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The Headlamp I Never Knew I Needed

This top-notch Fenix HM65r headlamp showed me the light when I thought my old headlamp was fine.

How to Build an Infrared Sauna

Get all the benefits of a sauna without the expensive health club membership.


The Levoit 400S Air Purifier Will Make Your Home More Comfortable

You spend a lot of time keeping your house clean, so you should consider the air quality, too. The Levoit...


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What’s a Bladeless Ceiling Fan and Does It Really Work?

Ever hear of a bladeless ceiling fan?  Neither had I.  So we tried one out, and I have to say...


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Brighten Up Any Project with the Family Handyman Approved Nebo Omni 2k Work Light

Looking for an addition to your toolbox that shines? Try the compact, bright and long-lasting Nebo Omni 2k work light.

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Tips for Choosing the Best Lighting for Your Bedroom

Make your bedroom a sanctuary — one that has functional, useful and decorative lighting — with these nine expert tips.


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9 Best Kitchen Light Fixtures

Make your kitchen warm, inviting and tailored to the tasks at hand with these best-of kitchen light fixtures.

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The Best Bedroom Ceiling Lights

The bedroom of your dreams awaits. Set the mood with just the right light.


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Bathroom Light Fixtures Buying Guide

Bathroom lighting merits as much attention as in any other room. For safety, utility and relaxation, choose bathroom light fixtures...


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What Is a Sump Pump?

Standing water in your home can lead to structural problems and health hazards. One solution is a sump pump.


How To Replace the Heating Element in an Electric Oven

Electric oven heating element replacement is a surprisingly simply DIY fix. Here's everything you need to know.

10 Kitchen Lighting Design Ideas

Add brightness and style to your kitchen with these lighting ideas from Instagram.


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Buyer’s Guide To LED Bedroom Lights

The right LED lighting in the bedroom can create an inviting atmosphere that promotes calm, relaxation and, of course, sleep.


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10 Bedroom Lighting Ideas

Bedroom lighting is often overlooked. These lighting ideas provide the visibility you need from dawn to dusk.


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8 Best Garage Heaters

Whether you use your garage for storage, vehicle parking or a DIY workshop, the right garage heater can make all...


Is Getting a Garage Heater Worth It?

Garage heaters can turn your garage into a functional, usable space even in the dead of winter. But is the...

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How To Choose the Best Bathroom Light Fixtures

New bathroom light fixtures can radically change the look of a bathroom, from sparse and utilitarian to warm and luxurious.


3 Best Heat Lamps for Your Bathroom

Nobody likes a chilly shower. Here's how heat lamps can keep your bathroom warm and toasty no matter what time...


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Bathroom Chandeliers: What To Know Before You Buy

These trendy light fixtures don’t work in every bathroom. But when they’re right, they’re really right.


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8 Best Bathroom Vanity Lights To Liven Your Space

Choosing bathroom vanity lighting requires balancing dimensions, design and desired task lighting. Here are a few of our top picks.


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10 Best Bathroom Lighting Design Ideas

Give your bathroom a fresh look with these bright bathroom lighting ideas from Instagram.


How to Create a Home Spa Bathroom

See the ways you can easily transform your bathroom into a spa oasis, from replacing shower fixtures to upgrading lighting...


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The Best Bathroom Heaters of 2022

Tired of stepping out of a warm shower into a freezing bathroom? These bathroom heaters keep you toasty during those...


5 Best Bathroom Shower Lights

These are the best shower light deals on the market.

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Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!


How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer

Replace a sink strainer—it’s easy!


How to Unclog Anything

Toilets aren’t the only clog-prone fixture homeowners have to deal with. Check out what else is susceptible to clogging—and how...


5 Best Window Fans of 2022

Beat the heat with one of these great window fans!


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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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....