There are many good reasons to take action as a handyman in the house and apartment: saving you money, working creatively and provide a result to which you can be proud. To open up, starting from the classic home improvement work such as wallpapering, quickly restoration, renovation and modernization from the basement to the roof. One way of being worthwhile and fun.
A little bit of skill and endurance needed to bring, we can help with expertise, detailed instructions, background information, and professional tips.
By the way: If you find some terms unclear, the answers can be found in our Handyman lexicon.
Is wallpapering easy? No. But that the result looks absolutely professional, it takes quite a bit of expertise, which we convey here in practical instructions and detailed shopping guide posts. You can learn how to tell apart the different types of wallpaper from the classic paper wallpaper up to the heavy-duty fiberglass or modern non-woven wallpaper. They also have everything you need to know from the professional subsoil treatment on the paste selection to the tool purchase. There are numerous tips and tricks from professionals.
Plaster walls and ceiling are easy to clean and visually attractive, no matter where it is: in the living room, in the hallway or on the balcony.
Learn about the different types of plaster, their properties, their processing and last but not least the decorative plasters. Even if you have no experience with the plastering, do not worry: With our instructions you manage the expert plastering in no time.
An abundance amount of modern and classical flooring is available today for you to choose from carpeting or wood materials such as laminate or PVC OSB and parquet or linoleum. Each floor needs its appropriate underground, everything needs to be treated properly, processed and maintained. We provide you with the necessary expertise which will accompany you on the purchase to lay your floor perfectly.
Laying tiles – laying natural stones
Tiling is certainly already one of the most demanding DIY activities, also called the processing of natural stone.
But the time did not stand still: Handyman righteous tiles which is adhesives and grouted create make work much easier and get professional results. With the right preparation, suitable tools and high-quality construction materials, tiles can now be gorgeous – first maybe only once in the laundry room or garage, and later in the bathroom or in the kitchen.
In and around the house, joints are almost ubiquitous. Cement joints and elastic joints catch component movements and tight gaps from – To prevent damage to the building and protect the housing against penetrating cold and moisture. What must make a joint, what materials you need for grouting and how to properly deal with it: this and much more on the subject of joints can be found anywhere on the internet.
Mold can spread wherever mushroom nutrients and moisture are present. And because water, even in small quantities, is always looking for its own way, and moisture is not always directly apparent to the naked eye, damage occurs often goes unnoticed: Often a mold infestation is invisible – behind the wallpaper, under the floor covering, hidden by cabinets and shelves. Come the mold on the track, and you fight him.
Moisture and humidity – the most dangerous enemy of any building structure. Whether it is rainwater, water pressure, seepage goes into the ground or to humidity inside the building. Therefore, it is time to prevent ingress of moisture, also the escape of water in the building and carry out a comprehensive and professional renovation and sealing of already incurred damages. Learn how to proactively seal and how to react appropriately in case of damage.
Build and install
Dowels nail, screw were once the feasible of handymen fastening and assembly works which are already listed as exhausted work. As I said: That was earlier. Because in recent years the development of friendly-to-user, non-toxic devices and DIY just adhesives and one-component foams has progressed rapidly. Whether it comes to installing a shower system, fitting a house appliance or the installation of doors and windows, there is almost only a components or pieces of equipment safely, permanently needed and without any damage to fix.
Renovation and repair
The house is once built, the apartment is based and the garden is created, that does not mean that you can sit back in the next few years. On the contrary, their own four walls need regular maintenance, and again there is something needed to be repaired: joints must be renewed, wooden windows must be repainted and other small or larger damage must be repaired as soon as possible. Well, if you can put it on expert advice: You can master how critical points to look out for and how to proceed correctly during renovation and repair.