Home Tasks & Seasonal Upkeep

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Soundproofing with Cork and Drywall

Layer them together for a sandwich of silence.

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Bring These Things Indoors during Winter

Don't let the elements ruin your comfy gear.

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How to Make Repairs Easier throughout the Year

Plan ahead to make the best use of your time.

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Rats in Your Roof? Rodent-Proof Your Attic for Winter

Don't get surprised by uninvited guests.

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Affordable Ways to Winterize Your Home

Stay safe, cozy, and on budget.

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How to Clean Your Air Conditioner at Home

A portable air conditioner is easy to move from room to room. They can be a handy piece of equipment

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9 DIY Resolutions

Improve your bottom line with greater efficiency this year.

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How to Measure for a Spiral Staircase

Here are a few materials you'll need.

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5 Design Ideas for Cable Stair Railings

Cable stair railings are becoming more and more popular.

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5 Tools to Protect Your House That You Didn't Know About

Super high and ultra-low tech solutions.

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5 DIY Home Improvement Projects for the New Year

Build some momentum with these quick, appealing upgrades.

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7 Must-Do Projects Around the House in February

Beat the February Blues with these must-do projects.

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6 Home Repairs to Tackle in Winter

From painting to a bathroom reno, keep busy until spring.

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Getting Started in Home Ownership

This article will explain how to plan your finances for a first home purchase.

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How to Polish a Concrete Floor

Read this article for step by step instructions on how to make your concrete floor shine.

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6 Interior Winter Home Maintenance Tasks

Complete these simple prep steps to have a care-free winter.

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Permanent Solutions for Your Temporary Fixes

Now that the guests are gone you have time to do a proper job.

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Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

Prepare your home and lawn for winter during the fall.

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If I glue cork to the wall will it improve insulation?

To soundproof or insulate a room glue cork to the wall.

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4 Spring DIYs for the Home

How to freshen up your space with these DIYs for the house.

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If I Glue Cork to Glass Will the Glass Be Damaged?

Cork has many practical uses.

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How to Glue Aluminum

Read this article for advice on gluing aluminum.

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How to Glue Cork

Cork is used in multiple home-decor DIYs and crafts, but do you know what glue is the best to use for your project?

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How to Glue Marble Together

Did you know you can glue marble?

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Fall To-Do List: Outdoor Maintenance

Prepare your home's exterior for the winter season.

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Home Winterizing Projects

Prepare for the cold before it sets in.

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Your Winter Home Checklist

What you should do now to get your home ready for winter.

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Preparing Your Lawn and Garden for Winter

Properly preparing your lawn and garden for winter.

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3 Bad DIY Habits to Break Right Now

Turn over a new DIY leaf this year by dropping bad habits.

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Preparing for Winter One Weekend at a Time

Don't get overwhelmed with winter prep. It's easy to tackle.

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How to Glue a Glass Chip

Check out these pointers to repair a chipped glass.

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Maximize Your Home's Curb Appeal

A little effort goes a long way.

How to Polish Limestone Countertops

How to look after your limestone countertop.

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Important Numbers Every Homeowner Should Know

A DIY list for making sure your house is in tip-top shape.

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Necessary Fall Repairs That Are Easier Than You Think

These 6 tasks will get your home ready for cold weather.

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What to DIY Before You Move In

Take care of some projects ahead of time.

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Winterizing Your Older Home to Stay Warm While Saving Energy and Money

Winterize your home to be comfortable and cost-efficient.

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Replacing Wornout Weather Stripping

Weatherstripping comes in all shapes and materials.

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How to Glue a Rear View Mirror Into Place

Reattach a mirror to your windshield in just a few steps.

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13 Home Upgrades That Take 2 Hours or Less

Boost efficiency and aesthetics with these simple steps.

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7 Home Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Resolutions are easy to accomplish with lasting results.

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Quick Fixes for Top 7 Home Problems

Knowing how to fix things will save you time and money.

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Keeping the Drafts Out

Keep the cold out and the heat in.