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How to Install Baseboards

Installing baseboard trim serves as a visual anchor for any room. Tom Silva shows how to install baseboard trim that becomes visual anchors for any room. Learn about joint requirements, cap molding, and what size nails you’ll need in this helpful guide.

How to Install a Prehung Door

Tom Silva does a plumb job installing a prehung interior door.

How to Pick a Lock

How to choose one, that is: An overview of residential locks

How to Put In Crown Molding

Tom Silva's step-by-step guide to putting up an ornamental ceiling border

How to Hang Clapboard Siding

Tom Silva's step-by-step method for hanging clapboard to keep it level and watertight.

How to Lay a Stone Patio

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to work with this durable material