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  1. Home Improvement

    What happens when you don't clean your gutters

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    Clean out your gutters! Here are some possible mishaps when you don't maintain your gutters throughout the year.
  2. Home Improvement

    Lowe's expert Q&A: Paint edition

    Painting a room is a process that's easier said than done. We asked common questions people have when painting a room and had an...
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    How to fix a leaky faucet

    Drip, drip, drip goes your faucet. If this is driving you nuts (it's definitely wasting water) and you're ready to stop the madness,...
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    Water stains: Causes, prevention and correction

    Discovering a water stain on a beloved piece of furniture can put the most laid-back homeowner in a panic mode. While it's true that...
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    6 Quick projects to boost your home's value

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    Are you looking to upgrade and update your home, but are short on time? Check out these six quick home projects that will increase...
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    DIY know-how: Test your home improvement knowledge

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    How much do you really know about being a DIY diva? Test your home improvement IQ with our multiple-choice DIY quiz on gadgets and...
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    10 Things your general contractor wishes you knew

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    Chances are, you have never had to hire a general contractor — unless you have undertaken a large-scale remodel or had a home...
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    10 Things plumbers wish you knew

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    When your home's plumbing system is working properly, you don't even have to think about it. But once trouble strikes, you're often...
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    10 Things electricians wish you knew

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    Do you love DIY home improvement projects? Maybe you're handy with tools and like to tackle your own repairs. No matter how capable...
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    10 Weekend paint projects bloggers have shared

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    Are you ready to add a unique paint design to your home? Bloggers show us their most fascinating weekend paint projects.
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    A guide to green flooring

    Looking to invite sustainable practices into your home? Start from the ground up! Check out these options for green flooring.
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    Get your home ready for sale

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    When your home is for sale, preparation is the key to a successful showing or open house. If you’re wondering what simple steps you...
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    6 Dirty secrets your home is hiding

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    A home disaster is a scary and expensive experience. Here are six potential home disasters lurking in your home and how these DIYers...
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    7 Deadly Sins of DIY home improvement

    Making improvements to your home yourself can save you tons of cash and be extremely rewarding. But these Seven Deadly Sins of DIY...
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    Home technology and gadgets that make life easier

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    Every year around January, the best and the brightest consumer tech whizzes get together in Las Vegas to showcase their new products...
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    Bathroom design trends for 2013

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    From organic materials to surprising splashes of color to spa-like retreats, we have the scoop from the experts about the latest in...
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    Dream Designer: Exterior design tool to help visualize a home redo

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    Curb appeal is a big deal, whether or not you're planning a home sale. After all, the outside of your home is the first thing people...
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    Easy home maintenance tips for the new year

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    Do you still have summer patio furniture on the patio, collecting snow? Did you ditch your home fix-it list as soon as the holiday...
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    Choosing the right faucet for your bathroom

    The sink is an essential location in the bathroom — one that all of your guests are bound to see. Here are a few ideas to...
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    Choosing the right faucet for your kitchen

    Your kitchen sink gets a lot of action, and choosing the perfect faucet can be a little tricky. Here are a few tips to get your...