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Parts of the House: Featured DIY Projects

Refinish Hardwood Floors in One Day

Renew the finish on your wood floor without the hassle of sanding. Instead,...

TIME COST
One day $20 - $100
How to Restretch a Carpet

Tired up lumpy, loose carpeting? You can restretch your old carpeting in less than a...

TIME COST
One day $20 - $100

Parts of the House: Other DIY Projects you may like

  • How to Cut Off Wood Door Bottoms

  • To cut off a door without splintering the finish, use a guide and sharp blade in a circular saw, and deeply score the cut line with a utility knife.

  • How to Clean a Chimney

  • Regular cleaning with a shop vac and standard chimney cleaning tools will prevent dangerous creosote fires. Here's what you need to know before you get started.

  • How to Fix a Noisy Garage Door

  • Noisy garage doors are usually caused by worn rollers, loose hardware, parts that need lubrication or an opener in need of anti-vibration pads—all simple fixes.

  • How to Replace Window Jamb Liners

  • When sash lifts or cords on double-hung replacement windows break, the easiest fix may be to replace the jamb liners. Once you identify and locate the new parts, swapping the liners is simple.

  • Fixing Bouncy Floors

  • We'll show you three ways to stiffen up your bouncy floor—by adding bridging, installing plywood along the joists and adding a wall or beam under the floor. Any one of the three can solve your problem, depending on your situation. It's not...Read more»

  • How to Repair Carpet: Removing Wrinkles

  • Rent special carpet stretching tools and restretch loose or wrinkled carpet quickly and easily. We demonstrate the technique in four steps; you don’t have to hire a pro.

  • How to Repair a Sliding Door

  • Sliding doors get sticky and hard to open when the wheels are out of adjustment or the track gets dirty. Here's how to repair your sliding door and replace a flimsy screen.

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