One of the most frustrating things is a bathroom sink that won’t drain. If your sink is having trouble don’t start out by purchasing a liquid drain cleaner when the source of the problem is usually within reach. Try this instead. Although we must warn you that if your not a DIY’er or can’t stand the sight of soggy old hair then we recommend calling a pro.
This video shows you how easy it is to remove the stopper and get to the blockage. The rest is up to you.
When we approach lighting a bathroom it is important to consider the type of bathroom and overall design before we make any lighting decisions. Here is a very valuable article that lists various bathroom sizes and design styles with the best ways to light them: How to install flattering lighting in a bathroom
It wasn’t easy to figure out the best way to work a joint compound or mud mixture into the perfect consistency. Check out these videos to see a couple of different techniques, tools and styles to loosen it up and make it easily workable.
Planning on removing drywall? Be careful not to crack or destroy any adjacent surfaces you weren’t planning on removing by running a utility knife down the corners. This will separate each surface (i.e. ceiling,wall, soffit, etc) and make removal easier and cleaner. Don’t worry if the corner looks rough when you replace the rock, those corners are easily spacked smooth. Check out this video for an example and stay tuned to @askaremodelerli for more tips and remember to leave a comment below if you have any questions related to drywall or any other remodeling advice.
Someof these techniques were new to even us at DJ’s Home Improvements.
If your windows and doors haven’t been sealed in a couple of seasons chances are pretty good that drafts and leaks have been created from normal wear and operation. These small drafts and leaks combined can add up to having a full window open all the time. Here is another specialist video, who makes this claim, and demonstrates some quick solutions and tips for these and other home weatherproofing problems.