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Find out the answers to common home improvement questions on a wide range of topics.


Using a jig ensures consistent placement of cabinet hardware.

How to Make and Use a Jig

Beginning DIYers often ask about hacks to easily handle chores that have to be done multiple times in the process of completing a project. The answer is something called a jig.

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Ideal Temperature for Painting Outdoors

As people ready their homes for spring they often want to know how warm it needs to be to paint outside. Watch the video to find out more.

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Consider donating building materials to places like the Habitat for Humanity ReStore.

Tips for Thinking Green When Remodeling

Consider the impact on the environment when remodeling your home. Watch the video to learn tips for thinking green during the remodeling process.

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A professional using a carpet steamer.

Hiring a Professional Carpet Steamer

Hiring a professional with a truck-mounted steam cleaner may provide better results than renting a machine. Watch the video to learn more.

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Window case molding

How to Add Window Case Molding

Upgrade your interior trim by adding case molding around windows that have drywall returns. Watch the video to see how.

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Stainless steel range hood over stove with painted cabinets.

Kitchen Range Hood or Over the Range Microwave for Venting

Find out the advantages of a range hood compared to an over the range microwave for venting smoke and cooking odors from your kitchen. Watch this video to find out more.

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Disconnecting the wires to a ceiling fan light switch.

How to Fix a Paddle Ceiling Fan Light Switch

Watch this video to find out how to test and replace a defective paddle ceiling fan pull chain light switch.

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Man in blue shirt laying tile on cement backer board on a plywood subfloor.

Tiling Over Concrete and Wood Floors

Watch this video for tips on how to lay ceramic or porcelain tile over concrete and wood subfloors.

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