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Build A Gas Fire Pit In 10 Steps
Landscaping

Build A Gas Fire Pit In 10 Steps

A fire pit is a great way to enjoy time outside. This easy DIY project is great for all skill levels and customizable to your own backyard or patio. It can be built in grass, on concrete, or patio pavers. Gather around a warm and cozy fire with family and friends to create memories that will last a lifetime. Time: […]

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Flooring Trends In 2018
Construction How-To

Flooring Trends In 2018

When it comes to selecting a floor, homeowners always search for the right balance of value, durability and style. A flooring material’s value and durability remain fixed variables in these decisions, but popular styles are susceptible to change over time, so it’s smart to stay ahead of the curve. Here’s a look at some of the latest trends in flooring […]

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Protecting Outdoor Wood
Wood Stains

Protecting Outdoor Wood

By Matt Weber We’re all aware of the wonders of wood as a building material, but to preserve its natural good looks when used outdoors, it’s necessary to apply a stain/sealer to protect it from Mother Nature. From mold and ultraviolet rays to insect infestation and rot, the threats to wood are plentiful. Choosing the right sealant, prepping the wood […]

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Pro Tips from Trim Projects
Construction How-To

Pro Tips from Trim Projects

By Matt Weber From crown molding and baseboards to elaborate door and window casing, trim work can add character to any room and makes for a popular DIY project. To achieve a successful installation, however, requires carpentry skills, the right tools, careful planning and attention to detail. If you want a professional looking job, then you should work like the […]

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Installing Out-Swing Double Exterior French Doors
Construction How-To

Installing Out-Swing Double Exterior French Doors

By Larry Walton You’ve decided on double French doors for your project, but you’re a little concerned about how the door swing will affect your interior design plans. Have you considered swinging the doors to the outside rather than into the house? Out-swing doors could offer a solution to your traffic flow concerns, especially if you want to use the […]

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Solid Surface for Creative DIY’ers
Construction How-To

Solid Surface for Creative DIY’ers

Oh, the Things You Can Do! For all you DIY’ers out there whose springtime juices are flowing, here are some things you probably didn’t know you could do with acrylic solid surface material such as Corian®, Avonite, LG Hi-Macs and many other brands. Simple woodworking tools are all you need to get started. What is Solid Surface? Solid surface is […]

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