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The 5 Best Basement Air Purifiers to Remove Dust, Allergens and Odors

You and your family can breathe easier with a basement air purifier to clean and filter the stuffiest and mustiest air downstairs.

The 5 Best Basement Dehumidifiers That Keep Mold and Mildew at Bay

Prevent moisture damage and keep mildew growth under control with the best basement dehumidifiers.


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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8 Best Garage Heaters

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


How Much Does It Cost to Heat a Garage?

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

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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9 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...

8 Best Room Air Conditioners

We examine the best single-room air conditioners for surviving sweltering temperatures. This collection promises less sweaty days and more sleep-filled...


Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!


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....


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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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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What You Need to Know About Installing a Furnace in Your Attic

If you're looking to increase livable space in your home, consider moving the furnace into the attic. This installation is...


Dryer Vents: How to Hook Up and Install Dryer Vents

How to install a rigid metal duct for a safer dryer.

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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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Recognizing and Correcting Common Bath Fan Problems

A bath fan that isn’t installed properly can cause more damage than no fan at all. But here’s the good...


What to Know About Ductless Mini Splits

Whether you’re finishing a basement area, adding new space or just upgrading your home’s HVAC system, you owe it to...


Home Air Cooling Tips

Six strategies for keeping your home cool


Dry Clothes Faster with a Dryer Duct Booster

Suck out damp dryer exhaust fast


New Kitchen Venting: How to Install a Kitchen Fan Vent

Use rigid duct with insulated duct sleeve for an oven exhaust fan.


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Replace a Broken Dryer Vent Cap

Install a new dryer vent cover in about 30 minutes


How to Use an In-Line Exhaust Fan to Vent Two Bathrooms

Add one attic fan to vent multiple bathrooms

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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...


Stowable Spray Booth

Make a reusable spray booth that's easy to store.


At the End of Your Nylon Rope?

Here’s another smart way to keep nylon rope from fraying when you cut it. Firmly wrap three turns of duct...