Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

How to Clean Hardened Paintbrushes Naturally

Find out how to remove hardened paint from a paintbrush the natural way using vinegar. Watch this video to find out more.
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How to Choose the Right Sandpaper Grit for the Job

Find out about the different grits of sandpaper available, from coarse to fine, and how to know what grit sandpaper to use for which project. Watch this video to find out more.
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How to Lay Out Right Angles in Construction

Thought you'd never use high school geometry again? That'll change once you need to lay out right angles.
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How to Remove Pet Hair from Carpet

Removing dog or cat hair from carpet can be pretty difficult, especially once it becomes embedded in there — but this tool makes it easy.

How to Raise a Vanity Countertop

Is your vanity countertop too low for comfort? If so, you can simply raise it — and yes, you can do it yourself!
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How to Remove Molding for Reuse

When renovating a room, the first step is to remove existing molding. If you are careful, you can take it off — without damage — for reuse later. Watch the technique!

A Fork is All You Need — The Easy Way to Hang Pictures

Here's the easy way to hang pictures — just grab a fork, a hammer and a nail! (Joe explains.)
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How Much Attic Insulation Do You Need?

If hot or cold air is entering your home through the attic, you may need more insulation. Here's what you need to know.
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How to Paint Outdoor Light Fixtures

The finish on exterior brass light fixtures can become weathered and unattractive over time. Watch this video to find out how to spray paint light fixtures for a brand new look.