Automotive, Automotive, automotive, Projects, Repairs
By Tim Walton We’ve all heard that impressive, at least to motorheads, roar of a loud diesel exhaust. There’s no doubt that this type of pipe offers plenty of air flow, but your neighbors may not appreciate such an exhaust system if they hear it every day. Recently my uncle bought a pickup […]
Construction How-To, Repairs, Roofing
By Mark and Theresa Clement Installing a synthetic slate roof: How to cool down—and amp up—the house’s hot spot.
Automotive, automotive, Outdoor power equipment, Repairs, Tool Reviews, Tools
By Hal Jones Xtreme Access Sockets and Ratchets, Swiss Knife Utility Comes to Socket Sets
Construction How-To, Painting, Repairs, Siding and Exterior, Waterproofing
By Monte Burch From East to West, North to South, flooding has been a major problem across much of the United States. You can’t do much about major catastrophic floods, but you can solve many basement flooding or dampness problems. First, determine if the moisture is simply dampness caused by condensation or if water is […]
Construction How-To, Repairs, Stone and Concrete
First Aid for Concrete Construction
DIY Questions and Answer, Drywall, Painting, Painting, Punch!, Remodeling
Q: I had an electrician install 22 recessed remodel-style can lights in our basement ceiling. A lot of holes had to be cut for running the new wire. How do I go about re-texturing the knockdown finish to hide the damage? A: First, remove the trim rings from the cans so they are flush or slightly recessed into the […]
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Construction How-To, Drywall, Painting, Repairs
Homeowners are constantly repairing minor blemishes in and around their homes, but House Doctors President Steve Cohen says many people do not know how to properly fix these minor problems. In fact, some basic research and preparation can make the hardest weekend home projects seem simple. Is there a hole in the drywall where your […]