coat rack

How to Hang a Coat Rack on Drywall?

A coat rack is a cheap and easy way to de-clutter any entrance or foyer. Instead of piling up coats on the back of a chair, or hanging them inside a closet, a coat rack gives you the option to hang up coats where they’re easy to access.

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ikea lack shelf

How to Install an Ikea Lack Floating Wall Shelf

Ikea lack shelves are a fantastic option if you’re looking for simple floating shelves that look great and don’t cost an arm and a leg. The downside is they aren’t as easy to install as other Ikea furniture, and you’ll need a little DIY know-how and a few tools to install them correctly.

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driving screw in the wall

Why Won’t My Screw Go in the Wall?

It might sound like a bit of a silly question, but the reality is, that it can happen to the best of us. If you’re dealing with a screw that just won’t go into the wall – then look no further – I’ll break down how to deal with this in relation to several common DIY scenarios.

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frozen pipes

At What Temperature do Pipes Freeze?

Frozen pipes are a major issue facing homeowners of all stripes, and every year they lead to expensive repairs from pipes bursting leading to flooded basements, bathrooms, and more. This leads to the logical next question which is – at what temperature do pipes freeze?

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coped trim

How to Cope Trim Joints?

Coping trim joints is the process of cutting the trim profile so the two pieces fit snugly together in a joint. It results in a much better joint fit than a simple mitered corner – and is useful for covering up small imperfections and irregularities in corners, framing, and measurements.

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coping saw

How to Use a Coping Saw?

A coping saw is used for coping joints – which is the process of matching up two uneven surfaces – and is most commonly used when installing molding and trim. Its unique U-shaped frame combined with the long slim blade allows for highly intricate cutting, which can’t really be matched by any other saw type.

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