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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 Paint Concrete Floors

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

10 Most Common Uses for a Pressure Washer

Got a pressure washer collecting dust in your garage that you're just not sure what to use for? Here are...


Toolipedia: Tile Nipper

Everything you wanted to know about Tile Nippers


Toolipedia: Vinyl Siding Removal Tool

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about vinyl siding removal tools.


Toolipedia: Notched Trowel

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about notched trowels

Toolipedia: Tile Cutter

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about manual tile cutters


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.


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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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29 Painting Tool Hacks To Get Your Projects Rolling

Whether you’re changing the color of your walls, polishing jewelry or ripping a long board, these painting tool hacks will...


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8 Essential Tools for Laminate Flooring Installation

Installing laminate flooring is definitely a DIY project that will save you money, but you'll need specific tools for a...

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What Is a Chop Saw?

A chop saw (a.k.a. a miter saw) is a power tool made especially for accurate crosscutting of trim and lumber...


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What to Know About Attic Ladders

Do you have unused storage space in your attic? Install an attic ladder to reclaim it.


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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Drywall Taping Tips

How to get better taping results with less hassle


How to Build a Drywall Arch

Using drywall and Masonite to create a curved doorway.

Flawless Floor Sanding

Tips for hassle-free floor sanding


Create Smooth Walls: A Mudslinger’s Guide

Drywall taping is one of the most important jobs on any construction site. A skilled taper can hide a lot...


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Secrets to Using and Preserving Paint Brushes and Rollers

Old paint and paint brushes don't do well together .Follow these secrets from the pros for how to use paint...


Finish Nailer Tips

Get the most out of your pneumatic trim nailer.


Drywall Sanding Tips and Techniques

All the best tips and techniques for a smooth drywall surface.


Expert Tips for Finishing Drywall

Professional advice for smoother walls and less wasted time


5 Types of Drywall All DIYers Should Know About

Drywall, aka plasterboard, wallboard, gypsumboard or Sheetrock (a brand name), is actually a lot more interesting than you might think....


How to Repair a Drywall Crack

Make unsightly flaws in your walls disappear.

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How to Sand Drywall

Techniques and tools for sanding drywall so it's perfectly smooth, plus tips for dust control.


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How to Tape Drywall

A color-coded guide to flat, smooth, perfect walls.


The Case for the Compact Router

Is it worth it to buy a compact trim router? Here's what we think.


Who Remembers This Iconic Tool Brand?

For 90 years this esteemed brand name was synonymous with quality manufacturing, affordable pricing, and an almost legendary lifetime warranty....


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Wet Sanding Drywall

Choose drywall and try wet sanding to reduce the dust


The Best Way To Clean Your Drywall Knives

Try this simple little trick next time your drywall knife is clogged up with mud.