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baseboard heater

How to Clean Baseboard Heaters

Baseboard heaters can become clogged with dirt, dust, debris, pet dander and hair. Clean them at least once a year to keep them working safely and efficiently.
Bags of winterizer lawn fertilizer.

How to Winterize the Grass in Your Lawn

Your lawn's nutrient needs change in the fall in preparation for the cold weather ahead. If all the conflicting advice about whether or not to winterize your lawn has left you confused, you're not alone! But figuring out what to do may not be as hard as it seems.
Succulent plant

Winter Care of Succulents

Meredith asks, “I have succulent plants outside that do well in hot temperatures. How should I take care of them during the winter?”

The biggest threat to tender succulents is the combination of cold temperatures and wet soil. Read on to find out more.
Danny Lipford checking insulation in home's attic.

Winter Home Maintenance To-Do List

Winter is here and with it comes a whole new set of tasks designed to keep your home in shape during the cold weather ahead. From cleaning and organizing to insulation and weather stripping, our winter home maintenance to-do list will get your home in tip-top shape. Read on to find out more.


How-To

Power strip with paper template made on a copy machine.

DIY Keyhole Slot Drilling Template

Watch this video to find out how to easily mark the screw holes for keyhole shaped slots using a paper template made on a copy machine.
Using a stocking or pantyhose to find small lost parts and other items.

Finding Lost Small Items with a Vacuum Cleaner

Check out this tip using a vacuum cleaner and stocking to make it easy to find lost screws and other small items in your workshop or garage. Watch this video to find out more.
Flashlight stand made from electrical cable.

Homemade Flashlight Stand

Watch this video to find out how to make a hands-free stand from electrical cable to aim a flashlight when tackling home improvement projects in hard to reach places.
Using a bicycle inner tube to hold the bag in a trash can.

Tip for Holding a Leaf Bag Open

Watch this video for a tip on how to hold a leaf bag open in a trash can with a bicycle inner tube when raking leaves.

Latest Full Episode

Creating a Custom Closet System (FULL EPISODE!)

We're helping a couple create a custom closet system that maximizes storage in their divided closet.

The Fast (and Neat!) Way to Wrap String Around a Spool

Winding nylon string around a spool by hand is too time-consuming. Here's the better, and faster, way to do it.

Why You Should Recycle Coffee Grounds for Gardening

Horticulturists praise coffee grounds for acidifying soil and enhancing plant growth. Here's how you can use them in your garden.

Toilet Bowl Cleaner: The Inexpensive Alternative for Cleaning Grout

Don't waste money on expensive grout cleaner again! Toilet bowl cleaner works just as well for cleaning grout!

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