Candace Osmond

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Candace Osmond is a USA TODAY Bestselling Author and Award-Winning Interior Designer. Using her years of hands-on experience, she now writes about design and DIY. She currently resides on the rocky East Coast of Canada with her family and slobbery bulldog.

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Latex Paint Thinning Tips for a Smooth Finish

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Get Rid of Spray Paint Smell with Household Items

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How to Estimate Benjamin Moore Paint Expenses

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Master the Art of Painting Without Brush Marks

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Calculating Gallon of Paint Prices for Projects

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Essential Tips for Keeping Your Spray Gun Clean

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Expert Tips for Cleaning Spray Paint from Driveways

Man on lifting platform painting the house wall exterior yellow with roller

Painting a Two Story Home: Cost Breakdown and Tips

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How to Achieve Ideal Paint Mixture for Spray Guns

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Expert Advice on How to Fix Uneven Spray Paint Spots

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Shower Drain Removal Tips and Tricks

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Maximize Your Car's Aesthetics with Matte Black Paint

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Proper Techniques to Clean Paint Brushes After Use

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Car Paint Correction Cost Breakdown and Tips

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Learn How to Use a Toilet Auger for Efficient Plumbing

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Understanding Toilet Weights for Bathroom Renovations

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Efficient Home Heating with Hydronic Radiant Floors

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Discover What Happens to Toilet Water

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Guide to Removing a Toilet Paper Holder Easily

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Living Room Paint Ideas for a Stylish Home Makeover

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The Science Behind Toilet Seats Changing to Blue

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Say Goodbye to Toilet Smells: Uncovering Causes and Remedies

Different types of toilets

An In-Depth Look at Toilet Costs and Features

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Finding the Perfect Fit: How to Measure a Toilet Seat

Bathroom interior with white bath tub, glass door shower and toilet

Essential Steps to Measure Your Shower Door Accurately

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Fixing Foul Smells in Your Shower Drain

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Achieve a Leak-Free Shower with Proper Caulking Techniques

Upscale master bath with marble sink and tub

Effective Ways to Clean Marble Shower Surfaces

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Shower Grout Cleaning Solutions for Sparkling Tiles

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Guide to Waterproofing Your Shower Window Efficiently

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How to Snake a Toilet for Effective Drain Clearing

Female Hand Screwdriver Screw Fixing Toilet Seat

Toilet Seat Repair How-To for a Sturdy Seat

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Toilet Seat Removal 101: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

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Ultimate Guide on Toilet Tank Cleaning Techniques

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Mastering Toilet Flushing Without Water

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Eliminate Toilet Bubbling Problems with These Tips

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Filtering Requirements for Tankless Water Heaters

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Eliminate Mold in Your Shower With These Proven Tips

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Water Heater Hiding Ideas for a Tidy Space

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Budgeting for a Water Heater: A Pricing Overview

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Factors That Affect House Painting Costs

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Trending Modern Paint Colors for a Fresh Look

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Top Coastal Paint Colors to Create a Seaside Retreat

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Comparing Weights of Various Types of Water Heaters

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Water Heater Service Providers Near You

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Save Energy with Tankless Water Heaters Insights

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Determining the Age of Your Bradford White Water Heater

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Breaking Down Sherwin Williams Paint Prices

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Sponge Painting Walls for a Unique Interior Look

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Removing Spray Paint from Plastic Made Easy

Bathroom in Grey and Blue Colours

Best Bathroom Paint Colors to Transform Your Space

Beautiful living room interior with white sofa, blue and beige.

Add Personality to Your Living Room with DIY Painting

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Yellow House Red Shutters: A Classic Color Combination

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How to Paint Your Bathtub and Achieve a Great Finish

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Incorporating Graphic Charcoal Color into Your Home

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Maximize Your Interior Style with Light Beige Walls

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Shabby Chic Paint Colors to Create a Cozy Atmosphere

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Cottage Paint Colors That Capture the Essence of Home

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Achieve Stunning Results with Crimson Wall Paint

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Revamp Your Space by Learning How to Paint Over Wallpaper

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A Comprehensive Guide to Painting Your Home Stairwell

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Transform Your Home with Expert Baseboard Painting Tips

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Expert Advice on Painting Over Oil-Based Paint

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Discover the Beauty of Olive Green Paint in Interior Design

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Discover the Ideal Bedroom Paint Colors for Your Home

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Step by Step Process for Painting Vinyl Shutters

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A Comprehensive Guide to Fence Staining Techniques

