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Here's How: How to Ceramic Tile a Bathroom

Dear James: I want to add new ceramic tile in the bathroom, and I am going to try to do it myself. Please give me some ideas of where to start this job and the basic sequence of steps to accomplish it. -- Eileen W.

Dear Eileen: With a house full ...

Here's How: Install Attic Access Ladder/Stairway

Dear James: We have a large dry attic. I want to store my off-season clothes in plastic bags in the attic, but I do not feel safe climbing a stepladder. Can you tell me how to install a folding ladder? -- Michelle W.

Dear Michelle: Most builders ...

Here's How: Install New Decorative Interior Doors

Dear James: Our house is 35 years old, and I want to spruce it up. All the interior doors are plain flat hollow doors. I want to install some new decorative ones. What are the best, and are they difficult to install? -- Cindy K.

Dear Cindy: ...

Here's How: Quick-to-Build Garage Shelves

Dear James: We live in a condo with limited storage. My husband agreed to clean the garage if I build storage shelves. I am a novice DIY'er, but I want to show him I can do it. I need some tips. -- Marge W.

Dear Marge: It sounds like your husband...

Here's How: Use Drain Cleaners for Clogs

Dear James: Our house is not even 10 years old yet and we are starting to get occasional clogs in the drains. Do you think that the plumbing was not done correctly? What drain cleaners are best to use? -- Patty H.

Dear Patty: Without inspecting ...