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Highlights:

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Tools & Materials

Power drill
Screwdriver
Electrical tape
Wrenches
Plumber’s tape
Pencil
Wood putty stick
Bench knife
Fine sandpaper
Lockset
Kick plate
Wireless doorbell
Exterior light fixture with rotating heads
Recessed light fixtures
Kitchen or bath faucet
Cabinet pulls
Switch plates

Outdoor Upgrades

TIP: Making your home your own can be as easy as installing new fixtures.

Install new lockset and kick plate on front door.

Install new wireless doorbell.

Install new porch light.

For changeable outdoor accent lighting, install fixtures with rotating heads.

Indoor Upgrades

Install softly glowing, recessed lights in any room.

Install a new faucet in a kitchen or bath.

TIP: Washer-less faucets have fewer leaks than conventional faucets.

TIP: When tightening the supply tubing to the valve, hold the valve in a second wrench to keep it from turning.

Install new cabinet pulls in a kitchen or bath.

TIP: If new screw alignments don’t match the old, fill original holes with wood filler the color of cabinets.

Install new switch plates.

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