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Make furniture-quality cuts with a circular saw with these inexpensive DIY saw...
Switch boxes can sometimes be used as a power source for a new outlet, but only if the box is large enough and has neutral and ground wires running through it. Here's how to figure it out.
Squeeze more out of your home improvement dollar with these simple money-saving tips. For little or no cost, you can save hundreds of dollars.
In the long run good paint preparation techniques add years to an exterior paint job—including cleaning, scraping, filling, caulking and priming. You save time and money.
How mold and mildew get a foothold in your home, how to clean and get rid of it and how to prevent its return. Eliminate moisture sources; water and mold go hand in hand.
With our basic stenciling techniques, you'll be able to create everything from a simple stenciled border to more complex patterns that will add a dramatic flourish to any room in your house. Even if you don't consider yourself artistic,...Read more»
If you're adding wires or a bigger device to an electrical box, you may need additional capacity. There are two ways to enlarge an existing box without tearing the wall open.
What is radon? More important, how do you know if your house has it? We’ll show you how to test for radon—and how to stop radon from getting into your home.
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Install kitchen cabinets—base, wall and peninsula—using professional techniques. Hanging cabinets is easy and you'll save on your next kitchen remodel.
Install a new electrical switch without any wiring or batteries. Piezoelectric switches use radio signals generated by the push of a button to turn electrical devices on and off.
Are annoying bugs and outdoor critters invading your home? You can control most common pests on your own, without spending big bucks on an exterminator.
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