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How to Make Your Own Built In Shelves

Discover hidden storage space in your walls with these two built-in shelf projects.

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How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls

Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.


How to Fix a Seized Engine

Sitting idle can cause an engine to seize. Learn how to free it and get your vehicle running again.


10 Home Design Trends That Will Take Over in 2020

A new decade calls for big, bold changes in interior design. Here's what to expect.


4 Weekend Kitchen Upgrades

Do you want a kitchen refresh? A brighter, more user-friendly kitchen is just four weekends away.

10 Ways to Insulate Your Home Without Opening Up Walls

Don't live in an under-insulted home just because you don't want to destroy your walls.


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How to Clean Wallpaper With Simple Ingredients

Wallpaper is back — on accent walls and backsplashes, in bathrooms and bedrooms. When that papered wall gets dirty, here's...

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How to Get Rid of Mold on Bathroom Walls

Bathroom mold is an unsightly and unhealthy problem that should be addressed as soon as you spot it. For mold...



Plumbing With PEX Tubing

PEX tubing is an easy-to-install alternative to copper pipe. Long used in radiant heating systems, flexible PEX tubing is perfect...


Don’t Hang Anything on Your Walls Until You Read These 9 Tips

Even the most beautiful painting or photo will look out of place if it's not hung properly. These tips will...

How to Hang Pictures on Walls: 13 Hanging Hacks for Picture-Perfect Walls

Hanging stuff on your walls can be tedious frustrating, especially if it ends up crooked! These handy hacks will help...


Can I Remove This Wall? Removing a Load-Bearing Beam

Almost any wall can be removed-it's a matter of how much you're willing to spend


Removable Wallpaper: Would You Go There?

Removable wallpaper is the thing in home decor right now. Whether you have dark, repressed memories of removing wallpaper and...


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10 Wall Painting Ideas You’ll Want to Add to Your Home

You want an accent wall that adds more than just a pop of color. You can paint a design that...


How to Hang Glass Shelves for Bathroom Storage

Most bathrooms have one space you can count on for additional storage, and that’s over the toilet. Open glass shelves...

Ideas for the Kitchen: Stainless Steel Backsplash

Install a stainless steel backsplash sheet behind your range for a sharp look and easy cleaning.


Install a Super-Easy USB Outlet

Adding a USB outlet is easy enough for a first-time electrician.


How to Build a Wainscoted Wall

Add elegance to your favorite room with easy-to-build wood panels


Pro Tips for Planning Your Dream Garage

For most of us, a garage is a lot more than a place to park. We use it to build...


Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets

Stop drafts cold at electrical boxes with these easy foam outlet insulation tips.


Kids Room Ideas That’ll Give You Instant Inspiration!

Before your kiddo takes over decorating their room and adorns their walls with the latest posters from Teen Beat magazine...


Remove Crayon Marks From Walls

Clean your kid's masterpiece with this easy hint.


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Fishing Electrical Wire Through Walls

Run electrical cable through walls and across ceilings without tearing them apart by fishing wire

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5 Brilliant Ways to Hide Wires in a Room Without Going Into the Walls

Conceal that unsightly wire without hard labor!


12 Products Inspired by Pantone’s Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

You're ready to add ultra violet—Pantone's Color of the Year—to your decor, but you're not ready to take the plunge...


14 Ways to Embellish Your Home With Metallic Paint

You can bring trendy, tasteful gold, bronze and silver into your home decor with metallic paint on the walls, accent...


How to Frame a Window, Build Window Headers and Door Headers

These wooden “bridges” let you create lots of big openings without weakening the walls.


Reciprocating Saw Uses and Tips

The ultimate remodeling tool—with attitude


Support a Tension Rod with Water Bottle Caps

I used drywall screws to secure two water bottle caps into studs in the closet walls, and then I mounted...