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Expanded Closet Space

Maximize the space you already have inside your closets with these tips.

Bathroom Storage Tips

Make the best use of your bathroom space with these storage and organizing tips.

Reclaim Your Garage - Organize it!

These tips will help you reduce the clutter and get your garage back in order.

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Pro Painting Secrets

Check out these great ideas for how to get a perfectly smooth and even paint job.

Tips for Using Varnish

Get a silky smooth finish when using varnish or stain with these pro tips.

Faster, Neater Painting

Paint a room without making a mess! Protect against spills, splatters and other disasters.

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Storm Survival Guide

Protect your family when the wind and waters rise, and your house goes dark.

Solo DIY Tips

Don't let working solo slow you down. Here's how to get the job done without a helper.

Theft Proof Your Home

Tips to make your home more burglar resistant without spending a fortune.

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Workbench Hacks

Simple ingenious upgrades that will make your workbench work better!

New Uses for Tools

Hand tools are great, but they're even better when used for things they're not designed for.

Amazing Repair Products

Sometimes all it takes is the right product to make a quick and easy fix.

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Upgrades with ROI

Simple kitchen and bath improvements that will make your life easier.

Wiring Outlets

Play it smart and stay safe when wiring outlets and switches.

Get a Dry Basement

Strategies that will permanently fix your musty, wet basement.

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Great Goofs from DIYers

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Walkway Blues
Dennis James

Dang! Before you build a walkway, patio or deck, be sure to consider what's down below...

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