Helping a First-Time Homeowner Complete Her Kitchen

In this episode, we’re helping first-time homeowner Dawn Nelson, who’s in over her head with her kitchen renovation.

Dawn wanted to take down one wall that separated her three main living areas, the dining room, kitchen and living room. But then realized she removed all the drywall on a load-bearing wall.

Homeowner Dawn Nelson’s kitchen is complete with a stylish backsplash and an over-the-range microwave properly vented to the outside. Dawn chose a new white sink that complements the space, and we filled in some holes in the flooring.

A contractor helped her fix that mistake, but then she realized that removing the wall also exposed a small patch of old flooring.

We’re going to pick up where the contractor left off, and make this place look great!

Patch of vinyl flooring left over after cabinet was removed from Dawn Nelson's home
Removing a wall and cabinet revealed a patch of flooring that the previous homeowners worked around — and it’s an eyesore that Dawn wants covered up, asap. No problem!

Fill In Ceramic Tile Flooring

Dawn was lucky because the previous homeowner left just enough ceramic tiles to fill this eyesore of vinyl flooring.  

The project won’t be difficult because vinyl flooring is the perfect subfloor. That means we don’t have to

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How to Install a Ceiling Medallion

Ceiling medallions are great for camouflaging drywall flaws around a light fixture. Learn how you can install one yourself.

Materials Needed

  • Ceiling Medallion
  • Construction Adhesive
  • Painter’s Tape
  • Caulk
Want to dress up your ceiling and give your light fixture installation a finished look? Add a ceiling medallion!

1. Remove the Light Fixture

Make sure the power is turned off at the circuit panel and remove the light fixture. If you’re uncomfortable working with electricity, hire an electrician to do this.

2. Proper Placement

Apply construction adhesive to the medallion’s underside, and align the hole at the center with the electrical box in the ceiling.

3. Re-Wire the Light Fixture

Use painter’s tape to hold the medallion on the ceiling while you re-wire the light fixture.

4. Tighten the Bolts

Once that’s done, the canopy of the fixture will hold the medallion tight to the ceiling, so you can remove the painter’s tape and tighten the mounting bolts.

5. Caulk and Seal

To finish it off, apply a thin bead of caulk around the medallion where it joins the ceiling.

Now, you have an attractive ceiling addition that adds character to your house, while hiding the imperfections!

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Residence Decor House Decor Ideas

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Heavier and sturdier pieces could also be manufactured from teak or wrought iron. Both provide elegant and trendy appears for your patio but include further cleansing considerations. Teak develops a grayish patina because it ages unless you usually maintain and work to guard the original wood coloration. Wrought iron might rust if dipped or soaked with water and wishes delicate detergents and lightweight care so that it can be protected for many years of use. Miniature dollhouse furniture with Nation home …

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