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❧ How to Install Outdoor Lighting and Outlet - Step by Step: The Family Handyman

Run an underground electrical line into the garden to power an outdoor light or a pond pump. Here’s the quickest and cheapest method for bringing power to a remote spot without tearing up your yard.

How to Finish a Foundation Wall - We show two good ways to insulate and finish a basement or concrete wall. A 2x2 wall saves space and a 2x4 wall is easier to assemble and insulate. Both will create that snug extra room you need. By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine

How to Finish a Foundation Wall - We show two good ways to insulate and finish a basement or concrete wall. A wall saves space and a wall is easier to assemble and insulate. Both will create that snug extra room you need. By the DIY experts of T

Sloping the soil away from the house. Firmly pack clay soil around the foundation, with at least a 4-in. slope over the first 4 ft. Place 6-mil black plastic over the soil and cover it with landscape rock. Install 4- to 6-ft. gutter extensions to your downspouts to direct water farther away from your foundation.

Family Handyman DIY Tip of the Day: Inexpensive Wet Basement Solution. Sloping the soil away from the house will take care of the problem most of the time. Firmly pack clay soil around the foundation, with at least a slope over the first 4 ft.