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    Appliance Repairs You Don’t Need to Call a Pro For

    Before you pick up the phone and fork over a bunch of cash to fix your appliances, check out these super-simple repairs you can actually do yourself.

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    Will a Ventless Washer/Dryer Combo Work for You?

    Ventless washer-dryer combos save energy, are easier on your clothes and can be installed anywhere. Still, they aren't for everyone.

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    How to Fix the Most Common Air Conditioning Repairs Yourself

    Our experts explain how to repair the most common causes of central air conditioning service failures.

    5 of the Most Common Appliance Mistakes

    In 30 years as an appliance repair technician, I've seen lots of usage mistakes by homeowners. Luckily, most are easily...

    Lowe’s Presidents Day Sale 2023: 10 Best Deals to Shop

    If you don't do any other shopping during Presidents Day weekend, you need to shop these exclusive deals at Lowe's.

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    How to Clean a Microwave With Everyday Household Items

    Learn how to clean a microwave in less than 10 minutes. It's easy, we promise!

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    This Is When to Replace Your Microwave’s Charcoal Filter

    You probably don't even know about this hidden microwave part! But if your kitchen often smells like yesterday's dinner, it...

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    What To Know About Heat Pump Clothes Dryers

    Heat pump dryers are recent crossovers from the European to the North American market. They're energy-efficient, compact and ventless.

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    30,000 Gas Ranges Recalled Due to Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    This follows 44 reports of carbon monoxide emissions from the ranges, and at least three people requiring medical treatment.

    The 6 Best Wine Fridges and Wine Coolers

    We hate to break it to you, but you've probably been sipping your vino at the wrong temperature. That's why...

    A Smart Coffee Maker Will Elevate Your Morning (or Evening) Brew

    A smart coffee maker streamlines your morning routine, allowing you to start brewing a fresh cup from your device without...

    5 Best Robot Mops to Get Your Floors Squeaky Clean

    Robot mops can completely revolutionize your floor-cleaning routine. Whether you're looking for a hybrid vacuum mop or a high-tech robot...

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    How to Clean an Air Fryer

    To keep your air-fried food crispy and delicious, learn how to clean an air fryer after each meal. It's easier...

    If You See White Streaks on Your Dishes, This Is What It Means

    Is your dishwasher leaving white streaks on dishes after each wash cycle? There are three common causes for this. Here's...

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    How Often To Replace Smoke Detectors

    Smoke detectors are essential to home safety. But how long do they last, and when should you replace them?

    How to Hide Your Dishwasher in Plain Sight

    Dishwashers are great, but can sometimes be an eyesore. Here's how to build a custom cabinet for a hidden dishwasher,...

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    How To Clean an Oven With Lemon

    Do you have a dirty oven? How about a couple of lemons? That, and two hours, are all you need...

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    Spring Cleaning Your Freezer

    Could you make dinner with what's in your freezer? Would you want to? If not, it's probably time to clean...

    The 5 Best Basement Dehumidifiers That Keep Mold and Mildew at Bay

    Prevent moisture damage and keep mildew growth under control with the best basement dehumidifiers.

    The 7 Best Energy-Efficient Space Heaters to Combat Cold Rooms

    If you have a drafty home, are always cold or just want to add some supplemental heat, there's an energy-efficient...

    The LG MoodUP Refrigerator Is Set to Be the Trendiest Appliance of 2023

    The LG MoodUP refrigerator is set to be our favorite kitchen appliance of 2023 with its color-changing features and Bluetooth...

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    Is the Federal Government Really Going to Ban Gas Stoves?

    No. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is looking into the safety hazards from indoor air pollution by gas stoves, but...

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    Here’s Why It Might Be Time to Stop Using Liquid Dishwasher Detergent

    Dishwasher tablets may be a more efficient way to clean your dishes in the dishwasher over liquid or gel packs.

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    Common Dryer Repairs You Can Do Yourself

    Dryer not working? Don't despair. You might be able to fix it yourself.

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    How To Replace a Range Hood Filter

    Keep your kitchen clean and grease free by replacing your range hood filter every six months. Here's how.

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    Everything You Need to Know About The Laundress Product Recall

    Here's what you need to know about the luxe cleaning company's recall, and how to get your reimbursement.

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    Homeowner’s Guide To Mini Fridges

    Despite their limited capacity, mini fridges are tremendously useful and convenient. Here's what to know before you start shopping for...

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    Why Is My Freezer Not Freezing?

    Your refrigerator's freezer compartment has one job. So if your freezer is not freezing, give these DIY fixes a try.