Top 8 Easy Kitchen Remodeling Ideas For DIYers

The kitchen is one of the most important parts of a home and kitchen remodeling is a very common home improvement project. Upgrading or remodeling a kitchen will greatly enhance its efficiency and comfort while maximizing the available space and modernizing its design. If properly carried out, an upgrade will improve the worth and resale value of your home (up to 60% or more) than you paid for the upgrade.

Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

The cost of a full kitchen renovation can be as high as $70,000 and even more, depending on the size of your kitchen and the location of your home. This price is relatively too high and this has led many homeowners to consider handling the project themselves.

DIY remodeling is thought to be a reasonable way of cutting the cost of labor and the entire cost of a renovation project. But it’s not that easy as it seems and cannot be done successfully without adequate information and proper kitchen remodeling ideas.

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DEWALT DW089LG Green Laser Level Review

Are you interested in taking your construction business to the next level? Then consider using the Dewalt DW089LG Green Laser Level.

The DW089LG can generate three 360-degree green beam lasers, allowing you to accomplish any type of level, plumb, or square jobs.

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Dewalt DW088K Review: Best Cross Line Laser Level?

Looking for a laser level that is compact, versatile, accurate, and user-friendly?

If so, your search is over because the Dewalt DW088K Self-Leveling Cross Line Laser is all of that.

 

DEWALT DW088K Laser Level Review

This laser level projects bright vertical and horizontal lines that cross with each other for various leveling and layout applications. It is designed to be used with the DW0892 line laser detector to extend its range up to 165 feet.

Since the Dewalt DW088K only has 2 buttons to operate the horizontal and vertical laser beams, it is not complicated to use. The laser beams are bright and accurate to not only get the job done but get the job done right.

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Bosch GLL3-80: Top Rated 3-Plane Leveling Laser Level

For any type of construction project, one of the tools you’re going to need is a laser level and getting a quality level is something that you definitely don’t want to underestimate.

Bosch GLL3-80 Laser Level Review

The Bosch GLL3-80 3 Plane Leveling-Alignment Laser is a precision level with a variety of features that allow you to improve the accuracy of your project quickly and without the necessity of many different tools. You’ll get 360-degree coverage in all directions as well as laser lines self-leveling and a whole lot more with this tool.

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Top Wall Art Ideas To Decorate Blank Walls

Unless, you are going for a minimalist interior design, the blank walls can end up looking boring, cold and stark. And, you don’t have to splurge money on expensive artworks to make your interior design look chic and gorgeous. There are some easy ways that can help you dress up your walls like an expert.

#1 – Create A Wall Gallery

The wall gallery is certainly in vogue these days. And, you can quickly and easily elevate the style of any space with even the simplest form of wall gallery. The wall gallery is simply a collection of photographs and pictures hung in cluster in a specific pattern. The wall gallery is the perfect way to make a statement about who you are and what you like.

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The very first step in creating your wall gallery is to figure out what kind of layout you want to create. And, the best way to do so is to arrange your frames on the floor in few different patterns before you find the most suitable one. To see which layout has the most visual appeal, take some pictures of every layout.

The easiest way to begin is to hang two same sized frames at the same height to create an anchor and fill out from there. Now, keep in mind that anchor should be in perfect straight line so it is advisable to use a laser level to mark out points and lines.

Best for: This wall decoration idea is best suited for more public spaces of your house such as sitting room or drawing room.

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DEWALT DW089K – Best Choice of 3-Beam Line Laser Level

DEWALT DW089K Laser Level Review

DEWALT has done it again. With the release of Dewalt DW089K Self-Leveling 3-Beam Line Laser, the construction industry has a new tool for better lay outing jobs.

The best thing about it is, like other tools from DEWALT. Whether you are mapping out layouts for cabinets, door or windows, or you simply want to check for “squareness” of your cement walls or your floor tiles, Dewalt Laser Level DW089K is a must-have.

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Top 5 Common Tools To Measure Distance

When you are a beginner, everything about construction seems daunting and puzzling. Even if you know the theoretical side of construction like the back of your hand, the practical side might still overwhelm you.

In such scenarios, it always helps if you have knowledge of the basic things that drive the whole complex process forward. And, the distance measuring tools are the most basic and important components of construction.

Below is the top 5 popular tools to measure distance in construction, as well as advantages and disadvantages of each tool.

1. Ruler/Straight Edge Rule

Commonly called, ruler, it is termed as a straight edge rule by engineers and builders. It derives straight edge name from its design that has an edge free from curves, or slant. The edge of this measurement ruler is calibrated with markings to create a standardized scale.

 

Woodpeckers SERXL-24 Straight Edge Rule, 24-Inch
Woodpeckers SERXL-24 Straight Edge Rule, 24-Inch

What I like

  • Cheap
  • Readily Available
  • Plenty of options in terms of material, size and markings
  • Serves dual purpose – measurement and checking straightness

What I don't like

  • Can’t be used for measuring long distances
  • Not very precise. Not better than 1.5 mm or 1/16-inch

Length

The length of straight edge rulers can vary from 12 inches/30 cm to a maximum of 96-inch/240 cm

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How to Use Laser Level?

For the uninitiated, let me explain what laser level is.

The laser level makes a perfect and efficient use of the laser beam technology to project a level line of laser across the horizontal or vertical plane. This line helps you in getting an idea about vertical and horizontal alignment.

It was initially introduced for use on the job site. The early predecessors of the modern laser level were bulky and expensive tools that were too expensive for common use.

The modern laser levels are cheaper and easier to carry around. In fact, it won’t be wrong to say that it has revolutionized the whole construction and other related projects. The results after using a construction laser level are far more accurate than they used to be and the whole process has been made shorter and more efficient.

How-to use laser level:

Laying tilesLaying TilesHang curtainsHang CurtainsInstall cabinetsInstall Cabinets
Align fenceAlign FencePaint stripes Paint StripesHang pictureHang Pictures

As there are several different versions of  laser level available, it is only wise to explain how to use a laser level in accordance with major versions separately.

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