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Find out the answers to common home improvement questions on a wide range of topics.


Replacing the rubber flapper valve in a toilet tank to stop it from leaking.

How to Test for Toilet Leaks

Toilets can develop undetected leaks between the tank and bowl that can waste thousands of gallons of water if not repaired. Watch this video to find out how to tell if your toilet has a leak.

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Applying roofing cement to gap between metal flashing and chimney.

How to Find — and Repair — Chimney Roof Leaks

Watch this video for tips on how to find and repair roof leaks around fireplace chimneys, which are usually caused by gaps and cracks between the chimney and flashing.

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Using baking soda to clean a garbage disposal.

How to Fix a Clogged Kitchen Garbage Disposal

Find out how to easily repair and clean a clogged or jammed kitchen sink garbage disposal using a hex wrench, baking soda, and vinegar. Watch this video to find out more.

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Rolling paint on a ceramic tile wall.

Do It: How to Paint Ceramic Tile Walls

Watch this video to learn how to paint over ceramic tile walls in a bathroom.

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How to Choose the Right Sandpaper Grit for the Job

Find out about the different grits of sandpaper available, from coarse to fine, and how to know what grit sandpaper to use for which project. Watch this video to find out more.

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damaged wood siding

How to Repair Damaged Wood Siding

When people have damaged wood siding, they often ask “what’s the best way to repair it?” Follow these steps for best results.

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water on wood deck

When to Seal or Stain Pressure-Treated Wood

It’s important to finish typical pressure-treated wood after completion of a deck in order to protect it. But, when is the best time to seal or stain it?

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removing broken window pane

How to Replace a Broken Window

Are windows safe for homeowners to replace themselves? It depends on whether the windows are single pane or insulated glass units.

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