Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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Snakes Could Be Hiding in Your Pool Noodles

With summer temperatures on the rise, snakes are taking shelter in pool noodles to escape the heat.

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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9 Necessary Tips for Using a Chainsaw to Clear Debris

Brave volunteers need some guidance on how to prepare for, use and maintain a chainsaw during intense storm clean-up efforts.

3 Ways to Clean Pool Coping | Ep. 175

Calcium can build up along pool coping just like it does on a glass shower door. Here's how to clean it and prevent it from coming back.

Vertical Garden: How to Build One From a Pallet

A vertical garden is a great place to plant herbs or a beautiful array of sweet-smelling annuals. Build one in just a few hours!

Expanding a Patio for Entertaining 

This week we're helping a blended family expand their patio to better meet their needs. 

Lawn Plug Aerators: How to Protect Your Sprinklers From Them | Ep. 169

Lawn plug aerators are a great tool to get your yard looking its best. But before you aerate, make sure your sprinklers won’t get damaged.

Plant a Victory Garden, Boost Your Self-Sufficiency

If you're worried about food shortages and supply chain issues, growing a victory garden will help you be more self-sufficient.

How to Get Started with Vegetable Companion Planting

Companion planting is an ancient practice where two different plants, often vegetables, are planted together to benefit one or both of them. Because of that, this simple gardening technique will have you enjoying a harvest you’ve only ever dreamed of.