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JUNE 16, 2022 | THURSDAY
Solved! Should I Paint My House Before Selling It?

Q: I’m about to put my house on the market and wondering what updates are worth doing before listing a home for sale. Particularly, should I paint my house before selling? Is the renovati...

JUNE 9, 2022 | THURSDAY
Solved! What Are the Small, Tiny Brown Bugs in My House?

Q: I’ve recently spotted small, tiny brown bugs in my house. I kill them when I see them, but they keep coming back. How do I figure out what type of insect I’m seeing? Should I be worrie...

MAY 25, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Over-the-Toilet Storage of 2022

Not everyone is blessed with an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in closet and oodles of storage space. If you have a small bathroom with no built-in storage, fear not. There are plenty of a...

MAY 17, 2022 | TUESDAY
12 Best Reusable Products To Help You Reduce Waste at Home

With knowledge comes responsibility, and that’s especially the case when it comes to taking care of our planet. These days, the need for single-use products is slowly being eliminated tha...

MAY 13, 2022 | FRIDAY
The 6 Best Places To Buy a Cheap Mattress in 2022

A good night’s sleep is essential for your overall health, which is why a quality mattress is so important. However, buying a mattress can be intimidating—and expensive. The good news is ...

MAY 11, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The 6 Best Places To Buy Armchairs and Accent Chairs 2022

Armchairs and accent chairs are essential for any home dweller, from single adults who live alone in small spaces to families who own their own home. They not only provide a comfortable s...

MAY 10, 2022 | TUESDAY
Solved! What to Do About Tree Roots in a Sewer Line

Q: There’s a sinkhole starting to form in my yard. My neighbor had a similar issue a few years ago, and it ended up being tree roots in the sewer line. Could I be having the same problem?...

MAY 5, 2022 | THURSDAY
10 Emergency Plumbing Tools All Homeowners Should Have on Hand

Whether you just purchased your first home or have lived in your house for years, having a few emergency plumbing tools in stock at all times is important. It doesn’t matter if you live i...

MAY 4, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
Solved! What Does Coyote Poop Look Like?

Q: I’ve heard some howling at night, and my neighbor has spotted a few coyotes at the end of our street. I’ve noticed droppings in my yard that don’t belong to my dog, and I’m worried tha...

APRIL 18, 2022 | MONDAY
Rattlesnakes Around Your Home? Here's How to Get Rid of Them—And Keep Them Out

Snakes give many people the creeps, but spotting a garter or corn snake in the backyard probably isn’t cause for concern. But the presence of a rattlesnake is an issue that needs to be ad...