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9 Ideas for the Ultimate Summer Family Night at Home

Remember when summer nights were all about the adventure you could find outdoors? Parents relaxed on the porch while kids hunted fireflies. No one cared that everything on TV was a repeat. The best entertainment was out in the yard. And maybe i...

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How to Hang a Hammock

One of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors when the weather is nice is lounging in a hammock. But before you can lie back and enjoy the peace and quiet of the great outdoors in your hanging seat, you need to learn how to hang that hammock—and...

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The Importance of House Numbers

How often do you think about the visibility of your house numbers? After all, you know where you live! However, house numbers aren't just for the convenience of the mailman and guests visiting you; they are essential for emergency responders wh...

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How to Clean an Air Conditioner

If you want to keep your home cool during hotter months, give your AC a little TLC. Whether you have central air or a wall unit, the secret to keeping your appliance working as efficiently and inexpensively as possible is knowing how to clean a...

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How Much Does It Cost to Stage a House?

Home staging—where you decorate your house in an effort to entice buyers to bite—may seem counterintuitive at first blush: Why spend money on real estate if you’re moving out? Simple answer: because home staging can get you more money for...

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5 Outdoor Living Trends Taking Over in 2022

Whether you have a sprawling backyard, a cozy front porch, or a sliver of a balcony, today's outdoor spaces are increasingly being designed for everyday use, rather than sporadic weekend parties or warm-weather grill-outs. Many homeowners now d...

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How to Clean Dryer Vents

If your clothes take forever and a day to dry, it might be high time you learned how to clean the dryer vents. Ask yourself, honestly, when was the last time you did it. Maybe never? No, we’re not talking about the screen inside the dryer. We...

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