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The Family Handyman Trade Secrets: Fix Your Home Like a Pro!                                                                                                                                                      More

The Family Handyman Trade Secrets: Fix Your Home Like a Pro! More

Sloping the soil away from the foundation will remedy a wet basement most of the time.   The Family Handyman recommends firmly packing clay soil around the foundation, with at least a 4-in. slope over the first 4 ft. Place 6-mil black plastic over the soil and cover it with landscape rock. Install 4- to 6-ft. gutter extensions to your downspouts to direct water farther away from your foundation.

Sloping the soil away from the foundation will remedy a wet basement most of the time. The Family Handyman recommends firmly packing clay soil around the foundation, with at least a 4-in. slope over the first 4 ft. Place 6-mil black plastic over the soil and cover it with landscape rock. Install 4- to 6-ft. gutter extensions to your downspouts to direct water farther away from your foundation.

The SnapPower Guidelight is "The Best Night-Light in History" - The Family Handyman Magazine  Sleek modern design, costs only .10/year to operate and leaves both of your outlets free to use. No wiring or batteries needed!

Guidelight

The SnapPower Guidelight is "The Best Night-Light in History" - The Family Handyman Magazine Sleek modern design, costs only .10/year to operate and leaves both of your outlets free to use. No wiring or batteries needed!

How to build a fire pit | The Family Handyman

DIY Fire Pit

How to build a fire pit | The Family Handyman

below, in additional information, are the materials list and construction drawings for the perfectly practical shed in the july/august 2015 issue. these are pdf files that you can download and print.

2015 Shed

below, in additional information, are the materials list and construction drawings for the perfectly practical shed in the july/august 2015 issue. these are pdf files that you can download and print.

How to Build a Cheap Storage Shed - Step by Step: The Family Handyman

How to Build a Shed on the Cheap

How to Build a Cheap Storage Shed - Step by Step: The Family Handyman

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How to Build a Rain Barrel - Article

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How to Install Stone Facing - Step by Step: The Family Handyman

How to Install Stone Facing

How to Install Stone Facing - Step by Step: The Family Handyman

How to Build Deck Stairs | The Family Handyman

How to Build Stairs for Your Deck — The

How to Build Deck Stairs | The Family Handyman

Test the Sump Pump or Risk a Flood - It's easy to forget about your sump pump, but it's important to make sure it's in good working order. If you…

10 Vital Home Maintenance Tasks You'll Regret If You Forget

Test the Sump Pump or Risk a Flood - It's easy to forget about your sump pump, but it's important to make sure it's in good working order. If you…

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