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If you love the look and feel of wood beneath your feet, wide-plank heart pine flooring is an exciting option. It can’t quite transport you to the Old South, but a pine floor will transform your rooms with its soft patina and rich...Read more»
Cut down on the noise coming into—or going out of—your living area with these proven sound-dampening materials and techniques.
Add a splash guard at the bottom of roof valleys to prevent gutter overflows during heavy rain storms. It's only takes 20 minutes.
When a door hinge develops a squeak due to wear or settling, instead of reaching for a messy spray lubricant, try this traditional, non-toxic, non-staining lubricant.
Building codes specify allowable sizes and locations for holes and cuts in studs. Here's a handy guide to those requirements that will keep your building standing tall.
Want to add a new window or door to an exterior weight-bearing wall? We’ll explain how headers work and give you some tips on how to design the opening so it supports the weight of your house. You’ll learn how to...Read more»
Save a bundle by fixing common carpet and rug problems like burn spots, loose wall-to-wall carpet, and wet carpet using basic tools and know-how. This article walks you through the steps.
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.
If your aluminum siding has developed a chalky residue or is faded, stained or just plain the wrong color, fear not. You can paint it. Here's how to prepare the surface and choose your paint.
Don't replace a whole carpet because of one small stain. With a cookie cutter carpet patch you can cut out and replace the bad spot with an invisible replacement piece.
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