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Family Handyman Approved: Wago Lever Nuts

Wary of cheap, twist-on wire nuts? Then try these from Wago.

8 Types of Air Conditioners

Looking to buy an air conditioner? Here's a roundup of eight air conditioner types, along with how to assess which...


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...


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20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value

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


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...

What You Should Do with Crowded Electrical Boxes

Double the box size without destroying the wall.


DIY Dictionary: Remodeling Box

What's a remodeling box? Most electrical boxes in your home are nailed to the wall studs or ceiling joists before...

Electrical Boxes: How to Add Capacity

Two ways to solve this common remodeling problem