A long and deep trench dug up in a yard to lay in a drainage pipe for a trench drain

Though the name may sound exotic and complicated, one of the simplest, most cost-effective ways to prevent water from collecting in your yard is to install a French drain. Follow our eight steps for French drain installation and standing water won't stand a chance.

in a blue shirt and hard hat, using an unsulated screwdriver to install a dimmer switch, Electrician

A dimmer light switch is a good way for controlling the lighting in your home and setting the mood. Learn how to install a dimmer switch yourself with a few easy steps.

pouring white vinegar down a pvc pipe being used as a condensation drain for an air conditioner

Through the processes of evaporation and condensation within your AC unit, the air in the house becomes cooler and dryer. All that humidity and condensation must go somewhere, which is why it's piped into your plumbing system — but, as with all plumbing, clogs happen.

25lb free weights

Tired of competing for equipment, dodging annoying people or worrying about social distancing while working out at the gym? Learn how to build a home gym without breaking the bank — and exercise your right to get fit without feeling like you want to throw a fit.

cleaning inside of microwave

Beyond your fear of being clean shamed by your dinner guests, proper maintenance is key to a long and useful life for any household appliance, including your microwave — and, let’s face it, you cook with it more than you do your stove. To that end, learn these four tried-and-true methods for deep cleaning the inside of your microwave.

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