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How to Build a TV Shelf

Here’s an easy-to-make accessory shelf for a wall-mount television. By Matt Weber If you have a free afternoon, a couple of shelf brackets and some

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DIY Home Inspection

Discover small problems before they get big. The purpose of a home inspection is to examine the inside and outside of a home, including the

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Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season, give a gift that keeps on giving—one that can be used on many home projects yet to come. Stuff your stockings with

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Older Windows: Repair or Replace?

New windows offer some big advantages for homeowners. Replacement units offer smooth operation, tasteful decorative options, more energy efficiency and less routine maintenance. The problem

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Build Your Own Patio

A step-by-step look at building a brick paver patio. Winner of the 2007 Golden Hammer Award in the Internet category from the National Association of Home & Workshop Writers.

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Install a Whole House Fan

  Summertime means hot temperatures and even hotter houses. Many homes, particularly those with western exposures and little shade, absorb the sun’s heat during the

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All Hands on Deck

A beautiful wood deck can contribute directly to your home’s value and to your family’s quality of life, and whether the deck is 200 square feet or 2,000 square feet, many people are passionately proud of their decks.

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Trex® Seal™ Sub-Ledger Tape
Trex® Seal™ Sub-Ledger Tape

Waterproofing the ledger board is a critical step in preventing moisture damage and ensuring the structural integrity of a deck over time. To fully protect this essential component, the makers of Trex® Seal™ Ledger Tape have introduced a new butyl tape engineered specifically for use beneath the ledger board. Measuring 22 inches wide, Trex® Seal™ […]

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