Even if you've upholstered chairs before, this will teach you the proper way. Especially helpful on corners. My next project
The holidays are right around the corner! Check out our clever tips for hanging outside lights, keeping your tree from toppling over and how to store your holiday decorations more efficiently.
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Level Hanging: Hang Artwork and Wall-hangings Straight and Level--With these four techniques, you can hang just about anything on your walls, and keep it there.
Sometimes the key to making a fix is just knowing the right product to use. A team of professional carpenters, plumbers, painters, electricians and fix-it gurus tell us what their favorite products are, and what they never leave home without.
My Leading Men
how to repaint chipped, flaking or dirty moldings so they look like new... the secrets of a professional-looking job
How to Clean ~~ a Bathroom Exhaust Fan (a firefighters wife begs you to clean these things, they are a VERY common cause of fires!)
It's here! The Family Handyman's 2013 Shed! PDF material lists & construction drawings posted - click here to print. Get building and send us your brag photos. We'd love to see them!!
We do this every few months; When your dishwasher doesn't clean well, fix it yourself following these simple steps and avoid the expensive professional service call. A simple cleaning often solves the problem.
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GENIUS!!! SCUM-PROOF your glass shower doors by using Water repellent products! Rain-X ($5 at auto parts stores!) Causes water and soap to bead off glass and not scum up for 6 months! - this is GENIUS.
Now I will only have to measure and cut once!!!! Top 10 Carpentry Tips and Tricks
These 5 projects will create more space in your cabinets. You can unlock hidden storage space in your kitchen by opening up the hard-to-get-at corners, nooks and crannies of your cabinets. Squeeze more space from deep base cabinets and corner cabinets and add versatile new features to old cabinets.
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Convert the space under a second-story deck into a dry, spacious patio by installing this simple, under-the-deck roof and gutter system.
OUTDOOR Living Spaces