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How to Fix a Screen Door

If the screen in your sliding door has a hole, it’s time to repair it. Keep the insects out with a few simple tools and some new screening.

How to Prevent a Septic System from Freezing

Frozen water pipes are bad enough, but a frozen septic system is worse. Here’s how to avoid this wintertime nightmare.

All About Chimney Flues

To maintain the chimney flues that safely channel smoke and fumes from fuel-burning appliances to the outside, they should be inspected and cleaned on a regular basis.

How to Frame a Corner

When framing wall corners, try this alternative approach that uses less material and is more energy-efficient.

How to Insulate an Attic Door

Yes, your attic is insulated, but the access hatch probably isn’t. Here are a few ways to insulate the attic door, save energy, and save money.

How to Remove a Stubborn Stripped Bolt

Here are some methods to help you remove a worn, rusty bolt (even if it’s broken!)

How to Soundproof a Door

How can you stop—or at least reduce— noise coming from outside a room? Fortunately, there are a few easy ways to soundproof an interior door, and we’ll tell you how.

How to Strip Wire

As a DIYer, you know there are plenty of tasks around the house that are too small to justify calling in the pros. Stripping wire may fall into this category. Read on to learn simple and safe ways for stripping electrical wires in your home.

Melting Snow: Heated Driveway Systems vs. Portable Heating Mats

Long winters can be unbearable, especially if it means removing snow from your driveway several times a week. Heated driveway systems come in various forms and make winter easier, melting snow as it falls. But what are the options and how much do they cost?

All About Storm Windows

Preserve nice, wood windows—or just save on the cost of replacement—while boosting energy efficiency and reducing noise transmission with the newest generation of storm windows.