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Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.

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The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.

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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....


20 Home Renovations That Instantly Add Value to Your Home

These home renovations are so worth the upfront expense.


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...


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.

How to Upgrade Your Bathroom Vanity

A fresh new look for your bathroom.


15 Hidden Dangers in Your Home You Should Never Ignore

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it" is not the philosophy to live by when you're a homeowner. The plumbing...

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16 Ways to Warm Up a Cold Room That Actually Work

Learn how to warm up a room without using a plug-in electric heater. Consider built-in radiant floor or ceiling heating,...


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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.


Don’t Let Your Home Make Your Fall Allergies Worse

Just because you're waving goodbye to summer doesn't mean hay fever goes with it. Here's how to allergy-proof every room...


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Expert Tips for an Easy Faucet Installation

We caught up with Joe Barnes, a second-generation master plumber with more than 30 years of experience, to tackle...

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Here’s Why Old Houses Have a Random Toilet in the Basement

Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept. Why were they necessary in the first place?


Mastering the Art of Electrical Conduit

Running electrical conduit on the surface of a wall is an easy way to add wiring to a workshop, garage...


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Dryer Lint Cleaning Tips

Clean lint from the dryer exhaust duct quickly and easily


Seeing ‘Through’ Insulation

When you need to work in a specific spot in the attic (to mount recessed lighting, for example), drill a...