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11 Design Rules You Should Never Break

If you're looking to transform the look of a room or your entire home, it can be difficult to get started. Some people are born with an eye for design while many of us struggle. Here are 11 design rules and techniques that will come in handy.

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Family Handyman Approved: Genie Wall Mount Garage Door Opener

This wall-mounted garage door opener provides great functionality without sacrificing style.


Repair a Doorbell: Fix a Dead or Broken Doorbell

Finding the culprit takes some detective work.


14 Inexpensive DIY Valentine Wreaths for Your Front Door

Welcome visitors to your home this Valentine's Day with a festive wreath. Get out the craft supplies and try one...


What is a May Basket and Why Do People Hang Them on Doors?

Perhaps the sweet tradition of giving May baskets is ready for a reboot.

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12 Charming Door Knockers That Add Curb Appeal

Door knockers are an easy way to spruce up your entryway and give your guests a classic way to announce...

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How to Install a Storm Door

These quick-and-easy storm doors ARE as quick and easy as they claim!


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How to Winterize a Dog Door

If your pet uses a dog door, heat loss through the opening during winter is a concern. Here's how you...


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10 Best Door Draft Stoppers

Keep your toes toasty this winter with door draft stoppers that block frigid air from coming in and heated air...


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Your Guide to Winterizing Everything

From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.

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When and Where to Use Draft Stoppers

Keep winter's icy cold winds at bay with ready-made or do-it-yourself draft stoppers.


15 Front Door Décor Ideas You Can DIY

Change up your front door decor with every season, every holiday, every whenever you want with these amazing DIY ideas.


Things You Can Do With a Reclaimed Barn Door

A reclaimed barn door can be more than a functional addition to your home—it can also help enhance your decor...


How to Lubricate a Lock in a Pinch

Simply rub the teeth of the key with a sharp pencil until the surface is covered with graphite. Don’t be...


How to Install a Deadbolt Lock

Keep unwanted guests from coming through your doors

Storm Guide: How to Strengthen Doors

In high winds, doors are a weak point, especially their frames and hardware. Here’s how to reinforce them.


12 Best Curb Appeal Ideas for Any Budget

Whether you're putting your house on the market soon or simply want to make the exterior as beautiful and welcoming...