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Parts of the House: Featured DIY Projects

Prevent Ice Dams

Ice dams are a fact of life in snowy areas of the country, but they can be reduced and even...

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Drop Ceiling Installation Tips

A 30-year pro shares his drop ceiling installation tips and demonstrates his...

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Parts of the House: Other DIY Projects you may like

  • Install Prefinished Wood Flooring

  • Prefinished, engineered wood flooring is an affordable DIY alternative to the traditional sanded and finished solid wood floor. Installation is fast and clean: start on Saturday morning and have a completed floor by Monday...Read more»

  • Shortening Horizontal Window Blinds

  • Horizontal blinds that are too long look bad, but also create a serious safety hazard for young children. Fortunately, shortening them is easy—all you need are scissors and a screwdriver.

  • How to Repair Old Windows

  • Learn how to fix common casement window problems. Free up a sticking window, replace a broken crank operator or sagging hinge, even replace an entire sash. Repairs are simple, and a lot cheaper than replacing the whole window.

  • How to Install an Entry Door

  • A seasoned pro shows you how to replace a front door, step-by-step, including measuring and ordering a new door, removing the old one and ensuring that the new one goes in perfectly square and level and is fastened securely.

  • Vinyl Floors Stains

  • 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.

  • How to Get Stains Out of Carpet

  • 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.

  • How to Remove a Door

  • Remove a door quickly and easily without pinching fingers or marring the door, the trim or the floor. Do it in four simple steps.

  • Install a Hydraulic Door Closer

  • Garage service doors and other fire-rated doors need self-closing hinges, but for a few dollars more you can upgrade to a hydraulic door closer that lasts longer and performs better.

  • Install Vinyl Flooring in a Laundry Room

  • We'll show you how to measure, cut and install a new sheet vinyl floor. No special skills are needed, just patience and attention to detail will give you great results.

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