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8 Things Your Lawn Is Trying to Tell You

Keep your lawn green and lush by spotting and fi these problems before they take over.

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How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your Yard

These 6 tips will prevent mosquitoes from settling near your home.

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Don't Let Thatch Kill Your Lawn
You can't have a green lawn without removing the layer of roots and …
The Easiest Ways to Update Your Basement

Ideas that help you turn a raw space into a livable one

How To Resurrect a Sleeping Car
If you’re rousing your wheels from a prolonged slumber, here's what …
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7 Ways to Silence Your Squeaky Floor
Dont put up with those annoying squeaks in your floors and stairs. Fi the problem is straightforward, relatively inexpensive, and u…
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Stairs Design: How to Build Stairs

Building a staircase, even a short one, isn't simple. It requires precise measurements and some careful calculations. Here's how.

How to Hide a Hanging TV's Unsightly Wires for Less than $15

Tuck those ugly cables and wires behind your wall for a cleaner look.

Learn How to Build a Shed With These Plans
Nearly every home, regardless of its size, has a shortage of accessible storage space. One of the best ways to find it is to create it …
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How to Dry Out Your Cellphone
Even if a wet cellphone seems dead, there's a good chance it can be resuscitated as long as you act fast. This is a DIY moment: Your ph…
How to Make An App: Lessons Learned

Who hasn't had a great idea for a smartphone tool but not the slightest idea where to begin?

15 Secrets to Cleaning Your Home

No need to block off a full day for cleaning.

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How To Refinish Hardwood Floors
Improvements to floor sanders and finishes have made the process easier and faster than it was years ago, although its still physically…
How to Install a Sliding Pocket Door

When a swinging door takes up too much space, just slip it inside the wall with a pocket door.

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50 Essential Kitchen Secrets
From creative solutions for leftovers to a quick fix for too-salty soup, these helpful tips and tricks can save you time and money.
57 Life-Changing Upgrades for Every Room in Your Home

These new gadgets and productsplus hard-earned wisdom and tipswill make your home smarter, more functional, and more fun to live in.

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3 Tips for Drilling Super-Straight Holes
If youre trying to drill perfectly perpendicular holes through a piece of wood and finding yourself continually frustrated, try one of …
15 Ways to Fix Everything With Toothpaste

The answer's been in your medicine cabinet all along

Seniorhelpline: 30 Everyday Quick Fixes
A solve-it-fast guide for home, car and more. Because--sometimes--duct tape just isn't enough.