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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Create a Dining Area Within Another Room Jul 02, 2020

Dear James: For our starter home, we are considering a dining area instead of a dining room to save ... Read More

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Select Proper Joint Design for Wood Projects Jun 25, 2020

Dear James: I am pretty handy with DIY projects around my house, so I want to make kitchen cabinets.... Read More

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Replace an Outdoor Faucet Yourself Jun 18, 2020

Dear James: Last winter, I forgot to turn off the water to an outdoor faucet, and the pipe split. Ho... Read More

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Outfit Your Toolbox With the Most Useful Hand Tools Jun 11, 2020

Dear James: I just bought my first house, and it needs some light repairs, but I don't have any tool... Read More