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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How to Thin Latex Paint for Sprayer Techniques

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How to Get Rid of Spray Paint Smell Safely and Quickly

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Benjamin Moore Paint Cost Guide for Homeowners

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Essential Techniques for Painting Without Strokes

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Gallon of Paint Pricing for Interior and Exterior Use

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How to Clean a Spray Gun: Step by Step Instructions

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Effective Techniques for Spray Paint Driveway Removal

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

Understanding the Cost of Painting a Two Story House

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Learn How to Mix Paint for Optimal Spray Gun Use

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Professional Tips for Remedying Uneven Spray Paint

Dirty shower floor drain in an old shower

A Comprehensive Guide to Shower Drain Removal

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Discover the Benefits of Choosing Matte Black Car Paint

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Learn the Best Methods to Clean Your Paint Brushes

Before and after effect after car varnish renovation and paint correction

Expert Advice on Paint Correction Cost and Value

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Effectively Unclog Your Toilet with a Toilet Auger

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All About Toilet Weights for Informed Bathroom Decisions

Underfloor heating with collector and radiator in the room. Concept of technology heating. The order of layers in the floor.

Maximizing Comfort with Hydronic Radiant Floor Heating

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Toilet Water Journey After You Flush

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Master the Art of Toilet Paper Holder Removal

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Living Room Paint Ideas to Transform Your Space

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Why Is My Toilet Seat Turning Blue: Causes and Solutions

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Unmasking the Mystery Behind Toilet Odors and their Fixes

Different types of toilets

What You Need to Know About Toilet Costs

A white toilet bowl, seat installation and plumbing connecting toilet pan connector to the waste pipe and water supply pipe to the toilet tank in the corner of the bathroom.

How to Measure a Toilet Seat for a Seamless Fit

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

Precise Shower Door Measurement Methods for DIY Enthusiasts

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Shower Drain Odor Causes and Solutions

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Upgrade Your Shower by Learning How to Caulk Like a Pro

Upscale master bath with marble sink and tub

Step by Step Guide to Cleaning Marble Showers

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Step by Step Guide to Clean Grout in Your Shower

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Expert Advice on How to Waterproof a Shower Window

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Expert Advice on Snaking a Toilet to Clear Blockages

Female Hand Screwdriver Screw Fixing Toilet Seat

Toilet Seat Tightening Techniques for Stability

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Get Rid of Your Old Toilet Seat: A Removal Guide

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Essential Guide to Toilet Tank Cleaning and Care

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Learn to Flush a Toilet When the Water Is Shut Off

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DIY Fixes for Toilet Bubbling to Save Time and Money

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Do Tankless Water Heaters Require a Filter

Mold fungus and rust growing in tile joints in damp poorly ventilated bathroom with high humidity, wtness, moisture and dampness problem in bath areas and shower.

Keep Your Bathroom Fresh: Removing Mold in the Shower

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Concealing a Water Heater for Aesthetic Appeal

Water pipes, valves and manometers inside house, system with electric pumps and heaters. Metal pipeline of home boiler, cold and hot tubes on utility room wall. Modern pipe installation for heating

Water Heater Costs: What to Expect When Purchasing

Busy House Painter Painting the Trim And Shutters of A Home.

How Much Does It Cost to Paint a House Explained

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Discover Modern Paint Colors for Your Home

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Revamp Your Space with Soothing Coastal Paint Colors

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Discover the Weight of Different Water Heater Models

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Understanding Who Services Water Heaters

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How Tankless Water Heaters Affect Your Electric Bill

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Estimating the Lifespan of a Bradford White Water Heater

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Sherwin Williams Paint Cost Considerations

Interior design scene. Bookshelves and vases with brunches.

Create Eye-Catching Patterns with Sponge Painting Walls

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Master the Technique of Removing Spray Paint on Plastic

Bathroom in Grey and Blue Colours

Bathroom Paint Colors to Enhance Your Interior Design

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

DIY Painting Ideas to Transform Your Living Room

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Home Makeover: Yellow House Red Shutters Edition

Built in rectangular bathtub with black gooseneck faucet inside home bathroom. Hanging towel and glass window can also be seen inside the room.

Give Your Bathtub a Makeover with These Painting Techniques

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Graphic Charcoal Paint Color for Modern Interior Design

Vintage style living room with beige color wall 3d render.The Rooms have wooden floors and light brown walls.Furnished with white and wood furniture. There are white window overlooking to outside.

Transform Your Space with Light Beige Walls

Living room shabby-chic style. Bright Living room with cream sofa armchair combination. 3D render

Find Your Perfect Shabby Chic Paint Colors Today

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Cottage Paint Colors to Create the Ultimate Retreat

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Add a Touch of Elegance with Crimson Wall Paint

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Achieving a Professional Look by Painting Over Wallpaper

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Learn How to Paint a Stairwell for a Stunning Result

Close Up Of Man Painting Skirting Board

How to Paint Baseboards for a Professional Finish

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Top Strategies for Painting Over Oil-Based Paint

Olive green paint wall

Olive Green Paint: A Timeless Trend in Interior Design

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Inspiring Bedroom Paint Colors for a Stunning Makeover

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Guide to Painting Vinyl Shutters for a Home Makeover

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Learn How to Stain a Fence Like a Pro

Summer streets in the medieval Tuscan town.

