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      What To Know About Smart Thermostats

      Smart thermostats are more popular than ever, but what are they and are they really worth it? Here's what you...


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      Smart Bulbs: What’s the Smart Buy?

      Smart lightbulbs with the same lumens have drastically different price points. I set out to find out why in the...


      Beat the Heat and Cut Cooling Costs

      To save on cooling costs, install simple shutters to block the afternoon sun.


      STUDY: Do People Actually Want ‘Trendy’ Products in Their Homes?

      There are tons of options for homebuilding products with trendy features like smart technology. But do people actually want them...


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      Choosing the Best Water Filter for Your Home

      Do you need a simple pitcher or a whole-house system? Water filtration isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to your drinking water...


      Top 10 Products You’re Going to Want to Buy Before Summer Hits

      Don't wait until it's too hot to function. Now's the time to purchase these cooling devices so you're ready for...


      These Simple Tricks Will Keep Your House Cool All Summer Long

      It certainly is nice to have warmer weather, but it’s never nice to have an uncomfortably hot home. If you’re...


      12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

      A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...

      Starlink: How Elon Musk’s New Tech Changes Home Internet

      This new take on satellite internet could be a major game-changer, especially for people in rural areas.


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      What to Know About Frozen Pipes

      Don't let frozen water pipes cause a flood. Here's what to know about frozen pipes, including how to prevent them...


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      10 Women Inventors Who Changed Home Life Forever

      From the circular saw to Scotchgard, inventions by women revolutionized our homes. In honor of Women's History Month, we spotlight...


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      In Multi-Generational Homes, Some Like It Hot—But Some Not

      The solution? Fujitsu General’s energy-efficient Mini-split technology, which lets everyone from grandma to youngsters control the temperature in their rooms—no...


      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.


      34 Things You Should Always Buy on Amazon

      Amazon's really been upping its competitive pricing game recently, so we spoke with a personal finance expert to find out...


      13 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool Without an Air Conditioner

      If you don't have an air conditioner, check out these creative ways to stay cool all summer long.


      10 Living Room Lighting Ideas We Love

      Your living room is a multi-use space, so you need to have the right lighting for the right use. The...

      15 Home Tech Items You Can Get At IKEA

      For a home that keeps up with the times, check out IKEA's budget-friendly tech gadgets.


      Best Lighting for Your Garage and Workshop

      Find your way in the dark with these cool products that help light the darkest nooks and crannies of your...


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      Fact or Fiction: Is Your Tap Water Safe to Drink?

      Clean, safe water is vital for drinking, cooking, bathing and more, yet most people barely give it a thought. Here's...


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      Best Off-Grid Power Systems for Your Cabin

      If you're contemplating off-grid power for your cabin or summer house, start here to learn the differences between solar, wind...


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      How to Keep Cell Phones Charged During a Power Outage

      Your cell phone is an essential tool during an emergency. Here are some helpful tips to keep it charged during...

      Here’s Why Spray Foam Can Regulate Your House Temperature

      If you’re looking to keep the house at a comfortable temperature, it may be time to consider spray foam insulation....


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      21 Air Conditioner Maintenance and Home Cooling Tips

      Whether you have a whole-house or one-room air conditioner, don't make it work harder than it should. Follow these tips...


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      10 Handy Uses for a Smart Plug

      Stop worrying, make mornings better, find out if you need a new appliance and more, thanks to help from smart...


      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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      9 Best Electric Baseboard Heaters

      Looking for an electric baseboard heater but can't decide which is best for you? Discover the best baseboard heaters in...


      How to Install a Battery-Powered Touchless Faucet

      Touchless faucet installation made easy.