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For shade and bug protection, you can't beat a screened-in porch. Here's how to tackle this more advanced home improvement project, starting from an existing structure like a deck, patio or front porch.

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Building a sandbox is a fun and relatively simple DIY project. The end result can provide endless hours of entertainment and imaginative play for your children. If you're looking to build a sandbox for your kids to play in, follow this simple step-by-step guide.

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Chain-link fences are especially helpful in areas where heavy snow or high winds may preclude the use of other types of fences. Convinced chain-link is the fence for you? If you’re going to put the fence up yourself, follow this installation guide.

A roll of simulated wood vinyl tile is unrolled across a finished floor

Time for a new floor? If you have laminate flooring, you can remove it yourself. The instructions for how to remove laminate flooring are slightly different depending on if you have glued or floating floors. Here are some tips for preparation, removal and what to do at the end of the job.

Brown ceiling fan hangs near a neighboring wall

Ceiling fans are a great way to circulate air around the room. If you're thinking about installing one, expect to pay $50 to $400 for the fan itself, plus $100 to $350 for professional installation. Learn more here.

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