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Replace a Shower Diverter Valve
Construction How-To

Replace a Shower Diverter Valve

              By Matt Weber A shower diverter valve switches the supply of water from the faucet to the shower head and back again. Repeated operation over time can wear out the valve or the rubber washers and result in drips and leaks. Two handle faucets typically have one of two types of diverter valves. […]

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Fan-tastic Bath Venting Tips
Bath

Fan-tastic Bath Venting Tips

            Circulate fresh air and get rid of unwanted moisture. By Rob Robillard Prior to and even during a bathroom remodel, I often have conversations about tile and fixture layout, style and finish. But the conversation seldom leads to discussion of bathroom ventilation, issues like CFMs, minimizing ductwork and the placement of external heads and […]

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Install a Wood-Plank Ceiling
Construction How-To

Install a Wood-Plank Ceiling

What to Consider when Hanging Flooring Overhead By Matt Weber

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Tools and Tips for Springtime Yard Care
Landscaping

Tools and Tips for Springtime Yard Care

                Once your yard wakes up from the winter, you’ll have a lot of outdoor work on your hands. Here are some new tools to help shape up your landscape for the growing season. Black & Decker 60V MAX EasyFeed String Trimmer For cordless power and control, the new 60V MAX trimmer/edger offers […]

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Toolbox Essentials
Tool Reviews

Toolbox Essentials

              By Tom Matthews Power tools are big, noisy and fun, but it’s often the smaller tools that get the big jobs accomplished. Check out this collection of crucial items for tackling the repair and improvement projects around your home. Channellock Tongue-and-Groove Pliers The 440 12-in. Straight Jaw Tongue-and-Groove plier made by Channellock is […]

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