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Find projects, ideas and tips for remodeling, organizing and making repairs for every room in the house.

  1. Basement Finishing

    Finishing a basement is a perfect DIY project. For a fraction of the cost of an addition, you can convert basement space to valuable living space. Here's how.

Other Projects for DIYers from The Family Handyman:

  1. Venting Exhaust Fans Through the Roof

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    Vent your bath and kitchen exhaust fans through the roof through a special roof hood. Venting through a roof vent or exhausting them in the attic could cause moisture problems and rot.

  2. Garage Flooring Options

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    Garage floor coatings like epoxy paint or concrete stain, or coverings like snap-together tiles or floor mats instantly improve your garage. Here's an overview of what's available.

  3. Closet Organization: A Simple Shelf and Rod System

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    This simple shelf-and-rod system will bring order to your cluttered closet and double the storage space. We'll show you everything you need to build this organizer. No more excuses! In just two days, you'll have an organized closet.

  4. The Best Bathroom and Kitchen Sink Faucets

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    In the market for a new faucet? Sure you can buy a boring cheapie for $50 that will cost you more in the long run for repairs or replacement. Spend a bit more and get one of these spectacular gems packed with hardworking features that will last your lifetime. All photos are courtesy of the ...

  5. Bathroom Ideas: Replace Tub and Shower Faucet Trim

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    Change out tub/shower control handles and spouts to achieve a brand new look, without redoing the valve plumbing. Use a simple replacement kit.

  6. Decorating Ideas: Wall Panels

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    Create the look of traditional paneled walls for your bedroom or living room with painted MDF strips. For very little money you can completely transform the appearance of your house.

  7. Office Chair Repair

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    Before you throw out a good office chair because the lift or the wheels aren’t working, try repairing them. All you need are a few basic hand tools and readily available parts.

  8. How to Replace a Hard Drive

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    Hard drives rarely fail without warning. So if you hear buzzing, clicking or low-pitched squeals, your drive is about a day away from the big croak. Don’t worry, DIYers. You can replace the drive yourself and save all your data if you act fast.

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