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Fast Fixes for Ice Dams

Read these quick tips to help prevent ice dams before the snow even falls.

Ice Dam Prevention

Here’s how to prevent ice dams in 8 steps so you can enjoy a winter free of icicles and the damage they can do to your roof.

Carpet Selection: Durability, Weight, Style

When it comes to buying wall-to-wall carpeting, here’s how to choose and install a quality carpet.

How to Paint a Room Professionally

Learn how to paint the interior of your home from six professional painters who reveal the secrets that make them so good at their craft.

Stripping Painted Furniture

Sometimes ugly is only skin deep. Getting under those layers of old paint might reveal a valuable piece of furniture.

How to Paint Your Home's Exterior

For the cost of a few cases of exterior paint, plus some patching and sanding, you can have a whole new home.

What You Need to Know About Lead

Learn more about this potentially deadly substance

How It Works: Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Carbon monoxide is responsible each year for more than 200 deaths (and possibly thousands more unreported, nonfatal poisonings) in the U.S.

Top 10 Repair Questions

Expert answers to the most frequently asked home maintenance questions

Knots Homeowners Should Know

Unless you're a sailor or Boy Scout, there are only five knots you need to know how to tie.