Nail Guns That the Modern Woodworker Will Love

Nail Guns That the Modern Woodworker Will Love

You know your way around a hammer, and it’s one of the good old originals for sure. But it’s not as if we’ve all managed to escape scot-free from the wrath of terrible aim. Yes, experience helps, but the hammer…
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Dangerous Home Improvement Tools That Require Training

Dangerous Home Improvement Tools That Require Training

The home improvement experts on TV make everything look so easy. In the course of a 22-minute makeover show, they can transform an entire room or home into a designer’s dream come true. They deftly wield hammers, table saws and…
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Winterizing a House: The Basics

Winterizing a House: The Basics

One of the reasons you took the homeowner plunge with this particular house in the first place is its ideal location for awesome snowy winters. You picture sitting in front of a crackling fire, watching thick flakes swirl, safe and…
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Selling Used Appliances: The Do's and Don'ts

Selling Used Appliances: The Do’s and Don’ts

Interested in selling used appliances? With the high sticker price of appliances like washers, dryers, refrigerators and stoves, there’s a burgeoning market for high-quality used goods. Whether you’re thinking of selling your own used appliance or going into business buying…
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Old Home Renovation: What You Should Know

You're completely in love with the historic pull and quirkiness. Exciting renovation schemes battle one another inside your humming brain even as you survey obvious wear and decay. It would be amazing to put your stamp of individuality on this…
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How Much Does It Cost to Flip a House-

How Much Does It Cost to Flip a House?

The process of flipping a house is highly popular right now, and somewhat of a spectator sport. You only have to turn on a TV home improvement channel to see the process. Investors purchase shabby or downright distressed properties with…
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What Can I Do With a Non-Load Bearing Wall-

What Can I Do With a Non-Load Bearing Wall?

Many homeowners are now opting for an open floor plan, which has its benefits. But they're also missing out on the advantages of having non-load bearing walls. They have both functional and aesthetic applications, which you can get without ruining…
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Home Improvements to Make Before Fall

Home Improvements to Make Before Fall

With fall quickly approaching, homeowners around the U.S. are hustling to weatherproof their homes for the cooler temperatures. For many, this is the last chance to perform those nagging home improvements that have been in the back of their minds…
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YWH Load-Bearing Wall

What Is a Load-Bearing Wall?

If you're watching HGTV, you may, like me, wonder what Chip and Joanna Gaines have against walls (just kidding, guys). But the open-floor concept that is very "in" right now requires distinguishing which walls are load-bearing and which aren't.  As…
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Quartz Countertops: Are They Right for You?

Step aside granite — quartz is here to stay. Engineered quartz has dethroned granite as king of countertops and is the countertop of choice in 2017, according to a survey by the National Kitchen and Bath Association. It’s really no…
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