plastic laminate countertop; watch a video demonstrating the use of the thin-skin system to bond tile to plastic laminate. Tile over laminate countertop. Click through to watch this video on ronhazelton.com
Whether updating your home design or protecting against mold and mildew, the installation of kitchen tiles is a simple process that any home crafter can do. This video tutorial shows how to install backer board and tile your kitchen floor. Once you've cleaned the area where yo ...more
Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom can be expensive, but you can save some money by doing it yourself. If you are re-doing your kitchen counter top you can lay the tile yourself. In this Home & Garden how-to video you will learn how to tile a kitchen counter top.
Adding a backsplash with tile to your kitchen area is a great way to add some character to your room and is easy to clean. This tutorial will show how you can tile a kitchen backsplash in your home today. It can be a difficult task for anybody who has not had any kind of exper ...more
In this video, learn how to tile a kitchen backsplash. This video, hosted by the Home Depot will show you how to prepare and install this new improvement to your kitchen. This clip will walk your through a two-foot high backsplash with glass tile accents. You will also learn h ...more
A kitchen is one of the most, if not the most, used areas of the house. Many people, young and old, venture here to find nourishment for their bodies. So, it's important to have a kitchen that not only works well, but looks great as well. Adding a tile backsplash is a great op ...more
This video tutorial outlines a number of quick and easy tips for installing a porcelain tile backsplash in your home kitchen, from checking the substrate (that is, the surface to be tiled) to the application of the tile itself. For a complete, step-by-step overview of the DIY ...more
In this video, we learn how to tile a kitchen floor with a border. First, you need to remove the flooring that is currently on the ground and sweep it clean. After this, lay down the paste and then the filling for the middle of it on top of the paste. Make sure this is pressed ...more
This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category where you will learn how to install a kitchen backsplash with glass tile accents. A tile can be attached to walls with the help of mastic. It doesn't require mixing and it is stronger than mortar. Before applying mastic, san ...more
If you're looking to replace your old, outdated countertops there's nothing wrong with choosing laminate ones. Although they may seem or look cheap, these can last a long time and can be a lot more inexpensive than other countertops, especially stone. So if you're interested i ...more
In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to install kitchen tile and apply grout. Take measurement of the area that is to be tiled. If you want to make a mosaic with the tiles, cut the tiles as per the design and layout the mosaic on a flat surface. Apply settin ...more
You don't have to sweat it out when you remodel your kitchen. Check out this easy and inexpensive way to update your culinary space. Watch the how-to video to learn how easy it si to remodel your kitchen with a backsplash.
In this tutorial by Lowe's, we learn how to prep and paint kitchen cabinets yourself! First, you will want to make sure you don't have laminate or tile countertops, because these can simply be replaced. After this, you will need to use sandpaper to sand down the surface of the ...more
We all want to spic and span our kitchen countertops, our tile floors, and our bathrooms. But for the most part we can bet you've been unwittingly using storebought detergent cleaners or bleach. While these cleaners are in fact excellent at removing grime and buffing your dirt ...more
Learn how to clean green. Forget the industrial cleaners and acids: a few household basics are all you need to breathe fresh air into your home. You Will Need * Windows that open * Natural fiber sponges * Cotton cleaning cloths or rags * White vinegar * Baking soda * Lemons ...more
Installing a ceramic tile backsplash in your kitchen or bathroom can not only add a great new look, it can help prevent your walls from crumbling due to excess exposure to water. This simple little vid from buildipedia will walk you through the process. Part 1 of 2 - How to In ...more
I'm starting a laminate tile installation next Thursday. I thought I will show what is involved from start to finish. It's going in a kitchen and two bathrooms. There is ceramic tile in these rooms now and I'm installing the laminate tile right over the ceramic tile. The probl ...more
In today's edition of the DIY Network, you will learn how to create an elegant backsplash for your kitchen. This backsplash looks lovely and is made from recycled glass tile - so it's eco-friendly! In this renovation tutorial, hosted by Fuad Reveiz and Paul Ryan, you will lear ...more
Meg Allan Cole from Decor It Yourself shows you an easy way to make your kitchen look amazing by just adding a creative, do it yourself backsplash. Directions: 1. Measure the area to determine how many mirror you will need. And draw out a plan of the pattern you want. 2. Remov ...more
