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6 Common Lawn Problems and How to Fix Them
Real world situations and expert advice and solutions.
Comparing Wood Deck Options: Cedar, Pressure Treated Wood & Composite Decking
Natural Mulch Landscape Edging
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How to Build a Porch: Screen Porch Construction
Stop Leaks in Plumbing Joints
Backyard Ideas for Creating the Ultimate Outdoor Space
How-to projects, tips and tools to help you DIY the backyard of your dreams.
How to Improve Your Garden Soil On the Cheap
Here are two ways to grow flowers or vegetables in hard, rocky soil. The first...
In Multi-Generational Homes, Some Like It Hot—But Some Not
The solution? Fujitsu General’s energy-efficient Mini-split technology, which lets everyone from grandma to youngsters...
How to Get Rid of Ants
Put an end to most ant problems with inexpensive products from the home center or...
How to Caulk a Shower or Bathtub
Make your bathroom look fresh and new again. Read on to learn how to caulk a shower or tub.
How to Build a Cedar Potting Bench
Complete plans for building a potting bench.
Garden Closet Storage Project
This compact outdoor closet fits in a small yard and yet holds a ton of stuff.
DIY Compost Barrel Tumbler
It's large and loaded with features, but you can build this compost barrel for the...
How to Clean a Bird Bath
Keep your birds happy
Build a Raised Garden Bed
Make the gardener in your family happy by building this natural stone raised garden bed
Savvy Sawhorse Table Tips
How to make sawhorses the most useful tools in your arsenal.
How to Repair a Drywall Crack
Make unsightly flaws in your walls disappear.
How to Turn Your Truck Into a Generator
All you need is an inverter and some DIY wiring
How and When to Start a Garden
Create a planting bed for flowers or veggies in 8 easy steps
How to Fix a Dripping Shower
You don't have to replace the whole faucet just to fix a drip.
How to Install Joist Hangers
Simple steps for building decks and floors that'll last a lifetime.
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How to Make Structural Repairs by Sistering Floor Joists
Repair sagging or broken floor joists by “sistering” on a new joist
Lawn and Garden Fertilizer 101
The more you know, the more you grow!
7 Tips for Attracting Butterflies to Your Backyard
To attract butterflies to your home, you need to make them feel at home. Here...
Latticework Porch Trellis
Create a beautiful partition of privacy for your front porch.