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Learn how to clean, reset and tuckpoint loose bricks. A loose brick can ultimately...
Save money on water use by stopping plumbing leaks first. Then move on to replace low cost items like showerheads and toilets with lower water use types. And choose a front load clothes washer when your old washer is...Read more»
Build this simple, attractive fire ring with retaining wall stone surrounded by flagstone, creating the perfect spot for cookouts, family gatherings and casual conversation. We'll show you how to build the fire ring so it's safe...Read more»
Biscuit joiners allow you to make solid precise joints, accurate enough to build fine cabinets. We show you the three key techniques you need to know—joints at right angles, joints in narrow materials and joints in thin...Read more»
Stop energy-wasting air leaks around entry doors by installing a weatherstripping kit with a foam flange or vinyl bulb. Use a door sweep to seal the bottom of the door.
Level over short, medium and long distances with ease. Whether you're installing a dropped ceiling, laying out a deck, or building a whole house, these tools and techniques will make it easier.
The problem of a noisy central air conditioner condenser can be solved in several possible ways, but if the unit is too old it may just need to be replaced.
Kitchen and bath drains that get frequent use are usually full of water, but basement floor drains can dry out, allowing sewer gas in. To slow evaporation, fill traps with oil and water.
A professional woodworker shares his tips for applying water-based polyurethane over raw or stained wood, and shows how to get great finishes every time.
Do your stucco walls look dingy because they're stained and discolored, especially around gutter downspouts? Here's how to freshen things up by applying a coat of whitewash.
Follow these 12 pro drywall-taping tips to improve your skills, speed up the job and result in smoother walls. They include mixing, knife techniques and problems to avoid.
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