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A green ratchet strap secures a lawn tractor to the flatbed of a truck.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Use a Ratchet Strap


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Properly fasten a ratchet strap to ensure cargo is secure

A person holding a digital caliper.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Read Calipers


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Calipers are precision measuring tools that will help you with your home improvement projects

A screened-in porch surrounds a patio table with chairs.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Screen in a Porch


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

Using a screen framing kit can make screening in a porch easier

A cordless impact driver resting on a board.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Use an Impact Driver


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

The additional torque in an impact driver lets you drive long screws into hard material with ease

A cracked concrete driveway in front of a gate and a car.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Repair Cracks in a Concrete Driveway


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Follow these steps to learn when to repair or replace a concrete driveway

Someone using different ice cream makers to make ice cream
PROJECT GUIDE

The Best Ice Cream Makers for Homemade Frozen Treats


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Treat yourself to ice cream, frozen yogurt and other sweet treats.

A wrench tightens a nut and bolt with a lock washer in place.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Use a Lock Washer


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn when to choose specialized washers designed to lock in place and ensure a secure connection

The window in a bathroom is positioned above the bathtub.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Measure Windows


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Measuring width and height from the correct place is required for replacements to fit

A person using a scroll saw to cut the shape of a deer.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Use a Scroll Saw


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

A thin-bladed scroll saw lets you cut intricate and delicate curves into your woodworking projects

A video showing how to clean blinds.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Clean Blinds


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to clean your blinds in a few easy steps.

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PROJECT GUIDE

Fire Prevention Tips: How to Prevent Fires


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Use fire safety tips and equipment to protect your family and home
A person cuts tile with a wet saw.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Cut Granite Tile


Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Learn the steps for cutting granite tile for kitchens, bathrooms and other applications
A kitchen sink in a home
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Replace a Kitchen Sink


Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Enhance the functionality of your kitchen by learning how to replace a kitchen sink
A person cutting wood with a table saw.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Use a Table Saw


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Understand how to use a table saw safely with this guide.
Measuring, Marking, Squaring and Plumbing
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Use Levels and Carpenter Squares


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn the correct way to measure, mark, square and plumb in home projects
Install Horizontal Blinds
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install Horizontal Blinds


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Add personality and privacy to your home with horizontal blinds
Fruit sits on a gray concrete countertop in a kitchen.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make Concrete Countertops


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Build your own concrete countertop for a functional and durable kitchen surface.
Install Cellular Shades
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install Cellular Shades


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Add privacy and give your windows a finished look when you install cellular shades
Paint Exterior Windows
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Paint Exterior Windows


Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Bring a pop of fresh color to your homes exterior while instantly boosting curb appeal
A video shows how to install shutoff valves.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install Shut-Off Valves


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Follow these steps for adding a new supply stop valve to a plumbing fixture
Hanging curtains in an array of colors
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Measure Curtains


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Measure properly to get the right fit for your drapes
to Install Faux Wood Blinds
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install Faux Wood Blinds


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to install faux wood blinds yourself and save
A person using a chainsaw to cut a log.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Start a Chainsaw


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Safely start your gas or electric chainsaw in a few simple steps and begin cutting
Install a Pop-Up Drain
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install a Pop-Up Drain


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Installing a pop-up drain in your sink is breeze with this guide
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