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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 motion-sensing lights, we got you covered.

      10 Best Reviewed Internet Routers on Amazon

      Improve your streaming, gaming and more with the top-rated internet routers available for sale today on Amazon.

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      6 Best Smart Coffee Makers

      Smart coffee makers streamline your morning routine, allowing you to start brewing a fresh cup from your smart device without...

      How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

      Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.

      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...

      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....

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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      Replacing outdated lightbulbs in your new home can create the atmosphere you want and lower your electric bill.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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      4 Ways to Get Internet at Your Off-Grid Cabin

      Like the idea of living off the grid, but don't want to give up the internet? Learn about the options...

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      12 Home Organization Apps to Streamline Your Routine

      Finding it hard to keep track of your family's meal planning, homework, chores and other tasks? These home organization apps...

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      Do Amazon Echo’s Security Features Really Work?

      Amazon Echo has security features, like detecting broken glass. But do they really work? We tested them here in our...

      What Is ‘Tangi’ & What Does It Mean for DIYers?

      The minds behind the Tangi DIY app are the same ones that brought Google News, Gmail and Google Maps to...

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      Your Cheat Sheet to Google Home Commands

      Google has done an incredible job of expanding its Google Home commands, so if you have the device, or are...

      Google Home Mini vs Echo Dot: A Side-by-Side Comparison

      Although relatively similar, there are some key differences between the Google Home Mini vs Echo Dot that might influence your...

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      LED Lightbulb Test: Do All Bulbs Shine the Same?

      It turns out not all LED lightbulbs are created equal. Check out which brand shines the brightest.

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      Why You Shouldn’t Put a Soaked Phone In Rice (And What to Do Instead)

      Before you concede to spending a load of cash on a brand-new phone, try one of these solutions that can...

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      Is Renting a Router and Modem From Your Internet Company a Bad Idea?

      Renting equipment from your internet company is easy and convenient, but buying your own could save you money over time.

      50 Super Dangerous Signs That Could Kill a Home Buy

      You might miss some of these signs when viewing a home

      10 Hazards You Haven’t Thought of at Home

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

      Reddit Users Share Their Hysterical Robot Fails

      They're supposed to make life more carefree, but sometimes robot devices cause mayhem. These robot fails will make you laugh,...

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      The Trouble with Whole House Humidifiers

      Whole-house humidifiers make dry, brutal winters far more comfortable indoors. Unfortunately, the cons of a manual humidifier may out weigh...

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      20 Home Renovations That Instantly Add Value to Your Home

      These home renovations are so worth the upfront expense.

      36 Almost Unbelievable Plumbing and Electrical Goofs

      Read these DIYers' embarrassing moments stories and DIY fails from plumbing and electrical mistakes.

      20 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home Look More Expensive

      Whether you're looking to fix up your home to put it on the market or just want to bring some...

      11 Hidden Reasons Your Internet Is So Slow

      If your video is lagging and downloads are taking forever, don’t bang your head on your keyboard. Try these fixes...

      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...

      Easy-to-Read Circuit Breakers

      You won't regret marking up your circuit breaker in the case of an emergency.