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  • Here’s how to maintain your heating and cooling systems

    This week's home improvement tip is on how to maintain your heating and cooling systems.
  • Here are 2 ways to fix a door jamb

    Your door with a mind of its own. The cause of that is most likely due to a door jamb that is not plumb. Here's how to fix it.
  • Here’s how to keep your windows clean and beautiful

    Here are some tips for your windows on how to keep them clean and beautiful from top to bottom and inside to out.
  • Here’s how to clean your dryer vent thoroughly

    You can potentially have a house fire if you are not aware of how to clean your dryer vent thoroughly. Here's how you can do that.
  • Here’s how to update old light bulbs to LED bulbs

    Have you been holding out making the switch from traditional compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) or incandescent to light-emitting diode (LED)? If you are not sure if it makes sense for your home, let’s compare them.
  • Here’s how to love your water

    Love is soft. Love feels good. Love should not be hard, crunchy or leave a bad taste in your mouth. Here's how to love your water.
  • Here’s how to install lighting dimmers in your home

    Dimmers vs. traditional light switches create ambiance and can reduce the number of times you get up from the sofa to turn the lights on and off. Here's how to install them.
  • Here’s how to prevent and treat rodent infestations in your home

    Rain and colder temperatures force critters to seek warm shelter in homes, garages and even under car hoods. Here's how to kick them out.
  • Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall

    No matter how old your home is, drywall damage will occur. Here's how to repair and patch the parts that need fixing.
  • Here are the pros and cons of tankless water heaters

    All over Europe and Asia, tankless water heating has been used for decades. This technology has now made its way to the United States.
  • Here’s what you need to know about radon in homes

    This silent killer is invisible, odorless, tasteless -- and completely preventable -- yet it kills more than 20,000 Americans a year.
  • Here are some tips for storing holiday decorations

    Don’t just shove holiday decorations in boxes and bags without any rhyme or reason. Here are some tips for making unpacking easier on yourself next year.
  • Here’s how to make space for the new stuff this holiday

    With plenty of new items coming into your home this holiday season, here's how to make sure you're properly making space for all of it.
  • Here’s how to throw a stress-free holiday party

    Here's a basic holiday party timeline with easy hacks so you can have fun with your guests instead of stressing over last-minute tasks.
  • 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.

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