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How To Use a Paint Sprayer
Paint sprayers can make quick work of an otherwise overwhelming home painting project, but they’re not automatically a good fit for every job. Here’s how to pick, set up, and use the sprayer properly for a smooth and even coat of paint.
Why You Should Upgrade to a Programmable Thermostat
Programmable thermostats were once new and unfamiliar, but now they are the majority of thermostats on the market. These thermostats allow you to set the times and temperatures you want throughout the day, reducing the cost of heating and cooling when no one is home. Find out how upgrading to a programmable thermostat can make a big difference in your home.
How To Replace Damaged Ceramic tile
Ceramic tiles can look great for decades without damage, but it only takes a dropped cup or sudden shock to leave a tile cracked and badly chipped. It’s easy enough to carefully remove just the damaged tile and leave the rest intact, as long as you have a replacement set aside from when the tile was installed.
8 Ways to Remove a Stripped Screw
At some point in your journey of being a DIY homeowner, chances are you will eventually encounter a stripped screw. A stripped screw is a pain but not impossible to deal with. Here are 8 different ways to remove a stripped screw without breaking a sweat.
How to Install a Backyard Fountain and Pond
Having a water feature in your garden can provide a cool and relaxing spot to spend time — and also make a beautiful centerpiece to your backyard. Whether you are planning to install a pond or a fountain in your garden space, these are both simple DIY projects that will provide long-term enjoyment for years to come. Ponds and fountains come in many different kinds, all with their own set of instructions and specifications depending on what you want for your backyard.