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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.

20 Home Renovations That Instantly Add Value to Your Home

These home renovations are so worth the upfront expense.


12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


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How DIY Projects Are Helping People Through the Pandemic

The skills DIYers are using and learning during the pandemic come with benefits far greater than that heady feeling following...


How to Build a Backyard Swing

Easy enough for a beginner, comfortable enough for a perch

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Secret Hiding Places You’ve Never Thought Of

Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all...


How to Build a Planter with String Light Pole

Plants and string lights add festivity to your porch or deck .

How to Renew Wooden Fences

Shabby to handsome in three easy steps


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How to Estimate a Concrete Order

Calculate concrete prices and how many cubic yards of concrete you need for a walk, driveway or basement. How much...


How to Build an Outdoor Storage Bench

At first glance, this bench may look like a complex project. But take a closer look and you’ll see that...


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The 2017 Double-Duty Pub Shed

The perfect party spot, plus tons of storage. This pub shed features both a shaded patio and bar. And lets...

How to Build a Porch: Screen Porch Construction

Add an enclosed screen porch to your house using basic framing and deck building techniques.


Latticework Porch Trellis

Create a beautiful partition of privacy for your front porch.


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Saturday Morning Workshop: Outdoor Trestle Bench

Beautify your patio, deck or porch this summer with this attractive, easy-to-construct outdoor trestle bench.


Build an Indoor Water Fountain

Create a tiny natural waterfall in your living room with indoor water fountains.


How to Build an Outdoor Living Room

Unique sandwich construction achieves the massive look of solid beams with half the effort

Fence-Straddling Push Stick

Cut a hole for a dowel handle in the top of the push stick to keep your hand safely away...


Finally Build Your Dream Shed

Build your dream shed with easy access, storage galore and a private porch for lounging. Here's how to do it:


10 Awesome DIY Cabin Projects

Just because you're away from home doesn't mean you have to give up your home improvements! Here are 10 DIY...


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Concrete Air Plant Planter

This modern desktop planter is perfect for low-maintenance air plants—and it only takes a few quick steps to complete.


How to Build a Shed With a Front Porch

Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the 2012 Shed With a Front Porch


Build a Victorian Screen House

Escape the bugs in style, whether you're entertaining friends or just hanging out