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      How To Choose Windows for Your Cabin

      Six tips to help you choose from a wide variety of windows for your cabin.

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      7 Best Paints for Windows

      Want to transform window panes, glassware, vases and other glass objects? You can do it with paint, but not just...


      If You See a Front Porch With a Separate Door, This Is What It Means

      In Charleston, South Carolina, front porch "hospitality doors" helped neighbors know when it was OK to stop by.


      Family Handyman Approved: Zircon HD900 MultiScanner

      An easy-to-use stud finder and scanner, ideal for all levels of DIYer.


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      Smokeless Fire Pit Maintenance Tips

      Learn how you can keep your smokeless fire pit in top shape for years of enjoyable, smoke-free gatherings.

      What to Know About Buying Windows

      When shopping for windows, you'll find seven basic styles and at least seven important considerations. Knowing these makes you a...


      How To Babyproof a Fireplace

      Protect young children from fireplaces and flames with these smart and easy tips, straight from a professional babyproofer.

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      How To Clean Fireplace Brick

      Keep your brick fireplace functioning well and looking good inside and out with these tips for how to clean fireplace...


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      Tips for Fixing a Leaking Skylight

      If your skylight's leaking, often you can do the repair yourself. First, you have to figure out where the water...


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      Homeowner’s Guide to Skylights

      Let the light shine! Put a skylight in your roof to lower your energy bills, bask in the mood-enhancing rays...


      6 Exterior Window Trim Upgrades

      If you're looking for quick, inexpensive ways to improve your home's curb appeal, start with freshening up the windows. Here...

      5 Eye-Catching Window Painting Ideas

      Whether you like going big or prefer something more modest, these paint tips will give your windows a little extra...


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      Best Flooring Options for Your Bathroom

      Whether you're building from scratch or remodeling an existing bathroom, choosing the best flooring for your bathroom is essential.


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      Add Character To Your Home With These Interior Wall Trim Ideas

      Transform your blank walls with these gorgeous wall trim ideas including wainscoting, board and batten, accent walls and shadow box...


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      8 Inspiring Crown Molding Designs and Ideas

      Add architectural detail and elevate any room in your home with these creative crown molding ideas from Instagram.


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      9 Modern Interior Window Trim Ideas

      From color to material to style, there are tons of choices for interior window trim. These ideas are a modern...

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      8 Modern Crown Molding Designs and Ideas

      Ornate trim can make a room feel heavy and outdated, but modern crown molding can help you achieve a sleek,...


      What to Know About Tubular Skylights

      Tubular skylights can provide natural light in rooms where it wasn't possible before. Learn more here.


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      How to Choose Interior Window Trim

      A guide to interior window trim to help homeowners make the right choice.


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      What Is Crown Molding?

      Crown molding can elevate an entire room. Which style is right for your home?


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      How to Decorate a Fireplace Mantel for Thanksgiving

      Make your home extra cozy this Thanksgiving. Here are our top tips for beautiful mantel decor.


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      How To Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

      Are you ready to host overnight guests?


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      How To Use Expanding Foam at Your Cabin

      Thinking about using expanding foam for pest control at your cabin? Learn all about spray foam and whether it's the...


      What to Know About Recessed Lighting

      Recessed lighting, or canned lights, add a clean, minimalistic look to any room. It can be used to illuminate whole...

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      How to Choose the Right Skylight Shades for Your Home

      Skylight shades cover your skylights in stylish and functional ways. Here's everything you need to know.


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      Everything To Know About Chimney Caps

      A chimney cap is an essential part of a properly functioning fireplace. Here's what you need to know about maintaining...


      What to Know About Skylight Replacement

      Skylights remain popular features in homes. But they require some maintenance. This guide will help you sort out if you...


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      Drywall Anchors: What To Know Before You Buy

      Drywall anchors allow you to hang items safely and securely without having to locate studs.


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      How To Choose Bathroom Wall Panels

      Looking for an alternative to traditional bathroom tile? Bathroom wall panels are an attractive, DIY-friendly alternative that won't break the...


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      Can You Paint Vinyl Windows?

      Yes, you can paint vinyl windows. But no, we don't recommend it. Here's why.