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  • Here’s how to make sure electronics are up to par for guests

    Imagine gathering around the entertainment center for a movie, only to find the TV is not working. Here are some tips for avoiding that scenario.
  • Here’s how to survive the cold this winter

    For the next few months, we'll bundle up under fleece blankets with our sweats and bunny slippers. Here are some tips for surviving the cold this winter.
  • Here’s how to choose and care for your Christmas tree

    Here are some tips for picking out the perfect Christmas tree and keeping it alive and healthy throughout the holiday season.
  • Here are some tips for avoiding cooking disasters

    Here are some tips for avoiding disasters when cooking at home, including how to prevent stovetop fires and what to do if one breaks out.
  • How to restore life of damaged wood furniture yourself

    Wood furniture can take a beating during the holidays. Depending on the extent of the damage, you may be able to restore it yourself.
  • Here they come! Here’s how to prepare your home for holiday guests

    Before your guests arrive this holiday season, take some time to make them feel welcome and lessen your stress with these tips.
  • Here’s how to keep pets safe during the holidays

    For our pets, the holidays can be stressful and scary. Here are some tips to keep them happy and healthy during the holiday season.
  • Here’s how to clean dust from household electronics

    It’s surprising how much dust, bacteria and germs build up on our electronics. Get into a regular cleaning habit and avoid illness and fire.
  • Here’s how to bring sparkle back to your bathroom, kitchen fixtures

    Regardless of whether you install a treatment system, it’s important to get rid of the deposits that are already there in bathroom and kitchen fixtures.
  • Here’s how to conduct monthly electric tests to prevent fire, shock

    Take time to go through your house with this checklist twice a year to ensure that your home’s electrical system is in good and safe working condition.
  • Here’s how to caulk around bathroom and kitchen fixtures

    So the caulking around your kitchen and bathroom sinks, tubs, windows and other fixtures are looking a little worse for wear. Here's what to do.
  • Here’s how to determine which spiders are dangerous

    Before grabbing a shoe or a can of pesticide, consider what kind of spider you're looking at and its value to your home's environment.
  • Here’s how to inspect your exterior gates and fences

    Here are some tips for properly inspecting exterior gates and fences, as well as fixes for some of the most common problems.
  • Here are some tips for correctly sorting and recycling your trash

    Be considerate and think about the person on the sorting end of recycling who has to sort through the contaminated and stinky products.
  • Here’s how to treat and maintain your wood deck and balcony

    Wood balconies and decks take a beating in the desert sun and wet winters. A good cleaning might be all it needs to perk up.
  • Here’s how to take care of those hard-working kitchen appliances

    It's time to take care of those hard-working kitchen appliances! Here are tips for cleaning them and completing some do-it-yourself repairs.
  • Here’s how to practice the steps for safe internet use

    While browing the internet can feel like a safe and private activity, it carries many risks. Here are some tips for looking out for your safety online.
  • Here’s how to maintain your garage door

    Your garage door is not only the largest moving part in your home, but it’s probably the largest architectural feature on the front of your home as well.
  • Here’s how to create an effective study area

    With a growing number of adults enrolled in classes, chances are your home may benefit from having a place to spread out your books and study.
  • Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall

    Small drywall damage from door knobs, rough housing, minor water damage from artwork and other things is a relatively easy DIY task.

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