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Owning a home opens up a world of freedom, especially for the DIYer. Renovating a kitchen to make it exactly fit your needs, or building out your dream home theater  are often top goals for a new homeowner. But with that freedom comes the potential for nearly endless problems and projects. Thankfully, it’s never been easier to solve…

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9 Creative Basement Remodel Ideas

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9 Creative Basement Remodel Ideas From creating more living space to increasing the value of their home, there are many reasons people decide to remodel their basement. If you’re considering an upgrade yourself, explore these nine creative basement remodel ideas for some inspiration. Create a game room for fun with family and friends. Break out the foosball table…

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Protecting Your Home While on Vacation: The Ultimate Guide

Despite the fact that you’re (hopefully) headed somewhere where relaxation is the main activity, getting ready for vacation can be quite stressful. You need to solidify plans, line up care for the pets, make sure everything is packed and handle the arrangements for when you arrive at your destination. If you’re a savvy homeowner, getting the house ready…

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5 Best Places to Install Home Security Cameras

According to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Crime Victimization Report, an estimated 3.7 million burglaries occur each year in the United States, with seven percent of those burglaries resulting in the victimization of a household member who was present. Luckily, there are several brilliant ways to safeguard your home so it doesn’t become a target. Smart devices allow…

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Where is the Best Location for an Air Purifier?

Installing an air purifier is one of the best ways you can improve the air quality inside your home. These handy little systems eliminate contaminants from the air, preventing you from breathing in substances that could trigger allergies, discomfort and illness. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), harmful contaminants can get into your home via the outdoors,…

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7 of the Best Ways to Cook a Turkey

Mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy and turkey sandwiches for days-these are hallmarks of a good Thanksgiving season. All Americans know that the centerpiece of the holiday table is undoubtedly the bird, but this tasty entrée can be tough (quite literally) to get right. As such, for about as long as Thanksgiving has been around—that’s about 400 years, if you…

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