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

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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Tiled entrance to stone house.

Installing Tile Outside on a Concrete Porch or Patio

Watch this video for tips on how to lay tile outdoors on a concrete porch or patio, including the right kind of tile, waterproofer, mortar adhesive, and grout to use.

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Using a cordless drill to drive screws through a plywood subfloor.

Fixing Carpet Floor Squeaks in Your Home

Learn how to find and repair a squeaky wood or plywood subfloor under carpeted floors in your home. Watch this video to find out more.

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Painting white trim around a door with a paintbrush.

Choosing a Roller, Sprayer, or Brush for Painting Projects

Watch this video for tips on the whether to use a roller, sprayer or paintbrush on painting projects around your home ranging from walls and ceilings to cabinets and trim.

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Using a cordless drill to attach drywall screws to drywall wall.

Repairing Protruding Nails in Drywall

Nails in drywall can work their way out over time, causing unsightly bumps on walls. Watch this video to find out how to fix popped nails in drywall.

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