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How to Install a Smart Thermostat 

Saving energy means saving money, and everyone wants to save money. Installing a smart thermostat will do just that, along with plenty of other benefits as well. Smart thermometers offer ease of use, allowing you to control them from anywhere using your smartphone. Its smart algorithm can learn from household habits and begin to save…

A humidifier being used in a house

How to Clean & Protect a Humidifier 

Humidifiers are great devices for comfort and health conditions. The moisture they propel into the air adds a therapeutic value that is excellent for dry climates, dry skin, congestion, fevers, and other irritations of the body. However, if humidifiers are left untouched for too long, their benefits will start to fade and can become harmful…

Refinishing hardwood floors

How to Refinish a Hardwood Floor

Hardwood floors will ultimately need refinishing with the wear and tear of everyday use. Before you decide to call a refinishing service, consider learning how to refinish a hardwood floor effectively on your own and save hundreds.  On average, hiring someone to refinish your hardwood floors can cost upwards of $2,500, averaging out to $3-$8…

Person pulling up carpet

How to Remove Carpet Safely

There are various reasons to remove the carpet in your home; sometimes, it’s cosmetic, and other times it’s a necessity. Regardless of the reason, the next question is, can you do it yourself. The answer isn’t as cut and dry as it may seem. The main hurdles are time and health. Carpet removal is a…

Different types of insulation sit on top of blueprints

How to Insulate Your Entire Garage

The garage is just a space for many to park their cars and store tools. They don’t view it as an area with so much potential. A garage can be a workspace, somewhere to host guests, or a place to just hang out it and watch a game. Your garage should feel like an extension…

Outdoor Power Equipment Safety

Outdoor Power Equipment Safety

Whether you’re a professional using these tools or a homeowner working with them, outdoor power equipment safety is a top priority. There are a handful of areas to focus on when working outdoors with your machines, including proper protective gear, operation, and maintenance of the tools. Our brief guide will walk you through all the…

A Forney Easy Weld 180 ST machine sits on a truck tailgate along with other welding accessories and consumables.

Best Welding Accessories for Forney Machines

Now that you’ve chosen your Forney Easy Weld machine, it’s time to step up your accessory game! Let’s break down the best accessories and consumables for your unit. The Forney Easy Weld 140 MP Multi-Process Welder Since the Forney Easy Weld 140 MP is a multi-process welder, there are several accessories and consumables you can…

How to Prepare Your Yard for Winter

With winter knocking on our door, fall is a perfect time to prepare your yard. Fall lawn care is extremely important for making your yard look healthy and colorful for next spring. There are many important steps in making sure your yard is ready to endure the cold winter. Following these steps will also gift…

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