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    Metal Works

    Metal was once – and still is – an important architectural accent in many homes. But it is harder to find expert, detailed construction by hand. We visited one place that’s merging old world metalsmithing techniques with contemporary design.

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    Window Film to Eliminate Drafts

    Older windows can let drafts in and the heat out during colder months, and the energy loss instantly adds up. One quick fix is with a clear film and a tool you normally keep in the bathroom.

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    You’re Getting Sleepy

    You’ve probably heard that most adults need eight hours of sleep. But with daily distractions and commitments, it can be an uphill battle. Contessa Brewer has more on setting up your home and life so you’re well-rested.

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    ABS… How Do They Work?

    Anti-lock brakes are now standard on cars, and it’s hardly a consideration – until they kick in, under your foot. Here’s how this valuable safety feature really works.

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    Bona PowerPlus

    There’s the usual dusting and mopping, then there’s the deep clean – that version of house cleaning that often takes more time and energy. Here’s one floor cleaner that could really make a difference.

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    Ask Lou Episode 155

    Do you have a DIY or home improvement question? Well, go ahead and just Ask Lou.

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