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June
Home Maintenance And Improvement - Garage Storage Space You Never Knew You Had (Anyone with a double garage can put the easy-to-build cabinets shown on the cover between the cars and greatly increase storage space); Coping With The Energy Crisis (Practical and useful ideas contributed by our readers on how to save electricity and fuel); Aw, Hang It All, It's Easy (Just follow the step-by-step procedure outlined here and you will get wallpaper up on the wall in a professional manner and enjoy doing it); Flushing And Filling Your Cooling System (Prevent your car from boiling over in summer, freezing in winter, by refilling now with the correct mixture of anti-freeze and water); Sanding Your Floors Like A Pro (How to make the best use of rental drum and disc sanding machines when preparing your hardwood floors for refinishing); Get Your Garden Ready For Summer (By planning and planting now you will have time to sit back and enjoy your garden later); Super Color TV Set (In this editors' test feature you'll learn about all the unique features that abound in this superb set you put together from a kit); Rusted, Busted And Immovable (Useful tips on the most effective methods of removing damaged or frozen bolts, nuts or screws); Ask Handyman - Your Questions Answered (Here are time, money and effort saving ideas to help you all around the house. Some of these included this month are:) Slanting A Concrete Patio, Dowel Pointers, Thermometer Problems, Replacing Radiators, Attic Vents, Plans For Bookcases; Editors' Tests (Evaluation reports by our editors who test new tools and products for home, garden and workshop. Features this month are:) Power Block Plane, Compressor Spray Gun, High Speed Moto-Tool; Tips You Should Know About (A wide range of ideas sent in by readers that should prove useful to anyone tackling decorating, repair and building jobs indoors and outdoors. Some of the tips covered this month include:) Plant Carrier, Six-Pack Seed Tray, Hedge Trimmer Holder, Lawn Mower Tip, Avoiding Glass Breakage, Fixing Rinser Spray Hose; Answers To Most Asked Garden Questions (Here you'll find questions and answers on house plants, vegetables and fruits, annuals,perennials, trees and shrubs. Some solutions this month include:) Distance For Tomato Plants, Soil pH For Vegetables, Fragrant Annuals, Shrubs For Shade, Requirements For Pinks, Houseplants Outdoors Departments - Booklets You Should Know About (Literature from manufacturers in pamphlet or leaflet form of certain interest to do-it-yourselfers); What It's Called And Where To Buy It (Buyer's guide of companies who make or sell the products mentioned in our feature articles); Complete Home Maintenance Index (Ready reference to 9 previous issues)
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October
Home Maintenance And Improvement - Use Cedar Shingles To Beautify An Interior Wall (Specially prepared 4-foot shingle strips provide unusual textured surface for accent walls - and installation is easy); Installing Pre-Grouted Ceramic Tile Is Easy (This packaged bathtub surround kit is made especially for installation by the do-it-yourselfer); Are Your Things Oil Right? (Proper lubrication of your household tools and machinery is quick and easy and will save you a big repair bill); Plant Bulbs In The Fall For Spring Flowers (With only a little bit of digging now daffodils, hyacinths, tulips and smaller bulbs will bloom in a riot of colors and fragrance next year); Problem: Wet Basement - Part 2 (A survey of the main causes and what you can do about them); Emergency Cut-Off Valves - Where Are Yours? (How to locate and identify the different valves that shut off gas or water lines in your house); Ask Handyman - Your Questions Answered (Here are time, money and effort saving ideas to help out all around the house. Some of those included this month are:) Attic Ventilation, Bar Addition, Re-Roofing, Cold Floors, Aluminum Wiring, Laying Bathroom Tiles Feature Columns - New Products For Old Problems (Our regular column of pictures and paragraphs on a wide range of new and interesting items for the handyman. Some products featured are:) Power Bit Screw, Carpet Tiles, Cable & Chain Oil, Decorative Brick, "Add On" Insulation, Compost Shredder; Editors Tests (Evaluation reports by our editors who test new tools and products for home, garden and workshop. Featured this month are:) New Type Paint Brush, Two-Speed Saber Saw, Anti-Rust Liquid; Tips You Should Know About (A wide range of ideas sent in by readers that should prove useful in anyone tackling decorating, repair and building jobs indoors and outdoors. Some of the tips covered this month include:) Cleaning Hints, Basement Insulation, Sliding Furniture, Handy Magnet, Saw Tricks, Charcoal Starter; Answers To Most Asked Garden Questions (Here you'll find questions on house plants, spring and summer bulbs, perennials, annuals, fruits and trees and shrubs. Solutions this month include:) Transplanting Lilies, Sweet Potatoes All Year, Indoor Lemons, Window Greenhouses, Climbing Roses, Protecting Pansies Departments - Booklets You Should Know About (Literature from manufacturers in pamphlet or leaflet form of certain interest to do-it-yourselfers); What It's Called And Where To Buy It (Buyer's guide to companies who make or sell the products mentioned in our featured articles); Complete Home Maintenance Repairs (Ready reference to the 9 previous issues)
