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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?
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.
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.
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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Substituting turf grass for ornamental grasses gives you more options than tidy green: Zebra grass stems have gold striped, blooming pink Muhly grasses look like giant puffs of cotton candy and Indian grasses sport proud cream plumes.
Whereas a few years ago you could get a subprime loan without much trouble, the mortgage mess has led to a lot more caution in the way home loans are approved these days. If you're credit needs work, owning a home may be a distant dream.