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Thryv Hosting Free Virtual Seminar for HVAC Pros

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

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.

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...


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10 Things You Should Never Touch in Your House

Sometimes a DIYer has to know their limits.

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...


Avoid Frozen Sump Pump Pipes

What seemed like an easy, inexpensive project could have turned out to be a costly disaster.


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9 Tool Hacks You’ll Use Time and Time Again

Tools are usually designed with one task in mind, but many can be used for all sorts of jobs.


Makita’s Line of Cordless Pro Cleaning Tools

Everything you need to know about Makita's new line of cordless, pro-grade cleaning tools.

Best Lighting for Your Garage and Workshop

Find your way in the dark with these cool products that help light the darkest nooks and crannies of your...


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.


Electrical Code Requirements for Islands and Peninsulas 

If the title of this topic has you daydreaming about a tropical island or peninsula somewhere in the Caribbean Sea,...


Tips and Techniques for Pouring Self-Leveling Underlayment

We’ll show you the step-by-step process to achieve a perfectly flat and level underlayment that’s smooth as glass.


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26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

Innovations that improved home improvement.

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Bosch’s New Thermal Camera a ‘Staple for Any Toolbox’

The camera gives DIYers and pros an easy way to accurately measure, visualize and analyze thermal variance on almost any...


Tips for Cutting and Connecting Pipes

Pro plumbers share their favorite tips and tricks for cutting and connecting pipe.


13 ‘Cutting Edge’ Table Saw Tips

Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw.


5 Highest-Paying States for Masonry Contractors

Take a look at the five states with the highest average professional masonry contractor salaries across the U.S.