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    12 Misunderstood Animal Pests in Your Yard

    Four experts defend their favorite animal pests, and explain why these helpful neighbors deserve to be a part of your yard's ecosystem.

    10 Misunderstood Insect Pests in Your Yard

    Three experts reveal their favorite insect pests, explaining why they like them and why you should, too.

    STUDY: Homeowner’s Remodeling Plans Undeterred By Inflation and Shortages

    Inflation is cranking up costs and material shortages are delaying projects, but that's not stopping homeowners.

    Homeowner’s Guide to the Kudzu Bug

    Their name makes them sound cute, but for homeowners and soybean farmers, the kudzu bug can be a downright nuisance.

    How To Clean a Persian Rug

    Persian rugs require special care and upkeep. Here's how experts recommend keeping them in tip-top shape.

    How To Make and Use Insecticidal Soap

    A gallon of insecticidal soap costs as little as $5 to make, and it's easy! Here's how to make and...

    Should You Dust or Vacuum First?

    Are you on Team Dust First, or Team Vacuum First? Experts say the order matters. Let us know what you...

    What To Consider Before Restoring a Historic Home

    From ductwork to return on investment (ROI), here's what to consider when deciding if a historic home renovation is right...

    Should You Use Paper Towels or Dish Cloths?

    The easy, disposable nature of paper towels are a draw, but should you be using reusable dish cloths for kitchen...

    How To Build DIY Dog Stairs

    Got a dog who loves spending time on your furniture? Make it easier for them by building these simple, elegant...

    What To Know About Assassin Bugs

    A lot of insects feed on other pests, so what earns the assassin bug such a sinister name?

    11 Best Oil Funnels for DIY Oil Changes

    Using the correct type and shape oil funnel helps avoid cleaning up a greasy mess when changing motor oil yourself.

    Wayfair Furniture Sale: 7 Incredible Deals

    Way Day 2022 is the perfect time to find huge deals on furniture. Here's what's worth shopping for.

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    These Stylish and Tough Stoggles Safety Glasses Are Family Handyman Approved

    Whether you work in the trades or you're a DIY enthusiast, safety glasses are an essential tool. Recently I picked...

    24 Best Car Accessories You’ll Use All the Time

    We found the best car accessories for every type of driver, so you can keep your ride tidy, clean and...

    We Tried Amazon’s Best-Selling Microfiber Car Cloths

    The internet is obsessed with these reusable car cleaning towels, so we tried them. Spoiler alert: They're worth every penny.

    Gabion Wall Inspiration and Ideas for Homeowners

    Transform your yard with a gabion wall. Let these examples inspire you to create a masterpiece.

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    The Family Handyman Approved Ryobi Cordless Tire Inflator Is a Worthy Addition to Your Garage

    Air compressors require a lot of work if you only need them for a minute or two to top off...

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    Give Your Bathroom a New Look with Family Handyman Approved Aura Bath & Spa Paint

    Remodels can be costly and become drawn out. But if you're looking for a quick way to breath new life...

    17 Tips and Tricks for Hauling or Carrying Large Items

    Save your back, and some time, with these genius tips for hauling heavy items.

    Homeowner’s Guide To Garden Pest Control

    From bugs to bunnies, here's what to know about garden pests, how to prevent them and what to do if...

    7 Invasive Insects and What To Do About Them

    Invasive insects are more than just annoying. They're a threat to trees, commercial crops and your house, yard and gardens.

    Brighten Up Your Space with This Family Handyman Approved Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper

    Are you ready for a wallpaper revival? This peel-and-stick wallpaper can give your home the ultimate facelift with little mess.

    8 Best Carport Kits

    Keep your car safe from the elements with a carport kit. They're available in a range of sizes, and most...

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    4 Best Carbon Monoxide Detectors of 2022

    A look at the best carbon monoxide detectors to help keep you and your family safe.

    What Are Blue Bees and Where Do You Find Them?

    To spot a blue orchard bee, head to Florida.

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    What To Know About Community Solar and Net Metering

    Rooftop PV panels aren't the only way to take advantage of solar energy.

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    What to Do If Your Car Won’t Start

    Before you call a tow truck, it's worth trying a few of these tips to get your car up and...

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    This Family Handyman Approved Bissell Steam Mop Makes Cleaning a Breeze

    An easy-to-use steam mop that quickly cleans and easily disassembles.

    What is Fiber Internet?

    Feel the need for speed? Learn more about the fastest tech in home internet.