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    10 Must-have Tools for Any Workshop

    We love our power drill, but for some jobs, nothing beats a good old hand tool. What are some of the must-haves for your toolbox?

  • How to Protect Your Deck

    How to Protect Your Deck

    There's not too much you can do about what Mother Nature throws at your deck, but there's a whole lot that you can do to protect it.

  • How Apartment Leases Work

    How Apartment Leases Work

    So, you've found the perfect apartment — the location is great, there's lots of space and you're ready to move in with some close friends. But before you pack everything up, make sure you take a close look at the lease.

  • Fire Resistance Quiz

    Burning Questions: Fire Resistance Quiz

    It's hard not to feel helpless in the face of a major — or even minor — fire. Luckily, however, science is on your side. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of fire resistance and the materials that could save your life.

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