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8 Best Smart Blinds

Choosing the right smart blinds can be confusing. We break down the options and offer the best choices for every situation.

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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....


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Family Handyman Approved: Genie Wall Mount Garage Door Opener

This wall-mounted garage door opener provides great functionality without sacrificing style.


Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

Today is the final day to save on the best deals for DIYers


10 Home Renovations That Affect Insurance Rates

Some home improvement projects like a new roof or storm-proof windows will help lower your insurance costs, but others can...

Repair a Doorbell: Fix a Dead or Broken Doorbell

Finding the culprit takes some detective work.


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...

Foam Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets

Stop drafts cold at electrical boxes with these easy foam outlet insulation tips.


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5 Best Vacuums for Laminate Floors

Cleaning a hard surface like laminate is far different than extracting dirt from carpet fibers. These five vacuum cleaners can...


How to Add Outlets Easily With Surface Wiring

Running wiring in surface channels eliminates the big job of opening walls.


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5 of Our Favorite Products Are Discounted for Prime Day

Just when we thought Amazon Prime Day might not happen in 2020, it's here! Here are five products we're going...


Install a Super-Easy USB Outlet

Adding a USB outlet is easy enough for a first-time electrician.


How to Lubricate a Lock in a Pinch

Simply rub the teeth of the key with a sharp pencil until the surface is covered with graphite. Don’t be...


How to Install a Deadbolt Lock

Keep unwanted guests from coming through your doors


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Easy Weekend Projects to Increase the Value of Your Home

Whether you paint your front door or add potted plants, these home improvement ideas can turn your house from not-too-hot...

How to Wall Mount a TV

Choose the right mount, install it yourself, and save $200


Close Gaps Around Electrical Outlets and Switches

Small air leaks can add up to huge energy losses