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      Pergola vs. Gazebo: What’s the Difference?

      Find out which one might be the better option for your home.

      Best Places to Find Moving Boxes for Cheap (or Free)

      Need some moving boxes? Here are some places you can get them for little or no money at all.


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      How To Get Dog and Cat Pee Out of Carpet

      We love our furry friends but not the messes they make. Here's how to get rid of stains and odors...


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      Least Energy-Efficient Cycles for Your Appliances

      From the washer and dryer to the dishwasher, energy-wasting cycles can drain your wallet.


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      The Home Depot to Sell Tools That Only Work if Activated

      The home improvement super store is launching a plan to sell power tools that will only work once activated at...

      This Is Why There Isn’t a Light in Your Freezer

      It's time to finally shed some light on why our freezers are so dark.


      SBA Launches Streamlined PPP Loan Forgiveness Program

      Small businesses who took out PPP loans during the pandemic have a little bit of help on the way.

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      How To Protect Your Home From Lightning Strikes

      Installing preventative measures that provide lightning protection will save you money in the long run.


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      These Tricks Will Save You When Your Key Fob Dies

      Don't panic if your key fob dies and you don't have a replacement battery. These little-known methods will get you...


      Tips for Cleaning a Bird Bath

      Offer clean water for backyard birds. Birding experts explain the best methods how to clean a bird bath and how...


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      Mite Bites: What To Know

      Break out the magnifying glass to get a better look at the microscopic mite, a parasitic organism that can make...

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      Ant Bites: What To Know

      Ant bites and stings are more common than you think. Learn which ants are relatively harmless and which you should...


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      9 Best Bug Hotels of 2021

      Find out what all the buzz is about. Backyard bug hotels provide a safe place for insects to rest weary...


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      How to Budget Landscaping Costs for a New Home

      It's easy to underestimate landscaping costs for your new home or cabin. It's a major expense that requires a well-planned,...


      What Is Wind Buffeting and How to Stop It

      You know that helicopter sound that happens when you’re on the freeway with a window down? It’s called wind buffeting...


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      Lessons from Lockdown: Keeping Clutter At Bay

      Spoiler alert: Decluttering isn't the ultimate answer to getting more space in your home.

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      Solar Panels: What To Know Before You Buy

      From initial cost to maintenance concerns, here's a primer on solar panels to help you decide if they're right for...


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      9 Brilliant Ways To Use Vinegar in Your Laundry Routine

      You probably have a gallon of white vinegar on your shelf, so here's how to put it to work in...


      5 Best Dog Gates for the Outdoors

      Before you buy an outdoor gate for your dog, read this!


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      New Homeowner’s Guide To Solar Power

      Is solar technology a good fit for the 21st century homeowner? Here's an overview of traditional and DIY solar options.


      Car Part Shortage Continues to Bog Down the Auto Market

      A computer chip shortage is complicating things for automobile dealers and buyers. Learn more here.


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      We Tried It: Kasa Smart Light Switches

      Looking to add smart home functionality to your home without breaking the bank? Kasa smart switches by TP-Link may be...


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      8 Best Safe and Effective Dishwasher Detergents

      The best safe and effective dishwasher detergents remove stains and food residue without harsh chemical smells and expensive price tags.


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      7 Best Compost Bins

      These quality products make home composting easier than ever.

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      7 Best Laptops for College Students

      The wrong laptop can be detrimental to online quizzes, assignments and classes. These choices are well-suited for a college student’s...


      50 Unusual Cleaning Solutions That Actually Work

      Ever use Coca-Cola to clean oil stains in your garage? It works! Check out 49 more unusual yet effective cleaning...


      15 IKEA Add-Ons You’ve Never Heard Of

      Everyone loves IKEA for their streamlined design, price point and functionality—but it can be difficult to customize these pieces in...


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      5 Best Overall Laptops of 2020

      If you find yourself in need of a new computer, one of these options should work for you.


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      50 Cleaning Tips and Tricks to Make Your Home Shine

      Tackle the messes around your house with these simple, time-saving cleaning tips to make your rooms shine.


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      19 Vinegar Cleaning Hacks That’ll Save You Money

      Vinegar is a natural cleaning solution that yields numerous benefits in and around your home — and it's so cheap!