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How To Adjust a Sticking Patio Screen Door
Badly aligned rollers inside the bottom of a patio screen door will cause the door to bind or stick when opening or closing.
Concrete Sealer: Protect Your Driveway
How to Make a Cutting Board
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The Case for the Compact Router
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The Best Way to Clean a Greasy Kitchen Range Hood Filter
The standard way to clean the filter from a kitchen exhaust fan is to stick it in the dishwasher.
Weight Loss Secrets for Your Tool Belt
You can lighten your load by carrying smaller, multipurpose tools. That's helpful anytime, but especially...
Get More from Your Router with These Special-Purpose Bits
Unlock the potential of your router with these unique bits.
5 Weird and Wonderful Blades for your Oscillating Multitool
Just when you thought your oscillating multitool couldn't possibly do more...
5 Favorite Tools for Tile Projects
Great gear for an easier job and better results.
5 Easy Ways to Trick Out Your Toilet
Functionality and fun for your home’s most important feature.
Try This Simple Tip to Fix a Slow-Filling Washer
This simple DIY fix can save you from making an expensive repair call.
No Cutting Corners: Tips for Tight Miters and Coped Joints
Tips for tight miters and coped joints.
Top 10 Tools for DIY Electrical Work
When you're ready to tackle an electrical project yourself, make sure you have these go-to...
Are You Vacuuming Your Carpet Often Enough?
Dirt—even dirt you can’t see—is abrasive. So when you walk across a...
Keeping Crooks Out: The Basics Matter Most
Small security measures are a huge deterrent. Most home break-ins aren’t the work of...
Small Gaps in Drywall are Actually No Big Deal
When you’re working in a smaller area like a closet and have to cut...
Don’t Forget This During Your DIY Kitchen Renovation
If the kitchen flooring is going to be hardwood or tile, and you’re installing...
Why a Bubble Stick Beats a Level Any Day
When marking walls for cabinets, shelving, etc., try a plastic ruler with a built-in level.
How to Prevent (or Fix) This Common Painting Mistake
If you happen to slop some paint on varnished wood, don’t worry. Home centers...
Why You Should Always Opt for a Ball Valve
Whenever you replace a valve—whether it’s a shutoff under the sink or the...
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How to Seal Leaky Windows Without That Hideous Plastic Film
Removable caulk is a great solution for leaky, energy-wasting windows. It looks a whole lot...
Don’t Make This Dangerous Mistake with Fuses in Your Electrical Panel
If you live in an older home that has fuses rather than breaker switches in...
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Rocking Toilet
If your toilet isn’t solidly fastened to the floor, there may be trouble in...
This Mistake Can Launch Your Water Heater Through Your Roof
As water heats up, it expands with tremendous force—enough to fracture the tank and...