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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.

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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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....


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 Know About Patio Misting Systems

If you're looking for an affordable and efficient way to stay cool this summer, learn how outdoor mist cooling systems...

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6 Repair Tips for Patio Heaters

Is your patio heater malfunctioning? These six repairs fix the most common problems people have with their patio heaters.


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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,...

Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.


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Should I Get a Wall-Mounted Heater for My Patio?

Learn how wall-mounted heaters can bring your patio year-round warmth without taking up precious floor space.


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Your Guide to Winterizing Everything

From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.


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How to Choose the Best Patio Heater

A patio heater can make your outdoor living space a year-round gathering place. Learn the basics to determine which heater...

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Why Plants are Perfect Housewarming Gifts (and 5 Great Ones to Give!)

Houseplants help transform a new house into a home. Here are five reasons to give them to new homeowners especially,...


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30 Spring Cleaning Tasks to Add to Your Checklist

Start thinking of spring cleaning as the calendar turns a page. Develop a plan with these tips on what to...


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12 Things to Do When Daylight Savings Time Begins

Spring Daylight Savings Time is a great reminder that the seasons are just about to change. Here's everything you should...


Repurpose Ducting for Containing Hostas

Control your hosta growth with this simple gardening trick using only galvanized duct.