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Tips for Holiday Lights and Trees

Use these tips to make your holiday festivities easier.

Switch to Winter Wiper Blades

Improve winter visibility with special wiper blades.

9 Energy Conservation Tips

Use less energy without sacrificing comfort.

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Drying a Wet Basement

Install an interior drain and sump pump.

Removing Mold and Mildew

And keep it from coming back.

Waterproof a Basement

Install a sump pump as part of your basement waterproofing system.

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Clean a Sluggish Toilet

All you need for this fix is a coat hanger and a mirror.

Plumbing with PEX Tubing

An easy-to-install alternative to copper pipe.

How a Septic Tank Works

How to avoid clogging your septic system filter.

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How to Install Seat Covers

Make your car's interior look fresh and new.

How to Refinish Wheels

Freshen up your middle-aged car.

How to Pour Oil

Eliminate oil bottle "burps."

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Upgraded Motorcycle Handlebars

Make that old clunker stylish again.

4 Weekend Kitchen Upgrades

For a brighter, more user-friendly kitchen.

Bathroom Ceramic Tile Floor

Lay new ceramic tile over an old vinyl floor.

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Great Goofs from DIYers

Walkway Blues
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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