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How to Attach a Deck to a House

Install a new deck, or reattach an existing one, that is set up to last.

How to Clean a Gas Stovetop

It’s no surprise that your stovetop can get messy—it’s where you cook and prepare most of your meals. It’s easy to neglect cleaning it regularly, but you can remove cooked-on stains and grease with ease with a few simple steps.

How to Plunge a Toilet  

With so many plungers in the market, which one is right for your toilet? Learn how to pick out the best plunger and use it properly when disaster strikes in the bathroom.

How to Clean a Shower Head

Your shower keeps you clean every day—are you returning the favor? Shower heads need to be cleaned regularly to perform optimally and stay bacteria-free. Fortunately, keeping them clean is an easy, set-it-and-forget-it task.

What Is Snow Mold & How to Remove It

If the snow melts in your yard but the grass is still covered in patches of white, you may have snow mold. We’ll explain what snow mold is and how to prevent it from affecting your lawn.

Your Complete Fireplace Maintenance Checklist

Many homeowners see the fireplace as the heart of their home, especially in the fall and winter, when it’s hard to resist gathering around the warmth and glow emanating from a cozy fire. Read this guide to understand the steps for maintaining your fireplace to keep it functioning safely and properly for years to come.

How to Prevent Condensation on Windows

Window condensation is an ideal breeding ground for mold and mildew. Read this guide to prevent these potentially harmful species from entering your home.

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How to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets

Choose the right paint and primer to give your kitchen cabinets a high-quality finish—without breaking your budget. This Old House painting expert Mauro Henrique shows host Kevin O’Connor the proper way to paint cabinets for a new, updated look.

DIY Natural Cleaning Products

Keep your home clean and safe from harsh chemicals with these natural products and DIY cleaner recipes.

10 Overlooked Places to Clean Around Your Home

Add these often missed spaces and appliances to your normal cleaning routine to ensure your home is squeaky clean.