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If you called for, say, a plumber, or an electrician, or maybe an HVAC specialist, and a woman showed up to do the job, would you be surprised? You might be if you didn’t already know how few women work in these male-dominated professions. In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we asked women in the home improvement and repair space what attracted them to their respective fields, why the love what they do, and why so few women choose the skilled trades.

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The pop-up plug stopper on your bathroom sink can be tricky. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to remove a sink stopper so that it can be replaced or the drain can be properly cleaned.

Man suspended from a palm tree with a safety harness is using a chainsaw to remove the top of the tree

Trimming or cutting down trees is not a small job, but it's often one you can complete on your own or with help from friends. Here's a basic step-by-step guide to get you started — as well as tips on when to call in the professionals.

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Northern Tool & Equipment has recalled Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generators due to a wiring error that poses a risk of electrical shock. If you purchased one of these portable generators prior to September 2020, yours might be one of the 3,640 units recalled by the manufacturer. Here’s what you need to know.

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