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If you’re on a budget and would like to save a few bucks (so you can splurge elsewhere), or you’re unsure of how to go about creating the functional and aesthetic home of your dreams, or you simply love the thrill of accomplishment when you do something on your own, Homedit’s How-To section of articles is the ultimate helpful guide. Here are found tips and advice for a variety of home decorating questions and challenges.

What Is A Stud In Construction? Types Of Studs Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on April 9, 2021

What Is A Stud In Construction? Types Of Studs

One of the most important terms that any construction worker can learn is the word “stud.” This is because building a wall is one of the most crucial parts of building a house. Walls offer support and make up the majority of a home.  Studs are used for exterior and interior walls. It isn’t as...

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Standard Window Width And Price For Each Window Type Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on April 7, 2021

Standard Window Width And Price For Each Window Type

Every modern-day house will have at least one window. If you’re building a new house, you probably need to know what sizes of windows are available to you so you can lay out your floor plans. Window and door placement is important.  If you get this wrong, your entire house will be thrown off-kilter. So,...

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How to Remove a Stripped Screw and Get On With Your Project Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Vera Dordick, on April 7, 2021

How to Remove a Stripped Screw and Get On With Your Project

Whether you’re a DIY veteran or a newbie weekend warrior when it comes to minor tasks around the house, it’s inevitable that you’ll one day strip a screw. When that happens it doesn’t have to ruin the day or your project because there are a number of ways to remove a stripped screw. Using any...

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How To Install Insulation: What Is Fiberglass Insulation? Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on April 6, 2021

How To Install Insulation: What Is Fiberglass Insulation?

Insulation is an important part of building a house. If you’re looking for an insulation installation guide, then you’ve come to the right place. Learn how to install insulation to keep your house safe and warm today. Hearing the word “fiberglass” may deter you, but don’t let it. Fiberglass is one of the most useful...

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How To Strip Wire Safely With Wire Strippers And Other Tools Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on April 4, 2021

How To Strip Wire Safely With Wire Strippers And Other Tools

There are many reasons that you may need to strip wires. The main reason is usually that you need to rewire something. Stripping wires allows you to rewire them back together in order to let the current flow back through.  There’s not much you need to know about stripping wires, but there is quite a...

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How to Paint Vinyl Upholstery Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on April 3, 2021

How to Paint Vinyl Upholstery

You may have a piece of furniture that you love that has vinyl upholstery that you don’t. Reupholstering pieces can be a lot of work. Good news: You can get a new, fresh look on your vinyl furniture simply by painting the vinyl upholstery! I have had a pair of black vinyl barstools for years...

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Save Your Cash by Learning How to Unclog a Garbage Disposal Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Vera Dordick, on March 30, 2021

Save Your Cash by Learning How to Unclog a Garbage Disposal

A garbage disposal in the sink is a very handy thing to have in the kitchen, but if it clogs, it can be an expensive proposition to call a plumber to fix it. Before you pick up the phone, it’s worth trying to unclog it yourself, because it’s not necessarily that difficult if you arm...

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25 Reasons To Put Shiplap Walls In Every Room Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on March 28, 2021

25 Reasons To Put Shiplap Walls In Every Room

Since the popular home renovating show Fixer Upper has been around, shiplap has been on the decorating menu. Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines find a way to incorporate shiplap walls somewhere into every single home that they renovate. And now everyone else is too. When you fall down the farmhouse decor hole, you’ll find multitudes of...

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