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      What Is Amazon Sidewalk and How Do I Opt Out?

      Here's what you need to know about the new shared network called Amazon Sidewalk. Some of your devices might be already connected to it.

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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.


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      8 Smart Faucets Worth Buying

      Get the water flowing from across the room or when fingers are covered with gooey cookie dough. Smart faucets are...


      Amazon Prime Day Editors and DIY Experts Wishlist

      These are the Amazon Prime Day deals we hope to add to our carts! From lawnmowers to grill brushes and...


      When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021: What Every Shopper Needs to Know

      The question on everyone's lips is, "When is Amazon Prime Day?" and rightfully so: Amazon Prime Day deals are quite...

      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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      Smart Faucets: What to Know

      Learn more about smart faucets and how this home fixture trend can fit into your lifestyle.


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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...


      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...


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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....


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      Breaker Box Safety: How to Connect a New Circuit

      Add a new circuit to your home's wiring

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      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...