To install wainscoting, measure your room's perimeter, and divide the perimeter by the width of the wainscoting panels you have chosen. Take out any existing base or chair rail moulding, set a level line, and install the... More »

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There are many wainscoting ideas, like installing beadboard wainscoting in bathrooms or dining rooms. Install beadboard horizontally to create length in a room or paint wainscoting a color that contrasts with the main co... More »

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Raised panels are the most traditional style of wainscoting, and this style goes back to Colonial times. Flat panel is another style that provides clean lines and a simple design. Another style of wainscoting is the over... More »

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To install padding under carpet, use wooden tack strip along the perimeter of each room. Lay out padding and staple to the wooden tack strip. More »

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To install a wooden fence, dig postholes around the perimeter of the area you intend to fence in, set the posts, and place fence panels between the posts. Complete the project by placing gate posts and installing a gate. More »

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Install a drop ceiling by placing the perimeter, adding the runners and placing the panels. A drop ceiling requires a minimum 4-inch clearance with an additional 2 inches if you are using full-panel fluorescent lighting.... More »

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Measure the flooring of a room by multiplying the length of the room by its width. For rooms that are not simple rectangles, split the floor into separate rectangles, find their areas, and then add the values together. E... More »

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