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AUGUST 3, 2018 | FRIDAY
What's the Difference? Polycrylic vs Polyurethane

It’s hard to beat the natural beauty of wood; it has a depth, glow, and interest that few manmade materials can match. But left unsealed, wood is prone to damage from moisture, heat, and ...

JULY 27, 2018 | FRIDAY
What’s the Difference? Top-Load vs. Front-Load Washers

Laundry day probably isn’t the highlight of your week, but a reliable, effective washing machine makes the chore far less tedious. Whether you’re replacing an old, energy-inefficient appl...

JULY 3, 2018 | TUESDAY
How To: Remove Concrete Stains

Concrete driveways, patios, and garage floors may take a beating, but that doesn’t mean they must show the signs. While these rugged surfaces are bound to receive their share of errant oi...

JUNE 30, 2018 | SATURDAY
All You Need to Know About French Polishing

If you’ve ever admired the extraordinarily glossy finish on an antique piece of wooden furniture or a wooden instrument such as a guitar or violin, you're likely looking at wood finished ...

JUNE 26, 2018 | TUESDAY
How To: Clean Bronze

Durable and resistant to water corrosion, bronze has a lovely, warm glow shown off to perfection when crafted into jewelry and such household décor accents as cabinet hardware, vases, and...

JUNE 13, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
The Dos and Don’ts of Wet Sanding Drywall

When it comes to interior walls, drywall has a lot going for it. It’s inexpensive, fairly easy to install and repair, and holds up well to life in the average household. But drywall requi...

JUNE 7, 2018 | THURSDAY
14 Long-Lasting Flowers for Your Yard

Flowering trees and shrubs deliver vibrant color to the yard, but most varieties bloom for only weeks at a time. If you want extended curb appeal, these 14 long-lasting stunners—a mix of ...

JUNE 5, 2018 | TUESDAY
Solved! How to Fix a Slow Sink Drain

Q: My bathroom sink isn’t draining very well, and it’s driving me crazy. While the water does eventually drain out, it takes a long time—and, in the meantime, it’s hard to use a sink full...

MAY 31, 2018 | THURSDAY
Solved! Does Using Epsom Salts in the Garden Actually Help?

Q: I have heard that Epsom salt can do everything from jumpstarting tomatoes to fertilizing garden shrubs. How do I know when to use Epsom salts for plants, and how to separate fact from ...

MAY 29, 2018 | TUESDAY
Solved! This is How to Get Rid of Mold on Walls

Q: Ugh! I’ve recently discovered gross patches of mold on the walls in my bathroom. Is it dangerous? How do I get rid of it?A: Splotches of mold growing on the walls or ceiling is an all-...