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Achieving a Tuscan Ambiance with Paint Colors

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How to Tackle Painting Baseboards in Carpeted Rooms

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Mastering the Art of Painting High Walls at Home

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Paint a Door Flawlessly Without Brush Marks

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Creating Smooth Surfaces with Orange Peel Texture

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Effortlessly Paint Behind a Toilet

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Glow in the Dark Painting Ideas for Creative Minds

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Taping Tricks to Ensure a Professional Paint Finish

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Choosing the Perfect Exterior House Colors

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Discover the Beauty of Slate Blue in Your Interiors

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Revamp Your Deck with Trendy Stain Colors

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Proper Paint Disposal Guide for Homeowners

Construction worker tile roofing repair

How Long to Replace a Roof: Factors and Considerations

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Garage Floor Maintenance for a Stunning and Safe Space

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Breathing New Life into Cabinets with Laminate Painting

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Unlock the Secrets of Carpet Tile Installation

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Restore Your Laminate Floor by Removing Scratches

Wash the floor of the house in protective gloves. Laminate cleaning

Deep Cleaning Laminate Floors Made Easy

Luxury classic basement bathroom with white and beige

Cost to Add a Bathroom in Basement: Your Comprehensive Guide

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Key Factors Influencing When to Replace Your Roof

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Transform Your Space with Soundproof Basement Ceiling Ideas

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How to Change High Ceiling Light Bulb Safely

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Guide to Selecting a Front Door Color That Stands Out

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Get Rid of Basement Mold Once and for All

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Win the Battle Against Spiders in Your Basement

Heating and Cooling Work

Transform Your Basement by Hiding Visible Ductwork

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Door Measuring Tips for DIY Enthusiasts and Professionals

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Safe and Effective Pigeon Removal for Roofs

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A Comprehensive Guide to Changing Ceiling Fan Bulbs

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Achieve a Perfect Wreath Display on Your Door

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Conceal a Doorway Without Door for a Unique Home Design

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Easy Steps to Fix a Gap Between Door and Frame

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Easy Steps to Install Your Ceiling Light at Home

Modern apartment interior

Transform Your Ceiling with LED Strip Lights Installation

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Repairing Ceiling Holes Made Easy for Homeowners

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Easy Steps to Remove Popcorn Ceiling for a Modern Look

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Step-by-Step Guide to Unveil Hidden Studs in Your Ceiling

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Top Strategies for Successful Popcorn Ceiling Repair

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Revamp Your Home Exterior with a Painted Garage Door

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Door Slamming Prevention Tips and Tricks

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Loose Door Knob Troubleshooting and Repair Tips

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Effortlessly Take a Door Off Its Hinges

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Master the Art of Cleaning Your Sliding Door Tracks

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Step by Step Process for Painting Fiberglass Doors

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Metal Door Painting Made Easy for DIY Enthusiasts

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Transform Your Space with Ceiling-Hung Plants

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Insulating Your Garage Door: Tips for Energy Efficiency

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How to Attach a Window Box Securely

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Step by Step Guide for Hanging Wreaths on Windows

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How to Remove Window Blinds with Ease

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Step by Step Guide on Painting a Window

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Window Reglazing Techniques for a Long-lasting Finish

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Achieve a Stylish Home with Window Trim Installation

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Framing a Door Made Easy for Homeowners

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Keep Bugs Out with Expert Screen Door Installation Tips

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Enhance Your Home's Decor With Window Treatment Ideas

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How to Fix Water Damaged Swollen Wood Furniture

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The Ultimate Guide to Framing a Window Correctly

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Guide to Hanging Window Scarves for a Stylish Home

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Master the Art of Hanging Curtains on Arched Windows

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A Comprehensive Guide to Cleaning Your Window Blinds

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Create Stylish Frosted Windows in Simple Steps

Woman Cleaning Windows and Window Sills From Dust

Effective Window Sill Cleaning Techniques

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DIY Window Sill Replacement Made Easy

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Car Bumper Repaint Costs Explained

Professional painting wheels with a spray gun

Understanding the Cost to Paint Rims for Your Vehicle

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How Much to Paint a Car A Comprehensive Guide

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Pro Tips for a Flawless Ceiling Paint Without Marks

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How to Choose Exterior House Colors for Your Home

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Affordable Garage Flooring Options for Your Home

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Essential Tips for Successfully Painting Popcorn Ceilings

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Guide to Removing Latex Paint From Walls, Floors and More

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Estimating the Time Required for Painting a Room

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Complete Guide to the Time Required for Painting a Room