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12 Simple Home Repair Jobs to Lift You Out of Winter’s Funk

Like that annoying squeaky floor board. Easy as tossing a ball to fix! Accomplishments — even little ones — go a long way toward a sunny outlook. Fortunately, there are plenty of easy, quick home repair chores you can do when you’re … Continue reading

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10 Delightful Ways to Make Your House Brighter in Winter

Let more natural light shine indoors with these simple tips. Fall and winter start cozy — who hasn’t used the colder temperatures as an excuse to binge-watch Netflix while swaddled in a couch blanket? But come January, staying indoors can feel less … Continue reading

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10 Delightful Ways to Make Your House Brighter in Winter

Let more natural light shine indoors with these simple tips. Fall and winter start cozy — who hasn’t used the colder temperatures as an excuse to binge-watch Netflix while swaddled in a couch blanket? But come January, staying indoors can feel less … Continue reading

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4 Easy-Peasy Must-Do’s for Homeowners in December

Quick-and-easy tasks that’ll brighten up your interior. December. The year’s coming to an end. Time to do four small tasks for a bright (and money-saving) new year. #1 Clean Light Bulbs and Fixtures Two great reasons to clean your light … Continue reading

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3 Most Eco-Friendly Heating Systems for Your Home

Whether you’re replacing your HVAC system or adding more heat in your spare room, here’s how to make it ultra planet- and people-friendly. As a renter I used to celebrate when I found a unit with a gas-burning forced-air furnace, … Continue reading

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Should You Rake Leaves or Just Leave Them?

Is raking up your leaves and taking them to the dump really the best course of action? Every year as autumn rolls in and temperatures and leaves start to fall, homeowners are left with the same question: What do I do … Continue reading

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Why Are Heating Bills Increasing This Winter?

PABLO_RODRIGUEZ1/GETTY IMAGES Natural gas, electricity, propane, heating oil. Whatever fuel you use, heating bills are going up this winter. Here’s what the latest data means. On chilly winter mornings, we reach for the thermostat before getting our first cup of coffee. But … Continue reading

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6 Tasks That Every Smart Homeowner Does in October

Why now’s the perfect time to replace appliances. The temps are starting to drop, and the smell of wood smoke is in the air. That’s when veteran homeowners know it’s time to do these six things if they want to avoid … Continue reading

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How to Fix a Muddy Yard

That dark time when winter just won’t go is like that friend who can’t take a hint to leave. Give a push with these four easy tasks that’ll help usher in spring. #1 Deep-Clean Your EntrywaySnow. Salt. Boots. Shovels. Your … Continue reading

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