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Interior Projects, Repairs & Remodeling: Super-insulate your attic; create a glass tile vanity top; save a flooded basement; triple your closet space; and more.
Electrical & High-Tech: Save a cut extension cord; add a circuit to your breaker box; install a wall-mounted light; organize your phone and appliance chargers.
Plumbing, Heating & Appliances: Prevent pipes from freezing; replace a leaking main shutoff valve; fix rotting A/C insulation; save money on your water bill; plumb a water-powered sump pump; replace copper pipes with PEX.
Exterior Maintenance & Repairs: Patch rotted wood; repair mortar joints; install a new entry door; repack a stem seal on a street valve; make your own window screens.
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