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16 Hydrogen Peroxide Uses You Never Knew About

Keep a bottle of hydrogen peroxide in every room of your house to whiten teeth, clean mirrors, prevent stains and more.

10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some...


17 Things to Keep Within Reach in the Kitchen to Make Life Easier

Never worry about having a jar that won't open.


22 Kitchen and Bath Trends on the Way Out

You spend a lot of time in your kitchen and bathrooms, so keep them up to date. To do that,...


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10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...

12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


Kitchen Countertop Outlets 

How many outlets do you need for your countertop workspaces? This electrical inspector has the answer.

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20 Tips on How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

If you want to upgrade your kitchen without spending a lot of money, knowing how to paint kitchen cabinets is...


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8 Best Sink Mats and Grids

A sink mat or grid will protect your sink, as well as your dishes, from scratches and dings.


Home Building Insights from the Houzz Kitchen Trends Study

Take a deep dive into the world of modern kitchen design and renovation.


6 Home Problems Inspectors Hate to See

Reuben Saltzman, president of Structure Tech in Minnesota, identifies potential home problems and what to do about them.

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11 Best Under the Sink Organizers for the Bathroom and Kitchen

Cabinets under the sink can be a trap for clutter, where it's out of sight and out of mind. Get...


Pro Plumbers Use These Tricks For Picking The Right Garbage Disposal

Choosing the right disposal can be tricky especially when you want to make your clients happy. The more you know...


6 Garbage Disposal Myths Debunked

Your garbage disposal is one of your most important kitchen appliances. In fact, nothing does the daily grind quite like...


11 Things You Should Never Put Down the Drain

It might be convenient to just rinse with water and flush it down the drain. But trust us, it’s worth...


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Expert Tips for an Easy Faucet Installation

We caught up with Joe Barnes, a second-generation master plumber with more than 30 years of experience, to tackle...

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We Love These Countertop Kitchen Appliances — All On Sale!

Looking to make your kitchen a little more convenient? Check out these appliance deals from Amazon's Summer Sale Event!


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Upgrade Your Kitchen or Bathroom With These Affordable Fixtures

New fixtures are a great way to give your kitchen or bath an affordable face lift. Here are six spectacular...


Two Ways to Plumb an Island Sink

Two methods for properly venting the drain so that waste water does not clog.


45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common mistakes.


10 Different (But Cool) Ideas for Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Take your kitchen cabinet doors from drab to fab with these out-of-the-box options.


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Do You Have to Run Water While Using the Garbage Disposal?

Chances are you already run water while operating your garbage disposal. But have you ever wondered if it really matters?


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How to Clean Faucets and Shower Heads Without Removing Them

Want to clean up your faucets or increase the water pressure from your shower without removing it? Learn how here.


15 Kitchen Cabinet Organizers That Will Change Your Life

If you're lacking kitchen storage space and need a quick fix, try these unique kitchen cabinet organizers.

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10 Things You Should Not Do to Your Kitchen Countertops

There are a lot of options when it comes to kitchen countertops and how to clean them. Here are some...


Butcher Block Oil vs. Cutting Board Oil: What’s the Difference?

Whether you've got a 10-inch cutting board or 5-foot butcher block countertop, regular oiling conditions the wood and helps create...


10 Unique Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

These creative kitchen cabinet ideas are great for creating the illusion of space and bringing color and modernization to any...


Smart Faucet: An Extra Hand in the Kitchen

By tapping into a virtual assistant such as Google Home, a smart faucet turns on and off, fills containers by...


How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket and Old Metal Trap

Remove a leaky chrome kitchen waste line and replace it with a plastic PVC waste line and trap.


Trending Kitchen Cabinet Colors

Your kitchen cabinet color choice is one of the driving design elements in your home. The kitchen cabinets set the...