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Take Care of That Dripping Faucet!

 

Take care of that dripping faucet before it raises your water bill and drives you crazy! Here’s how to fix different types of faucets with some tips and tricks.
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Add Wall Texture to Your Next Paint Project
Add Wall Texture to Your Next Paint Project

 

Wall texture or drywall texture is a great way to add visual interest to a room. Follow our guide for a smooth (or bumpy) finish that you can tackle this weekend.
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8 Tips for How to Mow a Lawn Like a Pro
8 Tips for How to Mow a Lawn Like a Pro

 

Mowing a lawn is a big job. If your lawn is looking like a jungle, follow our best eight tips to keep your lawn healthy and have your neighbors asking who does your lawn!
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Painting Pressure Treated Wood Gives New Life to Lumber
Painting Pressure Treated Wood Gives New Life to Lumber

 

Pressure treated wood is a great long-lasting material choice for outdoor projects. Here’s how to paint pressure treated wood the right way.
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Get Fenced In: Fix Your Broken Fence
Get Fenced In: Fix Your Broken Fence

 

A broken fence is not only an eyesore, it’s also a backyard hazard. Taking care of any problems quickly is a necessity, so here’s how to keep your fence in good shape.
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Fix That Leaky Roof Now!
Fix That Leaky Roof Now!

 

A leaky roof can cause serious damage not to mention a major headache. Here’s our guide to the different parts of your roof and how to fix simple leaks.
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Garbage Disposal Not Working? Get it Fixed Now.
Garbage Disposal Not Working? Get it Fixed Now.

 

You flip the switch and all you hear is the dreaded garbage disposal hum. You have a clog somewhere down there. Thankfully, most issues are easy to fix, and only simple tools are required. Whether you have a clog, leak, or need to know how to clean your garbage disposal (what is that smell?), follow our guide to keep those blades spinning.
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How to Install a Thermostat for an Easy Energy Upgrade
How to Install a Thermostat for an Easy Energy Upgrade

 

If your energy bill is giving you a fright, you might be due for a thermostat upgrade. A new, programmable thermostat can offer you options to run your air conditioning less, especially when there’s nobody home, or when energy prices are at their highest.
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Simple Drywall Repair for Homeowners
Simple Drywall Repair for Homeowners

 

Drywall repair might seem like it’s just for the professionals. However, if you have several screw holes down your wall or one larger hole from an unfortunate incident, patching them up is a simple job. Follow along as we go through common drywall holes and their fixes, covering everything from corner beads to feathering out joint compound.
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How to Unclog a Sink Like a Pro
How to Unclog a Sink Like a Pro

 

Nothing is as frustrating as when you go to wash your favorite mug and your kitchen sink won’t drain. Now you’ve got gross standing water and a problem to deal with. No need to immediately call your plumber! Follow our easy solutions to clear a clogged kitchen or bathroom sink drain.
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Basic Smoke Alarm Installation
Basic Smoke Alarm Installation

 

Decided you need more smoke alarms and ready to tackle installation yourself? Follow these instructions for smoke alarm installation.
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Splitting Firewood the Right Way
Splitting Firewood the Right Way

 

When splitting firewood, you want to make sure that all your efforts pay off by splitting wood the right way. Follow our handy guide for all things firewood.
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Handy Drill Tips: How Well Do You Know Your Power Drill?
Handy Drill Tips: How Well Do You Know Your Power Drill?

 

Ready to upgrade your drill or begin your first DIY project? Follow along with our handy guide on drill parts and drill tips for pros and beginners alike.
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Plumb and Level: Perfection in Both Directions
Plumb and Level: Perfection in Both Directions

 

Measuring for plumb and level are key skills to learn to end up with quality construction projects that will last a lifetime. Here’s how to get them right.
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Design Your Own Outdoor Dog Kennel
Design Your Own Outdoor Dog Kennel

 

Designing your own outdoor dog kennel will give your pup a safe area all their own. Follow our checklist to upgrade your dog’s space to play, potty, or nap.
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Top 5 Essential Power Tools for the Born to Build®
Top 5 Essential Power Tools for the Born to Build®

 

If you have building in your blood, the power tool section of McCoy's can make you feel like a kid in a candy store.
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Before You Build: Questions for Your Homebuilder Part 2
Before You Build: Questions for Your Homebuilder Part 2

 

We know you still have a million more questions for your homebuilder, so we have created a list of 10 more questions to get you started off on the right track.
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Garden Irrigation to Take Your Garden to the Next Level
Garden Irrigation to Take Your Garden to the Next Level

 

Garden irrigation helps keep your plants thriving. From rain barrels to drip, follow these irrigation techniques to take your garden to the next level.
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Table Saw Tips for the Beginner or Expert Woodworker
Table Saw Tips for the Beginner or Expert Woodworker

 

Table saw tips and reminders before you begin your next project. Beginner or expert, you’ll want to read this before you start on the birdhouse or awesome deck.
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Before You Build: Questions for Your Homebuilder Part 1
Before You Build: Questions for Your Homebuilder Part 1

 

Your builder will be a big part of your life during your home build. Start your relationship out right with these 10 questions for your homebuilder.
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How to Install a Pet Door on Any Type of Door
How to Install a Pet Door on Any Type of Door

 

Installing a pet door means freedom for you and your pet so they can come and go, and you don’t have to worry! Here’s how to install a pet door on any door.
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Yes, You Can Fix Common Toilet Problems Yourself!
Yes, You Can Fix Common Toilet Problems Yourself!

 

The loo. The commode. The potty. Whatever you call it, no one wants to deal with a toilet that doesn’t work, especially if you are having guests over for a holiday or special occasion. The best option is to get in there now and take care of that leak, loose seat, or improper flushing (it might even save you on your water bill).
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How to Install a Barn Door
How to Install a Barn Door

 

A sliding barn door adds privacy to spaces where a standard door won’t work and adds charm to a rustic or modern farmhouse. Follow our installation guide.
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DIY with McCoy’s: Installing Shiplap or Beadboard
DIY with McCoy’s: Installing Shiplap or Beadboard

 

Shiplap and beadboard walls enhance not only your home’s look but its functionality. Let us guide you through some helpful tips for your next DIY.
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Tips on Installing a Screen Door
Tips on Installing a Screen Door

 

Installing a screen door to take advantage of afternoon breezes doesn’t have to be hard. Follow these tips from McCoy’s to check off your to-do list.
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What’s Going on Up There? Check Your Attic and Roof
What’s Going on Up There? Check Your Attic and Roof

 

Regular attic and roof maintenance can prevent headaches and high repair bills. Follow our tips to keep your attic and roof in tip-top shape.
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How to Measure for Replacement Windows
How to Measure for Replacement Windows

 

Knowing how to measure for replacement windows means you can start out right on a window install project that adds beauty and energy efficiency to your home.
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10 Herbicide Safety Tips to Control Weeds
10 Herbicide Safety Tips to Control Weeds

 

Herbicide safety is of the utmost importance when working with chemicals to deal with pesky weeds. For a safe and healthy lawn and garden, follow these tips.
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7 Paint Roller Tips the Pros Use
7 Paint Roller Tips the Pros Use

 

Painting a room in your home is a project most people tackle at some point. It might seem a bit daunting but with the right tools and techniques, you can get a beautiful, smooth finish. One of the most important tools is your paint roller.
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9 Tips for a No-Fail Ceiling Fan Installation
9 Tips for a No-Fail Ceiling Fan Installation

 

Got an outdated fan in your living room, your kitchen, or maybe on your porch you look up at and think, "I've got to get rid of that thing?" Now's the time.
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