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LED Christmas Lights Are Best. Here’s Why.

When it comes to holiday lights, there can be only one choice.

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Does Bulb Wattage Determine Brightness?

It's a common misconception that a bulb's wattage is the only factor in its brightness. So if you've been buying...


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What To Know About Solar Batteries

Solar battery technology has advanced in leaps and bounds in recent years. Here's what makes a battery a solar battery.


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Brighten Up Any Project with the Family Handyman Approved Nebo Omni 2k Work Light

Looking for an addition to your toolbox that shines? Try the compact, bright and long-lasting Nebo Omni 2k work light.


These LED Bulbs Could Last Up to 50 Years

See why these lightbulbs could be great for your wallet and the planet.

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How to Get Started With Solar Energy Panels in 2023

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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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.

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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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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....


6 Best RV Solar Panels and Kits

Silent and fume-free electric power for your RV is what solar panel kits deliver. Check out these six top models...