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How To Use Concrete Confidently, Tips on Reducing...08/20/14
Learn how to use fast setting concrete with confidence so you can do a multitude of home improvement projects like setting a fence post. Your house releases more greenhouse gases than your car does. Learn what you can do to reduce your carbon
How to Coordinate Your Buying and Selling Real Estate Transactions,...
When you are both buying AND selling a home, which transaction should be completed first? Find out how to make your buying and selling experience go smoothly. Learn why weather resistant building materials are helping those who are rebuilding
Five Smart Outdoor Summer Projects, How to Extend Your Swimming Pool...
Just a few weeks left of summer. But there is plenty of time to take on any of the top five smart summer outdoor projects. These are very doable DIY ideas that will step up your backyard for the season. It’s almost time to close up the pool
Create a Living Privacy Screen, Back to School Tool Box, National...
Are neighbor’s prying eyes watching your every move? Learn how to create a living privacy screen with the help of This Old House landscaping contractor Roger Cook. Find out what tools should accompany your college bound kid to make dorm room
Tips to Keep Ticks Away, Summer Vacation Season Security Advice, How to...
Get tips and advice to help keep you safe from ticks during the dog days of summer. Summer is also when break-ins increase. Learn simple and no-cost security tricks to help keep your house out of the cross hairs. Learn why a chainsaw is an
How to Care for Natural Stone Counters, Advice on Pest Control and...
Learn how to care for natural stone counters, including how often to clean and what to use. Get advice on getting rid of summer pests like ants and roaches and keeping them away. Tips on a new product that will help you create the look of an
Choose the Right Paint Color for Your Kitchen, How to Bring a Faded,...
Learn how to choose the right wall color for your kitchen, including tips on which colors work best with dark and light cabinets. Find out about so-called last chance paint coatings to bring new life to a weather beaten deck. Get advice on
How to Resurface Concrete instead of replacing it, Create Your Own...
If you driveway is a crumbling, cracking mess, you might think replacing it is the only option. But you can use a concrete resurfacer instead. Tom and Leslie have tips on how to use this product. Learn how to create your own decorative
How to Create an Outdoor Kitchen on a Budget, Tips on Staining a Wood...
If you are dreaming of an outdoor kitchen, but don’t like the idea of a hefty price tag, don’t worry. Tom and Leslie have inexpensive ideas to bring a summer kitchen to your backyard. Don’t be scared off by projects that seem difficult. Get
How to Build a Kitchen Island, Five Resolutions for First Time...
Learn options for building a kitchen island to get more work space and storage in your kitchen. Find out about a new trend in kitchen cabinets making its way to the US from Europe and Asia. A sleek, modern look in a dark finish for your
DIY Wainscoting to Add Elegance to Any Room, Online House Hunting Tips,...
Learn how to add wainscoting to any room to make it more elegant. Find out why not all real estate web sites are created equal and get online house hunting tips to help find the house of your dreams. Get advice on flooring options for basement
Cooling Tips to Help Save on AC Costs, Handy Tool Organization Ideas,...
Get ideas on cooling your house naturally to help cut down on air conditioning costs. Get advice on handy and simple tool organization to help keep all of your supplies at your fingertips. When buying a house, what’s more important the
How to Water Your Lawn Efficiently, Keep Kids Safe from Summer...
Learn how to water your lawn efficiently to grow lush, green grass without wasting water. Find out how to keep kids safe from the number one danger for young children: drowning. Get tips on pool alarms, gates and fences. Learn how to create
How to Beat the Heat, Skylight Innovations, Container Gardens and More
As the saying goes, it not the heat, it’s the humidity! Get tips to reduce moisture inside your home and prevent swollen or stuck windows and doors. Find out the easy way to install skylights to add light and ventilation into your home. Learn
Property Brothers Host Jonathan Scott, Universal Design Ideas, Tips for...
Host of the HGTV hit “Property Brothers” Jonathan Scott joins The Money Pit with tips on turning trash to treasure and transforming outdoor spaces on a budget. Learn how to incorporate universal design into your home to make it more accessible
How to Give Your Central AC a Tune-up, Create Instant Drama with...
Learn what you need to know to keep your AC running properly before the dog days of summer set in, including what is done during an AC system “tune-up”. Find out how to create instant drama when you look up, with detailed ceiling embellishments
How to Properly Refinish a Deck, Give Your Home a Pre-Storm Check up,...
Learn how to properly and neatly refinish a deck with wood stain. Discover why you should give your home’s exterior a pre-summer storm check up. Get advice for using Fourth of July fireworks safely, including tips on safety and proper
How to Create Your Own Backyard Water Feature, Summer Storm Prep Tips,...
Get step by step advice on how to create your own backyard water feature from This Old House landscaping contractor Roger Cook. Find out what you need to do to protect well water systems during a summer storm like a hurricane. Learn how to use
How To Choose the Right Kitchen Cabinets for You, Get Advice on the...
Learn options for kitchen cabinet styles and determine which style is best for you. Weigh the pros and cons of different types of television service such as fiber optic, satellite and cable to find the best option for you. Learn the importance
Storm Prep Checklist, How to Build a Fire Pit, Options for Refinishing...
Learn what you need to do to make a storm ready checklist, including storing food and keeping standby power ready. Discover an easy way to build a fire pit with step by step advice. Get options for refinishing a worn bathtub. Plus get answers
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