Rain Gutter Cleaning & Maintenance

Expert advice on how to clean rain gutters, with helpful gutter maintenance tips and diagrams

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How to Buy Kitchen Cabinets

Expert advice on how to buy new kitchen cabinets, including help with types and sizes, materials, judging quality, and where to buy kitchen cabinets.

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Furnace Troubleshooting & Repairs

If your heater doesn’t heat or works poorly, this furnace repair guide will help you troubleshoot and fix typical furnace problems.

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Wood Floor Buying Guide

Expert wood flooring buying guide helps you choose the best wood floor for your home, including types of wood flooring, quality, prefinished flooring, styles, trends, and more.

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How to Install an Outdoor Water Feature

Learn how to install fountains, waterfalls and other water features in your home’s garden.

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Water Softeners Buying Guide

Tired of hard water spotting your dishes, clogging your pipes, and negatively affecting bathing and laundry?

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How to Find and Fix a Roof Leak

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Expert advice on how to find, troubleshoot and fix a roof leak, including what to do in a roof leak emergency.

How to Buy a Pellet Stove

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Pellet stoves look similar to wood stoves or fireplace inserts, but the similarity ends there. Instead of burning wood, they burn small pellets typically made from recycled wood shavings.

Gas Hot Water Heater Repairs

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Gas hot water heater need repair? If your gas water heater doesn’t heat, get hot enough, or stay lit, this expert DIY advice will help you fix some of these problems yourself.

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How to Buy a Water Softener

Tired of hard water spotting your dishes, clogging your pipes, and negatively affecting bathing and laundry? This expert, unbiased water softeners report will help you choose the right size water softener, understand salt-free and dual-tank softeners, and more.

How to Buy a Kitchen Faucet

You’re almost finished with your kitchen remodel, but you still haven’t found the right faucet for your new sink…

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How to Install a Bathroom Faucet

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Quickly install a bathroom faucet by following this expert, illustrated step-by-step advice.

How to Grow Pumpkins & Gourds

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The perfect accents for a fall garden, pumpkins are great for color, seeds, decoration, and more. Here is how to grow pumpkins and gourds, from prep to harvest.

How to Buy a Metal Roof

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How to buy metal roofing, with in-depth consumer reports on metal roof materials and types, advantages and drawbacks to consider when buying metal roofs.

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How to Buy a Furnace

An aging furnace should be inspected to ensure that it is safe to operate.

How to evaluate your current furnace, and expert advice on how to find the right dealer, buy a new furnace, and have it installed.