Replace Weather Stripping
High-quality silicone rubber weather stripping permanently seals gaps around exterior doors, increases energy efficiency—and looks better…
15 Stunning Front Door Colors For a House That Wows
You can make a great first impression with your front door. Choose the right color and you can set the tone for your home and increase curb…
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How to Make a Privacy Screen with Salvaged Closet Doors
Divide and conquer your living spaces with the help of a privacy screen. This one is made with three old closet doors and four vintage hinges…
How to Remove Paint From Hardware
Avoid paint strippers by removing paint from old hardware using a hot water bath.
How to Repair Rotted Wood
Use a polyester filler to rebuild rotted or damaged wood. You can mold and shape it to match the original wood profile. It takes paint well and…
How to Install a Deadbolt
To improve the security of your home, you could get a dog with a bark vicious enough to scare the rust off a statue. But one of the easiest,…
Lubricate a Lock with a Pencil
Locksmiths have long used powdered graphite to lubricate the workings of locks, and if your key refuses to slide fully into the lock, you can do…