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Family Handyman Approved: Sea Foam Motor Treatment

Keep your engines running smoothly.

How to Pressure Wash Your Car

Here's how to pressure wash your car without damaging it.


How to Repair a Garden Hose

Fix leaky garden hoses quickly and cheaply.


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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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Yard Safety Tips for Commonly Used Equipment

Injuries can occur if the right safety precautions aren't adhered to while using lawn and garden equipment. Here are simple...

20 Things to Consider When Buying a Lawn Mower

There's lots to consider when it comes time to buy a lawn mower


Best-Reviewed Snow Shovels on Amazon

Upgrade your snow shovel this winter to a product that's Amazon reviewer approved. Find your best snow shovel here.

12 Tricked-Out Lawn Mowers You Need to See

Whether you want your machine to go faster or have more style, these tips for tricking out your lawn mower...


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Severe Weather Guide: Emergency Power Generators

It just takes one downed power pole to interrupt the fragile chain of electricity connecting your house to the power...


7 Genius Tips and Tricks for Working With Extension Cords

You can't get much done on a jobsite without extension cords. These field-tested tips for storing and using those cords...


The 14 Worst Products Consumer Reports Has Ever Tested and What to Buy Instead

According to the nation's leading consumer watchdog, you should avoid these underwhelming home items. But don’t worry—we've got some great...

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26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

Innovations that improved home improvement.


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Should I Buy a Snow Blower or Hire a Snow Removal Service?

Deciding between buying a snow blower or hiring a snow removal service? Consider the pros and cons so you can...


15 Tips to Prevent Tools From Getting Stolen

Power tool theft is on the rise because thieves no longer need a pawnshop to get rid of stolen goods;...


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Is Your Snow Blower Ready for the First Big Dump?

The season's first big snowstorm could be just days or weeks away. Get your snow blower ready for the season's...


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Safety Basics to Prep Power Yard Equipment for Spring

It's springtime! Time to get outside and do yard work. Here are 10 tips to keep your outdoor power equipment...

20 Bad Spring Yard Work Habits You Need to Stop Doing

It's been a long winter and you're ready to start some yard work. But before you grab that rake or...


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10 Tips for Using a Generator Safely

Generators can be lifesavers, but only if they're used correctly.


12 Ways to Keep Your Garage Shipshape During Winter

Take some time to get your garage in order this winter. Follow these tips to get organized and make sure...


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Snowblower Won’t Start? Here’s What to Do

When the snow flies, here's what you need to do to get an obstinate snowblower started.


Generator Maintenance Tips

Manufacturers and repair pros share tips to avoid the most common mistakes.


How to Keep Your Garage Floor Dry All Winter Long

Keep your garage floor dry by placing your snowblower on top of this common household item.


Top 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Removing Snow

Make shoveling snow go easier on your body and your time by avoiding these snow shoveling mistakes.


13 Hand-Powered Snow Removal Tools

Shoveling snow and scraping ice doesn't have to be a back-breaking chore. Snow removal tools have come a long way...

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How to Pressure Wash a Driveway for the First Time

Whether you want to extend its life or add a little curb appeal, here are some tips to on how...


Tips for Buying a Walk-Behind Lawn Mower

Whether you're buying your first mower or replacing an old one, navigating the maze of models and features can be...


Tips for Using Emergency Generators

A backup generator can save the day when the power goes out


Tips to Winterize Your Lawn Mower

Learn the correct way to store your lawn mower over the cold winter months. Gasoline left in your mower during...


What You Need to Know Before Buying an Electric Snow Blower

Here are some things to know before investing in an electric snow blower.


No Snowblower? This is the Best Way to Shovel Your Driveway

Grab your shovel, lace up your boots and put on those gloves. This is the best way to shovel snow...