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Homesteading: The house that Steve Maxwell built

Home improvement expert Steve Maxwell shares his story of building his own home and adopting a homesteading lifestyle.
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Indoor air quality: Breathe healthier and better in your home

We’re cooped up in winter, which means the air in our homes is often worse. Here’s how to identify & fix the problem.
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Water line freeze protection

An easy solution for water lines that aren’t buried deep enough.
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X-ray vision: How infrared thermography can help save you money and energy

How infrared thermography can help save you money and energy.
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How to get rid of bed bugs

Once eradicated from large parts of the world, these annoying pests are back in a big way. Here's how to deal with them.
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Home water filtration: Understanding the basics

There are lots of ways to improve taste and safety through water filtration.
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Electricity-free plumbing innovation keeps drain vents frost-free

This electricity-free plumbing innovation is a simple and easy-to-install way to prevent “ice capping”
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Three tips for optimal interior painting

If painting is in your plans, Steve Maxwell shares three top tips for getting the most out of your paint job.
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Generator options: Consider a transfer switch connecting a portable generator to your home

It’s a simple & economical way to connect a portable generator to your home, says Steve Maxwell.
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Four tactics for better backyard projects

If there’s a deck, dock, gazebo or any other outdoor wooden project in your future, check these Steve Maxwell tips.
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Six must-have hand tools

Invest in these and you’ll be more capable around the house, says Steve Maxwell.
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Exterior adhesives: Choosing the right waterproof outdoor glue

Choosing the right exterior adhesive is key to good results. Here are 5 options.
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Eavestrough leaks: Two options to solve back-of-trough issues

Got water dripping down behind your eavestrough? Here are two solutions.
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Outdoor painting: 3 keys for best results

Getting long-lasting results is about more than just applying a good paint.
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Homeowner Helpers: Six July maintenance tasks

Checking on pesky critters and five more household tasks for July.
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How to get rid of ants

What you need to know to identify them, get rid of them and keep them from coming back.
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Replacing a furnace: How (and when) to choose wisely

Are you considering replacing your gas furnace? Steve Maxwell shares tips for making an informed decision.
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How to remove tree sap from wood, clothes and vehicles

Got tree sap oozing from wood, falling on your car or getting on your clothes? Here’s how to get it off.
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