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    What Is a Hammerhead Worm?

    If you come across a hammerhead worm in your home or garden, read this before taking action.

    How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

    Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.


    The Best Portable Air Compressors

    Our favorite air compressors for whatever your pneumatic needs may be.


    Cities With the Worst Bed Bug Infestations

    An inglorious list, indeed. Here's how to prevent bringing bed bugs home to yours.


    9 Best Sponge Hacks

    Sponges can do a lot more than just wipe up messes. Here are some brilliant uses you've probably never thought...

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    We Tried the Tineco Floor Cleaner and It Changed How We Clean Our Floors

    In just five minutes, the Tineco floor cleaner changed the way I clean my floors.


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    5 Organizing Tips You Should Stop Doing

    You're following all the best organizing advice. Why isn't it working? Here are five popular tips to drop, and what...

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    What Are Leafhoppers and How Do I Get Rid of Them?

    The leafhopper. Never has an insect been so copiously prevalent yet rudely ignored by lawn enthusiasts. Here's why they require...


    How to Build a DIY Radiator Cover

    Give your old-fashioned radiators some style. It's really not that hard, even if you're new to DIY. We'll show you...


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    What To Know Before Remodeling or Rebuilding Your Home

    From new construction to renovations, here are the most common building permissions, restrictions, covenants and laws you should know about.


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    What Homeowners Need To Know About Skunks

    It's not all that hard to coexist with skunks. Here's how to keep them from moving in, and how to...

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    8 Best Truck Tool Boxes

    A truck tool box keeps your equipment safe and dry whether you're driving to the hardware store or spending all...


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    5 Best Smart Smoke Detectors

    Even if you're not too into smart-home tech, consider one of these smart smoke detectors for safety. Here's how to...


    Spring Maintenance Must-Do’s

    Homeownership is an exciting and rewarding journey—one that lays the foundation for what’s ahead. Your property is an investment that...


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    5 Terms Real Estate Agents Don’t Use Anymore

    After decades of sticking to the status quo, real estate agents are turning to bias-free language in property descriptions.


    Received an Unexpected Package? It Could Be a Brushing Scam

    Finding an unfamiliar package on your doorstep could have a dangerous downside.

    If You See a Small Sink in a Hallway, This Is What It’s For

    It makes perfect sense — it's a helpful mop sink!


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    Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

    DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.


    What Is an Urban Firestorm?

    Wildfires crossing into urban settings can take homeowners by surprise. Here's how to know if you're at risk, and how...


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    How To Keep Yourself and Your Home Safe Around Animal Predators

    Whether your home is near cougars, coyotes, bears, bobcats or wolves, here are some preventative measures to peacefully co-exist.


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    Family Handyman Approved: Snow Joe Cordless Snow Blower

    Clearing the driveway is a chore, but it’s one you'll actually look forward to with...


    Lowe’s To Open Petco Shops in Stores

    The two retailers are looking to give their customers a one-stop shop for all their home and pet ownership needs.


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    Types of Fire Extinguishers for Home Use

    Decoding fire extinguishers for your home: What Classes A, B and C mean, where to put them, and which ones...


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    What Are Sod Webworms and How Do I Get Rid of Them?

    Sod webworms are a common nuisance in residential lawns. Sometimes they're just pesky and can be easily ignored. But they...

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    12 Things To Consider When Purchasing a Rural Home

    A rural life sounds romantic, but finding the right property can be complex. Here are some pitfalls to keep in...


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    10 Best Wood Cleaners

    Wood cleaners help preserve, protect and bring out the beauty of wood floors, furniture, paneling and more. Here are some...


    Walmart Partners With Angi to Provide In-Home Services

    Walmart and Angi are joining forces. Here's what it means for shoppers.


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    11 Ways To Never Get Locked Out of Your House Again

    From high-tech to old school, here are some ways to help you avoid the stress and frustration of home lockouts.


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    Winter Car Survival Tips When Stranded in the Cold

    From distress signals to running the heater, here's how to stay comfortable and safe when stranded on a snowy road.


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    Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw

    This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.