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Learn to build a curtain wall partition
Learn to build a curtain wall partition
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If you are thinking about separating a space in a room and want an inexpensive and accessible option you can definitely choose to build a wall partition. Also the cheapest and easiest way to build a wall partition is to use curtains. Follow these s ...

Learn to install a sub wall
Learn to install a sub wall
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1. The first thing you need to have perfect knowledge about is the location of the wall. Also have in mind the location of the ceiling studs to make the structure perfect. 2. Next you need to gather all materials needed. This means acquiring 2x4 ...

Make a pier foundation stronger
Make a pier foundation stronger
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With a foundation already in place for a long time the house may be at risk to damage. No matter the rest of the house’s structure the foundation is what keeps the house in place in case of an earthquake or something like that you must know that ...

Installation steps for vinyl corner bead
Installation steps for vinyl corner bead
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While installing drywall you will face yourself with the installation of corner beads. They come in various materials but the most popular seems to be vinyl due to its good quality and price. Follow these steps: The first thing to do before st ...

Installation steps for metal corner beads
Installation steps for metal corner beads
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After the installation of a wall in a home usually you want to cover it with corner beads. There are different features that differentiate corner beads like the material they are made of. It can be a metal bead that is strong or plastic beads tha ...

The installation of a fire damper
The installation of a fire damper
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The fire damper has the main purpose to control the amount of moisture and oxygen that enters a fireplace. It also controls the exiting of gas emission through the chimney. The safety lock that prevents the damper from closing while there is a fi ...

Learn to apply drywall
Learn to apply drywall
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The next step after completing the ceiling of your home is to apply drywall. Prepare your work by gathering all the necessary tools in a handy place. Ensure that the room where you apply the drywall is properly lightened. You cannot attach the ...

Replacing brackets and corbels
Replacing brackets and corbels
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Even if you need a decorative or an effective countertop, you will need to use countertop corbels and brackets. If you want to avoid damages for surrounding areas, you will need to know the process of installation of these accessories. They will ...

Sealing up a doorway Part 1
Sealing up a doorway Part 1
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In this article you will find a easy way to seal up a doorway using a block wall. First, you will need to do some preparations, if you want your project to be well done. You will need to choose the doorway that you want to be sealed up and make s ...

Sealing up a doorway Part 2
Sealing up a doorway Part 2
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A doorway sealing process can consist of some several phases that will be presented in the article below. So, you will start by preparing the pre-mixed mortar. Cool water is the best solution for your mix. You will need to assure a good consiste ...