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8 Styles of Ceiling Fans to Beat the Heat

Considering a ceiling fan to help with your summer cooling? Check out your options before making your selection with help from this guide.

This Crazy Fan Will Keep Your House Cool All Summer Long

It will cost you a fraction of what your air conditioner is costing you!


3 Best Ways to Protect Your Devices During Severe Weather

Don't let a nearby lightning strike destroy all of the high-tech gear in your home.


Here’s Why Your Window AC Unit is Better Than a Portable One

Stay cool this summer with a window AC unit that isn't bulky, loud or an energy guzzler.


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Why Plants are Perfect Housewarming Gifts (and 5 Great Ones to Give!)

Houseplants help transform a new house into a home. Here are five reasons to give them to new homeowners especially,...

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Breaker Box Safety: How to Connect a New Circuit

Add a new circuit to your home's wiring


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Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere

The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost

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What to Know About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Geothermal heating and cooling blends ancient practices with modern technology. But is this environmentally friendly solution right for your home?


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How to Replace a Light Fixture

Replace a light fixture without the hassle with these electrical tips from veteran pros.


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What’s Changing in Home Air Conditioning

Learn how the next wave of innovative air conditioning will provide savings and increased efficiency for your HVAC system.


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How to Bury Underground Cable

We break down four options for underground wiring. Here's what you need to know.

6 Best Methods for Home Air Cooling

Six strategies for keeping your home cool no matter what kind of climate you live in.


7 Best Water Softeners on the Market

Do you have trouble with hard, mineral-rich water? You can improve your water with one of these seven top-rated water...


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What to Know About Space Heaters

Interested in a space heater for your home, but find the options overwhelming? Here are four basic types of space...


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Can An Air Purifier Kill Germs in the Air?

We clear the air on this important topic.


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An Expert’s Guide to Buying and Installing LED Lights

LED lighting can add a cool, modern aesthetic to any entertainment space. Here's everything you need to know to buy...

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This Simple Product Makes Your Furnace Filter Smarter

The best thing you can do to avoid furnace problems is to change your furnace filter, but that can be...


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11 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality — And 2 You Can Skip

Many homes have less than ideal indoor air quality. Learn 11 effective ways to improve the indoor air quality in...


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Why Freon Is Being Phased Out (and Why You Should Care)

January 2020 marked the end of all production and import of Freon into the U.S. Here's why that's happening and...


How to Become a 120V Electrician

Looking for a career with great potential? Here's how to become an electrician.


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5 Toilet Paper Alternatives That Will Definitely Clog Your Pipes — And 2 Things That Won’t

Running out of toilet paper? Make sure you don't make matters worse by flushing something that could clog pipes or...


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PEX Supply Pipe: Everything You Need to Know

PEX piping is the biggest revolution since the flush toilet. Learn what it is and everything in between with this...


6 Best RV Solar Panels and Kits

Silent and fume-free electric power for your RV is what solar panel kits deliver. Check out these six top models...


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Google Nest Thermostats: Learning vs. Thermostat E

Trying to figure out which smart thermostat is right for you? This Google Nest Thermostat review outlines the differences in...

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10 Ways to Insulate Your Home Without Opening Up Walls

Don't live in an under-insulted home just because you don't want to destroy your walls.


Fluorescent Light Covers to Transform Your Drop Ceiling

Fluorescent light has been linked to migraines, sleep disruption, increased stress and more. Fortunately, there are many beautiful ways to...


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7 Savvy Answers to Common Questions About Smart Light Switches

This overview will help you decide which smart light switches will work best with your smart home setup.


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6 Electrical Outlets That Maximize Safety and Convenience

These six specialized electrical outlets can improve your home life.


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8 Best Bidet Toilet Seats for 2020

Bidets and bidet toilet seats are becoming more and more popular in the United States. If you're in the market,...


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Does Adjusting Your Thermostat Really Save You Money?

If you're looking to cut down on your energy bills, thermostat set-backs are a great place to start. Here's why: