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Fix Leaks and Drips
Two annoying causes of wasted money and water are leaky taps and running toilets. In fact, according to the , a leaky faucet at one drip per second equals a loss of five gallons of water every day! Fortunately, both of these are easily remedied by any homeowner and won’t take long to complete. Click here to learn how to fix a leaky faucet, and here to fix a running toilet.
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Unfortunately, lost keys are a part of life. But why waste money on a locksmith when you can re-key a lock yourself? You can change your locks by removing the cylinder and adjusting the pins. Never worry about the cost of a new lockset again. Here’s how to master this skill.
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Paint Like a Pro
The ability to do a good paint job is a skill that, once learned, will save you gobs of money over the course of your home ownership. While it takes patience and detail, fresh paint can make your home seem larger, cleaner and more modern—not too bad for a few brushes, paint and a weekend or two. Check out our collection of painting tips aimed at making your painting projects look like you hired a pro.