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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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    8 Best Evaporative Coolers To Buy

    From small, portable models to powerful behemoths that can cool your entire house, here are the best evaporative coolers.

    5 Best Camping Tent Heaters to Keep You Warm

    Keep warm this camping season with one of these highly rated camping tent heaters available online.


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    Light Up Your Garage With Flair

    A combination of showroom and task lighting does it best


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    A Guide To Evaporative Coolers

    More environmentally friendly and affordable than central air conditioning, evaporative coolers may be a better way to beat the heat...


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    10 Best Cooling Fans for 2021

    When the temperature rises, fans blow a breath of refreshing air your way. We rounded up the best cooling fans...

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    Best Temperature To Set A Thermostat in Summer

    Too hot? Too cold? Stay comfortable and save on energy bills by figuring out what temperature to set your thermostat...


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    Best Portable Air Conditioners for Your Home

    Learn all about portable air conditioners — features, efficiency and more — plus a few of our top picks for...

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    Best Garden Lights of 2021

    Every outdoor space is warmer and more inviting with the right lighting. Here are our picks for the best garden...


    10 Silent Signs Your Air Conditioner Is Failing

    Worried your A/C unit is nearing its final rest? Here are some telltale signs your air conditioner is failing.


    10 Home Renovations That Affect Insurance Rates

    Some home improvement projects like a new roof or storm-proof windows will help lower your insurance costs, but others can...


    Thryv Hosting Free Virtual Seminar for HVAC Pros

    Calling all HVAC pros! Join this free seminar to boost your business or career.

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    7 Bright Ideas For Lighting Under Your Bed

    Hot and on-trend, under bed lighting adds a wow factor to your slumber spaces. Whether you're looking for LED or...


    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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    Best Off-Grid Water System Options for Your Cabin

    Interested in an off-grid cabin, but not sure how to tackle the water problem? These are your options for water...


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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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    Breaker Box Safety: How to Connect a New Circuit

    Add a new circuit to your home's wiring


    Install New Hard-Wired or Battery-Powered Smoke Alarms

    Smoke alarms wear out. Replace them before they fail.


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    How to Upgrade and Replace Lightbulbs

    Replacing outdated lightbulbs in your new home can create the atmosphere you want and lower your electric bill. Here are...


    50 Super Dangerous Signs That Could Kill a Home Buy

    You might miss some of these signs when viewing a home


    10 Hazards You Haven’t Thought of at Home

    Learn more about the hazards you haven't thought of at home


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    The Trouble with Whole House Humidifiers

    Whole-house humidifiers make dry, brutal winters far more comfortable indoors. Unfortunately, the cons of a manual humidifier may out weigh...


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    20 Home Renovations Increase Home Value Instantly

    These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...


    36 Almost Unbelievable Plumbing and Electrical Goofs

    Read these DIYers' embarrassing moments stories and DIY fails from plumbing and electrical mistakes.

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    20 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home Look More Expensive

    Whether you're looking to fix up your home to put it on the market or just want to bring some...


    100 Plumbing Goofs and Other Scary Stuff

    A plumbing problem is no laughing matter, but it is fun to see the problems before they're solved. Check out...


    Easy-to-Read Circuit Breakers

    You won't regret marking up your circuit breaker in the case of an emergency.


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    10 Things You Should Never Touch in Your House

    Sometimes a DIYer has to know their limits.


    40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

    Home repair is learned over time


    15 Things You Should Do When You Find a Burst Pipe

    A burst pipe is the last thing anyone wants to tackle. But there are some quick temporary fixes you can...