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To cut off a door without splintering the finish, use a guide and sharp blade...
Elegant, traditional wainscoting looks like an intimidating project, but with...
The seals on insulated glass windows occasionally fail, allowing moist air between the glass panes, where it condenses. This article explains why it happens and what you can do to guard against it.
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»
Tiny front door peepholes don’t show much, especially if you have poor vision. Get a fuller view with a large in-door viewer that creates an image visible from several feet away.
Looking for a simple expansion that’ll give you more space in your home? A new dormer in a cramped, underused attic might just be the ticket. It'll create the additional headroom you need to make a comfortable living space--an extra...Read more»
Use this simple method to tell the difference between a left- and right-hand door. It’ll help eliminate the guesswork when ordering the proper swing direction and hinge placement on your next door.
Fast, easy ways to silence floor squeaks. No special skills or tools needed. We'll show you everything you need to know.
Fiberglass batts are the cheapest, easiest way to insulate new walls. However, they're often installed poorly — and even small gaps can reduce efficiency as much as 25 percent. In this article, we'll show you how to...Read more»
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»
Vinyl siding will pop and crackle with every change of sunlight and temperature if nailed incorrectly. Here's how to fix the problem if you have it, and how to nail (or renail) siding so that it moves freely and silently for...Read more»
For get your key? Unlock your front door with a four-digit number that you simply punch into an electronic keypad. This electronic lock is easy to install; you only need a screwdriver.
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