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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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

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

If you have wood floors, you need to know these quick DIY repairs
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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

Patch walls painlessly with this simple guide
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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

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

Topdressing is a great way to ensure a healthy lawn - here's how to do it
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How to fix laminate countertops without calling a professional

We walk you through the best ways to fix your laminate counters
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How to test for carbon monoxide safely

Keep your home and yourself safe by following these CO testing tips
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What you need to know about how home plumbing works

Ever wondered how your house's plumbing works? We've got you covered
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Rest easy on vacation with these 5 home security solutions

Make sure your vacation is all about being away from home by ensuring it's safe with these 5 products
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These 5 safety door locks will ensure you sleep well at night

Rest well and keep your home safe with these 5 door locks
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How many motion sensors do you need for your home? What you need to know

There's such a thing as overkill, but you have to take care of your family too. Here's how to strike a balance
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How often should you wash your sheets?

Having a good night's sleep starts with the sheets, but how often should you be cleaning them?
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You need to start keeping a tape measure in your kitchen

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How to repot your favorite plants when they get too big

Make sure your plants live a long and healthy life with these repotting tips.
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These 7 cute tiny plants will give your space a green boost

If you're lacking space but still want some living things in your home, these are the plants for you
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Sleep soundly after installing these high-security door locks

These door locks will keep you and your family safe, guaranteed
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Install these 3 great motion sensors at home for peace of mind

These motion sensors are simple to install and will ensure you sleep soundly at night
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Are portable air conditioners worth the hassle? What you need to know

Tired of sweating every time you enter that one room of your home? We explain why a portable AC unit is the right remedy for this problem.