Become a smarter homeowner with these projects and tips that will help you conserve energy, be prepared for emergencies and save money throughout your home.
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How to Make Wi-Fi Faster in Your Home
The age, placement and settings of your router are key to making your Wi-Fi signal stronger. This article explains how to make your router work better, and what to look for if you replace it.
How to Seal Attic Air Leaks
Small air leaks into uninsulated attic space are a major source of heat loss in many homes. Here's how to locate the leak spots and plug them without spending a lot of money.
How to Fix a Sinking Driveway
This article shows you what to do when your driveway starts to sink and pull away from your garage floor. The fix is easier than you might think, and you can do it yourself.
Best Water Filter
Does your tap water taste bad? In this article we explain the possible causes, then discuss the best types of water filters that you can use to purify your water.
Allergies: Filtering Out Pollen
For allergy sufferers, open windows bring fresh air but also pollen and dust. A window filter lets you keep the fresh air while blocking the misery-causing pollen.
CFL Bulbs: Here's What You Need to Know
Find out everything you ever wanted to know about CFLs in this article. Learn about 3-way CFLs, dimmable CFLs, outdoor CFLs, reflectors, pin-type CFLs, and others.
How to Weatherstrip a Door
Stop energy-wasting air leaks around entry doors by installing a weatherstripping kit with a foam flange or vinyl bulb. Use a door sweep to seal the bottom of the door.
Home Improvement Tips
Tackling a remodeling project? Need some remodeling advice? Follow these tips for painless home improvement jobs.