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    Getting to Know Your Breaker Box

    We all know it lurks there in the basement, dusty and forgotten, but most of us never think of checking on it until the power goes out and we have to grope for it in the dark. Well we want to help you get comfortable with this crucial piece of home equipment. We’ll give you some tips on making it easier to use when you have electricity problems.

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    Doing your own plumbing repairs can bring to mind the kind of tragic comedy we’ve seen in episodes of “I Love Lucy”. However, most homeowners will experience the need for small plumbing repairs from time to time. We explain the principles behind the plumbing system in your home so you can understand what it’s all about!

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    Clean Your Dryer Vent

    Something that you really must do! Keeping your dryer vent clean is as important as brushing your teeth---really! It can save you money and avoid the possibility of a fire in your basement.

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    Alternate Spaces

    In this segment, we’re going to take you to the kind of home we all enjoy dreaming about it’s about a building that was once a spiritual center for the community that’s been beautifully renovated into the residential center of a busy family’s life.

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    Pro Decorating Tips

    We all feel like we have a talent for decorating---until we get in the middle of a DIY renovation! We’re going to talk with a top-line interior designer to get some tips on how to avoid regrets when taking on a redecorating challenge.

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    Striker Hand Lights

    Here’s a great all-in-one tool that can come in handy in an emergency or for tough everyday jobs.

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    Ask Lou Episode 160

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

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