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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY: Think of a trench drain as a long gutter in the ground. Just as a gutter at the bottom of a roof captures water and channels it to a downspout, a trench drain does the same thing at the edge of a driveway or a parking lot. You place the trench drain […]

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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY: Have you ever used a table saw? I have for over four decades. They’re amazing tools that allow you to make straight and angled cuts. I remember my dad using one as a small child. It had no blade guard, it constantly tripped the circuit breaker in our house and its fierce-looking […]

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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY: There are many methods to cut ceramic tile. Some of them are dependent on how hard the tile is. For example, porcelain tile - which is VERY HARD - is best cut with a wet tile saw. Snap tile cutters sometimes shatter this hard tile. Common 1/4-inch tile found in most tile […]

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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY: If you’ve not seen tile grout, I’d bet you really did live under a rock. It’s just about everywhere: public bathrooms, kitchens, restaurants, retail stores, etc. Even though you’ve seen the dried concrete powder in between tiles and possibly watched it being installed on a job or on a TV show, believe […]

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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY: You want to install a new ceiling or wall-mount light fixture. Good for you! It’s not hard. I’ve rated this project three hammers out of five only because you need to have a good understanding of how to properly make a connection between stranded and solid wire with wire nuts. Be sure […]

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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY:  To work with 4 way switches, you have to fully understand 3 Way Switches. Be sure you review my 3 Way Switch Quick Start Guide! I’ve rated this project three hammers out of five because you do need to have a good understanding of how all the switches in this setup work. […]

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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY:  If you’re remodeling a bathroom, creating a sewing room, planning a book nook, building the ultimate man cave or ham-radio shack, then you may want to consider radiant electric heating in the floor. They produce luxurious heat and can heat an entire room if you size it correctly. You can purchase mats […]

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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY:  I’ve installed countless floors in my career. Some took weeks to complete they were so hard and complex. Imagine, however, having a bare subfloor and just HOURS later (yes, hours!) you could be moving in the furniture. It’s possible with laminate flooring. This project is PERFECT for a beginner, that’s why I […]

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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY: You can save thousands, even tens of thousands, of dollars by just painting your existing kitchen cabinets. You don’t always need new cabinets. In fact, before ripping out your old cabinets, what do you have to lose by painting one or two to see how amazing the difference can be? Just do […]

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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY: Cutting crown molding is HARD. Don’t underestimate this task. If you get it right your first time, drop your tools and go buy a lottery ticket. That’s how lucky you are! The first small eBook I wrote was about cutting crown molding. It’s still a best seller. You MAY need it, but […]

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