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Do It Yourself...Or Not?
This husband-and-wife team helps readers figure out the skills, time, tools and materials they need to complete a home project. They also compare the costs of doing it yourself versus using professionals for the same job. Moves as a graphic with text.
Do It Yourself...Or Not? Samples
A working gutter system prevents soil erosion and water damage to the siding, and the low cost of cleaning and repairing a faulty gutter system is nothing when compared to the high cost of water damage.
We've spent many a day removing varnish from woodwork, and while the results can be stunning, it's a messy, time-consuming job.
To get a better tasting supply of drinking water at the faucet -- and to reduce harmful contaminants -- consider installing a drinking water filtration system.
A kitchen doesn't need to be totally remodeled to make it more functional.
We've all seen a towel bar dangling by one end, rendering it useless for hanging towels or anything else.
If your laundry tub is like ours, it does more than collect water from the washing machine. A plumber will charge $216 to remove an old tub, replace it with a new plastic unit and reinstall the faucet.
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