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    Apprenticeship vs. Internship: Have You Considered a Career in the Trades?

    Apprenticeships and internships both offer training. But if your goal is a good, steady job afterward, an apprenticeship may be better for you.

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    How to Keep Mice and Other Pests Out of Your Home

    How to keep out mice, squirrels, bats and other unwanted animals.


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    How to Build an Under-the-Stairs Storage Unit

    Organized, easy-access storage — and lots of it!


    How to Winterize and Store Garden Hoses

    With old man winter knocking on the door, time to reel in that garden hose. Here are a few tips...


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    15 Best Desks for Small Spaces

    Think you don't have room for an office space? Think again. These beautiful desks for small spaces can fit anywhere!

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    How to Put Snow Chains on Your Tires

    If you've purchased snow chains and don't know how to put them on your car (or you're just curious) don't...


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    Why You Shouldn’t Put a Soaked Phone In Rice (And What to Do Instead)

    Before you concede to spending a load of cash on a brand-new phone, try one of these solutions that can...


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    A Surprising Hack to Keep Mice Away For Good

    Mousetraps aren't the only tactic for keeping mice away. This simple, natural remedy will help keep those furry little creatures...


    5 Tips For Managing Client Expectations

    Acquiring new clients is challenging. Try turning existing clients into repeat clients by managing their project expectations.


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    How to Make a DIY Dog House

    Your dog will love it. And so will you.


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    100 Uncommon Uses for Common Household Items

    Brace yourself for 100 aha! moments. These unique uses for everyday items are downright genius.


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    How to Unlock a Car Door Without Your Keys

    The next time you lock your keys in the car, you’ll want to try these genius tricks.


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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...

    22 Brainy Ways to Use Dryer Sheets at Home

    Who knew dryer sheets had so many uses beyond making laundry smell fresh and feel soft? Here are 22 ways...



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    How Bad Is It to Not Wash Your Sheets Every Week?

    No one loves laundry day, but lying in petri dish of germs and bacteria is even less appealing.


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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...


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    8 Pet-Safe Pest Control Products

    When you choose products to rid your yard and home of pests, keep the health of your family and pets...


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    Why Are My Car Brakes Making Noise?

    Unusual noise coming from your brakes is a warning that one of your car's most critical safety systems is malfunctioning....


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    Why Won’t My Windshield Wipers Turn Off?

    Got windshield wipers that won't turn off? There are several possible causes. Learn why this problem happens and how to...


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    What to Know About the Nest Thermostat

    The Nest Thermostat can help save money on heating and cooling costs while keeping your home cozy.

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    How to Disinfect Your DIY Face Mask

    Masks need to be cleaned, too. Here are three methods to effectively disinfect your DIY face masks.


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    10 Things You Should Never Clean With Antibacterial Wipes

    Antibacterial wipes are a time-crunched cleaner's best friend, but here are 10 things you should never use them on.


    How to Keep Snakes Away from Your Yard and House

    Learn how to keep snakes away from your yard and home, and what to do if one slithers in anyway.


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    16 Things Your Mechanic Wants You to Stop Doing

    Keep your mechanic happy by not doing these things to your vehicle.


    100 Organizing Hacks for Cheapskates

    Why buy more stuff to organize your stuff?! With a little creativity and ingenuity, you can get your home in...


    50 Cleaning Secrets to Make Your Home Shine

    Use these tried-and-true tricks for getting all areas of your home squeaky clean.