Work smarter, not harder, on DIY projects

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6 common-sense tips to save time, avoid mistakes

BY PAUL BIANCHINA

Do-it-yourself projects can be extremely satisfying, and the savings can add some much-needed cash to your wallet. But they can also be a lot of work, and they take time away from family and leisure activities. So why make them any harder than they need to be?

With that simple philosophy in mind, here’s a list of suggestions to help you get your projects done more quickly and with less stress.

1. Set up some work tables: Having a place that’s off the floor to gather all your tools and materials is one of the quickest and most helpful things you can do. It keeps everything in one place, makes assembly much easier, and puts tools like miter saws at a safe, comfortable working height. Continue reading…