Remodeling

Building a Van Bed With Crafted Workshop

 Have you ever wanted to go out and take a road trip without having to get a hotel? How about camping without having to bring a tent? What if you’re just tired of being tied down to leases and not being able to move when you want? In collaboration with Johnny Brooke from Crafted…

Modern Kitchen that was recently remodeled using Acme Tools Infographic as a guide.

Kitchen Remodel Cost and Tips

It can be overwhelming to take on a kitchen remodel. Costs, time, and effort all have to be taken into consideration. That’s why we put together this infographic that helps you get a handle on some of the basics. The infographic is broken down into four different sections. First, it goes over the average kitchen…

Removing a Popcorn Ceiling

Popcorn isn’t bad, unless it’s on your ceiling. If you are ready to say goodbye to a dated popcorn ceiling, there are three ways to get the job done. You can scrape the popcorn away, cover the ceiling with a new layer of drywall, or use a skim coat with plaster to create a new…

15 Steps To Install A Sump Pump

What Is A Sump Pump? The purpose of a sump pump is to remove water that accumulates in a basin-like area known as a sump. These areas may be found in the crawlspace, but they’re commonly found in the basement of a home or other structure. The water may come from nearly any source including…

crown molding miter saw coping saw

How To Cut Crown Molding

Cutting Crown Molding Using a miter saw to cut crown molding is one of the nicest ways to finish a room. There’s just something almost regal about the way it extends the ceiling height and gives the entire room a more finished appearance. Most people think of mansions or castles when they think about crown…

Framing Materials To Consider When Remodeling

Framing Materials When you are considering framing materials before a remodeling project starts there are pros and cons to using both wood or metal studs, making neither option the clean-cut winner. Much of this decision depends on the particular application and your personal preferences. Here’s a quick run-down on the differences between the two types…

How to Quickly Upgrade Your Desk

How To Quickly Perform A Desk Upgrade

You can easily transform an inexpensive desk purchased from an office supply store into a thing of beauty.  Just make an eye-catching wooden piece that sits over the existing top and you have a quick desk upgrade. Start by edge gluing ¾” thick boards together. Once the boards are glued, you’ll want the resulting panel…

Carpenter building a wall.

How to Build a Wall With A Door: Simple as 1..2..3!

Making an addition? Finishing a basement? Building a shed? If so, you’ll probably need to build a wall with at least one door. From lumber and hardware to power tools and cordless tools, here’s what you need to know to make this as simple as 1, 2, 3! 1.) Measure And Plan First, check your…

DeWalt Miter Saw FLEXVOLT

DeWalt FLEXVOLT Miter Saw Real-World Test

Corded or Uncorded: You Choose.  DeWalt’s 120 Volt Max 12” Sliding Compound Miter Saw (DHS790) can run either corded or cordless. Talk about flexibility and convenience! The key is its FLEXVOLT battery system. Two 60 volt FLEXVOLT batteries power the Miter Saw with 120 volts when it’s not plugged in. Users can expect unlimited run time with…

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