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Do these 10 things to prepare your home for winter weather

Do these 10 things to prepare your home for winter weather

As cold weather approaches, here are 10 things you can do to keep your home warm and cozy.
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Good, better, best: Solar heating and cooling systems for your home

Good, better, best: Solar heating and cooling systems for your home

Do you think solar heating and cooling is the right choice for your home? We'll help you decide which systems are the best.
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How much does it cost to install an EV adapter in your garage?

How much does it cost to install an EV adapter in your garage?

Part of owning an electric vehicle is charging at home, and a dedicated EV charger is the best way. Should you install one, though? We help you decide.
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How to get the most from your vegetable garden, no matter where you live

How to get the most from your vegetable garden, no matter where you live

If you’re thinking about growing vegetables in the fall, understand the conditions in your area so you choose plants that will thrive.
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6 gorgeous low-maintenance indoor plants you can keep alive all season long

6 gorgeous low-maintenance indoor plants you can keep alive all season long

We've found some incredible, low-maintenance indoor plants you'll want to pack your home with this fall.
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How to know when it’s time to hire a pest control professional

How to know when it’s time to hire a pest control professional

DIY pest control is smart, but you may actually need to hire a pro. Here's how to tell when it's time.
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Why houseplants are a great addition to your home for fall and winter

Why houseplants are a great addition to your home for fall and winter

Houseplants have tons of benefits, and may help you brave the winter months with ease. Here's why you should pack your home with plants this fall and winter.
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How to paint or stain a kitchen table in one weekend

How to paint or stain a kitchen table in one weekend

Instead of buying a new kitchen table, paint the one you have and give it a new lease on life.
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How to find and choose the right energy-efficient garage cooling system

How to find and choose the right energy-efficient garage cooling system

Garages aren't insulated like homes, but we spend a lot of time out there. Here's how to cool (or heat) yours properly.
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How to aerate your lawn in the fall — and why it’s so important

How to aerate your lawn in the fall — and why it’s so important

Fall lawn aeration may be the most important thing you do in September. Here's why.
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Keep these 4 hand tool safety tips in mind as you work around the house

Keep these 4 hand tool safety tips in mind as you work around the house

Hand tools can be dangerous, too. Keep these tips in mind when working on projects around the home.
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How to care for your lawn in drought conditions

How to care for your lawn in drought conditions

Drought conditions are sweeping the nation. Here’s how experts say you can care for your lawn and keep it healthy.
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How to repair deck boards before you host your next party

How to repair deck boards before you host your next party

Deck boards can be repaired pretty easily. Here's how to do it yourself before guests arrive.
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This is, hands down, the best way to paint wood paneling

This is, hands down, the best way to paint wood paneling

Painting paneling is an easy way to avoid a costly remodel. Here's the best method we've found for getting it done.
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How to eliminate that musty ‘basement’ smell

How to eliminate that musty ‘basement’ smell

Does your basement stink? Here's how to get rid of the smell and keep it away for good.
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How to repair drywall holes in less than an hour

How to repair drywall holes in less than an hour

This is how to quickly and easily repair drywall holes in your home.
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When is the best time of year to spray for bugs? What you should know

When is the best time of year to spray for bugs? What you should know

Is there a right time of year to spray for bugs? Should you do it often? We walk you through it.
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How to transplant your seed starters from pots to the garden

How to transplant your seed starters from pots to the garden

These are the right (and wrong) ways to take your seedlings from indoor pots to the outdoor garden.
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Make sure your kids know these 6 fire pit safety tips before your next barbecue

Make sure your kids know these 6 fire pit safety tips before your next barbecue

Fire pits and kids can be a bad mix. Make sure your kids know these fire pit safety tips before your next outdoor adventure.
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Repair or replace? What you should know about busted drywall

Repair or replace? What you should know about busted drywall

Is your drywall shoddy? Should you repair or replace it? We help you figure it out.
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Garage heating and cooling options: Our best advice

Garage heating and cooling options: Our best advice

This is some of our best advice for heating or cooling your garage year-round.
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How to paint paneling and avoid expensive renovations

How to paint paneling and avoid expensive renovations

Does your home have ugly paneling? Instead of tearing it down, paint it! Here's how.
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How often should you fumigate your house? What you need to know

How often should you fumigate your house? What you need to know

Should you fumigate often, or is it a once-a-year thing? We help you figure out when is best to spray for bugs.
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What you need to know about transplanting indoor plants outside

