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Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.

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    The Best Bedroom Ceiling Lights

    The bedroom of your dreams awaits. Set the mood with just the right light.

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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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    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...


    How to Choose Dining Room Light Fixtures

    Want to give your dining room a new look? Something simple like a new light fixture can make a huge...


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    Bathroom Light Fixtures Buying Guide

    Bathroom lighting merits as much attention as in any other room. For safety, utility and relaxation, choose bathroom light fixtures...

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    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...


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    What Is a Sump Pump?

    Standing water in your home can lead to structural problems and health hazards. One solution is a sump pump.

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    10 Best Pendant Light Fixtures for Your Home

    From a Mobius loop of acrylic to pastel matte metal, the latest in lighting is here. Check out these 10...


    If Your Car Has No Heat, This Is What It Could Mean

    Driving a car on a cold day with no heat is annoying and a safety hazard. If it's because of...


    New Homeowner’s Guide To Water Heaters

    A water heater accounts for almost 20 percent of a home's energy use! Keep energy efficiency and your hot water...


    How To Replace the Heating Element in an Electric Oven

    Electric oven heating element replacement is a surprisingly simply DIY fix. Here's everything you need to know.

    10 Kitchen Lighting Design Ideas

    Add brightness and style to your kitchen with these lighting ideas from Instagram.


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    Buyer’s Guide To LED Bedroom Lights

    The right LED lighting in the bedroom can create an inviting atmosphere that promotes calm, relaxation and, of course, sleep.


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    Hot Water Recirculating Pump: What To Know Before You Buy

    Say goodbye to waiting for hot water. A hot water recirculating pump provides a warm shower on demand.


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    We Tried It: Aura Air Purifier

    Monitor and clean you air with one device. The Aura Air does it all!


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    10 Best Recessed Lights to Buy for Your Home

    Recessed lights can be used to provide ambiance or accent illumination. If you're in the market, here's a roundup of...

    5 Best Ways to Unclog A Drain Without Chemicals

    Need to clear up a clog but don't want to mess with any chemicals? Here's how.


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    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...


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    10 Best Under Cabinet Lighting Options

    Under cabinet lights are perfect for illuminating countertop workspaces and setting an ambient mood. Here are 10 noteworthy options.


    22 Simple Heating and Air Conditioning Fixes

    Even a beginner can solve common furnace and air conditioning problems — and save money!


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    Track Lighting Buyer’s Guide

    If you think track lighting is an ugly strip of spotlights attached to the ceiling, think again! Here's what you...


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    10 Bedroom Lighting Ideas

    Bedroom lighting is often overlooked. These lighting ideas provide the visibility you need from dawn to dusk.


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    How to Use a Light Tester to Fix Christmas Lights

    A simple tester helps you fix holiday light strings fast.


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    Do You Need a Cabin Furnace?

    Wondering if you should invest in a furnace for your getaway cabin or vacation home? Here are some key considerations...

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    9 Best Water Heaters of 2022

    From dishes to laundry to showers, so many household tasks depend on a water heater. We selected nine reliable options...


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    8 Best Garage Heaters

    Whether you use your garage for storage, vehicle parking or a DIY workshop, the right garage heater can make all...


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    Highest-Rated Furnace Brands for 2022

    Shopping for a furnace? Let us help you narrow the field with an overview of the best furnace brands for...


    What to Know About Recessed Lighting

    Recessed lighting, or canned lights, add a clean, minimalistic look to any room. It can be used to illuminate whole...


    Is Getting a Garage Heater Worth It?

    Garage heaters can turn your garage into a functional, usable space even in the dead of winter. But is the...


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    How To Choose the Best Bathroom Light Fixtures

    New bathroom light fixtures can radically change the look of a bathroom, from sparse and utilitarian to warm and luxurious.