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Maintenance

2 Best Eco-Friendly Ways to Clean Glass

Two easy and effective methods for cleaning glass using materials you already have in your home.

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Maintenance

Carpet Cleaning Guide: DIY or Hiring a Pro

You may not see the dirt, dust, or crumbs embedded into the spaces between carpet fibers or in the cracks in your upholstery, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t there.

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Garage

The Garage Organization Guide for Every Home and Budget

Whether you’re on a tight budget or are ready to go big with a garage storage system, these garage organization tips can have your space organized in a weekend.

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Maintenance

Best Bathroom Cleaners of 2019

We’ve reviewed the best bathroom cleaner solutions, accessories, chemical-free options, and DIY recipes to keep your bathroom fresh and clean. Check out our 2019 bathroom cleaner guide.

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Pest

How to Get Rid of Spiders in Your Home

Here’s how to get rid of spiders if your home has an infestation or if the spiders are dangerous.

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Inspiration

The Spring Cleaning Drinking Game

Turn the chore of spring cleaning into an event! Combine your spring cleaning list with your favorite booze. No cleaning task is too large with a cocktail in hand.

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Maintenance

Cleaning Air Ducts: What You Need to Know

Keeping your HVAC system in peak condition includes keeping the air ducts clean. See how you can save money, increase comfort, and breathe easier.

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Kitchen

How to Make Stainless Steel Cleaner

Stainless steel attracts dirt, grime, and fingerprints easily, so regular cleaning is necessary to maintain its shine. We’ve collected three stainless steel cleaners you can easily make at home.

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Pest

Bed Bugs: What They Look Like and How to Get Rid of Them

Learn how to recognize bed bug infestations, what steps to take to get rid of them, and how to prevent them from entering your home in the first place.

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Home Improvement How-To's

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Maintenance

How to Clean Hardwood Floors

Many hardwood floors actually appear to improve as they age. Here’s the best advice on how to clean hardwood floors so you can keep them looking their best.

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Maintenance & Renovation

How to Handle Water Damage Restoration

No matter how prepared you think you are, water damage can still happen. And it’s never easy to deal with.

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Appliances

Everything You Need to Know About Ductless Air Conditioners

Also known as mini-split air conditioners, ductless are conditioners are a particularly good fit for people who are looking to cool a small space.

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HVAC

Common Reasons for Furnace and Heater Repairs

Problems and issues will arise with your heater and furnace—some you can handle, and others where it makes good sense to hire a professional.

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Maintenance

How To: Home Window Repair

Here’s everything you need to know about home window repair, from replacing a screen to repairing leaks and rotten sills.

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Maintenance & Renovation

How to Choose a Contractor for Your Home Improvement Project

Where to start your search, what to look for, questions to ask, and red flags to avoid.

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Maintenance & Renovation

How to Stain Wood: Tips for Large and Small Projects

Learn the best types of wood to stain, the tools you need, the type of stain to use, and how to stain wood for small or large projects.

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Maintenance & Renovation

9 Most Sought-After Home Improvements

When you’re getting ready to list your house, knowing what buyers are in the market for is key. We looked at data on new-construction single-family homes to give you a better idea of the most sought-after features for homes in the US today.

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