DIY Projects

How To Install Retro-fit LED Recessed Lighting

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I decided to replace all the old-style recessed lighting in a home I’m remodeling. I found an awesome deal on new-fangled LED retrofitted lights for […]

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How To Install A New Toilet Seat

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I put in an elongated toilet in my bathroom about a year ago.  It came in an all-in-one package: a tank, the inside parts, the toilet […]

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How To Install A Smoke Alarm

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After painting a utility room, I took down a large, old smoke detector. The smoke alarm worked fine, except the color had changed from white to yellow […]

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Replace A Gas Line For A Cooking Range

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A really simple and easy project to do is replace a gas line that connects gas coming into the home to a gas range appliance. A […]

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How To Shovel Snow

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Yesterday and most of last night, it snowed non-stop.  There was white-out and blizzard conditions in Michigan. When I awoke this morning, there was at […]

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Install A LED Flush-Mounted Ceiling Fixture

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When looking to install a new ceiling fixture at home, you may want to consider a fresh take on the ever-present flush-mount ceiling light. The new […]

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Install A Coat Rack With Plastic Wall Anchors

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Wall anchors allow you to hang virtually anything from a wall without having to locate a stud. Some people don’t have a stud finder, and others […]

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Upgrading A Door’s Hardware

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When purchasing a prehung interior door and many other kinds of doors, they come with brightly-colored gold brass hinges as the default finish on them. The […]

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Different Ways To Repair Drywall

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While crawling around in the attic I mistakenly put my KNEE through the attic floor. I was installing wiring for exterior lighting fixtures and lost […]

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How To Add A Clear Finish To Wood

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Paint over any properly prepared wood surface and you’ll hide, or at least mask, its grain.  Clear finishes do the exact opposite. They emphasize the […]

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All About Weatherstripping

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Caulk can seal most cracks that admit unwanted drafts, but you cannot seal the edges of doors and windows — they require weatherstripping. Weatherstripping is […]

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Fix Door Hinges That Are Loose

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A really quick and easy way to fix door hinges that loosened up from the jamb is simple. Doors can become loose from the jamb […]

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How To Install Privacy Film To Window Glass

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Its really pretty simple to install privacy film to a glass window. In this instance, I will go over installing plastic film to a window in a […]

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How To Install A Locking Mailbox To A Brick Wall

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A new mailbox is sometimes needed because you may want a larger size to accommodate big mail packages. You may also want a locking mailbox to […]

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