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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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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY:  Yeah, I’m sure you know all about lawn mowers. You push them or ride them and cut the grass. But that’s ONLY if they START. When was the last time you cursed like an old salt of a sailor because your mower failed to start? Guess what? My lawn mowers and small engines […]

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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY:  3-way switches confound many people. I remember years ago messing up the ones in my parents home. I thought my mom would be happy with new clean switches, instead of the ancient ones we had. I had no clue how to get them to work properly again! If your 3-way switches don't […]

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DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY:    If you want to install a new light switch or replace one in your home, it's not hard to do. Are you terrified of electricity? Many are. The reason is because it's invisible and you don't possess the confidence to do the job. I can't make electricity visible, but I can increase […]

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Laminate floors are nearly two decades old and they've really become mainstream. As you might expect, the products are getting better each year. The materials used to create them are more durable. The technology used to reproduce the look and feel of real wood has advanced so much, many of the laminate floors can fool […]

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DEAR TIM: My wife wants me to build a wood table our family could gather around for feasts. She desires a contemporary design using ceramic tile with the tile inset into the center of the table. Have you done this before and what should I be aware of? Can I grout the ceramic tile since […]

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