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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...
10 Hazards You Haven’t Thought of at Home
Learn more about the hazards you haven't thought of at home
10 Home Projects You Should Always Hire a Pro For
For all but the most advanced DIYers, there are some home improvement projects that just aren't worth the money, time...
IBSx Award Winners Highlight Modern Home Building Innovations
Game-changing home building products were front and center at the 2021 IBSx.
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...
Zip Ties In A Panel
Can zip ties/cable ties be used inside a electrical panel? Find out the answer from an electrical inspector.
5 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Plumbing Snake
Consistent maintenance of your drain-cleaning equipment reduces effort on site and prolongs its useful lifespan.
Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?
Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.
Working With Metal-Clad (MC) Cable
MC cable is easier to work with than rigid conduit and offers protection from fire, vibration, gnawing pests and physical...
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...
How to Fix a Cracked Window
The keys to success here are a good putty knife and a quality glazing compound.
8 Best Blackout Curtains
Dim to pitch-black: Here's our roundup of the best blackout curtains for blocking out light when the sun is up.
How to Repair or Replace a Broken Storm Window
A broken storm window can be dangerous and inefficient, but is it a DIY project? A few things to know...
6 Best Storm Windows
You're ready to buy storm windows, but what kind? Interior or exterior? Budget or top-of-the-line? Read on for our picks...
Storm Window Buying Guide
Storm windows are a cost-effective way to keep heated or cooled air from escaping your home. Read our guide to...
9 Best Smart Blinds
Choosing the right smart blinds can be confusing. We break down the options and offer the best choices for every...
7 Best Window Draft Stoppers
With winter right around the corner, learn how window draft stoppers can help keep your home cozy and warm this...
Why You Need to Clean Weep Holes Before Cold Temps
Here’s how to winterize your window's weep holes before the snow hits the ground and makes everything more difficult. We'll...
Your Guide to Winterizing Everything
From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.
What to Know About Thermal Drapes
When it's time to winterize your home, thermal drapes are a cost- and energy-efficient way to take off the chill.
7 Best Window Well Covers
Wondering which window well covers work best? Learn about seven great options for covering your window wells and the specific...
What to Know About Window Well Covers
Got a window well that needs protection? Learn all about window well covers, how they work and the different options...