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Here's another painting tip from Ace's Home Expert, Lou Manfredini. Before you put any paint on the wall, you need to prepare it. Here's how:
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Nothing makes a room pop like freshly-painted trim. It may take more time than ceiling and walls, but you'll see it's time well spent.
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In order tackle any project big or small, you have to be precise with your measurements. In this video, master craftsman Rob North shows how to pro...
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A leaky faucet wastes water and can be expensive over the long term. Watch as Master Craftsman Rob North demonstrates how to fix this problem.
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Learn how to use a pressure washer to safely remove the thin layer of dirt that can dull your home's siding.
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In this video, cleaning expert, Melissa Maker, answers the question: how do I remove cooking odors from the kitchen?
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Watch this great video to learn from cleaning expert Melissa Maker, who shows you how to descale a water kettle.
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In this video, learn how to PROPERLY clean an iPhone. You can also clean a BlackBerry Torch or clean any touchscreen phone with this trick!
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