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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

Chicken nuggets sit in a black air fryer on a white kitchen counter next to a bowl of French fries.
BUYING GUIDE

Best Air Fryers


Choose among the different types for air fryers for your cooking needs.

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 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 brick house with exterior window shutters.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install Exterior Shutters


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Boost curb appeal with easy window shutter installation

A video details fireplace ideas for your home.
INSPIRATION GUIDE

Fireplace Ideas


Heat up the look of any room with cozy and creative fireplace styles

Different types of gutters and their uses
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Gutters


Buy the best gutters for your home using this Home Depot guide

A flame from a gas burner heating a pot on a stove.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Light a Pilot Light


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Here's how to light the pilot light in your gas appliances.

Someone using a steamer to get the wrinkles out of shirts, coats, scarves and more
BUYING GUIDE

How to Use a Clothes Steamer


Keep your garments wrinkle-free with this handy tool.

A countertop deep fryer being used to fry chicken and French fries.
BUYING GUIDE

Best Deep Fryers for Your Home


Whet your appetite with crispy fries or a golden-brown turkey cooked in a deep fryer

Woman is steaming a shirt in her living room.
BUYING GUIDE

Steamer vs. Iron: Which to Choose


Learn the difference between a steamer and an iron
A person adjusts a carbon monoxide detector mounted on a ceiling.
BUYING GUIDE

Carbon Monoxide Sources


CO detectors help protect your family from poisonous gas that is colorless, odorless and tasteless
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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install a Gas Water Heater


Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Follow the steps for safely removing and replacing a gas water heater
Full wall of large windows in a living room.
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Windows


Window replacement is a great way to add style and security to your home
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BUYING GUIDE

Best Freezers for Your Home


Freezers give you storage space for foods you use often and in emergencies
A modern dining room with wainscoting.
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Moulding


Accent various rooms of your home with beautiful, classic and affordable moulding
A video highlights features of different types of concrete anchors.
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Masonry and Concrete Anchors


Securely fasten objects to extremely hard surfaces with concrete anchors
A person adjusts a dimmer switch.
BUYING GUIDE

Best Dimmer Switches for Your Home


Save energy and create the right mood lighting with flexible light levels
Cabinets and drawers with brushed nickel knobs and handles.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install Cabinet Handles


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Give your kitchen cabinets a new look by replacing the cabinet handles
Father and daughter play in a living room that has a smoke alarm on the ceiling.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install Smoke Alarms


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Added protection comes with alarms connected to other detectors throughout your home
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BUYING GUIDE

Home Fire Safety Equipment


Keep your family safe with fire extinguishers, smoke alarms and more
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
Fireplaces and Mantels Buying Guide
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Fireplaces and Mantels


Add a spark of ambiance to your home, another heating source, and a place to display your favorite things
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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