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Bathrooms
  • Five Considerations for your Next Bathroom Remodel
  • Bathroom Renovation-The Second Most Valuable Area
  • Replacing a Toilet Part One
  • Replacing a Toilet Part Two
  • Replacing a Toilet Part Three

  • Decks and Patios
  • Guide to Patio Materials
  • How to Build a Functional Patio
  • A Deck Adds Value
  • Deck Building Materials

  • Drywall
  • Fill Drywall Cracks and Gaps using a Grout Bag
  • The Many Types of Drywall Compound
  • The Basics of Hanging a Drywall Ceiling
  • The Basics of Hanging Drywall on Walls
  • Cutting Holes in Drywall for Outlet Boxes
  • Tools and Materials for Hanging Drywall Part One
  • Tools and Materials for Hanging Drywall Part Two

  • Electrical
  • Double-Tapped Circuits Breakers
  • Upgrading your Electrical System
  • Selecting the Proper Wire Size
  • How to Replace or Install an Electrical Outlet
  • How to Replace or Install a Single Pole Switch
  • How to Replace or Install a Split Electrical Outlet

  • Framing
  • How Roofs are Framed
  • How Ceilings are Framed
  • How Walls are Framed
  • How a Floor is Framed
  • Introduction to House Framing

  • Heating and Air-Conditioning
  • Replacing Hot Surface Ignitor in Furnace
  • History of Heating and Air-Conditioning
  • Types of Central Heating Systems

  • Home Decor
  • Proper Picture Placement Works Better
  • Are Hardwood Floors the Right Choice for You?
  • Blinds Work Simply-The Mechanics For How
  • Three Tips for Decorating Your Child's Room

  • Home Finances
  • How a mortgage works
  • Which Improvements Make Cents
  • Avoiding the Value Grabbers
  • The Excess Renovation Trap
  • Getting a Home Improvement Loan
  • Understanding a Second Mortgage

  • Home Maintenance
  • Home Maintenance Checklist Part Three
  • Home Maintenance Checklist for Spring Part One
  • Home Maintenance Checklist for Spring Part Two

  • Home Organization
  • Make use of that Wasted Space under the Stairs
  • Foldable Work Table for Garage
  • How to Make your own HD-TV Mounting Kit Part One
  • How to Make your own HD-TV Mounting Kit Part Two

  • Home Security
  • Electronic Home Security Systems - Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Home Security Systems - Electronic Protection
  • Audio Video Surveillance Systems for the Home
  • Neighborhood Watch Programs Inexpensive Security
  • Basic Security Measures for your Home
  • Basic Security Measures Window and Door Locks

  • Kitchens
  • Planning Your Dream Kitchen
  • Things to Consider When Planning a Kitchen Project

  • Lawn and Garden
  • Should You Use Pesticides on Your Lawn
  • Sheet composting -- making black gold in your backyard
  • Lawn Maintenance for Your Property
  • Three Reasons why I use a lawn care company
  • Enhance your property with landscape lighting
  • Selecting a Landscape Manager
  • Sprinkler Repairs Again!
  • A Yard for the Entire Family

  • Painting
  • Paint -- An Inexpensive Remodel
  • Dealing with Smoke or smoker stains
  • Exterior Painting-What Not to Do
  • Guide to Interior Painting Styles

  • Plaster
  • Adding can lights to a plaster and lath ceiling
  • Hanging pictures and stuff on plaster walls
  • Repairing Plaster Nicks Dings and Pops
  • Repairing Peeling Plaster Top Coat
  • Repairing Plaster Substrate
  • Replacing Plaster with Drywall
  • Introduction to Plaster Wall Construction
  • Repairing Plaster Cracks

  • Plumbing
  • Upgrading your Plumbing System
  • How to insulate your water pipes
  • Buying a Sink-What to Look For
  • How and Why to Soften Your Water

  • Siding and Gutters
  • Common Types of Residential Siding
  • Brief History of Aluminum and Vinyl Siding
  • Brief Introduction to Home Siding

  • This-n-That
  • Eliminate turntable floor vibrations with garbage
  • Concrete Math

  • Window Treatments
  • Choosing a Mounting Style for Blinds or Shades
  • How to Measure for Pleated Draperies
  • How to Install a Traverse Rod Part One
  • How to Install a Traverse Rod Part Two
  • Installing Window Treatments on Masonry Walls
  • Materials for Installing Window Treatments
  • Measuring Blinds Frameless Windows
  • Measuring Doors for Blinds
  • Tools for Installing Window Treatments
  • How to Convert a Traverse rod to One-way draw
  • Are Interior Shutters A Good Choice for You?
  • Installing Blinds
  • Measuring For Blinds

  • Windows and Doors
  • Glazing Old Single Pane Windows part one
  • Glazing Old Single Pane Windows part two
  • Glazing Old Single Pane Windows part three

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