Home Maintenance

In this section, you’ll find well-researched and easy-to-follow articles about how to keep your home running smoothly. You’ll also find in-depth and unbiased reviews of the best products to help you around the house.

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How to Make Hardwood Stairs Less Slippery: 4 Simple Methods

Hardwood floors are very popular these days—and for good reasons. They are easy to clean and they add warmth and beauty to your home....
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Toro vs. Husqvarna: In-Depth Comparison of Push, Self-Propelled, and Zero-Turn Lawn Mowers

If you are in the market for a new lawn mower or buying one for the very first time, you’ve likely come across Toro...
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Best Way to Pick Up Leaves in Your Yard (Top 6 Methods)

Fall is one of the best times of the year. The summer humidity is gone, football is in full swing, and the holidays are...
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Lawn Aeration 101: How Often Should You Aerate Your Lawn?

One of the most time-consuming and, at times, frustrating responsibilities of homeownership is maintaining a healthy lawn. When I bought my house and took...
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Moss on Roof: Causes, Risks, Remedies, and Prevention

Last week I was cleaning my gutters in preparation for the winter when I looked up at my roof and noticed moss growing around...
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What Is the Purpose of Mulch? (5 Reasons to Use Mulch)

When Spring arrives, and the smell of fresh mulch is in the air, you might be wondering, what is the purpose of mulch anyway? If...
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How Long Do Dishwashers Last on Average? (How to Extend Their Life)

If you are having issues with your current dishwasher or are in the market for a new one, you might be asking yourself, how...
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3 Easy Steps to Get Rid of Fruit Flies With Apple Cider Vinegar

Fruit flies are pesky little insects that seem to appear out of nowhere to feast on over-ripened fruits and vegetables. They are small and...
Is Costco Worth It

Is Costco Worth the Membership Fee? An Unbiased Look at the Pros and Cons

In this article, I dive deep into the question, is Costco worth it? Learn the pros and cons of Costco so you can decide...
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Ryobi vs. DeWalt: How Do Their Drills Compare?

In this article, I provide an in-depth comparison of DeWalt vs. Ryobi drills and dive deep into each brand’s reputation, product offerings, performance, warranty,...