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Holiday Gift Guide 2016
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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

            When shopping for gifts this holiday season, keep in mind that new tools are always a good pick for a serious DIY’er. And if you live with that DIY’er, these gifts offer a sly way to subtly encourage improvements and repairs around your household. EHT offers a few gift ideas for the home improver […]

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How to Build a Welding Table
Construction How-To

How to Build a Welding Table

              By Blair Weilnau A welding machine offers endless possibilities to your DIY needs, without being a burden on your wallet. Does your broken lawnmower need repair? Do you need to fix your metal trellis or gate? Would you like to build your own smoker or fire pit? Not only can you repair broken […]

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Snow Guards for the Roof
Construction How-To

Snow Guards for the Roof

              Should you install snow guards for your existing roof? If snow accumulation is a problem in your area, it’s never too late to add them. Snow guards can help stop the “movement” of a snow avalanche from coming off your roof all at one time. They help break up the melting snow so […]

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The War on Winter
Construction How-To

The War on Winter

              By Tom Matthews When the temperature drops and cold weather rolls in, it’s time to prepare your home for winter inside and out. Sealing off air leaks and installing adequate insulation are two of the most effective ways to save energy, Search for Leaks Whether through walls, floors, the ceiling or ductwork, air […]

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Dampen Sound with Stone Wool
Construction How-To

Dampen Sound with Stone Wool

            By Matt Weber Keith and Toni Lively built their new home with an eye on the future. They wanted a large place for their kids and grandkids to congregate, plenty of rural property for off-road action, and ultimately to offer the new house and scenic playground as a destination place for newlyweds. Of course, […]

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Install a Heated Wood Floor
Construction How-To

Install a Heated Wood Floor

                Here’s an efficient system for heating new oak flooring. By Rob Robillard

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