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Homesteading: The house that Steve Maxwell built

Home improvement expert Steve Maxwell shares his story of building his own home and adopting a homesteading lifestyle.
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6 holiday gift ideas for handy people

Not sure what to get the handy people on your list? Here’s Steve Maxwell’s suggestions.
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Choosing windows: What you need to know

Steve Maxwell shares three keys things to learn about to choose well.
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Porch lifts are a compact option for boosting household accessibility

They’re a compact option for boosting household accessibility. The key is to choose well.
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Winning the battle against household mould

Winter is mould season in our homes. Here’s how to tackle it.
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A multi-fuel generator boosts disaster resilience

They’ve never been more popular. You may want to consider a multi-fuel one.
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Composite decking: What you need to know

This fast-growing, low-maintenance option has lots of pluses, says Steve Maxwell
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How to choose new flooring wisely

Steve Maxwell shares the benefits of three top finished flooring trends.
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Four ways to cool your home at minimal cost

Four ways to cool your home at minimal cost.
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One-time exterior wood finish delivers easy-going results

If you don’t mind a weathered look, this exterior wood finish option is a no-maintenance, one-time choice.
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How interior paint is getting much better

It may have improved over the years, but there are still three keys to ensuring a quality result.
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Hurricane-proof homes: How to build safer, stronger houses

The Safer Living Homes campaign encourages the building of stronger homes. Here’s why & how.
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Milk paint and chalked paint: Getting that antique look

Milk paint and chalked paint are a great way to do it. Here’s how.
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Homeowner Helpers: Annual deck maintenance

Annual TLC for your deck is a good long-term investment.
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10 energy upgrades that really work

Beyond theory: Steve Maxwell shares his list of upgrades that have proved effective.
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Solving the problem of brick pavers: It’s all in the sand

They’re a great option for driveways, walkways and patios, once you find the right sand
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Why engineered wood products deliver better homes

Versatility, strength and homeowner expectations are just three reasons for their increasing popularity, writes Steve Maxwell.
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Concrete countertop: A stylish option, despite the name

Beginner tips if you’re thinking of making your own concrete countertop.
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