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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.

Repair a Doorbell: Fix a Dead or Broken Doorbell

Finding the culprit takes some detective work.


What You Need to Know About Exterior French Doors

French doors remain a popular design choice for the very reason they were born: They transcend function to become a...


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.