Twitter Facebook Top 50 Homeowner Challenges

Kuppersmith Videos

Building a Brick Grill Station for the Kuppersmith Project House

Building a Brick Grill Station for the Kuppersmith Project House

To make outdoor cooking simple on the Kuppersmith house, a brick base that will house a stainless steel grill was constructed on the breezeway near the kitchen door. Watch this video to find out more.

» Read More...
Laying a Paver Border on the Kuppersmith Project Driveway

Laying a Paver Border on the Kuppersmith Project Driveway

After the concrete for the driveway on the Kuppersmith Project house had been poured and allow to set, pavers were laid as accents and as a border around the outside. The pavers were set in a polymer sand mix, which hardens when misted with water, to hold them in place.

» Read More...
Installing a Paver Patio at the Kuppersmith Project House

Installing a Paver Patio at the Kuppersmith Project House

To create an area for outdoor entertaining at the Kuppersmith Project house, a paver patio was installed between the back porch and garage. The process involved putting down a layer of filter fabric, followed by crushed stone, sand, and the pavers. Watch this video to find out more.

» Read More...
How to Paint Cast Iron Foundation Vent Grates

How to Paint Cast Iron Foundation Vent Grates

Before painting the cast iron foundation vent grates on the Kuppersmith Project house, a wire brush was used to remove any rust. Next, the vents were sprayed with a metal primer followed by a metal paint to match the trim on the house. Watch this video to find out more.

» Read More...
Pouring Concrete for the Kuppersmith Project Driveway

Pouring Concrete for the Kuppersmith Project Driveway

After the wood forms for the Kuppersmith Project driveway had been constructed, it was time to pour the concrete. A screed board was pulled across the top of the form to level the concrete, followed by a bull float and trowel to smooth the surface. Watch this video to find out more.

» Read More...
How to Color Concrete When Pouring a Driveway

How to Color Concrete When Pouring a Driveway

To color the concrete for the driveway on the Kuppersmith Project house, powdered colorant was poured into a paper grocery sack and dropped into the concrete truck, then mixed into each load of cement. Watch this video to find out more.

» Read More...
Shower Surround and Tile Floor in the Kuppersmith Project Bathroom

Shower Surround and Tile Floor in the Kuppersmith Project Bathroom

To give the shower in the Kuppersmith Project bathroom a unique look, we installed a solid surface surround which was scored to resemble subway tile. For the floor in the bathroom, we used an alabaster porcelain tile with a mosaic ribbon inlay. Watch this video to find out more.

» Read More...
Installing Retractable Screens on the Kuppersmith Project House

Installing Retractable Screens on the Kuppersmith Project House

To allow access to the great outdoor on the Kuppersmith Project house back porch – while keeping insects at bay – retractable, motorized screens were installed. The screens can be lowered at the touch of a button from the wireless control then raised to allow an access to the backyard.

» Read More...
Building Concrete Forms for the Kuppersmith Project Driveway

Building Concrete Forms for the Kuppersmith Project Driveway

Watch this video to see how wooden forms were constructed for the Kuppersmith Project house concrete driveway. The forms were constructed to allow for a concrete paver border and accents, which will be laid after the driveway has been poured.

» Read More...
How to Grade a Lot and Excavate for a Driveway or Paver Patio

How to Grade a Lot and Excavate for a Driveway or Paver Patio

In order for the lot on the Kuppersmith Project house to drain properly, a tractor was used to grade the ground so it sloped away from the house and any rainwater runoff flowed away from the foundation. Watch this video to find out more.

» Read More...