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10 Things you must know

A home improvement project would be a lot less daunting if you could just remember the 10 Things You Must Know! In this DIY Network series, host and licensed contractor Amy Matthews gathers the best experts in her field to count down the 10 insider tips every homeowner MUST know before taking on a basic home improvement task. Whether you’re painting a kitchen, wallpapering a bathroom or building a deck, the job will be a whole lot easier if you watch DIY’s 10 Things You Must Know first!A home improvement project would be a lot less daunting if you could just remember the 10 Things You Must Know! In this DIY Network series, host and licensed contractor Amy Matthews gathers the best experts in her field to count down the 10 insider tips every homeowner MUST know before taking on a basic home improvement task. Whether you’re painting a kitchen, wallpapering a bathroom or building a deck, the job will be a whole lot easier if you watch DIY’s 10 Things You Must Know first!

Episode 1 – PAINTING INTERIORS

Our experts will break down the most essential tips for painting interiors including, prepping the surface, repairing wall damage prior to painting, priming, uses of different types of paints, painting styles, applying paint to different surfaces including drywall, concrete, and wood panelling, and the various tools of the trade. We will also explore specialized techniques such as sponge and faux painting.

Episode 2 – INSTALLING HARDWOOD FLOORS

Installing hardwood flooring can add to the beauty, value and functionality of any room in your home. It’s a big job; installing, levelling, sanding and finishing a hardwood floor takes a lot of work. You don’t want to start without first learning the 10 Things You Must Know from our team of experts.

Episode 3 – WALLPAPER

Our experts will get you moving in the right direction with the 10 Things You Must Know about wallpaper. They’ll give you the inside scoop on the different types of paper and what adhesive to use with each one. Our experts will tell you where to get started and how to keep your paper straight. You’ll find out what it means to book wallpaper and discover an easy way to deal with bubbles. The experts will give you the knowledge to make a lasting transformation in any room.

Episode 4 – TILING

Tiling is a great way to beautify and waterproof floors and walls. Choices involving materials, tile shapes and designs can be endless. With the help of experts, the 10 Things You Must Know about ceramic tile are offered to you for your next tiling project.

Episode 5 – KITCHEN CABINETS

One renovation with a lot of impact is altering the appearance of your kitchen cabinets. The fact that kitchen cabinetry is both practical and decorative can create unique challenges. It’s not a project you want to jump into without first learning 10 Things You Must Know from professional cabinet craftsmen.

Episode 6 – INSTALLING A BATHROOM VANITY

 

Episode 7 – DECKING

Building a deck is a big job and as with any big job, there’s a great deal of preparation and planning that must be done before you get to work. If any of this is done incorrectly, you may find yourself wasting large amounts of time and money. That’s why you need to listen to our experts to find out the 10 Things You Must Know about building a deck.

Episode 8 – VINYL SIDING

The exterior of your home is exposed to the elements 24 hours a day. Installing vinyl siding ensures you’ll never have to break out the paint brushes again. To ensure the transformation is for the better, you’ve got to learn the 10 Things You Must Know about installing vinyl siding

Episode 9 – REPAIRING A ROOF

The exterior of your home is exposed to the elements 24 hours a day. Installing vinyl siding ensures you’ll never have to break out the paint brushes again. To ensure the transformation is for the better, you’ve got to learn the 10 Things You Must Know about installing vinyl siding.

Episode 10 – REPLACING WINDOWS

Those old single paned windows with the cracked caulk aren’t doing you much good. Not only do their aesthetics leave something to be desired, but single pane windows don’t do much good for your energy bill. That’s why you need to hear the 10 Things You Must Know about replacing windows.

Episode 1 1- INSTALLING A SKYLIGHT

Its hard to beat the beauty of natural light and when it comes through your ceiling, well that’s even better! A skylight is a great addition to any room, but if not installed correctly it can quickly become a very expensive headache. That’s why you need to find out the 10 Things You Must Know about installing a skylight.

Episode 1 2- INSTALLING A SPRINKLER SYSTEM

Lush green lawns are great, but dragging around the hose gets old. If you want to spend the summers enjoying a beautiful lawn without spending hours in the yard, there are 10 Things You Must Know about installing sprinklers.

Episode 13 – INSTALLING A PAVER PATIO

If you’re looking for an alternative to a concrete slab, a paver patio is an excellent choice. Paver bricks have rich, vibrant colours that work well with any landscape. However, without the 10 Things You Must Know about installing a paver patio, you could end up with an uneven eyesore.