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  1. The Best Bathroom and Kitchen Sink Faucets

    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 ...

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  1. How to Refinish Kitchen Cabinets

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    Transform dated, worn-out cabinets into attractive new ones. This article shows how to refinish old kitchen cabinets and replace the doors and hardware.

  2. How to Cut Marble

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    Did you somehow acquire a slab of marble that you need to cut to size? You can use a circular saw and water hose to make all the cuts you need. Here's how.

  3. How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer

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    Quick and easy fix for a leaky kitchen sink basket strainer. Replace the basket strainer yourself in just an hour and save the cost of a visit from the plumber.

  4. How to Fix a Broken Door Hinge

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    If the hinge screws have broken out of a particleboard door and taken chunks of the particleboard with them, the right glue can usually fix the damage.

  5. Face Frame Cabinet Building Tips

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    Build your own kitchen cabinets? Why not? Face frame cabinets are just plywood boxes with hardwood face frames, and you can buy doors (the hard part) online.

  6. Installing Laminate Countertops

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    Looking for an inexpensive custom countertop? An expert installer walks you through a typical installation, including gluing and trimming a laminate top.

  7. How to Repair a Refrigerator

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    Simple fixes for the four most common refrigerator problems: an ice-maker breakdown, water leaking onto the floor, a cooling failure and too much noise. Chances are, you can solve the problem yourself, save some money and avoid the expense and inconvenience of a service appointment. The following article will walk you through the simplest solutions to the most common fridge malfunctions.

  8. 10 Pitfalls of Sink Replacement

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    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.

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