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What to Know before Trying DIY Appliance Repair

It may not be worth your time or money.

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Appliance Shortage: Year of the $47,000 Stove

How badly do you need to cook that ramen?

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What Appliances Are Worth the Investment?

Spend your money where it can deliver the most value.

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Lost Power but No Breaker Tripped

You may be surprised at the source of your power trip.

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Selecting a Generator

The best model will depend on your needs.

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

Not everything's a job for a professional.

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Care Tips to Make Your Appliances Last Longer

Check your filters often and don't overcrowd your machines.

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How To Make Your Own Battery

Explore the wonders of electricity with household items!

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How to Make a DIY Solar Pool Heater

These comfort-boosters are affordable and easy to build!

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How to Make a Cheap Appliance Look Expensive

Make your cheap appliances look expensive.

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10 Home Tech Deals on Amazon's Cyber Monday

Scoop up a bargain on gaming, listening, or viewing.

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How to Reset a NiCad Battery

Resetting a NiCad battery helps to eek-out a better performance from a non-responsive, under-powered battery. The term ‘NiCad battery’ refers to a nickel-cadmium battery. The nickel end of the battery serves as the anode. The cadmium end serves as the cathode. The space between the cathode and the

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Must-have Apps for DIYers

You can turn your smartphone into a DIY assistant with these apps.

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Best 2019 Black Friday Weekend Home Improvement Deals

Gear up for your 2020 projects with some savvy saving.

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Common Electrical Code Violations

Don't make these mistakes when working on your home's electrical!

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Appliance Repairs You Didn’t Know You Could DIY

Home appliances can be costly when they break down.