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The pros and cons of ductless heating and cooling systems you need to know about

The pros and cons of ductless heating and cooling systems you need to know about

Is a ductless heating and cooling system right for your home? This is your guide to the pros and cons of going ductless.
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Do you need to wash walls before painting? The honest truth

Do you need to wash walls before painting? The honest truth

Washing your walls before you paint is a cumbersome task — is it necessary? Here's what you need to know.
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How to remove old caulk: A 4-step guide to get this tedious job done quickly

How to remove old caulk: A 4-step guide to get this tedious job done quickly

Removing old caulk can be a tedious process. If you follow these steps, your DIY project will be done in no time.
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How to propagate prayer plants for a flourishing indoor garden

How to propagate prayer plants for a flourishing indoor garden

Prayer plants are great for your home's decor. Here's how to propagate them the right way so that the new plants flourish.
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The Nest Thermostat is $50 off for Prime Day!

The Nest Thermostat is $50 off for Prime Day!

With this Nest thermostat Prime Day deal, you can save $50 on the Google Nest Learning Thermostat to help you fill out your smart home for less.
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Know the different types of paint: The ultimate guide for painting your walls

Know the different types of paint: The ultimate guide for painting your walls

Don't use the wrong type of paint for your next project. This is what you need to know.
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These fantastic basement paint colors will brighten up your space in no time

These fantastic basement paint colors will brighten up your space in no time

Basements don't have to be dingy and dull. Our favorite paint colors work for finished basements no matter what you're planning to do with the space.
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How to repot a houseplant without killing it in the process

How to repot a houseplant without killing it in the process

Repotting your houseplants is no longer nerve-wracking. Make sure you do it the right way with our repotting how-to guide.
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Use these natural, chemical-free crabgrass killers to take back your overgrown lawn

Use these natural, chemical-free crabgrass killers to take back your overgrown lawn

Want to take out crab grass without chemicals? Use one of these natural crabgrass killers to finally take back your lawn.
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These tips will help you tape a room for painting the right way

These tips will help you tape a room for painting the right way

There's a right and wrong way to tape a room - here's the right way
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DIY 101: How to fix a wobbly, rocking toilet

DIY 101: How to fix a wobbly, rocking toilet

Shaky toilet making you or your guests nervous? Here's what to do to keep everything where it needs to be.
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How often should you wash your pillowcase?

How often should you wash your pillowcase?

Do you know how often you should wash your pillowcases? Do you just wash them whenever you wash your sheets? Come learn the rules you need to know in our guide.
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Eyesore alert: How to fix patchy grass for a lush green lawn

Eyesore alert: How to fix patchy grass for a lush green lawn

Don't let patchy grass get you down. Use this guide to get a breathtaking lawn everyone will envy.
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Can you lay sod over existing grass? What you need to know

Can you lay sod over existing grass? What you need to know

Putting sod down is a complicated process. Is it worth it?
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Dish scrubbing brush vs. sponge: Which is better for cleaning dishes?

Dish scrubbing brush vs. sponge: Which is better for cleaning dishes?

When deciding whether a dish sponge or brush is better for cleaning your dirty dishes, here is everything you need to consider.
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When you should (and shouldn’t) put used coffee grounds in your garden

When you should (and shouldn’t) put used coffee grounds in your garden

How do you know if you should put used coffee grounds in your garden? We’ve researched the pros and cons so you can make your own decision.

How to paint the exterior of your house so it looks like you hired a pro

How to paint the exterior of your house so it looks like you hired a pro

Follow these tips to paint the exterior of your home.

How to paint a ceiling without also painting yourself

How to paint a ceiling without also painting yourself

Painting a ceiling can be a messy job. Here's how to do it right.
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Remedy your painting mistakes with these 4 quick and easy fixes

Remedy your painting mistakes with these 4 quick and easy fixes

Does your paint job look like an amateur did it? Fix these common painting mistakes in a few simple steps.
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How to kill dandelions and keep them out of your lawn for the entire season

How to kill dandelions and keep them out of your lawn for the entire season

Sick of dandelions infesting your otherwise beautiful lawn year after year? Check out these tips to get rid of the pesky weeds so they never come back.
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What is the best black paint for furniture? How to DIY a luxe, elegant look

What is the best black paint for furniture? How to DIY a luxe, elegant look

Black furniture makes a statement. This is the best black paint for your next DIY project.
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Can you grow bamboo from seeds? Yes — if you follow this handy guide

Can you grow bamboo from seeds? Yes — if you follow this handy guide

Want to grow a bamboo plant from scratch? We discuss how to grow bamboo seeds into flourishing plants with the right care and conditions.
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10 effective ways to get rid of standing water in your yard

10 effective ways to get rid of standing water in your yard

Don't let your yard get soggy with every rainfall. This is what you need to do to eliminate standing water and have a healthy yard.
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A polka dot plant adds color and life to your home — here’s how to care for it

A polka dot plant adds color and life to your home — here’s how to care for it

A polka dot plant adds color and style to your indoor space. Here are some tips on how to care for it so it thrives all season long.
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Tired of your ugly concrete patio? Check out these phenomenal DIY improvement ideas

Tired of your ugly concrete patio? Check out these phenomenal DIY improvement ideas

