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    Received an Unexpected Package? It Could Be a Brushing Scam

    Finding an unfamiliar package on your doorstep could have a dangerous downside.

    If You See a Small Sink in a Hallway, This Is What It’s For

    It makes perfect sense — it's a helpful mop sink!


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    Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

    DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.


    What Is an Urban Firestorm?

    Wildfires crossing into urban settings can take homeowners by surprise. Here's how to know if you're at risk, and how...


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    How To Keep Yourself and Your Home Safe Around Animal Predators

    Whether your home is near cougars, coyotes, bears, bobcats or wolves, here are some preventative measures to peacefully co-exist.

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    Family Handyman Approved: Snow Joe Cordless Snow Blower

    Clearing the driveway is a chore, but it’s one you'll actually look forward to with...


    Lowe’s To Open Petco Shops in Stores

    The two retailers are looking to give their customers a one-stop shop for all their home and pet ownership needs.

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    Types of Fire Extinguishers for Home Use

    Decoding fire extinguishers for your home: What Classes A, B and C mean, where to put them, and which ones...


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    What Are Sod Webworms and How Do I Get Rid of Them?

    Sod webworms are a common nuisance in residential lawns. Sometimes they're just pesky and can be easily ignored. But they...


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    12 Things To Consider When Purchasing a Rural Home

    A rural life sounds romantic, but finding the right property can be complex. Here are some pitfalls to keep in...


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    10 Best Wood Cleaners

    Wood cleaners help preserve, protect and bring out the beauty of wood floors, furniture, paneling and more. Here are some...

    Walmart Partners With Angi to Provide In-Home Services

    Walmart and Angi are joining forces. Here's what it means for shoppers.


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    11 Ways To Never Get Locked Out of Your House Again

    From high-tech to old school, here are some ways to help you avoid the stress and frustration of home lockouts.


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    Winter Car Survival Tips When Stranded in the Cold

    From distress signals to running the heater, here's how to stay comfortable and safe when stranded on a snowy road.


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    Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw

    This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.


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    How To Babyproof Drawers and Cabinets

    These tips from a certified expert make childproofing drawers and cabinets a snap.

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    Family Handyman Approved: Wago Lever Nuts

    Wary of cheap, twist-on wire nuts? Then try these from Wago.


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    Having Trouble Finding Bleach? Here’s What To Use Instead

    Bleach is hard to find right now. Experts recommend these three bleach alternatives for cleaning.


    We Tried This Endoscope and Were Surprised How Useful It Is for DIYers

    Have you ever wanted to see behind a wall or into a difficult-to-reach small space? Then you’ll want an endoscope.


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    This Car-Cleaning Putty Is All over TikTok — Here’s Why

    This fun-looking car-cleaning putty even gets weird, crusty stuff out of your AC vents.


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    How To Make DIY Cleaning Slime

    This handy cleaning slime is great for getting all the crumbs, dirt and dust out of hard-to-reach places.


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    How Much Does It Cost to Remodel a Kitchen?

    Of course there's no simple answer, but here are some ways to get a ballpark estimate and ideas for saving...


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    How To Clean Gold

    Regular cleanings boost gold's characteristic shine and preserve it for generations to come. Here are pro-recommended methods for how to...


    Why Lumber Prices Are Soaring Again in 2022

    After normalizing in the second half of 2021, lumber prices are skyrocketing again. Here's why.

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    How To Clean Silver

    These DIY methods and top-rated products help clean silver and keep it looking beautiful.


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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...


    This Amazon Cat Toy Has More Than 39,000 Feline Fans

    Our pet editor explains why this cat toy is so widely beloved.


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    10 Storage & Organization Essentials Professional Home Organizers Swear By

    The right tools make it easy to get rid of clutter and keep it away.


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    Why Won’t My Car Start in the Cold?

    Cars don't like the cold. Frigid temperatures weaken batteries, but they also affect other automotive systems that can keep an...


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    Most House Fires Are Caused By These 5 Things

    House fires are devastating and often could be avoided if the residents paid closer attention to what's going on in...