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Change a drab room into a dazzling one with a new overhead light fixture....
Winter wiper blades prevent ice and snow from adhering and clogging the wiper...
With a few simple tools and special techniques you'll be cutting drywall like a pro in no time. Plus we'll show you how to plan your installation to make the best use of materials and avoid waste.
CPVC tubing is ideal for water supply lines. It's easy to cut and assemble, using compression of cemented fittings. It's durable too. Harsh water won't harm the material, unlike copper, which will erode from acidic water....Read more»
If your furnace quits or breaks down try these eight simple solutions before you call for service help. You can solve the problem and avoid a $200 service call.
An unusually noisy outdoor faucet may be due to something as simple as a worn-out washer. To find out, disassemble the faucet from the outside, then check the condition of the washer.
Dirt, dust and old lubricant (or lack of it) can make drawers hard to open and shut. Cleaning gummed-up guides will help; so does the right lubricant.
Fit a gas water heater vent to a larger existing vent by using a reducer. Avoid changing out the entire gas vent.
Water damage from frozen pipes, ruptured washer hoses, leaking supply lines and dripping water heaters costs billions every year. This checklist will help you avoid water leak problems in your house.
Use these tools and tips to discover major problems before buying a home, including problems in plumbing, electrical, walls, shingles and others. Such problems could cost you big bucks later.
If you have hard water, mineral deposits can accumulate in the rinse holes around the rim of the toilet, causing a weak flush. The fix is unusual, but simple and effective.
You can install a solar hot water kit yourself to supplement your existing system and save on energy costs. The system will often pay for itself in several years.
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