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Window insulation is key to keeping the cool air in during the summer months and the heat in the winter. A poorly insulated window can actually increase your monthly energy costs. Here are some DIY fixes for drafty windows.

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If you purchased a Toro-brand snowthrower between November 2020 and January 2021, you’re going to want to pay attention. Toro, the Bloomington, Minn.-based manufacturer of Power Max Snowthrowers, is recalling about 6,700 of the snow-removal devices to repair a defect that poses an amputation hazard.

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Whether you want to increase your home’s smart capabilities or simply want to save money, there's a smart thermostat for your home. We recommend five of the best smart thermostats for your household needs.

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Homeowners with a gable roof will commonly have gable vents, which when used the right way can help improve the energy efficiency of your home. When the outside air is moving perpendicular to the gable vents, it’s like two windows on opposite sides of a room: cool air into one side, and hot air out the other.

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