Level 5 Tools DIY Tips | November, 2017

Level 5 Tools DIY Tips | November, 2017

Each month Level 5 Tools publishes DIY Tips, a curated selection of articles about DIY and other issues related to home improvement and residential construction.

5 Drywall Texture Techniques to Create the Perfect Vibe

From the lightest of stipples to the heaviest of Mediterranean swirls, the texture on your walls and ceilings does a lot to create your home’s specific look and feel. It can also be a fun way to change your home’s appearance.

Here are 5 texture techniques that allow you to add unique personality to your home. Read more >>

7 Drywall Installation Mistakes You’ve Probably Made Before

This article walks you through the 'Do's and Don'ts' of drywall installation. Enjoy the foibles of our enthusiastic but sadly misguided drywall installer as he shows you the right way and the wrong way to get the job done. Read more >>

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22 DIY Fails That Are So Terrible They're Actually Hilarious

"Guaranteed to make your dad angry," this list of 22 outrageous DIY mistakes is guaranteed to make you chuckle. Read more >>

Bonus link: DIY disasters -- Hilarious pictures reveal some of the worst home fixes ever

Home Improvement Loans: What Are Your Best Options?

Many people turn to home improvement loans even though saving up and paying cash for home improvements is often the least expensive option. After all, when you pay cash, you don’t have to pay interest. However, sometimes home improvements come in the form of emergency repairs, and paying interest on a loan is less costly than saving up to pay cash while your roof leaks for months and causes mold, rot and damaged ceilings that will cost even more to repair later.

Whatever the reason, if you’re going to borrow money for home improvements, you should know what your options are and which ones might be best for your situation. Read more >>

How to Choose the Best Home Improvement Tools

Every new homeowner needs a tool set unless they expect to hang pictures and draperies by driving nails with the heel of their shoe and hire a handyman for every little repair that will inevitably be needed. The question becomes not "why a tool set?" but "what does a homeowner tool set consist of?" Read more >>

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