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Everything you need to know about buying, maintaining and repairing your home appliances.

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    Appliance Repairs You Don’t Need to Call a Pro For

    Before you pick up the phone and fork over a bunch of cash to fix your appliances, check out these super-simple repairs you can actually do yourself.



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    6 Best Smart Coffee Makers

    Smart coffee makers streamline your morning routine, allowing you to start brewing a fresh cup from your smart device without...


    The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

    From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.

    What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

    When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


    14 Expenses New Homeowners Waste Money On

    It's easy for new homeowners to spend money on things they shouldn't. Make sure you steer clear of these unnecessary...

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    How to Organize Your Freezer From Start to Finish

    Follow these simple steps to tame the chaos in your freezer, ensuring it's organized and stocked with food that's safe...


    10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $1,000

    Updating countertops, painting the exterior or upgrading an appliance are simple ways to add big value to your home.


    5 Ways to Keep Your Food From Spoiling During a Power Outage

    5 Ways to Keep Your Food From Spoiling During a Power Outage


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

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

    Three Simple Household Repairs That’ll Save You Hundreds

    Knowing that you CAN fix stuff yourself is half the battle.


    Makita’s Line of Cordless Pro Cleaning Tools

    Everything you need to know about Makita's new line of cordless, pro-grade cleaning tools.


    14 Things That Should Never End Up in Your Dryer

    If you're short on time and in a rush, it's easy to just throw everything in the dryer from the...


    Home Facts: This is How Long These Parts of Your Home Should Last

    You know how it goes: When you're least expecting it, you'll need to replace something in your home. Maybe the...


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    10 Women Inventors Who Changed Home Life Forever

    From the circular saw to Scotchgard, inventions by women revolutionized our homes. In honor of Women's History Month, we spotlight...

    13 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool Without an Air Conditioner

    If you don't have an air conditioner, check out these creative ways to stay cool all summer long.


    8 Household Items Invented by Women

    It's hard to imagine what our homes would look like without these everyday items invented by women.


    How to Snuff Out Bad Smells in Your House

    Every now and then you'll walk into a room in your home and think to yourself, "What stinks?" Maybe it's...


    100 Essential Cleaning Hacks for Your Home

    Speed up home cleaning by putting into practice some of these 100 essential cleaning hacks for your home. You won't...


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    21 Air Conditioner Maintenance and Home Cooling Tips

    Whether you have a whole-house or one-room air conditioner, don't make it work harder than it should. Follow these tips...


    8 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Shop Vac

    Taking time to tidy your vacuum prolongs reliable, efficient operation.


    How to Adjust a Mechanical Thermostat

    Fine-tuning tips for better furnace performance.


    Prevent Fires and Cut Your Energy Bill! Expert Guide to Dryer Ducts

    On any top 10 list of home fire causes, you’ll find “clothes dryer.” But it would be more accurate to...

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    10 Things You Don’t Have to Refrigerate

    Have you ever opened your refrigerator and realized that you couldn't find what you were looking for because it was...


    Check Out This Viral Wooden Spoon Cleaning Hack

    Albeit gross, this viral wooden spoon hack will have you running into the kitchen to try it yourself.


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    Fact or Fiction: Why Can’t You Put Metal in the Microwave?

    Can you really set your microwave on fire? It depends. (And no, you shouldn't try this at home to test...


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    10 Cool Tips for a Garage Refrigerator or Freezer

    If you've ever wanted the convenience of a garage or outdoor fridge, here's what you need to know! Click through...


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    15 Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

    These things home inspectors wish you knew can help sellers prepare for a home sale and make buyers aware of...


    The 15 Worst Products Consumer Reports Has Ever Tested and What to Buy Instead

    According to the nation's leading consumer watchdog, you should avoid these underwhelming home items. But don’t worry—we've got some great...