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The Quick & Easy Home DIY Manual: 321 Tips
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The Quick & Easy Home DIY Manual: 321 Tips

Extreme How-To‘s first home-improvement book is now available for order through Amazon.com!

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Treated Wood Decking Done Right
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Treated Wood Decking Done Right

                  DIY Installation Advice The most widely used material for deck boards is treated lumber. There is, however, a right way and wrong way to install treated deck boards to achieve the best results. The experts at Wolmanized Wood offers the following tips to get the most from your material. During installation, […]

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40 Tips for Window Replacement
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40 Tips for Window Replacement

                Brighten your home, enhance your décor, and conserve energy with new replacement windows. Extreme How-To offers 40 tried-and-true tips for surefire success when taking on this popular home-improvement project. Selecting New Windows 1. For a low-maintenance window, select a vinyl window frame instead of wood. If you love the look of wood […]

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Handy Hand Tools for the DIY’er
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Handy Hand Tools for the DIY’er

              By Matt Weber Pliers, wrenches, screwdivers and more … You own them, you rely on them, and you know how to use them. And tool-makers are always striving to make them just a little bit better. Here’s some of the latest advancements in hand tools for the DIY’er. Crescent Quick Convert Nut Driver […]

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Installing In-Floor Electric Radiant Heat
Construction How-To

Installing In-Floor Electric Radiant Heat

            My wife and I recently bought a home built with an unfinished basement and a concrete floor that we decided to turn into a welcoming space our kids could use as a playroom. They are still very young and spend a lot of time playing on the floor. We decided to install a lightweight […]

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Reconstructing a Roof
Construction How-To

Reconstructing a Roof

              A Project for the Pros By Matt Weber Our mission at Extreme How-To is to cover professional-grade home improvement projects for the do-it-yourselfer—but we have our exceptions. Roof construction, for example, is definitely a job for a professional, and it takes a professional many years of experience on the job to become a […]

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