What you need to know about transplanting indoor plants outside

When your seedlings get too large to stay indoors, it's time to take them outside. Here's how it's done.
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Everything You Need to Give Your College Room a Deep Clean

Everything You Need to Give Your College Room a Deep Clean

Heading to college? These are all the deep cleaning items you need and they won't cost you a fortune either.
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Should you buy your own home security system or lease a service? How to decide

Should you buy your own home security system or lease a service? How to decide

Is DIY home security worth it, or should you lease a service fro your cable provider or another company? We help you decide.
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How to clean your gross bathroom in 20 minutes flat

How to clean your gross bathroom in 20 minutes flat

Bathrooms get gross; ours too, it's fine, you're not alone. Here's how to clean as you go to avoid disgusting bathrooms in your home.
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Do these 7 things to keep bugs away from your next party

Do these 7 things to keep bugs away from your next party

Bugs can ruina ny party. Here's how to keep them away so you can enjoy your gathering.
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How to paint your kitchen cabinets in 9 simple steps

How to paint your kitchen cabinets in 9 simple steps

Upgrading cabinets can cost thousands of dollars. Refinishing and painting is far less expensive.
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Our 6 favorite YouTube channels for simple at-home DIY guides

Our 6 favorite YouTube channels for simple at-home DIY guides

Check out these YouTube channels for tons of helpful DIY content.
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7 weird house plants from Instagram you’ve got to see to believe

7 weird house plants from Instagram you’ve got to see to believe

These weird houseplants from Instagram will have you wishing they were in your home!
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A mid-summer landscaping reality check for every homeowner

A mid-summer landscaping reality check for every homeowner

Before you get your heart set on a landscaping design, consult experts to figure out if your plans are realistic.
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Geothermal vs. solar heating and cooling systems: Which is right for your home?

Geothermal vs. solar heating and cooling systems: Which is right for your home?

We help you decide between solar and geothermal heating for your home.
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7 Facebook groups that will inspire you to upcycle your furniture

7 Facebook groups that will inspire you to upcycle your furniture

Need some inspiration for upcycling furniture? These Facebook groups may be able to help motivate you.
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9 must-have items to keep your home safe and secure

9 must-have items to keep your home safe and secure

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8 adorable indoor herb gardens for your kitchen or sunroom

8 adorable indoor herb gardens for your kitchen or sunroom

We've found some really great herb gardens that look amazing in any window.
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How to know if it’s time to repair your driveway

How to know if it’s time to repair your driveway

A cracked driveway isn't always serious, but severe cracks may be problematic. Here's when you should repair yours.
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Fire pit safety rules you need to be mindful of this summer

Fire pit safety rules you need to be mindful of this summer

Fire pits are awesome, but dangerous. Make sure you (and everyone you know) understands how to stay safe this summer.
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How to repair a large hole in drywall

How to repair a large hole in drywall

How to repair large, unsightly holes in your drywall.
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2 ways your iPhone can become a vital home security tool

2 ways your iPhone can become a vital home security tool

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How to paint kitchen cabinets: 8 simple steps

How to paint kitchen cabinets: 8 simple steps

You heard it here first: Experts say this is the best way to paint kitchen cabinets
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4 DIY home security systems you can put together today

4 DIY home security systems you can put together today

You don't need to hire pros to have a workable home security system
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How to safely work on a roof this summer

How to safely work on a roof this summer

Roofing projects can be dangerous -- follow these tips to keep yourself safe
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How to chase the most common summer bugs from your backyard

How to chase the most common summer bugs from your backyard

Bugs are a pain in the summer -- get rid of them fast with our tips
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5 common wood floor repairs every home owner should know

5 common wood floor repairs every home owner should know

If you have wood floors, you need to know these quick DIY repairs
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How to empty a water heater safely

How to empty a water heater safely

Keep yourself safe with this handy how-to guide
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Apartment-dweller 101: How to patch holes in walls

Apartment-dweller 101: How to patch holes in walls

Patch walls painlessly with this simple guide
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4 basic lawn care tools every homeowner needs

4 basic lawn care tools every homeowner needs

Everyone with a lawn needs these 4 tools - trust us
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Baby-proofing your house: What you need to know

Baby-proofing your house: What you need to know

Make sure your home is safe for your kids - and other peoples' - with this guide
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How to spread compost on your lawn – and why you need to

How to spread compost on your lawn – and why you need to

Topdressing is a great way to ensure a healthy lawn - here's how to do it