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Masonry: How to Repair Mortar Joints

A beginner's guide to tuckpointing<p>Crumbling masonry joints start out ugly, and then things get uglier fast—bricks come loose, water seeps behind the …

How to Install a Load-Bearing Beam

Replace a load bearing wall with a microlam beam to create a bigger room.<p>Drywall removal goes quickly.<p>The best way to make small or cramped rooms …

Remove Water Sediment With a Whole Home Water Filter

A whole house filter may do the trick<p>Water sediment filter keeps the crud out of your water. It’s easy to install on your main water supply line and …

How to Build a Rain Barrel

Build it yourself for less than $100.<p>Use a 2-in. male threaded electrical (gray PVC) conduit adapter and a 2-in. female threaded conduit adapter to …

How to Use a Digital Multimeter and Analog Multimeter

Test batteries, electrical circuits, broken appliances and more with this helpful tool.<p>Test battery life using a multimeter or volt-ohm meter (VOM). …

Carpet Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

Don't wait! Take 5 minutes to clean up the problem<p>Many pet owners do exactly what they shouldn’t do when they clean up pet messes. But if you learn …

Wood Work Bench

Rugged, compact and easy to build<p>Cut 1-1/2 in. deep saw kerfs into the ends of the back legs (A) to create a notch for the horizontal supports you’ll …

Bait Guide: How to Catch Bass in Any Pond

<i>By: Curtis Niedermier; Ilustration by: Mike Sudal</i><p>I love tearing across a vast reservoir in a bass boat as much as the next guy, but I probably spend …