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Safety Tips for Home DIY Projects

Doing it yourself should also mean doing it safely. But for folks without a lot of construction experience, knowing how to keep safe while still making progress on a home renovation or repair can be one of the most challenging aspects of the job. Keep these simple precautions in mind while tackling your own projects to increase the odds of staying safe and finishing the project.

Safety Tips for Home DIY Projects

Doing it yourself should also mean doing it safely. But for folks without a lot of construction experience, knowing how to keep safe while still making progress on a home renovation or repair can be one of the most challenging aspects of the job. Keep these simple precautions in mind while tackling your own projects to increase the odds of staying safe and finishing the project.

The Best Way to Clean a Flat Screen TV

If you are seeing more dust, fingerprints, and smudges than the actual show you are watching, your flat screen probably needs a good wipe-down. But wait: Chemicals and paper towels can actually harm your flat screen TV. This guide explains a better way to clean your tube without the risk of damaging the screen or the electronics behind it.

How to Get Rid of Smoke Smell in Your House

Whether it’s from a fire in the home or a wildfire nearby, put that scary memory behind you with these effective tricks for removing the odor of smoke. Here’s how.

How to Fix a Chipped Bathtub

All it takes is one chip to detract from a porcelain tub’s clean, shiny allure. Luckily, fixing a chipped bathtub isn’t as difficult as it seems. Here’s how.

How to Build DIY Garage Shelves

If you’re running out of storage or simply want to take advantage of unused wall space in your garage, shelves are the answer. These simple shelves are easy to build, sturdy, and inexpensive.

How to Build a Sauna

After a long, cold day, it’s hard to beat the comfort and relaxation a sauna can offer. And, with this guide on the basics of building a sauna, you don’t need a spa membership to enjoy the experience.

Recommended Thermostat Settings for Every Appliance in Your Home

If you’re concerned about balancing energy consumption and comfort or convenience, this guide will help you choose the best thermostat settings for every device in your home.

How Build a DIY Faux Brick Wall

It’s hard not to love the look of exposed brick, but not everyone is lucky enough to have it in their home. Don’t worry; you can mimic the look with these tips.

How to Use and Make a Chalk Line

No matter the distance from start to finish, these tips will help you draw the line.