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


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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Filling hole with expanding spray foam insulation.

Making Your Home More Energy Efficient

Find projects, both large and small, that can save energy and reduce the utility bills in your home, from replacing windows to sealing cracks. Watch this video to find out more.

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Spraying ceiling with texture in a can.

Repairing Orange Peel Wall Texture and Popcorn Ceilings

When repairing textured walls or ceilings, it can be hard to match the existing orange peel or popcorn textured finish. Watch this video to find out how.

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Bending back asphalt roof shingle until it breaks.

When and How to Replace an Asphalt Shingle Roof

Asphalt shingle roofs are both inexpensive and durable, but they become brittle over time and will need to be replaced. Watch this video to see how to know if it’s time to replace the roof on your home .

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Chimney sweep on ladder inspecting fireplace flue.

How Often Should You Have a Fireplace Inspected and Cleaned?

Find out how often you should have the wood burning fireplace in your home inspected and cleaned. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using a drill to attach pressure treated wood deck boards.

Leaving Gaps Between Pressure Treated Wood Deck Boards

Watch this video for tips on when to and not to leave a gap between pressure treated wood deck boards when building a new deck or replacing old decking.

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Using socket wrench to tighten a loose bolt on garage door.

DIY Garage Door Maintenance Tips

Garage doors need regular maintenance to keep them operating properly. Watch this video to see what you need to do to maintain the garage door on your home.

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