Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Do Ultrasonic Pest Repellents Really Work?

Read this article to find out if electronic ultrasonic pest control devices really help eliminate rats, mice, and insects in your home.
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How to Remove Mold and Mildew from Front-Load Washing Machines

Find out how to clean front-loading washing machines to remove mold and mildew from inside the washer and keep them clean.
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How to Get Rid of Pantry Moths and Larvae in Your Kitchen

If your pantry has been infested with Indian meal moths, or pantry moths, here’s what you need to do to control and prevent them.
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How to Paint Over Ceramic Tile in a Bathroom

While you can paint ceramic tile, preparation is key to making it stick. Read on to find out more.
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Understanding Watts vs. Lumens for Home Lighting

Soon incandescent light bulbs will be a thing of the past, and their “wattage” rating will become obsolete. In their places will be high efficiency bulbs with a much more accurate “lumens” rating. Read on for a handy guide to help you navigate the changes.

How to Solve Problem of Wood Stain Not Drying

Lauren asks, “The stain on my cabinets is still tacky after two days of drying. What should I do?”
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How to Paint a Room Like a Pro

Painting a room is a common do-it-yourself project around the home. While it’s not that difficult to do, it’s important to know the tricks of the trade on how to go about it before you break out a roller or brush. Read on to find out more.

8 Home Smells That Could Be Signs of Danger

Does your home have these odors? They could indicate major health hazards — and problems that are expensive to repair.

Everything You Need to Know About Insulation’s R-Value

Insulation's R-value measures its resistance to heat flow — the higher the R-value, the better it insulates per inch of thickness. If you're still confused, here's a crash course on R-value!