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November
Home Maintenance And Improvement - Service Bar Deluxe Room-Within-A-Room (Give your rec room a focal point that will also provide years of enjoyment); Get Your Snowthrower Ready For Winter (Now is the time to prepare your machine so that it will perform at optimum efficiency); Choosing The Right Wrench For The Job (These inexpensive tools can make many of your home improvement, repair and maintenance jobs around the house much easier), Putting The Garden To Bed For The Winter (Spending a little time in the garden now can save you a lot of time in the spring); Replace Your Own Dishwasher (This new kit saves you up to $50 on installation charges and you can do the job in one evening); Install Your Own Bath Unit (This beautiful tub and wall panel surround is durable, lightweight and very easy to set up); Ask Handyman - Your Questions Answered (Here are time, money and effort saving ideas to help you all around the house. Some of these included this month are:) Flashing Problem, Drainage From A/C, Drywell, Bunk Beds, Wiring Under Concrete, Rising Floor; Feature Columns - New Products For Old Problems (Our regular column of pictures and paragraphs on a wide range of new and interesting items for the handyman. Some products featured include:) Air Machine, Ecomony Humidifier, Clock Kits, Water Conditioner, Roll-Up Awnings, Paneling; Editor's Tests (Evaluation reports by our editors who test new tools and products for home, garden and workshop. Featured this month are: Spindle Shaper Kit - inexpensive, easy-to-use and with a wide variety of shapes and a 180 Watt Stereo Receiver Kit - easily built, superior stereo receiver); Tips You Should Know About (A wide range of ideas sent in by readers that should prove useful to anyone tackling decorating, repair and building jobs indoors and outdoors. Some of the tips covered this month are:) Gas Cap Lock. Grass Under Leader, Fireplace Shield, Finger Protection, Repair For Noisy Washer, Electrical Extension Cords Departments - What It's Called And Where To Use It (Buyer's guide of companies who make or sell the products mentioned in our featured articles); Complete Home Maintenance Index (Ready reference to the 9 previous issues)
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December
Home Maintenance And Improvement - You, Too, Can Build This Professional-Looking Bookcase Unit (This do-it-yourselfer tells how to make it using only simple tools); How Good Is The Lock On Your Doors? (Burglars can easily get into most homes because the average homeowner can't tell a privacy lock from a security lock); Tackling Tub Maladies (How to repair bath tub faucets, drain valves and diverters - and save money by keeping the plumber away); A Report In The Products In The Recent National Hardware Show (Some new and some not so new products from the hardware industry that are of special interest to the home handyman); Installing A New Ceiling Lamp Without Suffering (Follow these simple rules and you will soon have a new fixture to brighten the room); Keeping Your Tools Sharp (Scissors, knives, axes, chain saws and chisels will all work better if properly sharpened - here's how); You Can Reupholster Your Own Chairs (A do-it-yourselfer tells you what you need and shows how easy it is to do); A Propane Torch Is A Very Handy Household Item (Knowing the many uses of a torch can save you many large home repair bills); Ask Handyman - Your Questions Answered (Here are time, money and effort saving ideas to help all around the house. Some of these included this month are:) Boat Protection, Large Windows, Attic Tile, Vertical Blinds Feature Columns - New Products For Old Problems (Our regular column of pictures and paragraphs on a wide range of interesting items for the handyman. Some products featured include:) Snow Throwers, Heritage Chiming Clocks, Saber Saw Blades, Sharpening Stone: Editor's Tests (Evaluation reports by our editors who test new tools and products for home, garden and workshop. Featured this month are:) 7-In-1 Hole Saw, High Speed Finishing Sander, 3/8" Drill; Tips You Should Know About (A wide range of ideas sent in by readers that should prove useful to anyone tackling decorating, repair and building jobs indoors and outdoors. Some of the tips covered this month include:) Electric Foot Control, Grill As A Smoker, Rooftop Platform, Allen Wrench Tip; Answers To Most Asked Garden Questions (Here you'll find questions on house plants, trees and shrubs, fruits and vegetables. Solutions this month include:) Freezing Peaches, Golden Chain Tree, Too Much Sun, Window Greenhouses Departments - Booklets You Should Know About (Literature from manufacturers in pamphlet or leaflet form of interest to do-it-yourselfers); What It's Called And Where To Buy It (Buyer's guide to companies who make or sell the products mentioned in our featured articles); Complete Home Maintenance Index (Ready reference to the 9 previous issues)
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