It’s easy, fast, and fun to create stepping-stones with cement. Or perk up a cement patio with paint. This durable product makes beautiful countertops and long-lasting siding, too. Find out the options in the siding guide.
Installing Fiber-cement Lap Siding
covered by the next course. Because fiber- cement expands with rises in humidity, the boards ..... flashings as needed. Materials Fiber- cement siding, starter strip for the bottom ..... strips of felt over all the studs. Fiber- cement is prone to cracking, so drill pilot
An easy way to mask hinges is to apply two coats of rubber cement , letting each one dry. After you're done painting, you can peel the rubber cement off in one continuous layer. Remove the door if possible
Painting Interior Doors
swirls in the finish. To remove the door, pull the hinge pins as shown. Then mask the hinge plates with two coats of rubber cement and set the door on a horizontal surface. If you support the door with screws driven into the top and bottom as shown
Pouring a Cement Overlay
This story shows how to pour and color a cement overlay.
Choose the Right Materials: Siding (vinyl, wood, engineered wood, fiber-cement , aluminum, steel, brick, brick veneer, stone veneer, stucco, synthetic stucco)
Lasts 20 to 30 years -- Cost: $1.50-$3 per square foot, uninstalled Siding 101: Fiber- Cement Fiber- cement siding (made of cement , sand, and cellulose fiber) looks like wood, but it's more durable and less expensive. Characteristics
The Basics of Fiber-Cement Siding
A newer product that keeps increasing in popularity, fiber- cement siding has a host of positives for homeowners looking to build new or update their home's exterior.
Gypsum and Cement Backerboards
Backerboard products have made tile installation a more accessible project for the do-it-yourselfer. In the world before backerboard, the first step in a tile job was installing a mortar bed to provide structural rigidity so that the installed tiles couldn't flex and crack. Laying a smooth bed
Make An Owl Head Sculpture
other garden-worthy creatures with some cement and a flowerpot. Written and produced ..... crafts. He specializes in hypertufa and cement projects and teaches popular workshops ..... project, he demonstrated his molded- cement technique with a simple owl-head sculpture
How to Build a Water Feature
yourself with little more than a bag of cement mix, copper tubing, and scrap wood ..... for copper tubing Two 60-pound bags of cement mix Concrete sealer 1. Build a form for ..... together and to the sides with contact cement . Installing cleats (G) just inside
Garden Gate Welcome
this summer. Quikrete quick-setting cement 11-5/8 x 9-1/4 x 2-1/2-inch ..... twisted poly rope Instructions: 1. Mix the cement according to the manufacturer's directions ..... for two decorations. Pour half of the cement mixture into the foil pan. (Ask an adult