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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 bathroom without good ventilation is a likely target for mildew and wood damage.
To see Old Glory waving in the wind always brings a sense of pride. A contractor will charge $932 to install a 25-foot pole in concrete, which includes the labor and material.
Redwood is the top of the line of natural deck materials because even under the worst conditions it resists decay, insects and weathering -- and it always looks good.
When storage for lawn equipment and outdoor gear is needed in the back yard, consider building a wooden yard shed.
A sound subfloor is needed when you're laying carpet, vinyl, laminate or engineered hardwood on a cement basement floor so the surface is warm, dry and resilient.
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.
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