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How to Restore Old Heart Pine Flooring | This Old House

Original heart pine flooring is restored and reused at the Charleston House. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse On the second floor of the old kitchen in the Charleston Single House project, Kevin O’Connor finds carpenter Ismael Medina restoring and laying the original heart pine flooring the old fashioned way, with no subfloor. Join This Old House INSIDER…

4 Bold Color Combos for Bed + Bath Suites /// Lowe’s Design Basics

Picking paint colors for one room can be tricky, but pulling together a master suite or guest suite takes another level of style coordination. Caroline Harmon from the Lowe’s trend team shares 4 bold bedroom/bathroom color combos and why they work. Design #1 Bedroom paint color – "Pale Bloom" (Valspar 7002-8) Bed/bath wallpaper – https://low.es/2XkSqET Bathroom paint colors – "Modest…

Salvaging a River Log | This Old House

Kevin O’Connor travels up the Edisto River to meet a unique lumberjack who dives for a sunken cypress log. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Kevin O’Connor watches diver and carpenter Justin Herrington surface a cypress log that has been submerged in a river for decades. Then they take it to Justin’s shop to make slabs for the…

How to Prevent Termite Damage | This Old House

Massive termite damage is all over the Charleston house. Tom Silva finds out how to prevent them. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse In Charleston the AC in HVAC is the most important function. Today Richard Trethewey finds the best places to install HVAC equipment at the 175-year-old Single House. Join This Old House INSIDER to stream 41…

How to Clean Painted Walls | The Home Depot

If your painted walls are losing some of their luster, instead of adding a fresh coat of paint, try giving them a thorough cleaning. Deep cleaning your walls about once a year can significantly brighten up a room. Just take care to clean the walls enough to improve their appearance, but not so much to streak or damage the paint.…

How to Install Window Trim | Windows & Doors | The Home Depot

Installing interior window trim brings a finished look for your room or adds another element of decor in your home. To reduce any intimidation from the thought of tackling the project yourself, think of it simply as making a picture frame around the window. See our Doors & Windows playlist for more DIY tips: https://thd.co/2O6Dmsf #TheHomeDepot #HomeImprovement #DIY SUBSCRIBE to…

How to Install and Fix a Ballcock Valve | Toilet Repair | The Home Depot

Many older toilets have ballcock fill valves that will eventually need replacing due to use and wear. If your toilet runs constantly, makes odd humming or groaning sounds or the handle feels light when you press down on it and the toilet won’t flush, you may need to replace your toilet’s ballcock assembly valve. You can find more Toilet Repair…

3 Common Toilet Issues | Toilet Repair | The Home Depot

Toilets operate on a relatively simple design, but as plumbing fixtures that see frequent use, their components can malfunction or wear out over time. This guide reviews some of the most common toilet problems you can easily fix. You can find more Toilet Repair videos on our playlist: https://thd.co/3hoWaNa Follow this guide to learn about common toilet problems that can…