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Survey Reveals How Handy Americans Really Are

As a homeowner, all those tasks your landlord used to do—and your parents did before them—are now on your shoulders. You’ve either got to figure out how to do them yourself or pay someone else to do them. Either way, it would help if you knew how to do a few things around the house….

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20 Easy Home Improvements for Beginners

Considering the fact that you spend so much of your life at home, you owe it to yourself to make sure you create environments you enjoy and that support your well-being. Through a strategic blend of DIY tactics and help from service pros, you’re bound to strike the perfect balance to accomplish your goals and…

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How to Find and Hire a Handyman

Licensing for a handyman varies by state, but every professional should have, at minimum, a business license, a current background check, liability insurance and a surety bond. While many handymen are self-taught, others have undergone training at community colleges and trade and vocational schools or have worked under a licensed handyman or contractor. Before hiring…

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Outlets and Switches

Electrical outlet replacement is a job that some homeowners may not feel comfortable doing themselves. The fact is, though outlet or switch replacement is a relatively straightforward job, dealing with your home’s electrical wiring is intimidating for a reason. The threat of shock and the future threat of fire are both pretty scary, and doing…

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Snazzy Stuff to Mount on Your Wall Other Than Art

Updated October 2017 Is it time to rethink your interior decor. Replace those framed artworks with cooler mounts that redefine your living spaces? Finding elegant and meaningful paintings or artworks not only take a toll on your time, but can also be expensive, which is why you need to look for other things which are…

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Chandelier for every Room, Mood and Occasion

Updated October 2017 Chandeliers make beautiful, colossal centerpieces for any room. Modern homes feel incomplete without one. They draw attention immediately to the center of the room and make a grand statement about your lighting choices. Synonymous to luxury and splendor, these incredible light fixtures come in a variety of styles, colors, sizes, and shapes…

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A Handyman’s Guide to Tinkering

Anyone with a little hands-on experience around the home can spend time tinkering and even repairing items. While some projects might be best left to professional handyman services, there are plenty of things that a novice can do as well. From fixing appliances to remodeling to even auto repair, tinkering can save money and provide…

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Stop Ignoring Your Home or It Will Ignore You

It’s not hard to understand how the notorious honey-do list can go uncompleted. You work hard at your job. You need time off. You get home from work the last thing in the world you want to do is keep working for free, in your own home, where you should be allowed to rest and…

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