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    How to Avoid and Remove Window Condensation

    Use a hygrometer to diagnose moisture and humidity problems inside the house.

    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...


    Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades

    Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.

    IBSx Award Winners Highlight Modern Home Building Innovations

    Game-changing home building products were front and center at the 2021 IBSx.


    How to Avoid Window Condensation in Winter

    Window condensation is a nuisance, but worse yet it can cause damage to your window and wood trim finishes, and...

    Electrical Wire and Cable Basics

    Everything you wanted to know about electrical wires and cables.


    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.


    12 Bad Home Decorating Habits You Should Stop Immediately

    Are you guilty of these bad home decorating habits? Your design should make sense and not confuse your guests.

    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...


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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...


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    What You Need to Know About Egress Windows

    To convert your basement into a bedroom, you'll need an egress window. Discover what they are and why they're so...

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    How to Fix a Cracked Window

    The keys to success here are a good putty knife and a quality glazing compound.


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    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.


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    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...


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    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...


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    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...


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    9 Best Smart Blinds

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


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    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...


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    How to Hang Drapes at the Proper Height

    Curtains add style and privacy to your home. Here are the dos and don'ts when it comes to hanging curtains.

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    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...


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    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.


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    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.


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    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...


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    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...


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    What You Need to Know About Smart Blinds

    Control the light and privacy in a room no matter where you are with these smart home-compatible blinds.