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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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How to use a hammer drill

If you’ve ever been confused by dials and controls on a drill, this lesson is for you, says home improvement expert Steve Maxwell.
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6 things your house painter wishes you knew

Want a better-looking paint job? Then get these things right, says home improvement expert Steve Maxwell.
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How to soundproof a floor — and walls

Got a noisy floor or room? Steve Maxwell shares his tips on how to fix them.
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How to repair a concrete crack in a floor

Steve Maxwell shares his time-tested solution for a cracked floor.
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Wood-free deck materials make for easier living

Non-wood alternatives are becoming more common and better, with less maintenance and longer working life.
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The Bluenose II and spar varnish for outdoor wood

The Canadian sailing icon is a proving ground for an age-old wood finish.
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Indoor clothes drying: High-quality racks make it easy to be green

Using a high-quality rack makes it easy to green, says Steve Maxwell.
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Tile grout: Regrouting ceramic tile can be a DIY job

Steve Maxwell shares tips for improving the look of your tile installations.
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Indoor air quality: Breathe healthier and better in your home

We’re cooped up in winter, which means the air in our homes is often worse. Here’s how to identify & fix the problem.
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Water line freeze protection

An easy solution for water lines that aren’t buried deep enough.
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X-ray vision: How infrared thermography can help save you money and energy

How infrared thermography can help save you money and energy.
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How to get rid of bed bugs

Once eradicated from large parts of the world, these annoying pests are back in a big way. Here's how to deal with them.
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Home water filtration: Understanding the basics

There are lots of ways to improve taste and safety through water filtration.
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Electricity-free plumbing innovation keeps drain vents frost-free

This electricity-free plumbing innovation is a simple and easy-to-install way to prevent “ice capping”
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Three tips for optimal interior painting

If painting is in your plans, Steve Maxwell shares three top tips for getting the most out of your paint job.
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Generator options: Consider a transfer switch connecting a portable generator to your home

It’s a simple & economical way to connect a portable generator to your home, says Steve Maxwell.
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Four tactics for better backyard projects

If there’s a deck, dock, gazebo or any other outdoor wooden project in your future, check these Steve Maxwell tips.
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