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House and Components

A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.

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    How To Use A Stud Finder

    Hang pictures with confidence by finding the stud you’ve been looking for.

    Marvin Windows Gives All Employees A Paid Week Off

    One of the biggest window manufacturers in the country is shutting down operations for a week to give its employees...


    How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

    Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.


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    Plaster vs. Drywall: What’s the Difference?

    Drywall is the standard wall covering in North America, but plaster is making a comeback. Compare them before starting an...


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    7 Types of Ceiling Lights To Upgrade Your Home

    Upgrade your ceiling lights and see what an impact it has on the overall look and feel of your home.

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    Why You Shouldn’t Get Rid of Your Old TV Cables

    There are some benefits to keeping those old coaxial and ethernet cables.


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    Tips for Choosing the Best Lighting for Your Bedroom

    Make your bedroom a sanctuary — one that has functional, useful and decorative lighting — with these nine expert tips.

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    We Tried the Tineco Floor Cleaner and It Changed How We Clean Our Floors

    In just five minutes, the Tineco floor cleaner changed the way I clean my floors.


    How Hydronic Radiant Floor Heating Works

    If you want to add an addition but your furnace can't handle the additional load, think about installing hydronic radiant...


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    How To Fix a Dishwasher That Doesn’t Dissolve the Soap

    If your dishes aren't clean and the soap hasn't dissolved, don't make a service call just yet. Here's how to...


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    How To Fix a Dryer That Doesn’t Dry Clothes

    If your clothes dryer fails to dry clothes, try clearing the dryer vent tube before calling an appliance repair tech.

    How to Build a DIY Radiator Cover

    Give your old-fashioned radiators some style. It's really not that hard, even if you're new to DIY. We'll show you...


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    Guide To Kitchen Cabinet Styles

    Before choosing kitchen cabinets, consider which of these six styles best fits your aesthetic, budget and cleaning preferences.


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    Sunroom vs. Screened Porch: What’s the Difference?

    These enclosed spaces let you enjoy the outdoors with more time and comfort.


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    9 Best Kitchen Light Fixtures

    Make your kitchen warm, inviting and tailored to the tasks at hand with these best-of kitchen light fixtures.


    7 Features That Only Classic Southern Homes Have

    There's no denying the beauty of classic Southern homes, but what design elements bring the charm?

    How to Prevent Bird Strikes on Windows

    We know sometimes birds strike windows, and it's much worse during migration. Here are a few simple things you can...


    Why You Shouldn’t Keep Plastic Wrap in a Drawer

    That sticky ball of plastic wrap isn't doing anyone any good. Use this simple trick to stop ruining your plastic...


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    Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

    DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.


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    Guide To Choosing Kitchen Cabinets

    When choosing kitchen cabinets, know your options. From materials to cost, style and more, here's everything you need to know.


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    7 Types of Crown Molding for Your Home

    Whether big and bold or understated, crown molding enhances the transition from wall to ceiling. Which of these seven options...


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    How Much Does Crown Molding Cost?

    Consider crown molding costs in light of your budget and DIY skills. Install it yourself, and spend the money you'll...


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    8 Best LED Shower Heads

    An LED shower head adds fun and flair to your bathroom. We'll explain what they are, how they work and...


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    The Best Bedroom Ceiling Lights

    The bedroom of your dreams awaits. Set the mood with just the right light.

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    5 Minute Fix for a Dishwasher That Won’t Drain

    Learn how to keep your dishwasher drain line from clogging, and what to do if it does.


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    How To Fix a Front-Loading Washing Machine That Won’t Drain

    If your front-loading washer won't drain, something's probably stuck. Here's how to diagnose the problem and fix it.


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    Family Handyman Approved: Wago Lever Nuts

    Wary of cheap, twist-on wire nuts? Then try these from Wago.


    See This Flexible Bench on Your Neighbor’s Porch? Here’s What It Is.

    These rocking benches have a rich history in South Carolina.


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    How To Choose Windows for Your Cabin

    Six tips to help you choose from a wide variety of windows for your cabin.


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    7 Best Paints for Windows

    Want to transform window panes, glassware, vases and other glass objects? You can do it with paint, but not just...