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    Family Handyman Approved: Armor All Wash & Wax

    If you're looking to polish up your car quickly and easily, give the Family Handyman Approved Armor All Ultra-Shine Wash & Wax a try.

    We Tried Dry Shine’s Ultimate Shine to Gloss Up a Filthy Truck

    We tried this ultra-glossy, anti-static and UV-protectant automotive cleaner on everything we could find on my filthy pickup.


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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...


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    These Stylish and Tough Stoggles Safety Glasses Are Family Handyman Approved

    Whether you work in the trades or you're a DIY enthusiast, safety glasses are an essential tool. Recently I picked...


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    The Family Handyman Approved Ryobi Cordless Tire Inflator Is a Worthy Addition to Your Garage

    Air compressors require a lot of work if you only need them for a minute or two to top off...

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    Give Your Bathroom a New Look with Family Handyman Approved Aura Bath & Spa Paint

    Remodels can be costly and become drawn out. But if you're looking for a quick way to breath new life...


    8 Best Carport Kits

    Keep your car safe from the elements with a carport kit. They're available in a range of sizes, and most...

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    This Family Handyman Approved Paint Brush Makes Cutting in Easy

    Looking for a sleek paint brush that can be used with any paint or stain?  Look no further than the...


    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...


    How To Use A Stud Finder

    Hang pictures with confidence by finding the stud you’ve been looking for.


    How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

    Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.

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    Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

    DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.


    How to Clean Your Bathtub

    Follow these steps to keep your tub sparkling.


    How to Clean a Shower in 6 Steps

    Incorporate these steps into your regular cleaning routine.


    How to Clean a Toilet in 5 Steps

    Kill 99.9 percent of bacteria and viruses weekly with this cleaning method.


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    How to Easily Clean an Outdoor Rug

    Your outdoor rug should be cleaned just like an indoor rug or carpet. Here’s how to do it.

    Can You Use Mothballs to Keep Out Pests?

    Pest infestations can be nasty. Could mothballs help?


    How to Make and Install a Flushmount Sink and Countertop

    Save on countertops by making them yourself with the luxury option of an undermount sink.


    How to Assemble RTA Cabinets

    Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.


    41 Genius Sanding Tips You Need to Know

    Save yourself some time and hassle during your next woodworking project with one (or 41!) of these genius sanding tips...


    9 Ways to Dry Clothes Without a Dryer

    Whether your dryer is kaput or you're looking for ways to save energy, drying clothes without a dryer isn't as...


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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....


    Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

    Today is the final day to save on the best deals for DIYers


    How to Customize Garage Cabinets for More Storage

    Our garages are multitaskers. Vehicle storage, workshop, tool organizer and hangout space for friends and family. For this garage to...

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    How To Build a 2-in-1 Workbench and Bar Top

    Add LEDs set in epoxy for a custom, high-tech work surface.


    25 Low-Light Indoor Plants That Thrive in Near Darkness

    These low-light houseplants thrive without direct sunlight, so now you can have a touch of Mother Nature in every corner...


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    8 Best Garden Tool Organizers for Your Garage

    Gardening season is in full swing, so if you don't have a good garden tool organizer in your garage or...


    How to DIY Laundry Shelves

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


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    Best Dishwashing Gloves For Your Different Needs

    We found the best dishwashing gloves on the market to keep your hands dry and protected and your dishes sparkling.


    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.