This quick informational tutorial, gives you some tips for transforming your old kitchen into something new and improved. You'll find out how different lighting can help create a better mood for the area, how certain faucets can be used to wash dishes and fruits and veggies, a ...more
Jacqueline Hansen shows us quick and easy tips on how to make grouting look as good as new. Video tips and tricks can be applied to grouting within tiling in bathrooms and kitchens. Make grouting look as good as new. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Home accidents. It's up to you to protect your family… your children… from accidents in the home. And there's one place that seems to get the most attention when dealing with safety concerns… The kitchen is one of the busiest, most accident-prone rooms in the house. Design a k ...more
Installing tile in your bathroom or kitchen area is a great way to add character to an old space. It's an easy job that requires time and patience. After applying the tile on the ground, wall, or wherever it's time to add the grout. Don't know how to do it? THis tutorial will ...more
There's no reason to waste a perfectly good Cheeto just because it dropped on the kitchen floor, right? The "5-second-rule" makes it fair game if you can swipe it up fast enough (this doesn't apply for liquids or foods with floor fuzz stuck to them.) But, is that errant piece ...more
Installing ceramic tiles to your house is an easy way to add character. Many tiles come in a beautiful earthy pattern that looks great in kitchens and bathrooms. In this tutorial, you'll find out how you can add this great flooring to your home today. So check it out and good ...more
Your kitchen is the heart of your home, and is as individual as you are. No matter what your ultimate goal, there are several initial steps you will take to begin remodeling your current kitchen, regardless of its size or shape. By staying involved all along the way - from de ...more
Granite countertops are a beautiful addition to any kitchen or bathroom. Unfortunately it can stain, but you can prevent stains easily by following the instructions in this video. They will teach you everything you need to know about cleaning granite countertops.
If you're undertaking a big DIY project in either your bathroom or kitchen, odds are you'll need to know how to grout ceramic tile. And, if you don't know how, you can learn with this handy how-to.
Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom can be expensive. It doesn't have to be if you can install the tiles yourself. In this home and garden how-to video we will show you how to set tiles in adjoining rooms. Join tiles in two adjoining rooms for a smooth floor transitions.
Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom can be expensive. If you learn how to tile you can save a bundle on the project. In this home and garden how to video you will learn to set tile with your grid layout setup and mortar spread over vinyl.
Remodeling your bathroom or kitchen can be expensive. Why not learn how to install your own tile? In this home and garden how-to video you will learn how to layout tile properly using the grid layout method. A grid consists of a group of lines forming perfect squares to line u ...more
Remodeling your living room or kitchen can be expensive, but you can save some money by doing it yourself. If you are re-doing a fireplace you can learn to set the tile and do the grout yourself. This Home & Garden how-to video covers setting marble and grouting a fireplace.
Remodeling your living room or kitchen can be expensive, but you can save some money by doing it yourself. If you are re-doing your fireplace you can lay the tile or marble yourself. In this Home & Garden how-to video we will show you how to install marble tile over a fireplace.
Rolling out your cookie dough to an even thickness is pretty difficult to do. This how to video shows you a great trick for rolling out your cookie with tiles. You can get tiles at any home improvement store and they are sure to help you in the kitchen too.
Your countertops and other kitchen surface can be easily damaged. This how to video shows you how to properly polish granite and gold countertops.
Using the right cleaning products will prevent damage to your kitchen surfaces. Watch this how to video to learn what products work best on natural stone counter tops and stainless steel sinks.
Marble countertops look beautiful in any style kitchen or bathroom. To help you make the most of your money, host Meghan Carter visits Vermont Marble Museum to discover how to select the right marble countertops for you and how to protect them for staining.
Customize your kitchen or bathroom with your favorite tile. Learn how to grout tile to get professional-looking results. You will need several large buckets, several sponges, several rags, clean water, grout in powder form, a grout float, a triangular trowel, and a dust mask.
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install kitchen cabinets. Steps: 1 Mark cabinet layout lines onto the wall. 2 Locate wall studs using hammer and finishing nail. 3 Mark stud locations onto back of cabinet. 4 Drill four holes through back of cabinet, which ...more