Top Tuscan Paint Colors to Transform Your Space

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Painting Baseboards on Carpeted Floors Step by Step

Tradesman painting a ceiling

How to Tackle Painting High Walls for Stunning Results

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Achieving a Smooth Door Paint Job Without Traces

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Easy Steps to Create a Professional Orange Peel Texture

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Expert Advice on Painting Behind a Toilet

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Glowing Art Inspirations: Painting with Luminous Paint

Man preparing to paint ceiling by masking off the wall beneath it with blue painter's tape.

Perfect Taping Techniques for Flawless Painting

Colorful houses on the street

Top Trending Exterior House Colors to Inspire You

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Creating a Tranquil Ambiance with Slate Blue Colors

Wooden walkout deck with railings and decorated with tree.

Deck Stain Colors to Transform Your Backyard

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Mastering the Art of Safe Paint Disposal at Home

Construction worker tile roofing repair

Roof Replacement Timeline: What to Expect

dirty, oily door of the bus garage

Efficient Techniques for Cleaning Your Garage Floor

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Achieve a New Look with Painted Laminate Cabinets

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Carpet Tile Installation: A Comprehensive Guide

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Repairing Scratches on Laminate Flooring Made Easy

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

Master the Art of Deep Cleaning Laminate Floors

Luxury classic basement bathroom with white and beige

What to Expect When Adding a Bathroom to Your Basement

Roof damaged to repair.

Roof Replacement Frequency for Optimal Home Care

New home under construction interior PVC pipes plumbing inside a home framing with basement view

Discover How to Soundproof a Basement Ceiling Successfully

An electrician is installing spotlights on the ceiling

High Ceiling Light Bulb Swaps Made Simple

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Transform Your Home's Appearance with the Best Door Color

Bearded man removes black mold on the wall after leakage

Eliminate Basement Mold with These Effective Methods

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How to Get Rid of Spiders in Basement Effortlessly

Heating and Cooling Work

Best Practices to Disguise Unsightly Basement Ductwork

Man measure the door size and write on paper at home

Essential Guide on Door Measurement Techniques

how to get rid of pigeons on roof

Tackle Pigeon Issues on Your Roof Today

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Master the Art of Changing Ceiling Fan Light Bulbs

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Hang a Wreath on a Door Like a Pro

Empty luxury home interior with beige carpet of dining and living room.

Covering a Doorway Without a Door Made Easy

White light under old door

Eliminate Door Gaps for Better Insulation

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How to Properly Install Ceiling Lights for Maximum Effect

Modern apartment interior

Illuminate Your Home with Ceiling LED Strip Lights

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Ceiling Hole Fixes for Aesthetic Home Improvement

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Effortless Popcorn Ceiling Removal for a Stylish Home

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Essential Guide on How to Find Studs in Ceiling Effortlessly

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Easy Popcorn Ceiling Repair Tips for Homeowners

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How to Paint a Garage Door for a Durable and Stylish Finish

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Effective Ways to Stop a Door From Slamming

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Loose Door Knob Solutions: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Master the Art of Removing Doors From Hinges

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Clean Sliding Door Tracks for Better Door Performance

Blond Woman painting the outside of a door blue

How to Paint a Fiberglass Door with Expert Results

Door handle and steel door painted yellow

Give Your Metal Door a Makeover with Easy Painting

Room with plants

Guide to Hanging Plants from Your Ceiling

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Garage Door Insulation: Enhance Home Energy Performance

A small home decorated with two window boxes with flowers and a nice home made wreath of magnolia leaves

Master the Art of Window Box Installation

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Expert Guide on How to Hang Wreaths on Windows

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How to Safely Detach Window Blinds

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Update Your Windows with Expert Painting Tips

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Master the Art of Window Reglazing with These Tips

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Upgrade Your Home with Expert Window Trim Tips

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Step by Step Guide on How to Frame a Door

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Essential Tips for Successful Screen Door Installation

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Inspiring Window Treatment Ideas for a Stylish Home

Close up. Bubbling laminate flooring planks damaged by water leakage.

Expert Tips for Repairing Water Damaged Furniture

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Achieve Perfect Window Frames with This Detailed Guide

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Step by Step Guide on How to Hang Window Scarves

Triple arched window with a wooden frame and white stucco on the background of the wall of light beige.

Transform Your Arched Window with Perfectly Hung Curtains

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How to Clean Blinds for a Fresh and Inviting Home Environment

Bathroom interior of a home with polished bathtub and frosted windows. A towel hanging on a ring can be seen on the white wall of this room.

How to Frost a Window for Privacy and Style

Woman Cleaning Windows and Window Sills From Dust

A Comprehensive Guide to Window Sill Cleaning

Home improvement handyman installing window sill

Learn to Replace a Window Sill Like a Pro

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Calculating the Expense of Bumper Repainting

Professional painting wheels with a spray gun

How Much Does It Cost to Paint Rims: Detailed Guide

Worker painting a car with spray gun

Vehicle Paint Costs Uncovered for Car Owners

Man painting his ceiling white

Step by Step Guide to Paint Ceilings Without Streaks

Woman painting exterior trim

Expert Tips for Selecting Exterior House Colors

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Your Guide to Budget-Conscious Garage Flooring Selections

Needler roller on the floor

Revamp Your Home by Painting Popcorn Ceiling

Paint cans with spilling paint

A Comprehensive Approach to Removing Latex Paint

Hand holding brush painting wall

Understanding the Time It Takes to Paint a Room

Woman painting a wall

How Long Does It Take to Paint a Room: Comprehensive Guide