Home Repair Skills

Build or repair almost anything around your home with these projects and tips designed to improve your do-it-yourself skills and make home repairs easier.

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Skills: Featured DIY Projects

How to Dispose of a Water Heater
How to Dispose of a Water Heater

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Prevent Frozen Pipes With Insulation and Warm Air

Protect water lines running through crawl spaces or near...

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