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How to Maintain a Wood Deck - Feartured

Wood decks require routine maintenance to keep up their attractive, natural appearance. Follow these easy steps to keep your wood deck looking like new, year after year.

How to Defrost and Protect Pipes

Exposure to temperatures below 20 degrees can cause pipes to freeze and break. A few simple steps can help protect pipes from freezing or defrost them when they do.
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How to Drive and Finish Drywall Screws

Properly driving and finishing the screws that hold drywall in place gives a smooth look to new walls.
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How to Fell a Tree

Whether it’s to clear land, stock up on firewood or prevent future damage to a home or property, felling a tree can be a fun, challenging outdoor project.
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How to Fix Brown and Bare Spots on Grass

Brown and bare spots of lawn can be brought back to life easily.
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How to Hang a Curio Shelf

There are a number of ways to secure a curio shelf to a wall. Installation methods may vary but should not affect the degree of difficulty.
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How to Hang a Picture

Hanging a picture is an easy do-it-yourself project with a couple hanging options.
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How to Hang a Wood Door

Installing a solid wood door enhances the look of your home and helps with soundproofing.
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How to Hang Drywall

Finished walls begin with drywall that is level and smooth. Simple tricks will help you hang drywall like a pro.
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How to Inspect and Repair Gutters

Routine gutter repair and inspection is vital to the performance of your home's water management system. Inspect for blockage, holes, cracks and sags.
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How to Install a Below-Counter Water Filtration System

With a little planning and a handful of common tools, a system can be installed and working in no time.
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How to Install a Ceiling Fan

Replacing a light fixture with a ceiling fan can bring comfort and energy savings to the home.
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How to Install a Closet Organizer System

Closets and storage areas with piles of stacked-up belongings can be quickly transformed into neat, clean storage spaces using easy-to-install closet organizer systems.
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How to Install a Dimmer

A dimmer can be an energy-efficient alternative to a regular light switch.
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How to Install a Hand Shower

A hand shower brings convenience and flexibility to the shower space.
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How to Install a Hardwood Floor

With patience and attention to detail, installing a new wooden floor can be an easy home improvement project.
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How to Install a High-Efficiency Showerhead

High-efficiency showerheads can provide greater pressure with less water usage.
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How to Install a New Lockset

A new wood door will require a new lockset. Simple tools and accurate measurements make installing your own lockset an easy job.
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How to Install a New Mailbox Post

Replacing a mailbox post is an easy way to spruce up the curbside appeal of the home.
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How to Install a Programmable Thermostat

Replacing your home's mercury thermostat with a programmable unit will rid the home of dangerous mercury and help save on heating and cooling costs.
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How to Install a Storm Window

Installing storm windows in a double-track combination window will require a little more work than a triple-track window.
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How to Install a Tankless Water Heater

More and more people are incorporating energy-efficient, or “green,” technologies into their homes. These technologies deliver substantial energy savings and reduce monthly utility costs without sacrificing lifestyle. An example of this type of green technology is the Rinnai Tankless Water Heater.
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How to Install and Use a Rain Barrel

A rain barrel is a water-efficient way of supplying your garden with a renewable source of water.
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How to Install Beadboard Wainscoting

You can add character, detail and historic charm to your home with the addition of beadboard wainscoting and a chair rail.
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How to Install Bifold Doors

Bifold doors are the perfect solution for closets, laundry areas, and tight spaces where swinging doors won't work.
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How to Install Carpet Tiles

Carpet tiles, also known as carpet squares or modular carpeting, are easily installed side-by-side to create a smooth, carpeted floor that looks just like wall-to-wall carpeting.
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How to Install Crown Molding

Crown molding adds a touch of elegance to a room. Before installing, make practice cuts to gain confidence.
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How To Install Overhead Garage Storage

By design, garages are built for storage. Sturdy, well-designed, overhead storage systems offer the opportunity to take advantage of the vertical space in your garage and keep your garage floor free of clutter. In this video, we'll install one such overhead storage system: TUFFRAX.
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How to Install Shutters

Shutters add a rich detail and character to your home while protecting your windows from damaging winds and rain.
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How to Install Utility Shelves

Attaching heavy-duty industrial shelves to concrete or cinder block walls requires special tools and fasteners.
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How to Insulate Water Heaters, Pipes and Attic Spaces

Adding insulation is an inexpensive way to greatly reduce energy costs.
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