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2017 Remodeling Show/Deck Expo Preview
2017 Remodeling Show

2017 Remodeling Show/Deck Expo Preview

By Matt Weber Each year, professional remodelers and building-product suppliers put their heads together at the Remodeling Show/Deck Expo, where new tools and materials get a showcase and the craftsman that use them get a chance to offer face-to-face feedback. The Extreme How-To staff will be exhibiting at the convention this year in Nashville, TN, so if you make the […]

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Pocket Guide To Pocket Doors
Construction How-To

Pocket Guide To Pocket Doors

Pocket doors have long been popular because they “disappear” into a wall, so there’s no swinging door in either adjoining room. The “disappearing” aspect of the doors presents a neat aesthetic option to a home, and for certain floor plans this feature is critical to avoid doors that interfere with the natural flow of foot traffic. The space-saving design of […]

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Build a Custom Laundry Closet
Construction How-To

Build a Custom Laundry Closet

Construct a Laundry Room Shelf System for under $200. By Rob Robillard

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Paint Sprayers, Big and Small
Construction How-To

Paint Sprayers, Big and Small

By Matt Weber There’s no secret to the advantages of a sprayed paint finish. If applied correctly, spraying a coat of paint will result in a smooth uniform finish without runs or brush marks. And when it comes to selecting what tools to use to spray the paint, DIY’ers and pros alike now have more options than ever. Touch-up In […]

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How the Pros Handle a Double Garage Door Upgrade
Construction How-To

How the Pros Handle a Double Garage Door Upgrade

                The two large garage doors at the front of the Hollingsworth house accounted for a great deal of its exterior decor. To give the house a fresh boost of curb appeal, Jeremy Hollingsworth upgraded the two aluminum overhead doors with a couple of handsome new insulated units from the American Tradition Series […]

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Protect Your Wood for Outdoor Living
Outdoor Living

Protect Your Wood for Outdoor Living

Staining and sealing for protection from the elements By Matt Weber

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