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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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Gas vs. Electric: Which Fireplace Is Best for Your Home?

Choosing between gas and electric fireplaces can be tricky. We'll run down their pros and cons to help you decide which is better for your home.

Central Air Filter Guide

Central air filters help keep your central air conditioner running at peak performance. If you're unsure about these filters, this...


50 Super Dangerous Signs That Could Kill a Home Buy

You might miss some of these signs when viewing a home


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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....


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...

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Replacing outdated lightbulbs in your new home can create the atmosphere you want and lower your electric bill.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


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11 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality — And 2 You Can Skip

Many homes have less than ideal indoor air quality. Learn 11 effective ways to improve the indoor air quality in...