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    The Home Brewer

    On HouseSmarts, we’re all about the DIY approach to things. So why not apply that theory to beer? Andrea Darlas visits a craft brewery and a team of home brewers to see what makes them tick and what gives them that “hop” in their step.

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    Cool, Reflective Roof Shingles

    Looking to shield your home from the blazing heat of the sun? These newfangled shingles offer more design options that ever before WITHOUT sacrificing performance.

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    Removing Paint Overspray from Glass

    If you’ve ever used spray paint, you know it can be a bit unwieldy. Here’s a fast and simple way to remove that overspray from any glass that might have been nearby.

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    Training for the Trades

    Finding a qualified tradesperson is becoming more and more of a challenge, due to shifts in our national workforce concentration. Lou called upon one of his oldest friends, who just happens to oversee a special high school training program that’s designed to alleviate the “skills gap.”

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    Building a Bookshelf

    Getting organized doesn’t have to mean you can’t do it yourself or without style. Check out this step-by-step guide on how to create your own bookshelf, in no time flat.

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    Sure Can USA

    Anyone who has used gasoline-powered equipment knows that refilling can be a real drag. From spilling gas on the ground to overfilling the fuel tank, this chore can be a real bore. Well spill no more!

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    Ask Lou

    Do you have a DIY or home improvement question? Well, go ahead and just Ask Lou. TOPICS: Kitchen countertops, quartz or granite?; Fixing fungus on trees; Babyproofing and avoiding tipping; Birds on a porchlight

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