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All the tools and supplies for your home improvement projects in one place. Dive in and find the right tool for the job.

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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


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...


How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


How to Paint Concrete Floors

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

A New Use for an Old Paintbrush

Check out how you can turn one tool into another!


Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.

A Pro’s Guide To Drywall Sizes

Drywall comes in many different sizes. Learn how to choose the right drywall size and drywall thickness for your next...


How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing

A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make...


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What to Know About Coping Trim

Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


How to Make a Paper Towel Holder for Your Kitchen

Here's a quick and easy project to manage messes and spills.

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Taping Drywall Tips: How to Tape Drywall Joints

Get the tape coat just right and you're sure to have smooth drywall joints


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How To Remove Rust from Metal

Learn three ways how to remove rust from metal and two ways to prevent rust from coming back


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Sawhorse Plans

Five great sawhorses for your DIY workshop


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How to Hang Drywall Like a Pro

Get that sheetrock up fast


How to Winterize and Store Garden Hoses

With old man winter knocking on the door, time to reel in that garden hose. Here are a few tips...

How to Make Safer, Better Cuts on a Miter Saw

Our expert, Jerome Worm, has been using a miter saw every day for 30 years. He explains how to get...


How to Use a Speed Square

Get the most out of this handy little triangle


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Simple Workbench Plans

Buy this PDF & Cut List

With this workbench plan even a beginner can build a workbench...


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How to Get the Best Signal from Your Router

If you want to get strong, consistent Wi-Fi throughout your home, it's important to position your router in a good...


Internet Slow? Here’s How to Troubleshoot Your Router

A guide to troubleshooting the source of your WiFi network.


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8 Clever Tool Hacks

Here's a great collection of tool hacks for every level of DIYer, from beginner to advanced. These simple tips and...


A Guide to Getting the Most From Your Air Compressor

Take a look at these great tips that'll show you how to get the most from your compressor, and and...


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...

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Differences Between a Hammer Drill and Rotary Hammer

Learn about these drills and don't let a little concrete get in your way


How to Remove a Stuck Cleanout Plug

How to remove a stuck cleanout plug to get at a clog in a drain pipe


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14 Super-Simple Workbenches You Can Build

Every home workshop (even if it's just a sliver of your garage) needs a quality workbench. One of these 14...


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29 Simple Ways to Make Your Workbench Work Harder

These ingenious workbench upgrades will make a huge difference in your workshop efficiency. And they’re easy to DIY!


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Drywall Taping Tips

How to get better taping results with less hassle


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Tips for Better Drywall Taping

Simple tricks for fast, flawless drywall finishing