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If Birds Peck at Your Windows and Mirrors, This is What it Means

Birding experts Kenn and Kimberly Kaufman explain why birds engage in these behaviors, and what you can do to prevent it.

How to Prevent Bird Strikes on Windows

We know sometimes birds strike windows, and it's much worse during migration. Here are a few simple things you can...


5 Eye-Catching Window Painting Ideas

Whether you like going big or prefer something more modest, these paint tips will give your windows a little extra...


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Can You Paint Vinyl Windows?

Yes, you can paint vinyl windows. But no, we don't recommend it. Here's why.


How to Clean Window Screens

Screen Cleaning Made Easy

 

Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!


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Window Caulking: Seal Windows for Winter in 3 Steps

Take these steps to save money and heat when the temperatures drop.

Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?

Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.


14 Expenses New Homeowners Waste Money On

It's easy for new homeowners to spend money on things they shouldn't. Make sure you steer clear of these unnecessary...


Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades

Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.


12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...

12 Bad Home Decorating Habits You Should Stop Immediately

Are you guilty of these bad home decorating habits? Your design should make sense and not confuse your guests.


5 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Plumbing Snake

Consistent maintenance of your drain-cleaning equipment reduces effort on site and prolongs its useful lifespan.


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15 Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

These things home inspectors wish you knew can help sellers prepare for a home sale and make buyers aware of...


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How to Fix a Cracked Window

The keys to success here are a good putty knife and a quality glazing compound.


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Your Guide to Winterizing Everything

From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.

How to Build Window Cornices

Custom-build your own window cornices for one-fourth the price of store-bought


How to Frame a Window, Build Window Headers and Door Headers

These wooden “bridges” let you create lots of big openings without weakening the walls.


10 Window Cleaning Tips from a Pro

Save time, money and energy with these tips and pointers from someone who cleans windows for a living. Here's how...


Mini Blind Tips and Fixes

Mini blinds provide privacy, block the sun and usually work perfectly for years. Here are our best tips and fixes...