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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 show.

The States Where Fireworks Are Illegal

Before you attempt to light up the night with a DIY fireworks spectacle, take a second to see if it's...


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How to Design a House: Three Options To Consider

Have you decided to build your dream home or cabin? Here are three ways to translate your vision into a...


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...


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How to Upgrade and Replace Lightbulbs

Replacing outdated lightbulbs in your new home can create the atmosphere you want and lower your electric bill. Here are...

Drill Press: What It Is and When Do You Use it?

The drill press is a stationary or benchtop power tool designed to bore precise holes in wood or metal. Learn...


The Most Essential Painting Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

If you're painting walls and ceilings, having the proper tools is the key to efficient, polished results. You don't need...


How To Stay Safe During a Flash Flood

Flash floods are dangerous and can hit out of nowhere. Are you prepared for a flash flood?