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      See This Flexible Bench on Your Neighbor’s Porch? Here’s What It Is.

      These rocking benches have a rich history in South Carolina.

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      How Much Does It Cost to Remodel a Kitchen?

      Of course there's no simple answer, but here are some ways to get a ballpark estimate and ideas for saving...


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      Bathroom Light Fixtures Buying Guide

      Bathroom lighting merits as much attention as in any other room. For safety, utility and relaxation, choose bathroom light fixtures...


      If You See a Front Porch With a Separate Door, This Is What It Means

      In Charleston, South Carolina, front porch "hospitality doors" helped neighbors know when it was OK to stop by.


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      Mattress Protectors: What To Know Before You Buy

      An essential bedding accessory, we break down the ins and outs of that household hero, the mattress protector.

      How To Clean a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

      Here’s the plan — don’t neglect the fan.


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      What Is a Sump Pump?

      Standing water in your home can lead to structural problems and health hazards. One solution is a sump pump.

      What Is a Portable Refrigerator?

      A portable fridge makes camping and road trips more enjoyable. Here's an overview of how they work and what to...


      9 Best Portable Refrigerators

      Looking for the right portable fridge for your next trip or tailgate gathering? We've done the legwork for you!


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      Does Hanging Pennies in a Bag of Water Really Keep Flies Away?

      Not a fan of loose change? In the South, some people swear by using change in a bag of water...


      10 Ways To Stay Warm in Your Home Office

      Working from home? Stay warm with the help of these tips.

      How To Replace the Heating Element in an Electric Oven

      Electric oven heating element replacement is a surprisingly simply DIY fix. Here's everything you need to know.


      10 Kitchen Lighting Design Ideas

      Add brightness and style to your kitchen with these lighting ideas from Instagram.


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      Buyer’s Guide To LED Bedroom Lights

      The right LED lighting in the bedroom can create an inviting atmosphere that promotes calm, relaxation and, of course, sleep.


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      Why Bathroom Mats Shouldn’t Go in Your Washer

      Bathroom mats should never, ever go in your washing machine. Learn why, and what to do when your bathroom mats...


      8 Best Bulbs for Bathroom Lighting

      Our home editor spoke to an interior design expert to find the best light bulbs for bathroom use for every...

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      8 Best Mattress Protectors

      Creating a barrier against moisture, dirt, stains, allergens and irritants, the right mattress protector can add years to the life...


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      9 Best Shop Vacs for Cleaning a Workshop

      Looking for the best way to keep your workshop dust free? Check out this roundup of nine fantastic shop vacuums.


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      15 Bedroom Design Upgrades

      The bedroom should be a gorgeous sanctuary from everyday life. Transform yours with these bedroom design ideas from Instagram.


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      How To Make a Bathroom Accessible for Anyone

      Create a safe, accessible bathroom that's also stylish. Here's how.


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      10 Best Shower Kits of 2022

      If your current shower isn't up to par, consider replacing it with one of these convenient shower kits.


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      Attic Fans: What To Know Before You Buy

      Attic ventilation comes in many forms. Here, we take a look at attic fans and why they’re useful.


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      Tips for Making a Shower More Accessible

      Making a shower accessible is a smart move, whether you need it today or want to ensure your home remains...


      6 Ways to Remodel a Living Room

      Is your living room feeling a little outdated? Here are six easy ways to make your room feel like new.

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      Best Flooring Options for Your Bathroom

      Whether you're building from scratch or remodeling an existing bathroom, choosing the best flooring for your bathroom is essential.


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      9 Bedroom Office Ideas

      Now you can work from home comfortably even if you don't have a lot of space. Get inspired by these...


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      10 Bedroom Lighting Ideas

      Bedroom lighting is often overlooked. These lighting ideas provide the visibility you need from dawn to dusk.


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      6 Best Attic Fans

      An attic fan provides an affordable way to draw fresh air through your attic, extending the life of your roof...


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      Everything You Need To Know About Bathroom Vanities

      Bathroom vanities can be cookie-cutter basic or completely custom-built. Find the right vanity for your bathroom by knowing what to...


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      What To Consider When Designing an ADA Compliant Bathroom

      Remodeling your bathroom or building a new one? The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) has specific requirements. Here's what they...