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Family Handyman Approved: Wago Lever Nuts

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

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What To Know About Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems

To better protect your home and family from the devastation of a fire, consider investing in a residential fire sprinkler...


Are Electric Heated Blankets Safe?

Electric blankets have a reputation for being unsafe. But is it earned?


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How To Protect Your Home From Lightning Strikes

Installing preventative measures that provide lightning protection will save you money in the long run.


10 Hazards You Haven’t Thought of at Home

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

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.

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Fact or Fiction: Is Your Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Clean, safe water is vital for drinking, cooking, bathing and more, yet most people barely give it a thought. Here's...


Products Sold at Home Centers That Actually Violate Building Code

As a DIYer, you need to know which products meet building code and which ones will fail an inspection. These...


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15 Hidden Dangers in Your Home You Should Never Ignore

Some of these hidden home dangers aren't easy to spot. Keep tabs on these problem areas to solve issues before...


The Best Outdoor Security Lights of 2022

Don't be left in the dark! You'll know exactly what's going on around your home when you invest in top-rated...

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Should You Have Air Quality Monitors in Your Home?

An indoor air quality monitor can detect dangerous gases, chemicals and particulates in your home. Find out how they work...


Can Homeowners Insist Contractors Wear Masks In Their Homes?

Social interaction is an essential part of most home repairs, but can be dangerous in the midst of a pandemic....


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New Countertop Appliance Claims to Kill Coronavirus on Household Items

Luma and Luma Pro aim to deliver 99.9 percent effectiveness in killing germs, bacteria and viruses — including the coronavirus.


The Most Overlooked Fire Hazard In Your Home

An exposed light bulb can easily reach dangerous temperatures, creating a hazard in your home.


10 Things in Your Home That Could Explode Without Warning

Did you know there are some ticking time bombs in your house that could explode with or without notice? Homeowner...