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Home improvements check list - Steps to be taken before contract a home improvement service.

How to Find a Contractor - How to find the right contractor to get your home repair or home improvement job done most effectively.

Avoiding Home Repair Ripoffs - Tips on how to prevent home repair scams.

Renovating a Kitchen? Get a Kitchen Designer Now! - How to Renovating a Kitchen? Get a Kitchen Designer Now!.

There's More to a Kitchen and Bath Remodel than Meets the Eye - How to There´s More to a Kitchen and Bath Remodel than Meets the Eye.

Got a Weekend? Get a New Bath - How to Got a Weekend? Get a New Bath.

Installing the Ledger - How to attach a ledger to your house.

A consumer Home Inspection Kit - Damaged masonry steps pose serious safety hazards. If you neglect repairs, you could end up replacing the entire structure. Clearly, it pays to attend to problems right away.

Electric Radiant Floor Warming: Simple Pleasure's Afoot - Electric Radiant Floor Warming: Simple Pleasures Afoot.

Create a New Bathroom for Under $50 - How to Create a New Bathroom for Under $50.

A Softer Side of Modern - How to A Softer Side of Modern.

Installing a Wood Stove Surround - How to make a brick wood-stove surround.

Repairing Basement Leaks - Basement leaks not only make life miserable, but they can weaken the foundation of your home. Here's how to address the most common causes of basement leaks.

Repairing Masonry Steps -

Fixed-Fee versus Time-and-Materials Contracts - How to decide what kind of contract you'll need to get your home repair or home improvement job done most effectively

How to hire a contractor - Finding a competent and reliable contractor is the first step to a successful and satisfying home improvement project.

A consumer Home Inspection Kit - How to select and maintain the right home for you.

Remodel Your Kitchen Without Spending a Fortune - How to Remodel Your Kitchen Without Spending a Fortune.

Simple Recipe for a Successful Home Remodeling Project - How to Simple Recipe for a Successful Home Remodeling Project.

Preparing for the Project - Important things to consider before you build.

Designing an Entryway Deck - Decks can be a wonderful welcome to any home.

Stained Glass Adds Personality, Panache to Homes - How to Stained Glass Adds Personality, Panache to Homes.

Breathe New Life into Your Bathroom's Appearance on a Shoestring Budget - How to Breathe New Life into Your Bathrooms Appearance on a Shoestring Budget.

Retractable Awnings Offer the Best of Both Worlds - How to Retractable Awnings Offer the Best of Both Worlds.

Patching Asphalt Cracks - Because asphalt paving is softer than concrete, it has enough plasticity to ride out minor heaves and settling. When a crack or pothole does appear, you can patch it with a mix sold by the bag or by combining asphalt sealer and sand.

Furring Basement Walls - If insulation is not a problem and your basement walls are fairly smooth and straight, you may want to save money in materials and preserve some square footage by building the walls with 1x2, 1x3, or 1x4 furring strips.

Solving Basement Water Problems - For the most common causes of basement moisture problems, we've got a simple test or list of symptoms, information about the root causes, and some suggested solutions.

Replacing a Stair Railing - Sturdy railings prevent deck mishaps -- and your local code probably requires them if your deck is elevated more than one step above the ground.

Senior-Friendly Homes - Making your home accessible for seniors is easier than you might think.

Soundproofing Rooms - Here are some key tips to the best way to soundproof walls.

 

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