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    How to Avoid and Remove Window Condensation

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

    Trimless Windows: How to Achieve the Look

    Give your windows trimless style using drywall returns.


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    How to Replace a Door or Window Screen

    If you have a damaged window or door screen, The Family Handyman expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to...


    Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

    Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!


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    The 3 Best Tips for Sealing Windows for Winter

    Take these steps to save money and heat when the temperatures drop.

    5 Best Window Fans of 2021

    Beat the heat with one of these great window fans!


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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...

    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.


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    Energy Efficient Windows: What to Know Before You Buy

    With so many options to choose from, buying windows can be a tough job. Learn how to buy windows, with...


    How to Set Up Your House Before Leaving for Summer Vacation

    Securing your home while you're away doesn't just mean locking your doors and windows. Make sure you take these steps...


    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.


    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 Install and Flash a New Window

    A comprehensive guide to window installation from a Marvin Windows expert


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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...