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Wood picture ledge

DIY Picture Ledge: How to Create Stylish, Space-Saving Displays

A picture ledge is an attractive, space-saving way to display framed pictures and wall art. Watch how easy it is to build one!
Thanksgiving buffet on plastic table topped with a homemade wood covering.

How to Build a Rustic Table Top

Keep a folding table or two in storage for buffets? Here's how to dress that table top up and make it blend in with your furniture!
Joe Truini displays a DIY shoe cleaner made from a scrub brush during Today's Homeowner's Simple Solutions segment

How to Clean Shoes Before You Enter Your Home

Most doormats don’t knock off enough dirt and grime from your boots. Here’s how to quickly clean shoes with materials you probably have on hand.

How to Replace a Toilet Flapper Valve

Have a constantly running commode? The toilet flapper valve can crack and warp, which causes water to leak. Watch this video for the easy fix.
Cafe lights, seen over a patio umbrella near a home with vinyl siding

How to Create Paver Columns for Outdoor Lighting

These paver columns are an attractive gateway to your patio, and each column supports a metal post for mounting outdoor lighting such as cafe lights.
Beautiful Dyna-Glo gas grill with Pavestone grill surround

Built-In Grill: How to Make a Paver Surround

A built-in barbecue grill transforms an outdoor space from ordinary to luxurious. Watch this video to learn how to build an inexpensive grill surround.
Open shelving in a kitchen

How to Make DIY Floating Shelves

These DIY floating shelves expand your kitchen's storage and enhance its design without overpowering the space. Best of all? They're easy to make.
Woman repairs air conditioner ductwork with metallic foil tape

How to Repair Leaks in A/C Ductwork

Finding and sealing leaks in your air conditioner's ductwork can save energy and lower your heating and cooling bills. Watch this video to learn more.
Beautiful modern kitchen with subway tile backsplash

Kitchen Backsplash Made Easy: Why You Need SimpleMat

Want to install a backsplash? Follow Chelsea Lipford Wolf's how-to guide for this project, which is easier than ever to tackle with SimpleMat.