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    Fixing a Water-Shutoff Valve Leak

    Solution to a leak around the water valve shut-off handle

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    How to Eliminate Basement Odor and Sewer Smells

    Stop sewer gas from entering the basement.


    15 Basement Bar Ideas for the Perfect Bar Design

    Building a home bar is a dream project of many homeowners, but essential repair and maintenance projects often bump it...


    How to Install Under Cabinet Lighting in Your Kitchen

    Add dramatic under cabinet lighting in a weekend without tearing up your walls to install the wiring.


    10 Things to Remember During a Home Remodel

    I embarked on a home remodel four months ago. The entire upstairs of my circa 1947, story-and-a-half home in South...

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    How to Estimate a Concrete Order

    Calculate concrete prices and how many cubic yards of concrete you need for a walk, driveway or basement. How much...


    How to Fix Spalling Concrete

    What is concrete spalling and how do you fix concrete spalling? Don't replace your driveway, patio or basement floor—just resurface...


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    DIY Concrete Crack Repair

    You can fix many concrete cracks yourself


    Survive a Tornado | How to Choose a Safe Room

    Safe rooms are designed to stay anchored to the ground during a tornado. But maybe more importantly, a safe room...


    Move Out of the Basement and to These Places

    Whether it's due to housing affordability, student loan debt or failure to launch syndrome, millennials (those born between 1980 and...


    12 Unfinished Basement Ideas for Your Home

    Most people only go into their unfinished basements when it's time to adjust the heat or look at an appliance....


    Framing Basement Walls

    A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...


    How to Grow a Cocktail Garden

    Leave the specialty hops to the basement brewmasters and the grapes to the boutique wineries, we're talking about plants used...

    Simple DIY Basement Pull-Up Bar

    Looking for an easy way to upgrade your workout routine? Add this easy pull-up bar to your basement. Finished basement...


    A Drier Basement with DRYLOK EXTREME

    As a contractor, finished basements always make me a little nervous, and I usually won’t take on a basement job...


    Basement Waterproofing: How to Install a Basement Drainage System

    Install a sump pump as part of your basement waterproofing system.


    How to Build Sports Ball Storage Rack

    If you're tired of soccer balls, basketballs, volleyballs and every other kind of bouncy ball rolling around your garage (or...


    15 Awesome Man Cave Spaces for Watching the Big Game

    It doesn't matter what sport you prefer, when you sit down to watch the big game, you want to do...


    10 Tips for DIYing in Your Apartment

    No garage or basement? No problem! DIYing has no boundaries with these creative tips.


    Giant DIY Garage Cabinet

    Store tons of stuff out of sight!


    Insulate Basement Rim Joists

    Cut heat loss through the rim joists and tighten up your house with rigid foam insulation.

    Metal Studs: How to Use and Frame With Metal Studs

    Tools and techniques for building basement and partition walls with steel studs.


    Installing Glass Block Windows in Basement

    The most practical basement window—glass block windows—is also the simplest to install.


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    Learn How to Stop Basement Leaks and Dry a Wet Basement for Good

    Strategies that will permanently fix your musty, wet basement.


    Brilliant Way to Use Overhead Storage Space

    Find some addition storage space in the basement


    Man Cave Decor and Designs You Should Copy

    Get inspired with man cave décor ideas from Houzz contributors. These man cave designs work in the basement, attic, garage...even...


    How to Install a Terraced Window Well in Your Basement

    How to build a series of low walls around your basement windows to let in more light.