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How Tos

Welcome to the tips and tricks page to help make tough home improvement tasks and repairs easier.

How To Build a Sag-Free Gate

Homax® EasyGate® No-Sag Gate Kit enables any homeowner to build a sag-free gate frame in as little as 20 minutes. The kit includes 4 gate brackets with attached hinges and screws for easy assembly. Learn more how to build your own gate.

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How to Refinish a Tub, Sink or Tile

Is your 1950’s mauve tub clashing with the latest home décor trends? Or, is your white porcelain sink badly stained and discolored? Rather than incurring the hassle and cost of replacing costly bathroom fixtures (not to mention the mess it creates), you can refinish them yourself to a bright white finish that will last for years.

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Patch Holes in Drywall

Whether from door knobs, roughhousing kids or overzealous plumbing or electrical repairs, holes happen. Fortunately, fixing holes in drywall doesn’t require a lot of skill or time. Learn how to patch a hole in drywall.

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Patch Orange Peel Wall Texture

Orange Peel and Splatter textures are commonly used to finish interior wall surfaces and hide taped drywall seams along with other imperfections. If damage appears to these walls, the typical spackle and sand repair approach will leave a bald spot or smooth area amid the textured surface. Learn how to match existing wall texture.

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