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    How To Fix a Wobbly Ceiling Fan

    Discover how to troubleshoot and repair a wobbly fan with these easy-to-follow steps.

    We Tested the Cutting Edge Firewood Subscription for Fire Pits and Pizza Ovens

    We tested Cutting Edge Firewood delivery service for nearly two months to see if it's worth the high price.

    10 Outdoor Fireplace Maintenance Tips

    Follow these tips to keep your outdoor fireplace burning brightly and safely for years to come.

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    8 Fireplace Mantel Ideas

    To create a striking focal point, consider these eye-catching decor ideas from Instagram and TikTok.

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    8 Ideas for Painting a Fireplace

    Give your fireplace a bold, affordable update with these paint color ideas.

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    What Does Asbestos Insulation Look Like?

    If you live in a pre-1980s home or you're buying one to renovate, the insulation may contain asbestos. Here's what...

    5 Best Outdoor Fireplace Kits, According to a Contractor

    An outdoor fireplace kit brings an ambiance of warmth and comfort to your backyard.

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    What To Know About Window Insulation

    To keep your house warm in the winter, you need window insulation. Two experts explain how to best accomplish this...

    We Tested the Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam Plus Vacuum on a Variety of Pet Messes

    The Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam Plus allows you to vacuum, clean and steam your floors, eliminating messes with just one machine.

    How To Measure Windows for Blinds

    Whether you're planning to mount the blinds inside or outside the window, we've got you covered.

    These Are the Most Popular Exterior Paint Colors

    Exterior colors define your home's curb appeal. Here are the year's most popular colors, according to a survey.

    Spooky House Noises To Watch Out For

    Does your house moan, groan and rattle like a chamber of horrors? Discover the culprit so you can fix the...

    How To Install Gutter Guards

    Gutter guard installation is a simple process that requires only a few tools. Here's how it's done.

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    How To Clean Gutters

    Gutter cleaning isn't difficult. Here are some tips on how to complete it in an afternoon.

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    7 Ceiling Ideas to Give Your Garage Some Flair

    These cool ideas will transform an often neglected feature into a focal point.

    How Much Does an Insulated Garage Door Cost?

    Discover how the right R-value and insulation material boosts efficiency and curb appeal.

    How To Take a Door off the Hinges

    It's a one-person job that's not hard at all.

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    Why This Is the Week to Review Your Fire Safety Plans

    It's Fire Prevention Week 2023. As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

    A Guide for Getting Great Results Painting Cedar Siding

    Check out these pro tips and recommendations the next time you paint your cedar siding.

    How To Paint the Exterior of a House

    Anyone can paint the exterior of a house. Here's how.

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    How to Caulk Interior Trim

    Whether prepping trim for paint or eliminating gaps behind your baseboards, caulking is an essential skill for any DIYer.

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    10 Surprising Alternatives to Painting Walls

    Tired of the same old wall paint? Want to make a new space feel like your own? Take a look...

    What You Should Know About Roof Dryer Vents

    What's the best way to get rid of warm, moist air from your dryer? A roof dryer vent is worth...

    How Much Is a Leaf Filter?

    Find out how much you can expect to pay for leaf filters, and whether you can install them yourself.

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    How To Clean Prefinished Hardwood Floors

    Prefinished hardwood floors are a cinch to clean. Just avoid soaking or scratching the surface to keep them looking as...

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    How Can You Clean Gutters Without a Ladder?

    Gutter cleaning is essential home maintenance, but there's no need to jump on a ladder. Here's how to do it...

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    What To Know About Radiant Floor Heating Cost

    Radiant floor heating is an efficient and luxurious home heating solution. Find the right system for your home with this...