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The initial focus of the website was home improvement topics. The site has expanded to include car repair, event planning, personal finance. In 2007, the site launched a "green" section on environmentally friendly home improvement and repair.
Some articles are written by retired contractors who teach DIY topics such as drywall repairs, painting and remodeling, and the site's discussion forum moderators include DIY experts and retired contractors.
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