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What To Know About Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems

To better protect your home and family from the devastation of a fire, consider investing in a residential fire sprinkler system.

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We Tried It: Flo By Moen Smart Water Valve

Ready to learn about your water usage and save money? The Flo by Moen smart water valve might be just...


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If You See Green Residue in Your Sink, This Is What It Means

What is causing that blue-green stain in the bottom of your sink? Algae? Toothpaste? Nope, the culprit is copper!


Winterize Your Irrigation System With This Handy $15 Device

Winterizing your irrigation system each fall can set you back some serious money if you pay a service to do...


50 Super Dangerous Signs That Could Kill a Home Buy

You might miss some of these signs when viewing a home

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Should You Have a Water Alarm In Your Home?

A water alarm alerts you to leaks in vulnerable places in your home, and can help avert serious — and...


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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....

The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


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Best Off-Grid Water System Options for Your Cabin

Interested in an off-grid cabin, but not sure how to tackle the water problem? These are your options for water...



10 Hazards You Haven’t Thought of at Home

Learn more about the hazards you haven't thought of at home

100 Plumbing Goofs and Other Scary Stuff

A plumbing problem is no laughing matter, but it is fun to see the problems before they're solved. Check out...


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10 Things You Should Never Touch in Your House

Sometimes a DIYer has to know their limits.


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What to Know About Frozen Pipes

Don't let frozen water pipes cause a flood. Here's what to know about frozen pipes, including how to prevent them...


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Fact or Fiction: Is Your Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Clean, safe water is vital for drinking, cooking, bathing and more, yet most people barely give it a thought. Here's...


How to Install a Touchless Faucet

Faucet installation made easy.

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26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

Innovations that improved home improvement.


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Your Guide to Winterizing Everything

From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.