To do basic home-repair jobs, you need to know how to select building materials and how to use them. How much material do you need? Do you need a material that's malleable or sturdy? Can it be a natural substance? Must it be fire-resistant? Questions like these will help you choose the material for your next home repair project.
The following previews describe the various types of home repair materials, as well as their uses and the tools and repairs that will work best with each of them. With the help of these articles, you should be able to tackle almost any repair in your home.
These solid pieces of wood come in various dimensions, but all are solid and reliable for frameworks and support structures.
Thin, yet strong and resilient, plywood is better material than lumber for certain jobs.
Quickly-patched and easy to work with, drywall has become the preferred choice to plaster.