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


Danny Lipford on slippery wood steps.

Improving Traction on Outdoor Wood Steps

Outdoor wood steps can become slippery over time. Watch this video to find out how to improve traction on wood steps to reduce the chance of falls.

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Danny Lipford tightening the packing nut on an outdoor faucet to stop leak.

Stop an Outdoor Faucet from Dripping

Watch this video for tips on how to stop an outdoor faucet or hose bibb from dripping by tightening the packing nut or replacing the rubber washer.

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Using a pencil to hold plastic laminate edging away from countertop while contact cement dries.

How to Reattach Plastic Laminate Countertop Edging

The adhesive holding the edge banding on plastic laminate countertops can come loose over time. Watch this video for tips on how to reattach or reglue loose laminate edging before it breaks.

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Danny Lipford with lawn mower.

Lawn Mower Winterizing Tips

Find out how to prepare your lawn mower for cold, winter weather so it will be ready to go in the spring. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using a warm clothes iron and cloth to remove water marks from furniture.

How to Remove White Water Marks on Furniture

Find out how to remove white water marks on your furniture using a clothes iron and cloth. Watch this video to find up more.

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Using an emery board to remove corrosion from landscape lights.

Landscape Lighting Repair Tips

Find tips on how to repair low voltage landscape lighting in your yard by removing corrosion from contacts and sealing wires with silicone caulk. Watch this video to find out more.

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Anti-Sag Gate Kit installed on wooden fence gate to prevent sagging.

Repairing a Sagging Fence Gate with an Anti-Sag Gate Kit

Wooden fence gates tend to sag over time due to exposure to the elements. Watch this video for an easy way to repair a sagging gate using an Anti-Sag Gate Kit.

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Black stains from soot and smoke on a wood burning fireplace surround.

How to Clean Soot and Smoke on a Fireplace Surround

Black stains from soot and smoke are a common problem on the surround around wood burning fireplaces. Watch this video to find out how to use a degreaser to remove them.

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