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4 Great Ways To Split Firewood

Heating your home or cottage with wood takes a steady supply of split logs. Our expert offers advice for DIYers on how to split firewood.

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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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How to Install a Gas Fireplace

Complete DIY instructions for installing a direct-vent gas fireplace


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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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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Save Money by Insulating Crawl Space Ducts

Special duct wrap insulation keeps ducts dry and mold-free


Noisy Gas Fireplace Blower? Here’s How to Replace it

A professional fireplace service company charges about $400 to do the job (parts and labor). But you can replace the...

How to Install Ceiling Fans

It's easier than you think, even on an angled ceiling.



How to Build the Best Fire in Your Fireplace

Try this method for building the best fire in your fireplace.


Installing a Garage Air Conditioner

Wrenching on a car or doing a project in a sweltering garage is no fun. A garage A/C does the...