Here's How

Here's How

Here's How

Columnist James Dulley answers readers' questions about building, remodeling or home-maintenance problems that range from paving a driveway to painting over wallpaper. Each column is accompanied by the related "Home How-To" graphic.

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Install Child-Safe Gates, and Other Safety Tips Oct 18, 2018

DEAR JAMES: My baby boy is at the crawling stage, and I want to make my house more child-safe with g... Read More

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Install a Toilet in a Work Area with No Drain Oct 11, 2018

DEAR JAMES: Our son repairs motorcycles in our garage. We need to install a small half bathroom in t... Read More

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Using the Proper Sandpaper Makes the Job Easier Oct 04, 2018

Dear James: I have been trying to clean up and refinish some of the hardwood trim in my older home. ... Read More

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Keep Front Door from Rubbing on Carpeting Sep 27, 2018

Dear James: We had a home built and installed a fiberglass front door. When we open it, it hits the ... Read More