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Garage service doors and other fire-rated doors need self-closing hinges, but...
Don't replace a whole carpet because of one small stain. With a cookie cutter...
The service door between an attached garage and a house must be self-closing as a protection against fire. Here's a simple way to add a closer to the door and bring your house up to code.
To buy the best carpet for your home, learn about different styles, materials and quality to ensure durability and comfort for your long-term satisfaction.
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Stains occasionally bleed up through vinyl floors, and may have several causes, including chemicals in the adhesive. Here's how you can tell if this is what's causing the stain and what you can do about it.
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.
Laminate flooring can be used for wet areas like bathroom floors, but only if it's AC3 rated, with sealed expansion gaps at walls and around fixtures. Here's how to do it.
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.
This article provides step-by-step instructions and pictures on how to make structural repairs by sistering floor joists alongside weak joists. If you have sagging, cracked or twisted joists, which can...Read more»
Refresh your old double-hung windows or add a touch of class to your casement windows by making your own window stools. It's easy—just follow these four steps.
Avoid paint strippers by removing paint from old hardware using a hot water bath.
A ceiling fan improves cooling in summer and heating in winter. The result: You feel more comfortable while you save on utility bills. And installing them yourself is much easier, thanks to new, strong hanging systems and electronic...Read more»
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