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How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.

Repair a Doorbell: Fix a Dead or Broken Doorbell

Finding the culprit takes some detective work.


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How to Re-key a Door Lock

Change your locks yourself by removing the lock cylinder and changing the pins.


Setting Up a DIY Home Security System

Install a reliable security system in just one day. DIY home security systems will help to protect your home and...


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11 Things You Should Never Do to Your Flat Screen TV

When the big game and awards season come around every year, it's easy to forget just how different those events...

Installing a Single-Pole Smart Light Switch

Make your regular light switch smart in five easy steps!


Foam Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets

Stop drafts cold at electrical boxes with these easy foam outlet insulation tips.

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How to Set Up the Amazon Echo Dot

Follow these straightforward steps for easy setup of Amazon's Echo Dot Gen 3 smart speaker.


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What to Know About Smart Home Automation

A smart home automation system links and controls your thermostat, lights, appliances, doorbells and more. This is your home, only...


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Add an Electrical Outlet

Use this easy method to install a new electrical outlet without a lot of wire pulling.


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How To Change Your Google Assistant’s Voice

Customize your devices with all the unique, personable voices the Google Assistant has to offer.

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How to Wire a 3-Way Light Switch

3-way switch diagrams and instructions to change a single-pole switch to a 3-way switch.


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Troubleshooting Dead Outlets and What to Do When GFCI Won’t Reset

Try these electrical tests before calling an electrician.


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Best Smart Displays for 2020

Smart displays are undeniably handy, but which one is best for your home? Here's how to find the best smart...


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Does My Smart TV Have a Camera? Is It Spying on Me?

Ever wondered if your smart TV has a camera? Here's what you need to know about these internet-connected devices and...


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How to Install a Nest Thermostat

See What it Takes to Install this Popular Smart Thermostat

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9 Products to Help You Clean Your Screens

Sick of seeing smudges and spots on your devices' screens? Clean that phone screen, laptop screen, TV screen and more...


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How to Set Up a Google Home

Ready to bring a Google Home into your home? Here are all of the setup steps you need to know.


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Ditch Digital Clutter With These 15 Tips

Feel like you're dealing with too much digital junk? Here's how to organize, back up and delete your way to...


How to Clean AirPods Without Damaging Them

AirPods are expensive. Learn how to keep your top-of-the-line bluetooth headphones in mint condition with these cleaning tips.


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How to Set Up Your Amazon Echo

The first thing you'll want to do for your Amazon Echo setup is grab your smartphone, download the Alexa app...


How to Install a Thermostat

Save money on your energy bill


CFL Bulbs: Here’s What You Need to Know

10 common questions, 10 commonsense answers


Light Bulb Guide: How to Choose LED Bulbs

Shopped for light bulbs lately? If you have, you may have noticed that most bulbs sold now are LED (light...

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How to Install Electrical Outlets in the Kitchen

How to Install Electrical Outlets in the Kitchen


How to Install a Dimmer Switch

How to Install a Dimmer Light Switch


Testing GFCI Outlets

Electrical safety check


How to Install a Floor Outlet

Say goodbye to hazardous extension cords


How to Add Outlets Easily With Surface Wiring

Running wiring in surface channels eliminates the big job of opening walls.


Smart Light Switches

Easy-to-install smart light switches deliver more safety, convenience and can cut your energy bills.