Home Improvement

How to Paint, Stain and Repair a Leaning or Worn Mailbox

The mailbox is the “introduction” to your home. It’s usually the first thing guests notice when they arrive. Make the postman a happy camper by repairing your worn, leaning or broken letter holder.

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Danny Lipford lubricating a door lock.

November Home Maintenance To-Do List

With cold weather and the holidays fast approaching, this month’s to-do list focuses on some less obvious, but very important, indoor cleaning and repair tasks to get your home in tip-top shape for holiday guests. Read on to find out more.

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Combination and Box-End Wrench Hacks

Combination wrenches and box-end wrenches are two of the most common tools you reach for when you need to loosen a nut. But, they do have their limitations.

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How to Build a Drop-Zone Bench

A bench that holds baskets underneath for storage makes the perfect drop zone before entering the house. Follow these instructions to build one for your garage or mud room.

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Gardening tools

November Lawn & Garden To-Do List

Fall gardening is an exercise in delayed gratification – new plants barely put down roots before going dormant, and amended beds won’t show their gratitude until spring. Read on to find out how to clean up, organize, and take stock of your yard during November.

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Smart Home Lighting and Climate Control

Thermostats, lights and more can be controlled using your mobile device – from anywhere in the world. And, advances in lighting technology let you customize every space in the house to suit each room’s mood and purpose. Watch the video and check out Trends in Smart Home Technology for more info.

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NuTone QuicKit Bath Fan Upgrade Kit

Installing the NuTone Bath Fan QuicKit is as easy as removing the old motor plate assembly and snapping in the new one. No attic access or wiring is required. It is available at The Home Depot.

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How to Convert Flat Cabinets to Shaker Style

Adding plywood trim is an economical way to convert plain or outdated cabinets to shaker style. Here’s how to go about it.

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