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How to Install a Smart Thermostat

How to Install a Smart Thermostat Tools List for How to Install a Smart Thermostat: - Screwdriver Steps for How to Install a Smart Thermostat: 1. Turn off the service switch on the side of the furnace. 2. Remove the faceplate from the existing thermostat. 3. Take a digital...Read More

How to Prune an Overgrown Hedge

How to Prune an Overgrown Hedge Shopping List for - plastic tree ties Tools for - orchard ladder, used for reaching top of tall hedge (can be rented) - bypass pruners - pole pruner (can be rented) - leaf rake - wheelbarrow

How to Install a Whole-House Dehumidifier

How to Install a Whole-House Dehumidifier Shopping List for How to Install a Whole-House Dehumidifier: - Whole-house dehumidifier Steps for How to Install a Whole-House Dehumidifier: 1. In the attic, attach four steel hanging bars and the metal pan from the collar ties. Position the...Read More

How to Replace a Bathroom Vanity

How to Replace a Bathroom Vanity Shopping List for How to Replace a Bathroom Vanity: - new vanity cabinet, top, sink, and faucet - copper pipe and assorted fittings, for making new water-supply lines - lead-free solder, flux and emery paper, used to clean and sweat copper pipe...Read More

How to Hand-Prune Trees

How to Hand-Prune Trees Landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a homeowner how to prune her neglected crabapple tree properly. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?"...Read More