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Signs of Termites: What’s Bugging Your Home?

Termites can be stealthy and they can show up anywhere. Particularly in warmer climates these insects can be an issue, cautions Brian T. Forschler, PhD, professor of entomology, University of...

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7 Tips for Decorating a Rental Kitchen

Most kitchens in older apartments leave a lot to be desired – old cabinets and appliances, scuffed up floors and insufficient cabinet and counter space. Here are seven ideas for...

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3 Must-Know Deck Safety Tips

Thousands of decks have either been built by do-it-yourselfers or by contractors who aren’t aware of the latest deck building codes or are looking to cut costs. In fact, most...

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Easy DIY Ways to Clean Your Garbage Disposal

Garbage disposals can save time and effort when doing the dishes, but they still need periodic maintenance to stay in tip top shape. If you’ve noticed a funky smell, a...

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Home Renovation Rundown: DIY vs. Contractor

Ever get the urge to freshen up your humble abode? Whether it’s new paint in the living room or trendy front yard landscaping, you can never get enough of those...

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