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    18 Brilliant Sandpaper Hacks

    These outside-the-box sandpaper tips and tricks will help you better tackle your next sanding project.

    12 Brilliant Ways to Use Paint Rollers Other Than Painting

    You've probably used a paint roller to paint a wall. But did you know it can help with other DIY...


    11 Tips and Tricks for Cutting Straight Lines

    An inaccurate cut can lead to a slew of issues further along in your project. These tips will help you...


    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.

    11 Brilliant Ways to Use Pliers

    Who knew that pliers could do all these things?


    How to Clean Corroded Battery Terminals

    Car battery maintenance is an important part of keeping your vehicle running smoothly. Here's everything you need to know.

    This Clever Hack Will Keep Your Car Windows from Fogging Up

    With the help of three ordinary materials, you won't have to worry about this annoyance anymore.


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    Family Handyman Approved: Sea Foam Motor Treatment

    Keep your engines running smoothly.


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    Always Score Your License Plate Sticker with a Razor — Here’s Why

    This trick could prevent thieves from taking your tags.


    How to Assemble RTA Cabinets

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

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    How to Sand Wood Faster

    Speed up your woodworking projects with these sanding tips


    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...


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    You Should Know What the Numbers on Your Tires Mean

    There's more to those numbers than meets the eye. Here's what those numbers on your tires mean—and why knowing them...


    The Top 12 Household Cleaning Tips For The Really Tough Stuff

    Even the most stubborn stains and hard-to-reach spots are no match for these secret cleaning solutions.


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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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    How to Unlock a Car Door Without Your Keys

    The next time you lock your keys in the car, you’ll want to try these genius tricks.


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    Yard Safety Tips for Commonly Used Equipment

    Injuries can occur if the right safety precautions aren't adhered to while using lawn and garden equipment. Here are simple...


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    10 Best Plants for Hydroponic Gardens

    How does your garden grow? To its max potential, if you choose the easiest and best plants for hydroponics.


    How to Keep Deer and Other Pests Away from Your Hostas

    Deer, rabbits and other animals love hostas just as much as gardeners. Here are some easy ways to keep these...


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    Do I Need a New Router? Look for These Signs

    WiFi running slow? Constantly rebooting your router? Maybe it's time to buy a new one.


    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.


    DIY Home Inspection Tools

    Spot expensive problems before you make an offer on a new home


    How to Paint Concrete Floors

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

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    Is Renting a Router and Modem From Your Internet Company a Bad Idea?

    Renting equipment from your internet company is easy and convenient, but buying your own could save you money over time.


    Stripped Screw Hack: Use a Rubber Band to Grip Stripped Screws

    Place a wide rubber band in between the screw driver and the tripped screw head, then apply hard, but slow...


    12 Products Under $100 That’ll Last You a Lifetime

    You don't have to spend a fortune for quality products backed with a lifetime warranty. From cookware to knives, backpacks...


    The Drilling Tip Every DIYer Needs to Know

    Wood screws are almost always easier to drive and less likely to split if you drill pilot holes first, especially...


    How to Paint Your Front Door

    Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.


    19 Things You Should Be Buying Used Instead of New

    Pre-owned items can offer big savings and often are almost as good as brand new.