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45 Hugely Helpful Handy Hints

45 Hugely Helpful Handy Hints

45 Hugely Helpful Handy Hints

Regular home maintenance not only extends the life of major mechanical systems and appliances, but can also reduce your home’s energy costs.

These 12 Habits Make Home Owning Easy

Regular home maintenance not only extends the life of major mechanical systems and appliances, but can also reduce your home’s energy costs.

You Need to Try This Mind-Blowing Measuring Trick

You Need to Try This Mind-Blowing Measuring Trick

You Need to Try This Mind-Blowing Measuring Trick

Ice Cube Caulk Tool

Why Didn’t I Think of That?

These ingenious tips, tricks and solutions to common problems are simple, smart and straightforward. These home hacks are far out.

101 Things Every Homeowner Must Know

101 Things Every Homeowner Must Know

Being a homeowner isn't easy, but being a knowledgeable DIYer makes things easier. Check out this incredible list of things you need to know.

How to refinish furniture without stripping, some really great tips here!!!

How to Refinish Furniture

Learn how to refinish furniture faster and easier by avoiding stripping. A seasoned pro tells you how to clean, repair and restore old worn finishes without messy chemical strippers. Furniture refinishing will be easier from here on out!

Repairing Damaged Veneer She tells you how to repair or fix furniture! This helps the people who are learning ... I didn't write this but many people who redo furniture don't give you all the insight and their knowledge!

Repairing/Filling Missing or Damaged Veneer

Number one question...remove it and fill or paint over it? This blog post will answer all those questions with step by step instructions and a 3 Part Video Series, for those who need to see it in action! The first step is determining what can be salvaged. If the veneer is chipped but stable, I like to paint over it and highlight the damage by distressing it. If the veneer isn't stable, it's gotta go! That's where Bondo comes in! You can find all the details and close up after pics on t…

How to Build a Collapsible Pet Ramp

How to Build a Collapsible Pet Ramp

How to Build a Collapsible Pet Ramp

27 Must-Know Tips for Wiring Switches and Outlets Yourself

27 Must-Know Tips for Wiring Switches and Outlets Yourself

27 Must-Know Tips for Wiring Switches and Outlets Yourself

The 30 Secrets a Plumber Won't Tell You

The 30 Secrets a Plumber Won't Tell You

The 30 Secrets a Plumber Won't Tell You

If You Know These Things You’re a Genius Homeowner

There's a lot to know about a house and how to fix things. If you know how to do any of these things, you're a genius homeowners.

How to refinish a bath tub

Top Tips for Refinishing a Bathtub

How to refinish a bath tub

25 Hacks for Fixing Roof and Gutter Issues

25 Hacks for Fixing Roof and Gutter Issues

25 Hacks for Fixing Roof and Gutter Issues

Sure, building deck stairs can be tricky. But in this story, we'll make it easy by showing you how to estimate step dimensions, layout and cut stair stringers, and assemble the stair parts. And you won't have to do any hard math to figure it all out (but your calculations will have to be accurate!). These DIY steps will work for replacing an old set of stairs and for building stairs on a brand new deck. So grab your tools and let's start building!

How to Build Deck Stairs

Calculating the step dimensions, laying out stringers and building a sturdy set of deck stairs.

Get the most out of this handy little triangle #woodworkingprojects

How to Use a Speed Square

Get the most out of this handy little triangle

The 10 Most Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make

The 10 Most Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make

Doing your own plumbing? Avoid these common plumbing mistakes for a leak-free job.