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    How to Build a 2-in-1 Coffee/Dining Table

    A coffee table that becomes a dining table or a...

    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

    How to Use a Leaf Blower

    Clean up your yard safely and efficiently. Read on to learn how.

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    Simple Workbench Plans

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

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    10 Landscaping and Gardening Myths You Need to Stop Believing

    A lot of good gardening advice has been passed down through the generations, but some erroneous recommendations have trickled down...

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    Why Isn’t My Car AC Blowing Cold Air?

    You're stuck in traffic on a hot day and warm air is coming from the vents. Not good. Here's why...

    How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom

    Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet. 

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    How to Build a Mechanized Storage Lift In Your Garage

    A high shelf that automatically lowers with the push of a button.

    8 Kirkland Items You Probably Shouldn’t Be Buying at Costco

    You'll probably find better deals on paper products elsewhere.

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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.

    20 Bad Spring Yard Work Habits You Need to Stop Doing

    It's been a long winter and you're ready to start some yard work. But before you grab that rake or...

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    10 Secret Kitchen Ingredients That Can Help Your Garden Grow

    These common kitchen pantry ingredients will bring new life and color to your garden.

    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...

    Using Dry Lubricants

    Keep moving parts clean and running smooth.

    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

    How to Use Water Hammer Arresters to Stop Banging Water Lines

    Stop water hammer with simple add-on arresters

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    Caulk Smarter With These Handy Hints

    Learn the best tips for applying caulk for a smooth, mess-free seal. With these tips, you'll get perfect results every...

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    Paint Brush Care: How To Clean Dried Paint Brushes

    Don't throw away expensive paintbrushes—they can be saved!

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    How to Paint Woodwork: Tips and Techniques

    Get a silky smooth finish on your woodwork

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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!

    Here’s a Trick to Help Save Solvent (the Earth, Too!)

    Learn how to clean, save and re-use paint thinner to clean paintbrushes.

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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

    How to Hang Drywall: Use a Lift

    Hang drywall alone with the right tools and techniques.