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4 Ways to Give Your Kitchen Personality

A creative kitchen can feature your interests and taste — and blend with other rooms. Kitchens are showing more personality these days. As they’ve become a hub, they’re not just for cooking and eating. We’ve been using them for all … Continue reading

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10 Home Design Features for Pets

With these amenities, your fur babies will make themselves (more) at home. For most of us, our pets are family. We let them sleep in our beds, ladle nutritional supplements on their organic kibble, and throw birthday parties for them. … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Avoid DIY Mistakes — From a DIYer Who’s Made Them All

DIY gone wrong is your worst nightmare. Sleep better with these tips to master DIY know-how. New backsplash? You’ve done it. Upgrading a faucet? No problem. You’re a DIY master. But what about that electrical issue? Or fixing a leaky … Continue reading

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How to Build a Retaining Wall

Need help with soil problems like erosion? Consider a retaining wall — and see what’s involved. If your backyard or garden is having a problem with erosion or unstable soil, your solution could be a retaining wall. It can play … Continue reading

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5 Secrets Your Contractor Doesn’t Want You to Know

How to protect your bottom line. You’ve asked friends to recommend great contractors, picked your favorite, checked references — and maybe even conducted an online background check on their business. So you know you’ve found a top-notch pro for your … Continue reading

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Drought-Tolerant Plants & Creative Tips for a Less-Thirsty Yard

No-water and low-water ideas for a drought-friendly yard. Drought happens everywhere, not just in arid climates. So, how do you get to have a beautiful, lush, low-maintenance yard that doesn’t need watering when the temps approach triple digits with no rain in sight?  … Continue reading

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35 Money-Saving Household Habits

Adopt a few of these home tips to find a bit more cash each month. Your house gives you so much: security, pride, shelter. With all that on the line, it’s easy to assume the costs of keeping it up … Continue reading

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4 Must-Haves for the Easiest-to-Clean Bathroom, Ever

A toilet that’s missing those annoying, nasty grooves? Sign us up. No matter if you keep your home sealed tight, leave the windows open, have a steady stream of visitors stopping by, or prefer to be alone, dirt (and, worse, … Continue reading

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14 Packing Hacks From the Pros That Make Moving Less Awful

Moving. Is. Exhausting. But you can make it as seamless as possible with these pro tips. New house: YAAAAY! Moving out of the old one: BOOOOO. Packing up, moving, and then unpacking an entire house is the worst. Moving may never … Continue reading

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