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      10 Home Gym Storage Ideas

      Clever home gym storage ideas can help turn a spare room, garage or abandoned corner into a motivating and clutter-free workout space.

      10 Things to Consider Before Building a Second Home or Cabin

      Maybe you've dreamed of owning a vacation home or weekend retreat. Before you build or buy, ask yourself these questions...


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      What To Know About Soil Testing

      If you and your family grow vegetables in your garden, it's important for you to test your soil to know...


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      Best Home Gym Paint Colors for 2021

      Home gyms are hotter than ever for ripping reps to mastering meditation. Here are our best paint color picks for...


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      Should I Paint My House to Increase Its Resale Value?

      If your home is about to hit the real estate market, a fresh coat of paint could be the ticket...

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      9 Best Vacuums for Every Home

      Whether you're buying a vacuum for the first time or upgrading to a new model, we'll help you find the...


      I Tried Brandless Cleaning Products and Here’s What Happened

      Brandless cleaning products are better for the earth and your wallet. We tested them to see how well they clean.


      10 Best Reviewed Internet Routers on Amazon

      Improve your streaming, gaming and more with the top-rated internet routers available for sale today on Amazon.


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      16 Hydrogen Peroxide Uses You Never Knew About

      Keep a bottle of hydrogen peroxide in every room of your house to whiten teeth, clean mirrors, prevent stains and...


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      New Homeowner’s Guide to Pruning Your Garden

      Spring pruning is like spring cleaning: A little effort now pays big dividends when you're done. Here's what to know...


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      6 Best Smart Coffee Makers

      Smart coffee makers streamline your morning routine, allowing you to start brewing a fresh cup from your smart device without...


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      Coffin Cut-Outs and Other Urban Legends You Probably Believe

      Have you heard the one about the staircase built specifically to trip up burglars? Let's bust six myths about the...


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      7 Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Cabin

      Use these savvy strategies to keep unwanted critters from invading your log cabin, summer home or cottage this vacation season.

      How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

      Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


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      Landscape Design: Easy Ways To Improve Curb Appeal

      From planting bushes to choosing colors, these landscaping tips will improve the look of your yard.


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      How to Stop Mole Crickets From Damaging Your Lawn

      Mole crickets are one of the most destructive turf grass pests in the southeastern U.S. Here's how to send them...


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      Are Chinch Bugs Eating My Lawn?

      Despite their tiny size, chinch bugs can wreak havoc on your lawn. Here's how to spot an infestation and get...


      New Homeowner’s Guide

      From making an offer on your dream home to navigating your first year of DIY home repairs, the experts at...


      The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

      From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


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      Best Off-Grid Water System Options for Your Cabin

      Interested in an off-grid cabin, but not sure how to tackle the water problem? These are your options for water...


      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....

      What to Do After You Close on a Home

      After you close on your home, there are a number of home security, utility, inspection and cleaning considerations to tackle....


      What to Do Before You Close On a Home

      Here's an easy guide that prepares you for all the financial contracts and plans you should consider before you close...


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      8 Ways To Conserve Water in Your Home

      Water is a precious — and costly — commodity. Fixing those pesky leaks and drips and making some slight changes...


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      Common Home Repairs You Put Off

      Is the kitchen sink leaking or did someone just drop an ice cube on the floor? Spoiler: It's almost never...


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      What Is Diatomaceous Earth?

      Diatomaceous earth can be used for everything from deodorizers to tick and flea powder. Its loyal fans find many more...


      14 Expenses New Homeowners Waste Money On

      It's easy for new homeowners to spend money on things they shouldn't. Make sure you steer clear of these unnecessary...