There are many easy and affordable DIY projects you can do to improve your cement patio. Use our simple tips to create the space of your dreams.
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The absolute best parlor palm care tips for a healthy, thriving plant

The absolute best parlor palm care tips for a healthy, thriving plant

Parlor palms are beautiful and resilient plants. This is your guide for growing a thriving parlor palm inside.
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How to install window sensors (and why you need them to keep your home safe)

How to install window sensors (and why you need them to keep your home safe)

Window sensors are an important part of your home security detail. This is how to install window alarm sensors.
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The best wall paint colors to make your vibrant exposed red brick pop

The best wall paint colors to make your vibrant exposed red brick pop

Exposed red brick is a fantastic design feature. These wall colors go wonderfully with it.
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How to clean mirrors for a streak-free shine

How to clean mirrors for a streak-free shine

Looking to get rid of streaks on your mirrors? Our guide shows how to clean mirrors perfectly using a variety of different materials.  
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5 easy ways to kill fruit flies before they take over your kitchen

5 easy ways to kill fruit flies before they take over your kitchen

It's summer. It's hot, humid, and fruit flies are everywhere. Here's how to keep them out of your kitchen.
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How to fix bubbling paint and prevent it from happening again

How to fix bubbling paint and prevent it from happening again

Painting is fun and artistic, but for the best results, keep bubbles at bay. Here's how to fix bubbling paint and prevent it from happening again.
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How to fix a garbage disposal just like the pros

How to fix a garbage disposal just like the pros

Is your garbage disposal humming and just not working right? This is how to fix it.
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How to build a retaining wall for a gorgeous backyard design

How to build a retaining wall for a gorgeous backyard design

Retaining walls are both functional and aesthetically pleasing. These are the do's and don'ts for creating a fantastic space. Learn how to build a retaining wall.
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9 incredible backyard privacy ideas that don’t require a lot of work

9 incredible backyard privacy ideas that don’t require a lot of work

Sure, you like your neighbors, but everyone needs a little space. Try these cool backyard privacy ideas.
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This one change will transform your bathroom (for the cost of a can of paint)

This one change will transform your bathroom (for the cost of a can of paint)

Bathroom cabinet colors can totally transform your space. This is what you should know.
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How to plant flowers in 6 simple steps for a vibrant, colorful garden

How to plant flowers in 6 simple steps for a vibrant, colorful garden

If you're new to gardening, this is the only guide you'll ever need for how to plant flowers.
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Save your furniture: How to unwarp wood and restore your home design

Save your furniture: How to unwarp wood and restore your home design

If your wood furniture, doors, or floorboards have gotten warped, they can still be saved. This is how to unwarp wood.
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4 things you should never bother to fix when selling your house

4 things you should never bother to fix when selling your house

There are upgrades that increase the value of your house when you're selling it, and some that just cost money with no ROI. Don't bother with these projects.
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Painting 101: The best wall-painting techniques everyone should know

Painting 101: The best wall-painting techniques everyone should know

Here are great DIY wall-painting techniques, tips, and tricks that are sure to make the process more efficient, fun, and effective.
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Avoid surprise repairs: 77% of new homeowners face these unexpected costs

Avoid surprise repairs: 77% of new homeowners face these unexpected costs

There are a lot more first-time homebuyers taking the plunge these days. These are the lessons you should learn before you join them.
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How to fix a toilet handle (and 5 other bathroom fixes homeowners should know)

How to fix a toilet handle (and 5 other bathroom fixes homeowners should know)

If this is your first time in a new home, make sure you know these simple fixes to common bathroom issues.
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10 essential things the experts say you should know about replacing a roof

10 essential things the experts say you should know about replacing a roof

We talked to the experts and found out everything you need to know about roof replacement.
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6 essential questions to ask a handyman before you hire them

6 essential questions to ask a handyman before you hire them

A great handyman is someone every homeowner needs. Use these tips to find one.
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Add a pop of color to your home this April with these 8 gorgeous, vibrant blooms

Add a pop of color to your home this April with these 8 gorgeous, vibrant blooms

Your home could do with a pop of color. These beautiful blooms fit the bill.
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Make spring cleanup easy: The only home maintenance checklist you’ll ever need

Make spring cleanup easy: The only home maintenance checklist you’ll ever need

Make sure you check these to-do items off your list for a well-maintained home this spring.
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Brighten up your walkway with landscape lighting: What you need to know

Brighten up your walkway with landscape lighting: What you need to know

Add some curb appeal — and safety measures — with outdoor lighting. Here's what you should know.
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4 outstanding paint colors for your small laundry room upgrade

4 outstanding paint colors for your small laundry room upgrade

Make your small laundry room feel huge with these fresh, clean paint colors.
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8 simple, creative ways to add curb appeal to a flat-front house

8 simple, creative ways to add curb appeal to a flat-front house

Does your flat-front house feel lifeless and boring? Give the exterior of your home some visual interest with these great ideas.
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How to fix your super annoying creaky stairs

How to fix your super annoying creaky stairs

Creaky stairs bothering you? Here's your guide to a noise-free home.
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How to replace your bathroom faucet for a fresh, modern look

How to replace your bathroom faucet for a fresh, modern look

Get a stylish new bathroom with just a faucet replacement. Here's what you need to do.