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    How To Get Rid of Maggots In Your Home

    Maggots have a serious ick factor, but the bigger problem is what they turn into. Here's how to stop the maggot-fly cycle in your home.

    How To Get Rid of Groundhogs In a Humane Way

    It's possible to amicably share space with groundhogs. But if they've become overbearing, here's how to evict them with kindness.


    10 Shower Niche Ideas for Your Bathroom

    Get inspired by these recessed designs that provide convenient storage without intruding on the shower space.


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    8 Warning Signs of a Tornado

    Don't get caught outside when a tornado strikes. Listen to weather warnings, and look for these signs.


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    How To Store Gasoline Safely

    Store gasoline safely or pay the price! Follow these simple rules for safer gasoline storage.

    This Tire Repair Kit from TireJect Could Save You from a Roadside Emergency

    Tireject says its Emergency Tire Repair Kit is everything you need to repair a flat tire. We put that claim...


    9 Bathroom Mold Types To Be Aware Of

    Wondering what kind of mold is growing in your bathroom? Learn about common bathroom mold species and whether they're cause...

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    I Tried It: My Honest Bissell Little Green Review

    Messes are inevitable, especially in a home with kids, pets and gardeners. We found a way to make...


    How To Decode Your Car’s Vehicle Identification Number

    Your car's Vehicle Identification Number (VIN for short) is unique to your vehicle. Those 17 characters contain the secrets to...


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    Is Ice Melt Bad for Dogs?

    Using ice melt around pets doesn't have to be a slippery slope. Pros weigh in on the risks of ice...


    What To Know About the New Smoke Alarm Standards

    Significant upgrades to residential smoke alarms take effect in June 2024. Here's what to know about the new standards, and...

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    What To Know About Insect Houses

    Here's how to set yourself up for success with bee and other insect houses, plus which types aren't worth the...


    I Tried the NuWave OxyPure Air Purifier and Noticed Less Dust Around My House

    Curious about all the hype around air purifiers? We tested one popular model that purifies over 2,500 square...


    The Eleven Percent: Valerie Adams, Automotive Mechanic

    Valerie Adams talks about what women want in a work environment, the struggles of indie garages and helping Girl Scouts...


    How To Replace the Battery Terminals in Your Car

    If your car cranks over slowly or the battery terminals are corroded or cracked, it's time to replace the terminal...


    What New Construction Pros Need to Know About Customer Relationship Management

    Customer relationship management software can increase sales and reduce costs. Here's what you need to know about using a CRM.

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    Why You Should Test Your Car’s Fluids

    Testing the condition of your car's fluids is a straightforward way to find out if they're really protecting your expensive...


    How To Grow Your Construction Business’s Digital Footprint

    Every business needs an online presence to succeed in the modern world. This simple guide walks you through the best...


    8 Most Popular Interior Design Styles You Should Know

    Looking to find your new home style? Check out this list of today's hottest trends.


    The 13 Best Sectional Sofas, According to Months of Testing

    Our shopping editors tested the best sectional sofas on the market to bring you their favorites with all...


    Things I Wish I Knew Before Buying a Fixer-Upper

    From sloping floors to living onsite, here are a few surprises we encountered while fixing up a century-old abandoned house.


    We Tried this New Sylvox Bathroom TV Mirror and Fell in Love – Here’s Why You Might, Too

    We tried this waterproof bathroom TV mirror and fell in love with its sophisticated look and smart connectivity.


    Eclectic Interior Design: Understanding the Key Elements

    Master the cool and collected eclectic style with these easy tips from the experts.


    Test Drive Your DIY Projects with Free 3D Software

    Three-dimensional modeling is no longer restricted to expensive, difficult software. Here's how to use 3D modeling software to streamline your...


    The 9 Best Winter Work Gloves, Tested by Editors and Tradespeople

    Finally! A glove that will keep you warm and protected this winter.

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    Farmhouse Interior Design: Understanding the Key Elements

    With these designer tips, you'll have your interior looking like Joanna Gaines designed it herself.


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    Why Brake Fluid Goes Bad

    While all the fluids in our vehicles are essential, brake fluid plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and...


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    Tornado Watch vs. Warning: What’s the Difference?

    These critical weather alerts can save your life. Know how to respond when you're under a tornado watch or warning.


    Bohemian Interior Design: Understanding the Key Elements

    Do like the poets, writers and rock stars do and embrace the eclecticism of boho style with these designer secrets.


    Industrial Interior Design: Understanding the Key Elements

    Fresh from the factory: All about industrial interior design and easy ways to bring it home.


    We Tested and Reviewed the 5 Best Pet Stain Removers of 2024

    We tested six pet stain removers to find the best options for eliminating spots on carpet, hard floor and upholstery....