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How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

From knowing how to prep to finding the best paint for cabinets, here’s some helpful advice on bringing your kitchen back to life without breaking your budget.

How to Hang Drywall

Drywall contractor Paul Landry's step-by-step method for installing rock.

How to Install a Toilet

This Old House plumbing expert Richard Trethewey's method for putting in a new toilet—or replacing an old one.

How to Frame a Partition Wall

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva's technique for erecting an interior dividing wall.

How to Hang Wallpaper

Painting and decorating contractor John Dee's step-by-step method for a well-clad wall.

You're Killing Your Home with Kindness

Your DIY could be doing more harm than good. Kick these deceptive "home improvement" habits STAT

Fixing Running Toilets and Dripping Faucets

Simple repairs for two of the most annoying kitchen and bath plumbing problems

Stiffening Bouncy Floors

Tom Silva's tricks for shoring up a springy floors

How to Square Joists for a Deck

TOH general contractor Tom Silva gets joists square by using the Pythagorean theorem

How to Place Piers for a Simple Deck