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Fixes for Pet Damaged Furniture

Puppy chew marks, cat scratches and dog vomit. Sounds like the making of a horror movie, at least for your nice furniture. Try these ideas to fix the damage…
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Fall Home and Lawn Projects

Before you cozy up in front of the fire, complete a few simple fall projects to keep your home and lawn in tip-top shape come spring.
Every fall, it’s time…
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A Drop in the Bucket ~ And Other Signs You Need a New Roof

Chances are high that you need a new roof if you are catching a drop – or more – in a bucket – or buckets, but most of the…
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Steel Wool to the Rescue

Uses for Steel Wool range from stopping infestations of rodents, starting a fire, refinishing wood and metal surfaces and even keeping mice out of the house.
Steel wool is a…
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Home Repairs You Can’t Postpone

Keep your home safe and avoid costly repairs by learning which home repairs you can’t postpone.
When you own a house, there is always something that needs to be fixed….
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Eric gets a new front door

Eric Stromer gets a brand new front door for his home. Watch the video and see what’s involved in the installation process.

See the Therma-Tru® installation photo album here



Emergency Survival Kits for Earthquakes and Other Disasters

Be Ready With This All Purpose Emergency Kit
I live in Earthquake country, where the reality is not “if” but “when” the next big earthquake will hit. No matter where…
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iOS and Android Apps for Decorating Your Home

Furnish your dream home from your smartphone.
If you can think it, there’s an app for it–and this includes whatever ambitions you have for your home. If you’re looking to…
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Sharpen Up Your Garden Edge: How to Sharpen Garden Tools

How many times have you taken out a pair of pruners only to find they wouldn’t cut a pencil because they are so rusty and dull?
It is always best…
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Fireplace Tips: Safety and Decor

Tips and Talk from the Home Wizards on all things “Fireplace”
During the colder seasons, whether you experience the frigid temps of a Chicago winter or whether the Southern Californian…
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