This project is continued from Part 1. Solatube Roof Installation The screw that driven through the roof deck from inside the attic is located and a circle drawn in crayon using the Solatube flashing as a guide. Carefully observe the Solatube installation instructions to cut the hole 1/2 inch larger than the marked circle. A […]
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This is the final update of the “How to finish a Basement Bathroom” project series for the Do-It-Yourself handyman or homeowner. Links to each construction phase of the project are summarized below, starting from the bare walls to the finished bathroom. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
My daughter’s bedroom needed more light than the two small dormer windows could supply. To solve the problem, I installed a Solatube 290 DS skylight. The Solatube tubular skylight – or sun tunnel – that is relatively easy to install, has a slim profile and does a fantastic job at delivering natural light to a […]
This project shows how to install an Ethernet jack for a home network with detailed wiring instructions. The home network is extended to the basement game room by running Cat 5e cable and installing a new Ethernet jack. A “wired” network connection was needed at this location due to a weak WiFi (wireless) LAN signal. […]
I bought a house with an unfinished bathroom in the basement. The builder had roughed in the electrical and plumbing connections, including the sewage basin. Also see How to Finish a Basement Bathroom – The Complete Series for the project overview. Finishing a Basement Bathroom Steps The remaining tasks to finish the basement bath are: […]