Recent Handyman Articles


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7 Home Maintenance Troublespots to Take Care of Today

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 06, 2016

Okay, okay, I admit it. I didn't follow my own advice. The signs of potential trouble were there, yet I chose not to take them seriously. For quite a while, I'd been finding it more...


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Jump-Start Your Spring Honey-Do List ... Today!

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 02, 2016

When your backyard is buried under a few feet of snow, it might not seem like warmer weather is ever going to return but hey! We just celebrated that major American holiday, Groundhog...


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11 Eco-Friendly Tips for Toy Buying and Recycling

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 01, 2015

Tis the season when many children excitedly look forward to presents of new toys. But whether you'll be celebrating Kwanzaa, Chanukah, or Christmas, it's important to make the holiday...


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IKEA Furniture Hack How To's

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 01, 2015

Guess what's even more fun than going shopping at home furnishing stores like IKEA? Why, hacking the flat pack furniture finds you bring home, of course. Make them over to suit your...


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Where to Put a Washer/Dryer When You're Short on Space

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 15, 2015

We've all ogled them. Those lovely laundry rooms like you see on Pinterest. The ones that are bigger and better equipped than my entire galley-style kitchen. It's definitely great to...