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DIY Problem Solvers and Household Tips
These 18 special products make home improvement easier and faster-from lightweight tile backer board to epoxy adhesives to handy wall anchors.
Affordable Home Improvement Ideas
These 10 projects—decorating, storage, lighting and more—cost little but yield great results. They upgrade bathrooms, kitchens,…
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Affordable Home Improvement Tips
You’ll save money on remodeling projects if you plan well in advance, get several bids, do simple parts yourself, shop for materials,…
Problem Solving Home Improvement Products
Our team of experts uses just about every tool and material out there. Some of these products become immediate favorites because they work so…
Best Home Improvement Tools Under $100
It's easy to spend a lot of money on tools, but you don't always have to. Check out the top tool picks under $100 by the editors of…
Handy Home Products for Quick-Fix Repairs
Sometimes the key to making a fix is just knowing the right product to use. We asked our team of professional carpenters, plumbers, painters,…
Home Care Myths Busted!
Learn the truth about such common problems as mold, mice, ducts, stucco cracks, electrical connections, galvanic corrosion, setback thermostats…
Do your stucco walls look dingy because they’re stained and discolored, especially around gutter downspouts? Here’s how to freshen…
Using Dry Lubricants
Dry lubricants have a lot to offer the homeowner. Most lubricants leave an oily film that attracts dust. Dry lubricants can keep your doors,…
How to Fix a Sinking Driveway
This article shows you what to do when your driveway starts to sink and pull away from your garage floor. The fix is easier than you might…
Reader Project: DIY Faux Stone Accent Wall
Reader Chris Galiyas, an elementary art teacher in West Mifflin, PA, created this faux stone accent wall in his living room.