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    Stop Invasive Plants

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    Shrub Removal

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Featured DIY Home Improvement Projects & Home Repair Guides

Leak Free Flashing

Prevent leaks on outside corners with these two flashing methods.

Cutting Sheet Metal

Make straight, curved and even round cuts in sheet metal with tin snips.

Installing Shingles

Learn techniques to help you install new asphalt shingles on your roof.

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Keep Moisture Out

Venting an exhaust fan in the attic could cause moisture problems and rot.

Attic Ventilation

Well-ventilated attics make for healthier homes. So, keep the air moving.

Roof Vents

Comparing Flat Roof Vents and Turbines: Is one type better than the other?

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Finding Roof Leaks

Most roof leaks take only minutes to repair. Finding them is the hard part.

Leak-Proof Skylight

For a leak-proof skylight use a special kit and installation techniques.

Leaking Chimney

Stop inside-the-chimney waterfalls with a proper chimney crown.

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Extension Cord Repair

Follow these simple steps to replace a socket or plug on an extension cord.

Furniture Repair

Learn how to repair nicks, scratches, dings and dents in your wood furniture.

Transmission Fluid

Extend the life of your engine by changing transmission fluid yourself.

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Replace a Wheel Stud

Tightening lug nuts without a torque wrench can be a recipe for disaster.

Fixing a Compressor

Is your air compressor stalling? Learn how you can fix it yourself and save money.

Faster Painting

A master painter shares tips and techniques from his 30 years of experience.

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