Home Improvement

Water meter

How to Check a Water Meter to Find Plumbing Leaks

Find out how to know if you have a hidden plumbing leak in your pipes by checking the water meter for the house.

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Sanding a badly weathered entry door before refinishing.

Repairing Weather Damage to Your Home

Watch this video to find out how to repair damage to your home caused by the weather, from refinishing an entry door to cleaning and staining a concrete patio to replacing rotten siding.

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Unlocking deadbolt lock with key.

How to Reinforce a Deadbolt Lock on Your Home

Deadbolt locks do a good job of securing a door but a well-placed kick can force the lock through the door frame and allow entry into the home.

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MICHAEL: Top 10 Hurricane Myths Debunked

Even with the amount of attention hurricanes have received in recent years, there are still a number of misconceptions surrounding them. Here are the top 10 myths and the truth behind them.

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Danny Lipford demonstrating how to secure a tarp to a storm damaged roof.

MICHAEL AFTERMATH: How to Attach a Tarp to a Leaking, Storm-Damaged Roof

Watch this video to find out how to attach a tarp the right way to a leaking or storm damaged roof to reduce water damage in your home.

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October Home Maintenance To-Do List

Before you think about breaking out the Halloween decorations, check out our list of important October home maintenance chores to tackle. From gutters and toilets to windows and doors, we’ve got some great tips to tighten up your house and save you money during the cold weather ahead.

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How to Repair a Scratch or Gouge in a Hardwood Floor

Jennifer asks, “How do I go about repairing a scratch in my hardwood floor?” Touch-up kits are available for repairing minor damage to wood floors, but what you choose depends on the level of damage.

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Do It! How to Install Ceramic Tile over an Existing Floor

Surface preparation is necessary to lay ceramic tile over ceramic tile. Watch this video to learn the process, step by step.

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