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21 Genius Uses for Hand Sanitizer You’ll Wish You Knew Before

You won't believe how many ways you can put that bottle of hand sanitizer gel to use. Here's what the experts recommend.

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What to Know About Boat Insurance

If your boat has a motor, it probably needs boat insurance. Here's what you need to know about boat insurance,...


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Four Ways to Finance Building a Home

A traditional construction loan is not your only option when financing your from-the-ground-up dream home, beach house or woodsy cabin.


35 Money-Saving Handy Hints Using Everyday Items

Everyone enjoys saving money, especially when it comes to improving your home. So check out these amazingly cheap, handy hints...


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What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build

Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for...

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Checklist: Things to Do Before You Build a Second Home

If your idea of DIY involves pulling out your credit card, then this checklist is not for you. If you're...


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Benefits of Using RTA Kitchen Cabinets

Trying to decide what kind of cabinets you should hang in your home? Here's a look at what makes ready-to-assemble...


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What Should I Put In the Bottom of My Planter?

Learn what to add to the bottom of your planter to promote aeration without adding weight or expense — plus...


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10 Tips To Help You Renovate Your Yard on a Budget

If your backyard needs a renovation but your budget won't support big spending, check out these 10 pro tips for...


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Furniture Pieces You Should Always Buy Used

Buying used furniture is better for your wallet, the Earth and your local economy — plus, you might find a...


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Car Detailing Costs: Is It Cheaper To DIY?

Wishing your car had that like-new look? Detailing can give you what you're looking for, but you'll have to decide...


The Best Camping Tent Heaters to Keep You Warm

Keep warm this camping season with one of these highly rated camping tent heaters available online.


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Best Temperature To Set A Thermostat in Summer

Too hot? Too cold? Stay comfortable and save on energy bills by figuring out what temperature to set your thermostat...

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Carpet Cleaning: Pro Service vs. Renting Equipment?

When it's time to clean your carpet, should you hire a pro or rent DIY carpet cleaning equipment? Here are...


Military Families Struggle to Buy Homes in Hot Real Estate Market

VA loans, while a great option for eligible buyers, are not the preferred choice for sellers. And that might be...


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How to Budget for Furniture and Decorating Costs for a New Home

Furnishing and decorating a new home can be fun, but you'll quickly bust your budget if you're not careful when...


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When and Where to Rent a Lawn Aerator

Renting an aerator is a great way to ensure a healthier lawn. Here's a guide for picking the lawn aerator...


The Overstock Spring Black Friday Sale Is Here

Black Friday is early this year. Get your hands on the newest spring trends for your home with this major...


Tips for Working with Contractors on Your Home

Working with contractors can be a stressful experience for everyone involved. Here are some tips on how to make the...


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How to Design a House: Three Options To Consider

Have you decided to build your dream home or cabin? Here are three ways to translate your vision into a...


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What Happens If I Don’t Get a Permit for My Home Remodel?

Tempted to bypass the permit process to save time, money and the hassle of dealing with city officials? Don't. It's...

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Benefits of Repurposing Natural Materials During a Home Build

There are eco-conscious, economic and aesthetic reasons to repurpose natural materials from your new build. Happily, they usually intersect.


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Tips for Saving Money When Building a New Home

Labor costs eat up a significant chunk of your home build budget. Opting for a DIY solution when possible and...


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Tips for Staying on Budget When Building a Home

Sticking to your budget is one of the biggest challenges in a new house build. Here's how to keep your...


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How Much Does It Cost to Build a House?

From the initial building permits to breaking ground to final site cleanup, here's how much you can expect to spend...


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Budgeting Tips for Building Your Own House

Budget overruns can turn building your dream home into a nightmare. These tips will help keep costs in check without...


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...