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The 6 Best Wipe-On Wood Finishes

The ease of application and breathtaking results make wipe-on wood finishes beloved by pro and beginner woodworkers alike. These are the wipe-on wood finishes I use and trust the most.

How to Fix a Toilet Handle

If jiggling the handle doesn't solve the problem, one of these simple fixes probably will.


What Is a Whirlpool Tub?

Everything you need to know before buying a whirlpool tub.


How to Repair a Garden Hose

Fix leaky garden hoses quickly and cheaply.


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22 Kitchen and Bath Trends on the Way Out

You spend a lot of time in your kitchen and bathrooms, so keep them up to date. To do that,...

How to DIY Laundry Shelves

Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.


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20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value

These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...

These Two Home Improvements Stink at Increasing Home Value

If you're looking to sell your home in the coming years, there are some projects that won't give you much...


4 Proven Methods for Creating Wood Joints

Make strong, long-lasting joints without needing years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.


20 Tips and Tools That Make House Demolition Simple

Demolition shouldn't be a haphazard job, especially for the professionals. These tips and tools will make your residential remodeling and...


How to Control Dust and Keep Things Clean on the Job

Learn how to control dust, clean up efficiently, and prevent big messes from accumulating on the jobsite.

Kitchen Countertop Outlets 

How many outlets do you need for your countertop workspaces? This electrical inspector has the answer.


Tips for Tighter Miters and Better Coped Joints

New to construction? Want to brush up on your trim techniques? Check out this story.


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...


How to Install a Touchless Faucet

Faucet installation made easy.


Electrical Code Requirements for Islands and Peninsulas 

If the title of this topic has you daydreaming about a tropical island or peninsula somewhere in the Caribbean Sea,...

Worm Drive Circular Saw vs Direct Drive: Which One’s Best for You?

Learn about the differences between a worm drive circular saw and a direct drive circular saw, and determine which one...


How to Install a New Bathroom Vanity and Sink

A fresh new look for your bathroom.


Tips and Techniques for Pouring Self-Leveling Underlayment

We’ll show you the step-by-step process to achieve a perfectly flat and level underlayment that’s smooth as glass.


Home Building Insights from the Houzz Kitchen Trends Study

Take a deep dive into the world of modern kitchen design and renovation.


7 Genius Tips and Tricks for Working With Extension Cords

You can't get much done on a jobsite without extension cords. These field-tested tips for storing and using those cords...


How to Clean and Unclog a Kitchen Sink Drain

With two simple tools — a plunger and a drain snake — you can clear 95 percent of your stopped-up...


12 Useful Home Depot Shopping Tips

The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...


Companies That Stood the Test Of Time 

According to Entrepreneur.com, about 25% of businesses fail in the first year and about 50% of them are kaput after five...

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How to Install Cabinet Hardware

There’s more to installing kitchen hardware than drilling holes and screwing on knobs and pulls.


How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...


Professional Tips for Efficient and Pain-Free Cabinet Installation

Even the most experienced cabinet installers might learn a thing or two from this list of tips and tricks.


Tips for Creating Face Frame Cabinets

Building face frames is rewarding and not as difficult as you might think. Here’s some great tips and sound advice...


How to Install Cabinet Hardware

Get knobs and pulls right the first time.


How To Choose Kitchen Cabinet Hardware

A style and trend expert helps to simplify the head-scratching and often frustrating process of choosing kitchen cabinet hardware