Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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Window Safety Tips for Homeowners with Children

As the weather warms up, we all want to open up the windows and let in the fresh air. Listen to this tip to find out about window safety in your home.
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Reduce Solar Heat Gain with These 3 Tips

When the sun beats down on your windows, the extra heat can strain your home cooling system and your budget. Follow these tips to beat the heat!
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Door Hinge Fill-in

After you remove an old door, save time with this tip for filling in a recessed door hinge.

Choosing the Right Screen Mesh for Your Screen Door Project

Whether you are remodeling and putting in new screen doors or repairing your current doors, there are so many mesh options on the market today — it...

Simplifying Summer Home Maintenance

In this special-edition Today's Homeowner Podcast, we tell you how to easily keep your home maintenance on track this summer.
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Don’t Shave that Door — Shim It!

Doors and windows usually don't move on their own. They need help, and house shift is the main cause.
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Maximize Outdoor Living

Leah and Justin get a comfortable, inviting patio where they can entertain guests.
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Light & Ventilation – Rules & Regulations

Before your building department approves a house or an addition, or even a window change, certain light and ventilation rules must be met.