Find projects, ideas and tips for remodeling, organizing and making repairs for every room in the house.
Garage Security Tips
Garage doors are traditionally weak links in garage security, giving thieves easy access to your home. Use these tips to burglar-proof your garage door.
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How to Finish a Basement Wall
We show two good ways to insulate and finish a basement or concrete wall. A 2x2 wall saves space and a 2x4 wall is easier to assemble and insulate. Both will create that snug extra room you need.
How to Properly Vent a Dryer
A heat diverter attached to an electric dryer captures waste heat, but can also create moisture and air-quality problems. Get better results by managing the loads and keeping dryer lint under control.
10 Pitfalls of Sink Replacement
Replacing a kitchen sink and faucet is a quick way to give your kitchen a new look, but there are potential plumbing and installation problems to watch out for. This article explains how to avoid the ten most common.
How to Hang a Flat-Screen TV
Mount a flat panel TV yourself and save hundreds of dollars with these easy-to-follow instructions for low profile, tilting and full-motion mounts.
Home Theater Setup
Create a first class home theater setup in an existing room in your home. We show you how to adapt it for optimal viewing and sound and the wiring materials that will deliver the best possible sound and picture.
Mount a Flat Screen TV With Wall Anchors
Flat screen TVs are too heavy and too expensive to take chances with. If you can't catch the stud when you're hanging the bracket, there's only one wall anchor that's tough enough for the job.
Kitchen Storage: Cabinet Rollouts
Add rollouts to your kitchen cabinets to maximize storage space, provide easier access, streamline your cooking, save your back and simplify clean-up chores. They're a great improvement for a kitchen that's too small. We show you key planning tips and where to find detailed rollout assembly ...
Clothes Washer: Keep Your Washing Machine from Flooding the Laundry Room
Install an automatic washing machine shutoff valve to prevent expensive flooding due to broken hoses, leaky valves or other malfunctions, especially when you're not home. You’ll have greater peace of mind.