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How To : Install Laminate Flooring on Stairs

Installing Laminate Flooring on Stairs Laminate flooring can be installed on a flight of stairs, and this process can also be used when installing laminate on a floor and having to drop down a step to a sunken room. I will describe how to prepare and install laminate floorin ...more

How To : Completely remove an interior door in your home

Have a new door that needs installed? Well, first thing you're going to have to do is remove the old one! Check out this home improvement video tutorial on how to completely remove an interior door in your home. This are easy to follow instructions, and you only need a few si ...more

How To : Build a pot fountain

Nothing is more relaxing than the sound of moving water in the garden. Here's how to build a one-of-a-kind water feature in a weekend. How to: Step 1: Plumb the pot For this step, you'll need your decorative pot, a 1 3/4" by 1" barb fitting, a 1 3/4" PVC female adapter, plumb ...more

How To : Install attic stairs with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install attic stairs. Steps: 1. Mark rough opening of new fold-down staircase on the ceiling joists in the attic. 2. Use a reciprocating saw to cut joists and nails holding any joists that must be removed. 3. Cut around cei ...more

How To : Replace a threshold with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace an old threshold. Steps: 1 Remove old threshold from doorway using hammer and reciprocating saw. 2 Use reciprocating saw to cut the nails securing toekick; remove toekick. 3 Test-fit new threshold in doorway. 4 Buil ...more

How To : Use a reciprocating saw

In this instructional video series, learn the proper, safe way to use a reciprocating saw. Our expert will give you tips and techniques for doing metal and wood cutting work in a variety of settings. Demonstrations include important safety guidelines for saw use, choosing the ...more

How To : Install an air valve for hot-water heating system

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install an air valve for a hot-water heating system. Steps: 1. Turn off water leading to the boiler. 2. Mark the pipe for cutting, which allows the installation of the air valve. 3. Use reciprocating saw to cut out section ...more

How To : Operate a reciprocating saw to cut wood

This Home & Garden how to video demonstrates the proper operation and use of the reciprocating saw. Remodeling your home doesn't have to be such a daunting task. Make sure to get a high amp reciprocating saw to cut your time in half. Cut pipes, wood, and things that are hard t ...more

How To : Use power saws

Explore the features and benefits of several power saws including the circular saw, the table saw, the jig saw, the mitre saw and the reciprocating saw. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to properly and safely use each type of power saws.

How To : Install a solar attic fan with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a solar attic fan. Steps: 1 In attic, mark location of solar-powered vent between two roof rafters. 2 Drive nail through center of vent location. 3 Install roof brackets and fall-arrest system to roof. 4 Scribe outl ...more

How To : Add stairway headroom with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how add stairway headroom. Steps: 1 Carefully pry old stair treads from staircase. 2 Use reciprocating saw to cut out the old stair stringers. 3 Cut new notched stringers from 2x12s using a circular saw; finish cuts with handsaw. ...more

How To : Use a Rockwell reciprocating saw

Mark Donovan of Home Addition Plus goes over the key features and benefits of the Rockwell reciprocating saw with active vibration canceling technology. A reciprocating saw is a type of saw in which the cutting action is achieved with a push and pull reciprocating motion on th ...more

How To : Install a tubular skylight

A tubular skylight is a fast and inexpensive way to bring natural light into your house. The tubular skylight has three parts a dome, reflective tubing, and a diffuser. First locate the ceiling joists in the area that you would like to install the skylight and mark them with t ...more

How To : Use a cordless reciprocating saw

Tim Carter demonstrates all the cool things about reciprocating saws, especially cordless ones! Tim makes it clear how a cordless saw makes for an easier work environment.

How To : Install a towel warmer with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a towel warmer. Steps: 1. Drain hot-water heating system; turn off water supply to the old radiator. 2. Use reciprocating saw to cut hot-water supply and return lines from old radiator; remove radiator. 3. Cut open ...more

How To : Use a reciprocating saw

In this instructional video series, learn the proper, safe way to use a reciprocating saw. Our expert will give you tips and techniques for doing metal and wood cutting work in a variety of settings. Demonstrations include important safety guidelines for saw use, choosing the ...more

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