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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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      What You Need to Know About Underground Oil Tanks

      Underground oil tanks are hidden hazards that could end up costing a homeowner big-time. The more you know up front, the better.

      10 Ugly Air Vent Cover Upgrades

      Don't let ugly air vent covers ruin your decor. Check out these great-looking upgrades you can purchase or DIY.


      12 Alternative Ideas for Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer

      AC not quite cutting it? Here are 12 ways to help keep your home cool when the temperatures rises.


      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.


      Troubleshooting: How to Fix a Light

      Have a broken light but don't know why it doesn't work? Get to the bottom of it! Follow these tips...

      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.


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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....


      Think the Bathroom from Trainspotting was Bad? These Bathrooms Come Close to That

      You might want to cover your eyes for some of these...


      Everything to Know About Sump Pump Battery Backups

      A dead pump can lead to disaster. Here's how to avoid trouble


      9 Super-Simple Toilet Tune-Ups

      Check out these 9 amazingly-simple ways to optimize your flush


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      What to Know About Septic Installation and Maintenance

      Before installing a septic system, here's what you need to know about system maintenance.


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      Tips to Prevent Your Septic System from Freezing

      Nobody wants a frozen septic system. Use these tips to prevent yours from freezing.


      Best Kit Homes for 2021

      Kit homes can be a cost-effective way to build your perfect retreat, but be aware: Some assembly is required.

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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...