Small Appliances

Small appliances provide everyday creature comforts. Routine maintenance will keep yours working properly.

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How to Reuse Your Vacuum Cleaner Bags (Yes, It’s Possible!)

In a pinch, a vacuum cleaner bag is actually reusable. The bottom end of the bag is usually folded over...


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How to Install a Ceiling Fan Mounting Bracket

Here, we'll show you how to remove an old light and install a ceiling fan mounting bracket so you can...


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Home Inspector Nightmares: Vol. 8

In this installment of home inspector nightmares, you’ll be amazed by how much ceiling fan blades can droop. Plus, as...


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10 Real-Life Wood Workbench Plans and Inspiration Photos

Fan Spotlight: These readers shared photos of their completed garage workbenches, many of which were built using our plans! Scroll...


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How to Install a Garage Air Conditioner

Wrenching on a car or doing a project in a sweltering garage is no fun. A garage A/C does the...


How to Choose the Best Whole House Fan for Your Home

A time-tested cooling solution that uses 90% less energy than your air conditioner