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How to Build a Pass-Through Wall

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva opens up a load-bearing wall between a kitchen and a family room

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Best Kitchen Before and Afters 2015

Behold 10 truly outstanding cook spaces from this year's annual Search for America's Best Remodel Contest

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The Belmont Victorian House Project: The Things They Saved

A stripped-down Queen Anne comes back to life with the help of original details, some refurbished and some found

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Solar Panels: Pros and Cons

Find out how solar energy can make sense for you

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How to Hack-Proof Your Smart Home

A senior security researcher at the risk management firm Tripwire gives his tips for protecting your router and Wi-Fi devices

DIY Leather Loop Handles

Step-by-step instructions to recreate these cabinet handles

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Read This Before You Finish Your Basement

Even if it's currently cold concrete and crammed with boxes of off-season duds, the lowest floor of your home probably has loads of potential

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