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    How To Get Cat Urine and Its Smell Out of Clothes

    You love your cat, but don't love cat pee or its smell. Find out how to get cat pee out of clothes, once and for all.

    9 Ways to Dry Clothes Without a Dryer

    Whether your dryer is kaput or you're looking for ways to save energy, drying clothes without a dryer isn't as...


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    DIY Kitchen Project: Off-the-Counter Produce Storage

    This wall-mounted produce storage project also serves as a reminder to your family to eat fresh, healthy meals and snacks.


    Kitchen Storage: Pull Out Pantry Shelves

    Pull out shelves changed my life—and pull out drawers for cabinets will change yours, too!


    18 Cheap Kitchen Updates That Look Expensive

    Make your kitchen look like a million bucks—or at least more expensive than what you really paid for these updates....

    Homeowner’s Guide to Safely Setting Off Fireworks

    Does your next celebration involve backyard fireworks? Here's everything you need to know to pull off a safe and stunning...


    How to Dispose of (Almost) Everything

    If you're in the process of tidying up and organizing your home, you'll probably come across some items you want...

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    How to Clean Carpets Without a Machine

    Want to clean your carpet but hate those bulky machines? Follow these DIY cleaning tips and methods to learn how...


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    How to Budget for Furniture and Decorating Costs for a New Home

    Furnishing and decorating a new home can be fun, but you'll quickly bust your budget if you're not careful when...


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    How to Use and When to Replace Roof Tarps

    Roof tarps are only temporary solutions, so make sure you install them properly and don't leave them on past their...


    The Getaway

    The Family Handyman Getaway is an ambitious project that redefines what it means to build a cabin. Our team of...

    How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

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


    Repair a Doorbell: Fix a Dead or Broken Doorbell

    Finding the culprit takes some detective work.


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    How to Re-key a Door Lock

    Change your locks yourself by removing the lock cylinder and changing the pins.


    Setting Up a DIY Home Security System

    Install a reliable security system in just one day. DIY home security systems will help to protect your home and...


    How to Paint Concrete Floors

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

    15 Valentine Gifts Made With Scrabble Tiles

    If you're looking for a meaningful Valentine's gift this year, try getting creative with some Scrabble tiles. If you don't...


    DIY Valentine Heart Garland

    For a simple DIY Valentine's Day decoration, try making a paper heart garland. It's an easy project and you can...


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    20 Home Renovations Increase Home Value Instantly

    These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...


    11 Things You Didn’t Know About Recycling (But Should!)

    Recycling is important to reduce the need for virgin materials. It can also be complicated and confusing. Find out things...


    10 Things You Should Know About Recycling Electronics

    The average lifespan of a laptop is two years, and a cell phone is even less. Here are 10 things...


    Why You Should Use Toothpaste to Hang a Picture

    Hanging picture frames exactly where you want them can be frustrating. To get them spot-on the first time, put a...


    8 Things You Can Make With All of Those Acorns

    Winnie-the-Pooh's Piglet is not the only one that loves acorns. We love them too (just not to eat!).


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    11 Things You Should Never Do to Your Flat Screen TV

    When the big game and awards season come around every year, it's easy to forget just how different those events...

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    Copper Wire Projects: 11 Things You Can Make with Copper Wire

    No matter your skill level, you can use copper wire to make projects that are not only functional, but stylish....


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    How to Clean Inside Car Windows

    Follow these steps to clean glass on the inside and get rid of fingerprints, smudges and the dust generated by...


    How To Turn Your Truck Into An Inverter Generator (VIDEO)

    Watch this video to learn one pro's solution to the portable power problem.


    How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

    How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies


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    How to Keep Cats Out of Plants

    How do you keep cats out of plants? Try these expert-recommended tips to protect your indoor potted plants from curious...


    The Easiest Way to Hang A Gallery Wall

    Learn how to create a gallery wall with these simple steps.