DIY Home Repair

Collection by Erika Brandt • Last updated 2 weeks ago

Erika Brandt

How to install cement board for tile - Bower Power

Y’all ready to jump back into some heavy DIY? How about how to install cement board for tile? Anyone? You don’t actually have to lift a finger….err….maybe one just to scroll but it’s relatively low energy…. I’ll take that silence as a resounding YES to the DIY post. I am sharing the journey that we ... Read More about How to install cement board for tile

How to Fill Driveway Cracks?

How to Fill Driveway Cracks? Do THIS to make your cracked driveway look so much better and it only costs $20! - You won't believe how amazing it is now!

How to Paint a Concrete Patio With Tutorial & Tips

Your old, cracked concrete slab can look like NEW again! Learn how to paint a concrete patio, from prepping & filling cracks to painting with epoxy.

How to Fit a Shower Tray

Learn the key steps for how to set a solid base and run a trouble-free drain

These 12 Habits Make Home Owning Easy

Regular home maintenance not only extends the life of major mechanical systems and appliances, but can also reduce your home's energy costs. We've compiled 12 simple chores that any homeowner can handle. Enter them into your calendar, develop a routine and you'll find home ownership is a lot less stressful and less expensive, too!

The 30 Secrets a Plumber Won’t Tell You

If you've had problems with your pipes you'll want to read this. Plumbers give us the scoop on clogged pipes, DIY plumbing repair, and more!

How to Transform an Old, Tired, Cracked Concrete Patio | The Happy Housie

If you’ve been following along for a while, then you might remember that we’ve been working on projects to fix up the exterior of our house since the spring. I shared the whole “before” of our exterior as well as our plans to improve it early in the season. So far we have worked ... Read More about How to Transform an Old, Tired, Cracked Concrete Patio

Simple Fix For Old Drill Batteries. SAVE a Fortune!

Breathe life into your old drill by repairing the failing battery. Learn how to open the battery pack and replace the old individual cells with new cells

How To Remove Paint From Concrete

Here’s how we stripped layers of paint from our concrete floor and revealed a fabulous and unique new feature in our home. You can do it too! We show you how.

Podcast 19 Tips for Staining a Concrete Floor

Podcast 19 Tips for Staining a Concrete Floor: David Goddard with Goddard Designs shares tips for creating beautiful stained concrete. He explains how professionals stain concrete and he offers ideas to make yours an aesthetically pleasing project along with issues you need to consider like color selection, glazing, sealing, and more.

How to Paint Concrete that Has Already Been Painted |

A few extra steps are all you need to put fresh paint on an old concrete surface.

How To: Repaint a Concrete Porch

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How to Repaint a Concrete Patio | Hunker

A concrete patio is a plain thing when first poured, and a sad thing when dressed in stained and peeling paint. Fortunately, it is not hard to repaint a concrete patio. Whether you want a solid block of color or are ready to try a more ambitious project, you can have your patio dressed in its best in no time.

How to Repaint a Porch with Rollable Stone Coating

See how easy it is to repaint a porch with rollable stone coating! It's a simple DIY home improvement project that anyone can do! Video tutorial too!

Water Around Furnace Means Clogged Condensate Drain

If you notice water around the furnace, the condensate drain may be clogged with slime. Fix the problem with chemical tablets and a larger drain hose.

How To: Repaint a Concrete Porch

Hello Sunshine! As part of my Home Depot Patio Style Challenge I repainted our covered concrete porch. This was something I’d always wanted to do cause over the years it had chipped and faded and it was ugly. Not wanting to simply paint over the worn chipped paint, I researched how to properly repaint a concrete porch. These are the simple steps to have you well on your way to a professional looking paint job. Repaint a Concrete Porch Materials | Muriatic Acid Ammonia No. 880 Concrete…