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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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    Bad TV Reception? Here’s One Fix

    New coax connections can make a big difference


    How to Wire a Lamp Socket

    Revamp an old lamp or build one from scratch with this guide on how to wire a lamp socket!


    How to Reset a Tripped Circuit Breaker

    You probably already know how to reset a circuit breaker, but what about your kids or baby-sitter? Use this tutorial...



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    Choosing Furnace Filters

    How to choose the best filter for your furnace


    How to DIY a Whole-House Audio Installation

    Run wire and install speakers and distribution modules so that you can control music by remote control throughout the house.


    How to Repair or Replace Defective Water Heater Dip Tubes

    Check your water heater in case you have a defective dip tube.


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    How to Wire a Garage (Unfinished)

    How to add outlets and lights to an unfinished garage.

    How to Save on Heating Costs in an Apartment

    Is your apartment uncomfortably cold in the winter? Here's how to warm it up without increasing your energy bill.


    Preventive Pipe Maintenance Beats Clog-Busting

    A little forward planning saves big headaches later on.


    How to Keep Drains From Clogging

    Take these steps to prevent most clogs and nasty backups. You'll thank us later.


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    How To Keep Pipes From Freezing At Your Cabin

    Frozen pipes at a vacant summer cabin are a catastrophe in the making. To avert disaster, take some precautions before...


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    7 Best Outdoor Flood Lights to Light Up Your Property

    The best outdoor flood lights are a smart way to secure your home, add curb appeal and brighten up your...


    One-Piece vs. Two-Piece Toilets: What’s the Difference?

    Before you buy your next toilet, understand the difference between a one-piece vs. two-piece toilet, and see which option is...