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How To Clean Hardwood Floors

April 2nd, 2012

Do you absolutely adore your hardwood flooring? There's definitely something to be said about the simple, regal appeal. Unfortunately, over time it can start to lose its luster - literally! After years of foot-dragging, spills and various household accidents, hardwood floors require a bit of maintenance in order to return to their former glory. Although you can call a...

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How To Remove Wallpaper

March 29th, 2012

Is it time to change up the d├ęcor in one room of the house? Perhaps the wallpaper that was installed back in the 1970s has lost its luster. If you're thinking of taking care of the work yourself, it's understandable to dread having to remove wallpaper. After all, doing so can be a huge pain if you're not sure how. However, with a little bit of knowledge and a fair amount of...

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How to Change Your Windshield Wipers

March 13th, 2012

How good are you at changing your windshield wipers whenever needed? If you're like many of us, you put off doing so until the first big snowstorm of the year or a particularly nasty rainfall makes you realize it simply has to be done. And while you may be content to have your mechanic do it the next time you take your car in for an oil change or inspection, doing it yourself...

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How to Rotate Your Car's Tires

March 5th, 2012

Why rotate your tires? It all comes down to the fact that your front and rear tires wear down differently - those in the front carry more of your car's weight, which means they're going to degrade faster than those in the back. Your front tires are also used for turning, which puts friction between them and the rough asphalt. This may not matter very much in the short term,...

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How to Cut Tile With a Wet Saw

March 2nd, 2012

If you're tiling your home and have a lot of tile cuts to make, you may want to consider renting a wet saw, which uses a water-cooled diamond blade to easily cut tile. The saws are safe and easy to use, as long as you practice a little first with a few scrap tiles. While snap cutters will work, wet saws are better for larger jobs that require complicated cuts, like beveled...

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Tips for Maintaining Your Lawn Mower

February 21st, 2012

If you have a lawn mower, it's important to protect your investment by performing regular maintenance during the lawn mowing season and right before you put it away for the winter. This will ensure that you won't experience short or long-term issues, and you will extend the life of your mower. A sharp blade and a properly cared-for engine will ensure a good cut every time....

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How to Replace a Halogen Headlight Bulb

February 17th, 2012

You should make it a habit of checking your headlights and taillights somewhat frequently. After all, you never know when one is going to burn out, and chances are you don't want to be caught driving past a police officer with a busted bulb. During your inspection, what do you do if you discover one of them has burnt out? You could take it to an auto body store, but the...

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How to Add Windshield Wiper Fluid

February 16th, 2012

It's important to keep your windshield clean at all times - if you're not careful about keeping it clean, your vision could be obscured when on the road, which could potentially lead to an accident. To avoid this from happening, be diligent about keeping your windshield fluid new and topped off. Luckily, changing it is a relatively simple process that you can do on your own in...

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How to Check Tire Pressure

February 6th, 2012

Properly inflated tires can help ensure the performance of a vehicle for years. Some say that tires lose about one psi (pounds per square inch) of air every month, so it's a good idea to get into the habit of checking them a few times a year to make sure everything is as it should be. Always be sure to check your pressure before heading out on a long trip as well. Luckily,...

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Household Tools- Basic Hand Tools - Basic Power Tools

January 31st, 2012

A cordless drill is important in a home tool kit Basic bathroom tools Basic kitchen tools you should have Basic power tools for a home tool kit Basic tools for a home emergency tool kit Basic tools for household electrical tasks Circular saw versatility Classic carpenter's levels and laser levels Difference between a claw hammer and a tack hammer Fireplace...

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