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  1. Condensation on Windows: How to Fix It
    window with condensation

    Should I be worried about window condensation? How do I stop getting condensation on my windows? Many people ask these questions when they notice condensation inside windows and wonder what causes it. This guide explains what window condensation is, what

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  2. Carbon Monoxide Detector: Full CO Safety Guide
    carbon monoxide alarm on ceiling

    You've learned about the importance of carbon monoxide detectors, and now you're ready to buy one. Where is the best place to mount a

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  3. How to Grow a Christmas Cactus for Blooming Results
    Christmas cactus sitting on table

    Like many popular houseplants, the Christmas cactus goes by several different names. Commonly called a Zygocactus, this succulent is also known as a Thanksgiving cactus and a holiday cactus due to its habit of blooming in late fall and early winter. Call

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  4. Sandpaper Grit Buying Guide: How to Know Which One to Buy
    different types of sandpaper

    You have a project that requires sanding, but which sandpaper is right for your needs? Choosing the right grit is more important than most people realize. What is the finest grit of sandpaper? What grit of sanding paper for wood is better? How about metal?

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  5. CYNC by GE: A Complete Guide
    Cync one app endless possibilities

    GE CYNC is a smart home system that allows you to control and automate various home devices, such as light bulbs. With CYNC, you can easily manage your home's lighting to fit your schedule and requirements. This complete guide will cover the different

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  6. How to Fix a Slow-Draining Toilet in 4 Steps
    toilet flushing

    Why is my toilet suddenly flushing slowly? How do I fix a slow-flushing toilet? These are some common questions people have when they experience this frustrating problem. Fortunately, most toilets that flush slowly are easy to fix without the expensive

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  7. The Complete Circuit Breaker 101 Guide
    person turning off circuit breaker

    Your home's electrical system comprises many components that work together to ensure that you have power for your lights, appliances, and electronic devices. When you experience an issue with one electrical component, it can affect your entire system.

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  8. DIY Plumbing Equipment Tool Kit: Find Out Everything You Need
    wrenches, pipes, valves and pipe adhesives

    Did you know you can create a basic handyman tool kit at home? With several basic plumbing tools, you can skip unnecessary calls to a plumber. While some tasks still require professional help, many are simple enough to do on your own. This guide will

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  9. 10 Energy-Saving Tips for the Coming Winter
    electric power meter

    With energy use and cost concerns rising, saving natural resources is becoming more important to everyone. Fortunately, there are several ways you can cut down on how much energy you use this winter. Whether you rely on electricity, gas, or both, we've

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  10. How to Water Plants While Away: 4 Tips To Make Your Plants Survive
    bottle watering plants

    Do you ever feel like you can’t travel because of your plants? They need water, but you need a vacation. So, what do you do? Can you really water plants while away? Instead of asking someone to water for you, set up a self-watering system while

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  11. How to Choose the Best Snow Shovel for This Winter
    person shoveling the snow

    Do you need a new shovel? Perhaps you just moved or bought a house and are now in charge of snow removal. Should you choose plastic or metal? Electric or manual? Shoveling is a winter task that many people dread. However, having the right shovel can make

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  12. How to Raise Chickens: The Ultimate Guide
    baby chickens

    When people consider raising their own chickens, they often have many questions. Are chickens easy to raise? How many chickens should a beginner start with? What do chickens need? If you don't know where to start, don't panic. Raising chickens certainly

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  13. Water Softeners: The Ultimate Guide
    person adding salt to water softener

    Some minerals in your water can create a problem known as water hardness. Hard water often leaves behind filmy soap scum in the bathroom and kitchen, destroys appliances, and dries out your skin and hair. Unfortunately, over 85% of homes in the United

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  14. Closing Your Pool in 10 Steps
    covered pool in winter

    When it's too cool to swim, and you're putting away the pool toys, it's time to think about closing your pool. If you're a new pool owner, you may be wondering what you need to do. How do you close a pool step by step? What chemicals do you need to close

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  15. How to Choose the Best Water Filter for Your Home
    Person filling up glass of water at sink

    With so many stories about contaminated water topping news headlines, water filters are becoming more popular. There are several types of home water filtration systems and multiple brands. How do you know which water filtration system is right for you?

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  16. The Ultimate Guide to Pruning and Trimming Tools
    Pruning and Trimming Tools

    It's nearly impossible to keep your landscaping in tip-top shape without the proper tools at your disposal. Luckily, you don't need to spend a small fortune on gardening hardware to get the job done right. Tools like pruning shears, hedge shears, and

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  17. How to Winterize a Lawn Mower: 6 Steps
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    Winterizing your lawn mower is an important task after the last cut of the fall. So, how do you winterize a lawn mower? This guide will answer several common questions about mower winterization. You will learn how to winterize a lawn mower that you push.

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  18. Garden Hose Buying Guide
    different types of garden hoses

    What is the best garden hose on the market? What is the best garden hose that won't kink? Is vinyl or rubber better for garden hoses? These are just a few of the many questions that bombard people's minds when they shop for hoses. It's easy to feel overwhelmed

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  19. Keep Your Family Safe with a Fire Escape Plan
    Kids being taught how to handle a fire extinguisher

    Watch Home Fire Safety Tips from @JustCallMeHomeGirl

    Fire Safety

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  20. Upgrade Your Garage Floor
    Update your garage floor with RUST-OLEUM RockSolid Kit

    Watch @an.adorned.adobe show how she saved thousands with her DIY Epoxy Garage Floor

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  21. What Is the Best Ice Melt? A Complete Guide
    person walking on pavers with Snow Melt

    Ice melt is essential to the safety of your family during the cold-weather months. The type of product you choose should be appropriate for your climate, your landscape and your family members. If you experience harsh winters, you'll need a heavier-duty

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  22. Tankless vs. Tank Water Heater: The Ultimate Showdown
    man making notes about hot water tank

    When you want to take a shower, you need hot water. That hot water is a key component of your home, and you need a water heater to avoid surprises in the shower or at the

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  23. What Is the Best Type of Generator?

    What is the best type of generator? What do generators run on? These are common questions buyers ask before purchasing a generator. There

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  24. Snow Blower Buying Guide: Which Type of Snow Blower Is Best?
    snow blower

    Shoveling snow is tiring and takes a long time. Snow blowers and throwers are great solutions for tackling built-up snow. They take a lot of the physical demands out of the task of snow removal. How do you know which one is right for you? What are the

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