How to Build Wood Steps on a Deck

[ad_1] DIY Projects Video Playback Not Supported By: Danny Lipford When building stairs or steps for a deck: Make sure all of the step risers are the same height, and all the step treads the same width to avoid a tripping hazard. The rise of each step is determined by the height of the landing […]

How to Level a Subfloor to Prepare for New Flooring

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Portable Generator Features Carbon Monoxide Sensor

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What to Consider When Installing Pocket Doors in Your Home

[ad_1] Videos Video Playback Not Supported By: Danny Lipford When installing pocket doors in your home there are a few things you should take into account: Be sure to plan ahead early in a renovation for this type of door. Buy a good quality pocket door and pocket door hardware. Allow room and support for […]

How to Clean Gutters and Downspouts

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