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How To Paint Cabinets with a Paint Sprayer

Painting your cabinets is an inexpensive alternative to replacing them, and using a paint sprayer is the best way to get a pro finish. Watch Cody and Ashlee walk through each step of this high-impact project. Tools & materials: Degreaser – https://low.es/2Ekiozf Wood putty – https://low.es/2NgjKNX Putty knife – https://low.es/2DUZAF4 Painter’s tape – https://low.es/2BJMQRm Plastic drop cloth – https://low.es/2GMpXAh Craftsman…

Testing the Newest Low Consumption Toilets

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to a plumbing facility in New Jersey to learn about advances in toilet engineering that help save water. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Steps: 1. A series of tests are performed on new designs of toilets to ensure they are achieving…

6 Easy Ways to Remove Rust from Tools & Hardware

Whether removing rust with chemicals, abrasive tools or DIY solutions, these six removal rust tips can help you easily remove rust from tools and hardware. For more cleaning tips, check out our Cleaning playlist: https://thd.co/2AXJlrQ Shop chemical rust removers and inhibitors at The Home Depot: https://thd.co/2tqoA28 Watch this video to find 6 easy ways to remove rust from tools: 00:14…

How to Choose and Use Drill Bits

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains the uses for different drill bits. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Cost: $20 and up Steps: 1. The most common drill bit is a twist bit, or HHS bit, which can drill a small, uniform hole in a wide variety of materials. The…

How to Use Drywall Screws

Learn how to use a drywall screw in a few simple steps. Follow along as our experts demo three easy steps to hang drywall with drywall screws. For more fasteners tips, check out our Fasteners playlist: https://thd.co/2Ef4zSq Drywall screws provide a stronger hold, but cost a bit more than nails and usually feature a Phillips head. Learn more about using…

Why I Give | The Homer Fund

This year, The Homer Fund celebrates 20 Years of Giving! Generous donations from our associates have made it possible to award $176 million to more than 138,000 Home Depot families. Each Home Depot associate has a reason for donating. Some received a life-changing grant while others want to pay it forward. 20 years later, The Homer Fund is grateful for…