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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.

Family Handyman DIY Tip of the Day: Inexpensive Wet Basement Solution. Sloping the soil away from the house will take care of the problem most of the time. Firmly pack clay soil around the foundation, with at least a slope over the first 4 ft.

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 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

Build a DIY fire pit for not much more than the cost of a flimsy store-bought fire ring. With tips from a veteran bricklayer, we'll show you how.

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

Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the Perfectly Practical Shed in the July/August 2015 issue.

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

How to Build a Shed on the Cheap

Shed Plans - How to Build a Cheap Storage Shed - Step by Step: The Family Handyman Now You Can Build ANY Shed In A Weekend Even If You've Zero Woodworking Experience!

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How to Build a Rain Barrel - Article

How To Build A Rain Barrell Harvesting rain water is a great way to save water and use it for…

Use a polyester filler to rebuild rotted or damaged wood. You can mold and shape it to match the original wood profile. It takes paint well and won't rot.

How to Repair Rotted Wood

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

How to Install Stone Facing

We'll show you how to install stone facing on your house. This do-it-yourself alternative to real brick and stone doesn't require a brick ledge.

How to Build Deck Stairs | The Family Handyman

How to Build Stairs for Your Deck — The

Sure, building deck stairs can be tricky. But in this story, we'll make it easy by showing you how to build stairs by estimating step dimensions.

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

You probably already have a home maintenance checklist: Replace the furnace filter each season, shut off water spigots before winter, clean the gutters, etc. That’s a good start, but there are jobs that homeowners often forget about, or don’t even know about. Here are some important home maintenance items that may not be on your list—items that may cause a big headache, or worse, cost you big money if you neglect them.

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

A plugged dryer vent will cause your dryer to run inefficiently, and that's bad. A plugged dryer ven. - Provided by The Family Handyman

It's here! The Family Handyman's 2013 Shed! PDF material lists & construction drawings posted - click here to print. Get building and send us your brag photos. We'd love to see them!!

Dream Shed Made Easy

This Diy shed plans family handyman its good Shed plans: storage shed plans: the family handyman, The family handyman .

Tips for How to Build a Deck - Article: The Family Handyman

Tips for How to Build a Deck

Avoid headaches, save time, and build a rock-solid deck Sturdier stair design Strong skirt boards strengthen wobbly stairs and railings.

How to Cast Concrete Fountains

How to Cast Concrete Fountains

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