Solar Panel Maintenance Guide
From droughts to blizzards, here's how to keep your residential solar panels performing at their peak.
What To Know About Solar Batteries
Solar battery technology has advanced in leaps and bounds in recent years. Here's what makes a battery a solar battery.
Brighten Up Any Project with the Family Handyman Approved Nebo Omni 2k Work Light
Looking for an addition to your toolbox that shines? Try the compact, bright and long-lasting Nebo Omni 2k work light.
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...
Family Handyman Approved: Wago Lever Nuts
Wary of cheap, twist-on wire nuts? Then try these from Wago.
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...
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...
Light Bulb Buyer’s Guide
LEDs are in. Incandescents are out. Here's everything else you need to know about choosing light bulb types for your...
How to Use a Light Tester to Fix Christmas Lights
A simple tester helps you fix holiday light strings fast.
What Is a Smart Meter and How Does It Work?
Wondering why your local utility company installed smart meters? We'll look at what a smart meter is, and what it...
Are Electric Heated Blankets Safe?
Electric blankets have a reputation for being unsafe. But is it earned?
How to Put Lights On a Christmas Tree
Believe it or not, there's a right way and a wrong way to string Christmas lights.
How to Winterize a Sprinkler System
Sprinkler systems need to have all the water blown out of them before the winter freeze. If you have an...
7 Eye-Popping Nanoleaf Design Ideas
Get inspired by these Nanoleaf design ideas to bathe your home with a new kind of smart light.
Would You Turn Off Your Lights for Migrating Birds?
With bird migration, one small act can make a world of difference to those on a thousand-plus-mile journey.
World’s Whitest Paint Could Eliminate Need for Air Conditioning
Will this game-changing new paint really change the way we cool down buildings?
These LED Bulbs Could Last Up to 50 Years
See why these lightbulbs could be great for your wallet and the planet.
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!
Radiator Covers: What To Know Before You Buy
Get the lowdown on how to hide an ugly radiator with a cover that combines style and practicality.
8 Tips for Installing Home Air Conditioning
If you're considering a central air conditioner install for your new or existing home, consider these tips before making any...
8 Types of Air Conditioners
Looking to buy an air conditioner? Here's a roundup of eight air conditioner types, along with how to assess which...
10 Things To Look for When Buying a Used Boat
A used boat can save you thousands, compared to the cost of a new boat. But, as with a used...
Gas vs. Electric: Which Fireplace Is Best for Your Home?
Choosing between gas and electric fireplaces can be tricky. We'll run down their pros and cons to help you decide...
Central Air Filter Guide
Central air filters help keep your central air conditioner running at peak performance. If you're unsure about these filters, this...
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...
How To Protect Your Home From Lightning Strikes
Installing preventative measures that provide lightning protection will save you money in the long run.
Solar Panels: What To Know Before You Buy
From initial cost to maintenance concerns, here's a primer on solar panels to help you decide if they're right for...
New Homeowner’s Guide To Solar Power
Is solar technology a good fit for the 21st century homeowner? Here's an overview of traditional and DIY solar options.
We Tried It: Kasa Smart Light Switches
Looking to add smart home functionality without breaking the bank? The Kasa Smart Switch is a brilliant solution.
Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths
Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!