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How to Replace or Install a Bathroom Fan

From moisture removal to odor control, bathroom fans perform several important functions that enhance the quality of the air in your home. Modern units come in a variety of styles, some of which don’t even look like fans, and they operate quietly and efficiently to exhaust humidity and heat, keeping your home comfortable. Although homeowners…

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Front yard made of sod

How to Lay Sod – A Complete Guide

Sod offers a fast and easy way for you to create a new lawn or rehabilitate a scraggly one. While growing grass from seed takes months of time and ongoing care, a newly sodded lawn typically takes a little longer than an hour to install (depending on the square footage of your yard) and about…

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Popcorn ceiling with light

How to Remove a Textured Drywall Ceiling

On This Page: Before You Scrape Materials & Tools You’ll Need to DIY Preparation Removing the Popcorn Sanding, Repairing & Refinishing Benefits of Hiring a Pro Questions to Ask Cost to Remove Popcorn Ceiling Popcorn and movies may go hand-in-hand, but popcorn and ceilings went out of style decades ago. Originally rising to popularity because…

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Old fashioned crown molding

How to Install Crown Molding – A DIY Guide

On This Page: Crown Molding Installation – Step-by-Step What You Should Know if You Hire More on Different Types of Crown Molding More on Cutting Corners and Angles When it comes to adding value and style to your home, sometimes it’s the little details — as much as the large renovations — that truly make…

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Drywall with yellow paint

Guide to Repairing Drywall Cracks & Holes

On This Page: Read This Before You Start Small Drywall Fixes Patching Dings/Dents Popped Nails Corners Repairing Holes in Drywall Small Holes Medium Holes Large Holes DIY Finishing Whether it’s an aggressive meeting between the doorknob and the wall, an over-enthusiastic child playing ball indoors, or just the normal wear and tear of age and…

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Modest Home Exterior

Average Cost for Common Home Improvements

Any time you undertake a home improvement project, you want it to yield double the investment’s worth. If you get new countertops, you want a material that not only looks good, but is also durable. If you invest in hardwood flooring, you will want a very durable wood that looks good and is easy to…

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DIY Landscaping

The real difference between a project that you do yourself and one that is professionally done is performance, speed and repair. If you are looking only at how much money you can save, what does that matter if what you’ve done isn’t right? A landscaping project is one place where this thought is made clear….

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Mounted TV

Mounting a TV on the Wall: Step by Step Guide

On This Page:  Location Mounting a TV to Drywall Step by Step Instructions Mounting Over a Brick Fireplace Step by Step Instructions How to Hide Wires Hiring a Professional You have finally purchased that flat screen TV you have been wanting for some time. Now you have a decision to make. Will you mount it,…

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Light switch

How to Wire a Light Switch

If you enjoy doing the occasional project around the house, wiring a basic light switch is one of the simplest DIY wiring jobs to complete.

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Pet-Proofing – Keeping Your Home & Yard Safe For Dogs or Cats

Home is a place where every life should be safe and protected from potential threats. When family members can’t take steps to protect themselves, it is up to those who can to ensure their safety. For many, pets are considered a part of the family, and as with infants or small children, they must be…

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