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Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade

If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo Demon 24-tooth circular saw blade.

 

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Best Flooring Options for Your Bathroom

Whether you're building from scratch or remodeling an existing bathroom, choosing the best flooring for your bathroom is essential.


Best Area Rugs for Hardwood Floors

It can really tie the room together when it's done right. Check out how to pick the right area rug...


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What to Know About Finishing Your Attic’s Flooring

Got an unfinished attic you'd like to convert to living space? Flooring matters. Learn which attic flooring approach makes sense...


How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.

9 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some...


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10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...

Pro Tips for Basement Finishing

These are great tips on how to solve many of the problems you're likely to encounter when working on your...


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Best Concrete Paints for 2022

Painting concrete surfaces can be challenging. Here are some of the best concrete paints for your garage, basement, porch or...


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How to Remove Paint from Concrete and Other Stains

Remove oil and grease stains from concrete using TSP and other cleaners.


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How to Finish, Frame, and Insulate a Basement

With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find...

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How to Get Pet Stains Out of Carpet

Home remedies and products to clean your pet-stained carpet.


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Best Types of Flooring for Your Basement

Looking to install flooring in your basement? Choose one of these five basement-friendly flooring options and enjoy good looks and...


Flooring Ideas for the Bedroom

These bedroom flooring ideas help you decide what flooring is best for your bedroom.


Install a Warm, Moisture-Resistant Basement Subfloor in a Day

Converting your basement into a comfortable living space provides more square footage for family activities and it increases the value...


10 New Trends in Wood Trim

Is the trim in your living room looking a bit drab? Maybe your exterior trim needs a fresh coat of...

Clean Garage Floors – Remove Oil Stains From Concrete

A clean garage floor is safer and looks better, too.


Basement Waterproofing: How to Install a Basement Drainage System

Install a sump pump as part of your basement waterproofing system.


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Learn How to Stop Basement Leaks and Dry a Wet Basement for Good

Strategies that will permanently fix your musty, wet basement.


How to Dry Out Basement Carpeting

Quick action is the key


Drying a Wet Basement

You may need an interior drain and sump pump to solve the problem


Basement Carpeting: Installing Carpeting In a Finished Basement

Choosing the right pad makes all the difference


How to Carpet a Basement Floor

Keep your finished basement floor dry, even if the concrete gets wet.


19 Tips for Finishing Basements

Expert advice for a warm, dry and inviting space

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23 Tips for Drying Up and Finishing Your Basement

Add some value to your home with a finished basement! Check out these tips for making sure you start with...


How to Tile: Prepare Concrete for Tile

Turnaround tips for an old basement floor


Damp Basement: Finding Leaks and Water Sources

Musty odors indicate a moisture problem


Installing Wood Flooring Over Concrete

Install a wood base, then the finish flooring.