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The 10 Most Dangerous Bugs You Need to Avoid
Watch out for these bugs once you start venturing out in the warmer weather
Staging a Home: 5 Designer Secrets for a Fast, Profitable Sale
How to Build a Living Wall with Movable Planters
Hollow Door Fix: New Bottom for Hollow Core Doors
How to Clean Up Broken Glass: Broken Glass Cleanup Tool
45 Weird Home Improvement Terms All DIYers Need to Know
How to Build a Perfect Backyard Pergola
Stunning but simple; elegant but economical.
2 Smart Ways to Store Bits Using Stuff You Already Have
My wife has a drawer full of old eyeglass cases that she doesn’t use...
2 Brilliant Tips to Use With Every Painting Project
Paint mixers that you can chuck in a drill are nothing new, but I didn’...
Self-Leveling Flower Pot Feet
Here’s how to make flower pots, vases, planters, boxes or almost any not-quite-flat-bottom object...
Genius Caulk Rescue
If you leave the tip of your caulking tube uncovered and the caulk hardens behind...
Duster for the Vertically Challenged
Unless you play in the NBA, dusting ceiling fans and other high, out-of-reach objects is...
Hidden Drawer Stop
To keep a drawer from being pulled out, create a drawer stop with a 3-in....
As I’ve gotten older, it’s become increasingly difficult for me to manually move...
Shower Drip Eliminator
The drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet or shower head can drive a person to the brink of insanity.
DIY Roof Bench
Here’s a slick way to keep tools from sliding off the roof!
Nut and Bolt Sorter
Every shop has a jar or can of assorted nuts, bolts and screws. Instead of...
Smart Spindle Painter
A neat, fast way to paint stair spindles or other hard-to-brush objects is to slip...
Orderly Wrench Case
If you find the contents of your socket wrench case in a mess every time you open it, try this.
All-Purpose Tool Caddies
The tool caddies that are available at most home centers and hardware stores make great...
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Hang ‘Em Out to Dry Ladder Drying Rack
Painting objects like louvered shutters can be a real problem.
Workbench Plans Hanger
If you have Peg-Board over your workbench and you need to hang plans or drawings...
Gas Tank Leak Stopper
If you have to tilt your lawn mower to make repairs, here’s how to...
Tool Belt Shelf
Tack an old belt along the edge of a shelf or horizontal 2x4 to hold tools.