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Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist
When winter departs, it’s time to check for damage and prepare for the hot weather ahead
A First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Home Maintenance
Take care of these tasks to avoid major home hassles, inefficiencies or unsightliness down the road
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Your Summer Home Checklist
Get your house set for summer with a mix of maintenance musts and breezy room refreshes
Why Didn't I Think of That?
These ingenious tips, tricks and solutions to common problems are simple, smart and straightforward. If you have your own light-bulb-flashed-on…
14 Cleaning Tips Every Dog or Cat Owner Should Know
These tips for pet owners offer practical solutions for everything from cleaning up fur to keeping pets off the furniture.
16 Futuristic Home Tech Products We Love
Each of these products uses technology to solve a problem. Unlike gadgety gizmos you use once and forget, you'll wonder how you got along…
Quiz: Where in Your House Would You Find These?
Do you think you know your house, inside and out? Take our quiz and see if you know where these five item are found. Good luck, and remember,…
How to Boost Your Cell Phone Signal: 3 Ways
If you’re one of the more than 90 percent of Americans with a cell phone, you know it’s something you can’t live without—especially if you’ve…
Zombie Apocalypse Quiz: How Long Would You Last in a Zombie Apocalypse?
Take this quiz and find out how long you would survive amongst the walking dead. There are easy, intermediate and hard questions all mixed…
Home Tech: Automated Water Leak Detection
Sooner or later, no matter where you live or how old your house is, you’re going to have a plumbing failure. And whether the water leak is big…
10 Vital Home Maintenance Tasks You'll Regret If You Forget
You probably already have a home maintenance checklist: Replace the furnace filter each season, shut off water spigots before winter, clean the…