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Danny’s 3 DIY Must Have Tools

Danny talks about the three must-have tools DIYers should have in their toolbox.

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How Hard Is It to Install a Wood Floor?

Installing wood floors can range from a fairly easy DIY project to one that requires carpentry and finishing skills. Here are three options commonly available from easiest to hardest to install.

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Water meter

How to Check a Water Meter to Find Plumbing Leaks

Find out how to know if you have a hidden plumbing leak in your pipes by checking the water meter for the house.

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How to Repair a Scratch or Gouge in a Hardwood Floor

Jennifer asks, “How do I go about repairing a scratch in my hardwood floor?” Touch-up kits are available for repairing minor damage to wood floors, but what you choose depends on the level of damage.

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How to Choose a Range Hood for Your Kitchen

Jill asks, “I know most kitchens have a vent fan over the stove, but I hate how loud they can be. Do I really need one?”
Vent fans over the stove in your kitchen do a lot more than remove smoke from a burned meal. Read on to find out more.

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Replacing the rubber flapper valve in a toilet tank to stop it from leaking.

How to Test for Toilet Leaks

Toilets can develop undetected leaks between the tank and bowl that can waste thousands of gallons of water if not repaired. Watch this video to find out how to tell if your toilet has a leak.

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ASK DANNY: How Should I Lighten My Wood Paneling?

Want to lighten your home’s wood paneling? Try a whitewash effect, Danny says.

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ASK DANNY: What Should I Do About These Weep Holes?

Homeowners should keep all their weep holes open because they’re there for a reason, Danny says.

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