Recent Home Improvement Articles

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Bugs Are Getting in Through Your Drains. Here's How to Stop Them

The dark and damp environment of drains can attract a variety of insects, creating an unwelcome infestation. Here's how to deal with it.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Get Rid of Palmetto Bugs

Palmetto bugs, also known as Florida cockroaches, are not merely an inconvenience. They're potential carriers of a host of problems. Here's how to deal with them.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

9 Functions You Didn't Know Your Microwave Had

While most users are familiar with the basic microwave functions, there are several lesser-known features that can elevate your experience. Here are 9 of them.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Why Do Spiders Keep Coming Back to My Home?

Spider problem? Understanding the factors that attract spiders and learning effective strategies for spider control can help you reclaim your space.

Vapor from humidifier in front of window
Home Improvement
Michael Franco

6 Signs of Low Humidity in Your Home (and How to Fix It)

Recognizing the signs of low humidity and taking steps to address and sustain healthy moisture levels will create a healthier living space. Here's how.

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Home Improvement
Elizabeth Michael

What Are Spotted Lanternflies?

Lanternflies are considered an invasive species, and they're particularly fond of grape vineyards and sap-producing trees. If left to their own devices, lanternflies can cause significant damage to crops, trees and plant life.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

How to Conduct a Home Security Audit

Conducting a home security audit can help you spot vulnerabilities that could put you at risk. Learn how to do a free home security audit yourself to spot changes you can make.

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Home Improvement
Elizabeth Michael

How to Keep Your Garage Pest-Free

Pests often seek shelter in warm, dark spaces, and your garage often fits that description. Here are some helpful tips to let these guests know they're not welcome in your garage — and how to keep them out.

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