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7 Deck Paint and Stain Color Ideas

Create the deck of your dreams with these paint and stain color ideas — tried and true, beautiful blue and more.

How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


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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....


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Exterior House Paint: 5 Colors That Could Devalue Your Home

The 2021 housing market is hot, hot, hot, but a few exterior colors are not. Here are some insights, tips...

13 DIY Projects Your Whole Family Can Do Together

Getting kids involved in DIY projects at an early age will help them gain confidence and skills they will put...


15 Things We’re Buying at The Home Depot This Spring

The harsh winter can take a toll on your home and your yard. Now is the time to tackle home...

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5 Popular Paint Colors to Help Sell Your House

Painting a home's exterior can produce a big return on investment. Here are five trending colors to help maximize resale...


Tole Painting a Birdhouse Brings Garden Charm

Tole painting a birdhouse will ad charm to your garden. Learn how with these step-by-step instructions.


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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12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About

See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.

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7 Best Paints for an Outdoor Fence

Is your weather-worn fence ready for a makeover? From white picket to rugged cedar, here are the top-rated paints for...


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10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...


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Best Deck Paints and Stains for 2021

Whether you're looking to protect your new deck or restore an old one, here are some deck paints and stains...


10 Ways to Let Your Kids Help With DIY Projects

As a parent, it can be exciting, yet nerve-wracking when your child wants to "help" you with DIY projects. You...


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Easy Weekend Projects to Increase the Value of Your Home

Whether you paint your front door or add potted plants, these home improvement ideas can turn your house from not-too-hot...