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How to Install Stained Glass Windows

When I brought this old door home for restoration, I had a vision for it. In completing the final...

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Barn Door Fun #2!

Our friends with their fixer upper beach house have graciously allowed us to share in their projects...

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Catio, All Done! (At Least, Mostly So.)

We've been working for several months on a catio so our indoor cats can get a tiny taste of outside...

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Fix Your Vertical Blinds

This simple fix will extend the life of your blinds

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Easy Barn Door Hardware

Barn doors are really on trend as you know but the hardware can be really expensive. Here is how you...

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How to Trim the Screw Posts on a Drawer Knob.

I lived 55 years before I found out the easiest, best way to shorten the screw posts when I am...

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Material of the Week: Insulation Kits

Winter is in full swing, and while our spirits are high, temps are low! If you’ve already made your...

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How to Fix Your Mini Blinds!

I don't know what it is about my kids, but they love to break the mini blinds in our apartment....

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How to Weatherproof Your Vinyl or Wood Screen Door

I've always loved the old fashioned screen doors. And the home improvement stores have a nice...

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A DIY Tutorial on Window Trim

We’ve all heard the story of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. Then he wants some milk, then a straw,...

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The Simple Cure for Drafty Windows!

We finished our attic space as my home office, and the window above my desk faces due west. Since I...

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How to Make Your Windows Airtight in 9 Steps

When Kevin O'Connor, the host of This Old House, renovated his 1894 Queen Anne, he never once...

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Buying New Blinds: A Cellular Shades Review With Tips and Tricks

For years we lived behind old, yellowed, cracking plastic slatted blinds. They were in rough shape...

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Window Privacy

Hi everyone! I am so excited to share this project with you. I have a long window next to my front...

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Easy Door Upgrade With Moulding: No Nails Needed!

My apartment has very inexpensive hallow core doors that have zero character or architectural detail...

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Sliding Pantry Door

I found this door while browsing online looking for a salvage place. I was looking for unusual...

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Don't Let the Door Mark Your Freshly Painted Bathroom Walls!

How to install a clean, easy and inexpensive door stop at the door handle, where its out of the...

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Squeaky Doors: Eliminate them in Less Than 10 Minutes

This past weekend I'd had enough of our squeaky master bedroom door. I'm an early riser and feel...

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Replace Window Screens...a Tutorial

Now that Spring has arrived, we like to open our windows and let some fresh air in the house. The...

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Make Thermal, Insulated Blackout Shades

This project is an easy and cost-effective way to temporarily insulate your windows. We're loving...

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Repairing rotted door jambs.

My customer had 6 door jambs that had rot in about the same place and size. These were large double...

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Shoji Screen Sliding Doors - Getting the Look Without Glass

Last week I posted about our dining room transformation after we removed a wall. If anyone were to...

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Installing Faux Wood Window Blinds

We needed something to block the windows beside our front door, and for many years, we used some...

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Replace Garage Door Rollers for Less Than $8

Rollers are your garage door's Michelin tires. The door isn't going anywhere if the rollers are in...

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How to Add a Seal and Insulation to Your Garage Door

An often neglected area of the garage is the condition of the bottom seal on a garage door. We...