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How To Recaulk a Sink

Begin to scrape away at the old caulk using your tool. Be careful not to scrape the sink's porcelain or surrounding surface. If you find the caulk is too hard and not budging, you can heat it with a hair drier, then scrape it while it's softened.

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How to Change Your Light Switch

There aren't many faster ways to update the look of most rooms than to change out the old style light switches with new designer style paddles. Nothing will date a home faster than old, cruddy switches on the wall.

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What Does Your Home Say About Who You Are?

The Secrets Your Home Reveals About You
Your Personality Affects How and Where You Live!

Look around your home: what can it tell you about the person who lives there? Are you a neat freak who has organization systems for everything from your shoes to your plates? Are you a creative type who expresses her creativity with vibrant colors and bold furnishings? Or maybe you're more of the conservative type with pastel colored walls and subtle nuances. Whatever your choices, your house speaks volumes about who you are.

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Faux-Painting Secrets: Give it the Tuscan Treatment

Cover your furniture and floor with tarps. Don't forget your gloves and protective eyewear. Apply taping mud, also called joint compound. This is a substance you already have on your walls in a thinner and more even coat; it helps get rid of the seams between pieces of drywall.

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5 DIY Tips for an Allergy-Free Home

I'm Allergic to My House!

Spring means warmer weather, longer days and that summer is right around the corner. While most of us are elated to bid farewell to the winter, for people with allergies spring means suffering. Blooming plants mean pollen galore, which triggers otherwise dormant hay fever symptoms for millions of Americans.

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Green with Envy: 7 eco-friendly tips for tackling this spring's DIY projects

Get green this year with these helpful but simple and easy tasks that will make the planet a better place for us all.

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5 Common Do-It-Yourself Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

I Never Read Instructions!

Regardless of how easy a home improvement project may appear, there are always snags. All of us do-it-yourselfers can relate to a story about the time we forgot to connect A to B, knocked over a gallon of paint, or installed shutters upside down. (True story!)

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How to Lay a Laminate Wood Floor

Get rid of that dingy carpet or faded linoleum and install a new laminate wood floor. It’s cheaper than hardwood flooring and easier to install and maintain.

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How To Install a Pot Rack

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