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How To Remove Lead Paint

Old flaking lead paint is a serious health hazard. Image Credit: XiFotos/iStock/GettyImages The inclusion

What Is the Difference Between a 15 Amp and a 20 Amp Fuse?

Modern homes consume electricity to run all kinds of devices. Image Credit: Comstock Images/Comstock/Getty Ima

How to Fix a Falling Closet

Things You'll Need Plywood or other woodPencilCircular sawSandpaperPaintPaintbrushWooden support strips, 1 inch thickStu

How to Remove Dried Spackling Off Walls

Things You'll Need Dust maskNarrow-blade putty knife120- or 150-grit sandpaperSpongeBroomDustpanLatex primerPaintbrushHa

How to Build Widened Stairs

Things You'll Need Tape measurePencilJigsaw2-by-8-inch lumber2-by-6-inch lumberWood screwsDrill Widened stairs p

How to Seal a Window Screen Gap

Things You'll Need 2 pieces pine, 1/4-by-3/4-by-48 inchesMiter sawDrill bit, 1/8-inchDrill/driverSilicone glueUtility kn

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Be a Hero this Halloween

Be a Hero this HalloweenBeing a hero goes beyond dressing up in a costume this Halloween season. Children, families and schools across the country can channel their own superpowers to help deliver lif

Get Away Without Going Away

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5 Common Questions for Memorializing a Loved One

5 Common Questions for Memorializing a Loved OneOne of the most difficult conversations in a person’s life typically takes place near the end of that life. Planning for a funeral can put an emotional

Top Tips to Transition Back to Work After Baby

Top Tips to Transition Back to Work After BabyMany new parents spend hours preparing for the arrival of a new baby – reading books, seeking professional advice and consulting friends and family. Howev

Making the Back-to-School Transition Easy from Kindergarten to College

Making the Back-to-School Transition Easy from Kindergarten to CollegeIt’s time to get your household organized for another school year and all that comes with it. Whether your child is headed off to