Handy Tips

Handy tips to make home improvement, DIY projects and life in general easier!
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How to Install a Door Knob with Keypad
earn how to install a door knob in a few easy steps! In this tutorial, I'm replacing a standard door knob with a door knob with a keypad.
a bathroom sink with a white towel hanging on it's side and the words grout vs caulk what is the differences?
Grout vs Caulk - Where are they used?
You find grout and caulk in similar places, but they're not the same thing. Learn the difference between grout vs caulk and where to use them!
Can you spray paint glass? Yup! Here's how!
I've spray painted a LOT of things over the years, from window blinds to wooden beads to PVC pipe. I'm constantly amazed at how well spray paint holds up on almost any surface, including glass! You can find all my tips and tricks for how to spray paint like a pro here!
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How to Install a Door Knob with Keypad
Learn how to install a door knob in a few easy steps! In this tutorial, I'm replacing a standard door knob with a door knob with a keypad.
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How to Install Ceiling Hooks for Hanging Plants
Learn how to install ceiling hooks correctly to transform your space with beautiful hanging plants safely and securely.
counter top contact paper tips and tricks
Countertop Contact Paper Tips and Tricks
People thought I was crazy. There's no way contact paper will hold up in a kitchen, they said. Well, here we are two years later, and it's still going strong! Even with water, heat and everyday abuse, that contact paper countertop still looks amazing!
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Cedar vs Pressure Treated Lumber
Are you wondering about the difference between cedar and pressure treated wood? These two types of wood are popular for outdoor use because they are both resistant to insects and rot – but which one is best for you?
an end table with the words, is your furniture engineering or solid wood? learn the difference
What's the Difference Between Engineered and Solid Wood Furniture?
Shopping for new furniture and want to know the difference between engineered and solid wood? Learn how to spot each type and which is best!
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How to Paint Straight Lines [3 Different Methods]
Struggling to paint straight lines freehand? I'll show you how to paint straight lines between the wall and ceiling three different ways!
a wooden table with the words how to tell if your furniture is solid wood
How to Tell if Your Furniture is Solid Wood
Shopping for new furniture and want to know the difference between engineered and solid wood? Learn how to spot each type and which is best!
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How to Install Cabinet Hinges Step by Step
Learn how to install cabinet hinges so the door fits perfectly! I'll show you how to measure, drill and install concealed hinges step by step!
how to use wood filler
How to Use Wood Filler for a Flawless Finish
Wood filler is like a band-aid, used to fix boo boos in your projects. It can hide screws, cracks, holes, and gaps between boards. Best of all, it disappears under a coat of paint! I've used wood filler to fix a multitude of mistakes, like when I drilled the hardware holes in my brand new Shaker cabinet doors in the wrong spot. Oops!
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How to Repair Drywall Anchor Holes
Learn how to repair drywall anchor holes for a flawless wall finish that's ready for a fresh coat of paint with this step-by-step guide.
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How to Paint Straight Lines [3 Different Methods]
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How to Paint Baseboards Like a Pro
The secret to perfectly painted baseboards is all about the preparation! Put in the effort to carefully clean, caulk and sand the surfaces before you crack open the paint can, and your finish will be flawless!