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5 Tips to Help Build an Emergency Budget

Building an emergency fund may not be your top priority, but what if something unexpected were to happen, would you be ready? Here are 5 tips to help you get started.

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Lifestyle

Are Pool Noodles Toxic? We Have the Answer

As much as we want to protect those around us, pools can be a hazard area. The noodles we use to let us float above the water can also be the thing to take us down. We will review PVC, the effects and some safer options.

Lawn & Garden

8 Patio and Deck Ideas That Won't Break the Budget

Here are 8 inexpensive patio and deck ideas that won't end up breaking the budget or your back. From pallets to experimenting with color accents now - take your patio to the next level!

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3 Steps to Clean a Fridge in 30 Minutes or Less

There are plenty of reasons to clean a fridge and one big excuse not to — namely, lack of time. But you don’t need to set aside several hours to complete a basic clean-out. Get it done in 30 minutes with this guide.

Repair & Maintenance

When to Replace Your Air Conditioner

It's not a matter of IF, but WHEN, you will need to replace your air conditioner. AC's generally last 10-15 years. Learn about how age and noise may factor into when to replace.

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How Air Conditioning Works

Learn the ins-and-outs of how air conditioning works - from who invented it (Willis Carrier) to basic principles and how A/C works.

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5 Outdoor Home Improvement Ideas for Every Homeowner

Looking for some outdoor home improvement ideas? With a little effort and imagination, you can complete each of these five outdoor home improvement projects in as little as one weekend.

Cost Savers

How to Keep Cool Without Breaking the Bank

When the mercury creeps higher it's natural to want to ratchet up the air conditioner. But that's not always the most economic or eco-sensitive solution. Believe it or not, making a few simple changes can pay off with a cool house and a lower bill.

Lifestyle

10 Mothers Day Gift Ideas: Because It's Mom

We love our moms - so why wouldn't we want them to love what we can give back to them this Mothers Day? Here are 10 ideas to make 2018 the best Mothers Day of all.

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3 Basic Ways to Prep Your Pool for Summer

As a pool owner, we know you may be ready for summer, but is your pool? Now’s the time to make sure your pool is the place for family fun all season long.

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8 Thrifty Ways to Clean Your Garbage Disposal

Did you know that your home’s garbage disposal needs to be cleaned regularly? During use, food particles and residue can be left behind and cause the unit to have an unpleasant odor.

Repair & Maintenance

Don’t Call The Plumber Just Yet: 5 Common Items That Can Unclog the Shower Drain

Do you shower in standing water? Your shower drain is most likely clogged. Use these common items to unclog your shower drain before you call a plumber.

Repair & Maintenance

6 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Home Humming This Spring

It's time to dive into your Spring Maintenance Checklist to ensure that your systems and appliances run smoothly all year-long. We'll take you down a step-by-step process to ensure that your summer is as breezy as ever.

Repair & Maintenance

Don’t Call The Plumber Just Yet: 9 Ways to Unclog Your Kitchen Sink Drain

DIY home projects are great for saving money and enjoying a good challenge, but these household projects are better left for professionals.

Repair & Maintenance

When Should I Replace My Garbage Disposal?

Appliances don’t last forever, but sometimes it’s hard to know when to replace one instead of repairing it. With garbage disposals, there are some distinct signs that may give you clues about what to do.

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The Definitive Guide to Black Mold Removal

Mold is an essential part of nature, but when it enters the home it can be very dangerous. Use this guide to help you remove black mold from your home.

Repair & Maintenance

8 Steps to Properly Clean Your Clothes Dryer

Learn how to clean your clothes dryer, vent ducts, and lint trap in eight DIY steps. Routine dryer cleaning can help this much-used appliance run more efficiently and prevent fire hazards.