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Quick Way to Stir Paint
This simple tool makes things easy.
Why you can’t reuse some automotive fasteners
A few extra bucks is easy insurance against a part failure later on.
Keep rodents and pests out of your garden containers
A few small additions in the beginning can go a long way.
Save energy and save money: Seal attic air leaks
A little insulation goes a long way.
Drip Irrigation for Vegetables
Learn how to get stress-free vegetable garden irrigation.
5 Favorite Easy DIY Projects
Many DIY projects are not ones you would choose.
DIY Fixes for a Greener Home
Here are five things you can do to make your everyday DIY efforts greener.
Breathe New Life Into An Old Wagon
Painting is probably my least favorite DIY activity, so I always try to find a...
How to Get the Best Deal on a New Car: Do Your Homework First
Heres a quote from a friend of mine who owns two car dealerships: These days...
‘Must Have’ Portable Table Saw
This budget-friendly portable table saw collapses neatly into an easily movable wheeled platform.
Saving money on Dumpsters for rubbish and trash removal
Sometimes a phone call can save hundreds of dollars.
Solar power: Is it right for you?
The answer is as simple as a web search.
Kitchen ideas: Quick & simple knife block
All you need is a table saw and some scrap wood.
Shop Organization: Idea for a Cheap Tool Cabinet
Chances are you'll be able to find what you need for free.
My Workshop Space Saver
Upgrade from a store-bought miter saw stand to fit your space perfectly.
Dremel Ultra-Saw Works Great for Building a Planter
I decided to try my hand at building a cast concrete planter as research for...
Installed a Sink Last Weekend
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Copper Spark Plugs: Debunking the Myth
Copper plugs actually experience rapid edge wear and increased spark plug gap in as little...
Painting techniques: Safer paint removers
A big, messy, tedious job gave me insight into what works best.
Laundry room storage ideas: A home for hangers
A simple towel bar is the biggest improvement.
Bookcases: Pro Shortcut for DIY Furniture Makers
The ideal bookcase has open shelves for items you want to put on display, and...
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Fall Lawn Care: Keep a Healthy Yard Through Winter
Lawn care tips you need to do in winter.
Time to Deal with Crabgrass!
Get started now and save headaches later.
A New Backsplash in Six Hours
I’ve wanted to install a tile backsplash in my kitchen ever since I wrote...
PVC pipe vs. ABS pipe: How do you choose?
Ask a bunch of plumbers which is better and you probably wont get an answer, just an argument.
Supporting a roof or floor during demolition
It's not impossible – just make sure you do it right.
How To Drywall: A Finishing Shortcut
Most home improvement shortcuts lead to trouble. But here’s one that makes drywall finishing...
How to Build Shelves From Dowels
I needed a way to clear the clutter off my desk, so I came up...
Rose Gardens: My Radical Response to Japanese Beetles
I got rid of their free lunch.