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House and Components

A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.

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      How To Make a DIY Charcuterie Board

      Create this high-end looking charcuterie board with beginner tools and easy-to-find materials.

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      All-in-One Washer/Dryer Buying Guide

      If you've ever wondered whether all-in-one washer/dryers are worth it, read on.

      Best Paint for Kitchen Cabinets: How to Choose the Right Paint

      Choosing the best paint for kitchen cabinets doesn't have to be difficult. Learn about the best paint for kitchen cabinets.

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      50 Things in Your House That Can Kill You

      Are you putting yourself at risk with these items in your house?

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      What Do Dryer Sheets Do?

      Ever wondered how dryer sheets work? It's not magic. It's really quite simple.

      How to Customize Garage Cabinets for More Storage

      Our garages are multitaskers. Vehicle storage, workshop, tool organizer and hangout space for friends and family. For this garage to...

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      What to Know About Frost Lines

      Frost lines are critical to construction in cold climates, but they’re important in mild regions, too. Learn what frost lines...

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      Storage Solutions for Counter-Depth Refrigerators

      Maximizing space in a counter-depth refrigerator calls for creative solutions and clever gadgets.

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      8 Best Evaporative Coolers To Buy

      From small, portable models to powerful behemoths that can cool your entire house, here are the best evaporative coolers.

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      8 Smart Faucets Worth Buying

      Get the water flowing from across the room or when fingers are covered with gooey cookie dough. Smart faucets are...

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      Best Hardwood Floor Cleaners

      Find the right hardwood floor cleaner to keep your wood floors looking their best.

      How to Set Up Your House Before Leaving for Summer Vacation

      Securing your home while you're away doesn't just mean locking your doors and windows. Make sure you take these steps...

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      If You Hear Water Dripping Behind Your Fridge, This Is What It Means

      There's a perfectly normal explanation for it.

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      10 Modern Breakfast Nook Ideas

      A breakfast nook provides a cozy little spot for your morning cup of coffee, without feeling too stuffy or formal....

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      9 Garage Items That Aren’t Worth Keeping

      If your garage is so full you can't park your bike inside, let alone your car, it's time to clear...

      5 Best Camping Tent Heaters to Keep You Warm

      Keep warm this camping season with one of these highly rated camping tent heaters available online.

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      9 Basement Shelving Ideas To Increase Storage Space

      The basement can be a notoriously messy space. Clean up, get organized and reclaim your lower level with these creative...

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      How To Build a 2-in-1 Workbench and Bar Top

      Add LEDs set in epoxy for a custom, high-tech work surface.

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      Keep Your Tools Ready with an In-Cabinet Charging Center

      This sliding station keeps your tools ready to go

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      How To Build A Hidden Cocktail Bar

      Done for the day? Press a button to order up your favorite refreshment.

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      Light Up Your Garage With Flair

      A combination of showroom and task lighting does it best

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      6 Best Ceiling Paints

      Painting a ceiling isn't as difficult as you might think. With the right paint and a few helpful hints, you...

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      How To Build a Swing-Out Countertop

      Need more counter space in your workshop? Here's a DIY solution.

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      A Guide To Evaporative Coolers

      More environmentally friendly and affordable than central air conditioning, evaporative coolers may be a better way to beat the heat...

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      What To Know About Carpet Cleaning

      You owe your carpet some TLC. Keep it looking good and smelling fresh with these smart carpet cleaning strategies and...

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      9 Best Hanging Racks for the Laundry Room

      Extend the life of your clothes with space-saving, eco-friendly laundry room hanging racks for air drying.

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      10 Best Cooling Fans for 2021

      When the temperature rises, fans blow a breath of refreshing air your way. We rounded up the best cooling fans...

      30 Low-Light Indoor Plants That Thrive in Near Darkness

      These low-light houseplants thrive without direct sunlight, so now you can have a touch of Mother Nature in every corner...

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      Best Temperature To Set A Thermostat in Summer

      Too hot? Too cold? Stay comfortable and save on energy bills by figuring out what temperature to set your thermostat...

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      Portable Dryer: What Is It and Why Would You Need It?

      Portable dryers make it easy to do laundry in small spaces and on the go.