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How to Build a Window Casing

A window casing is the trim molding that encases a window.

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Alternative to Chain Link Fencing

Fences come in many types, which have different strengths and uses.

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How to Mount a Flat Screen over the Fireplace and Hide the Wires

Flat-screen televisions have many advantages to their older counterparts; the ability to wall-mount the television is just one benefit.

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How to Build Wood Fish Smokers

Smoking fish not only preserves it, but infuses it with a delicious, subtle smoky flavor that is a real delicacy.

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Advantages & Disadvantages of Modular Suites

Modular suites of furniture were out of style for a time, due in part to the kitschy image of "conversation groupings" -- lock-together, lookalike sofa and chair units that peaked in popularity in the 1970s.

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How to Install Fascia and Soffits on Exposed Rafters

Soffits and fascia are the finishing touches on a house.

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How to Make an Outdoor Sun Blocker Shade Blind

If you enjoy spending time outdoors in the summer, but are concerned about the dangerous effects of the sun's ultraviolet radiation, you will want to stay in the shade.

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How to Add a Carport to an Existing Wall

Adding a carport to the side of your existing house is a job that a beginning do-it-yourselfer can do.

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How to Measure Porch Steps

When measuring to install new stairs, or repair existing stairs, knowing the names of the various stair parts and how they are measured can help you accurately communicate the size of your porch steps.

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How to Cover a Sump Pump Hole

A sump pump is used in conjunction with a sump pit to remove unwanted water from various areas of your home.

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Installation of Aluminum Flashing

Roof flashing is an effective way of preventing moisture from entering the joint where a roof is attached to the outside of your home, such as a porch or house extension.