Outdoor spigot.

Protecting Pipes from Freezing

Find resources from the Red Cross on how to prevent your pipes from freezing in winter, and how to thaw them out if they do. Read on to find out more.

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Box of Arm & Hammer Baking Soda.

10 Uses for Baking Soda

Most of us probably were told by our grandparents about the many uses for baking soda; but for those who have forgotten, here’s a great list of uses for baking soda. Read on to find out more.

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Water condensation on sweating window.

How to Cure Sweating Windows

Carol asks, “When the temp gets low, our windows sweat really bad. It freezes around the frame and I have to scrape it off. What causes this?”

There are several reasons condensation occurs on windows in the winter including high humidity in the house and uninsulated window glass. Read on for more.

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Wallies peel and stick chalkboard.

Peel and Stick Message Boards

Peel & Stick dry erase or chalkboard sheets are a great way to make any wall or cabinet a home message center or art gallery. Read on to find out more.

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BluWood treated lumber.

BluWood Treated Lumber

This eco-friendly treated lumber combines a boron-based preservative with water repellent to keep moisture, mold, rot, and termites at bay. Read on to find out more.

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Danny Lipford with digital TV.

Digital TV Converter Box

At midnight on February 17, 2009, analog television signals stopped broadcasting over the airwaves in the U.S. and digital signals took their place. Read on to find out about digital converter boxes for analog TVs.

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Drip Irrigation.

Drip Irrigation

Drip irrigation is a great way to water plants in your yard while using much less water than sprinklers. Read on to find out more.

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Using CFLs in Light Fixtures

Ricky asks, “My light fixtures have a maximum wattage rating for bulbs. If I change to energy efficient CFL bulbs do the recommended wattage ratings still apply?”

You can use compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs that produces more light than standard bulbs as long as they do not exceed the maximum wattage recommended.

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