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Dan Stout

Dan Stout

Experience

Ohio-based freelance writer and author Dan Stout is a former residential remodeler, commercial site supervisor and maintenance manager. He’s worked on nearly all aspects of building and DIY including project planning and permitting, plumbing, basic electric, drywall, carpentry, tiling, painting and more. He also publishes noir fantasy thrillers, including The Carter Series, from Penguin imprint DAW Books.

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For more than seven decades, Family Handyman has been providing its audience with ideas, inspiration and step-by-step directions on how to maintain and enhance indoor and outdoor living spaces. In addition to having our own staff of experts, we hire individuals whose skills have been honed through years of experience in the building, plumbing and electrical trades, and as passionate homeowners who have translated DIY (do it yourself) skills into careers as respected creators.

Articles

How To Remove a Stopper From the Bathroom Sink

Do you have a stuck or malfunctioning sink stopper? We walk you through the types of stoppers and how to repair or replace them.

When Should You Let Your Child Mow the Lawn?

Many factors come into play when making this decision. As with any right of passage, the child's safety is the number one concern.

Zero-Turn vs. Riding Lawn Mowers

What's the difference between traditional and zero-turn riding mowers? We break down the distinctions to help determine which option is best for you.