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    Carpets & Rugs: An Old Tradition in Modern Times

    Take a tour through the wide range of choices in rugs today and learn about the methods, materials and trends that shape our rug-buying decisions.

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    Home Automation Systems

    We look at a professionally installed home automation system that streamlines the control over all your devices into one centralized system.

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    Fix a Broken Lightbulb in a Socket

    A broken bulb in a light socket is a perplexing problem to solve. We’ll show you the best way to remedy the situation without electrocuting yourself.

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    Your Home’s Exterior: Color & Paint

    Exterior painting is a big commitment in money and labor, so choosing the right color, contractor and paint is key to making that investment last.

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    What Mood Is Your Home In?

    People have moods, but did you know your home has moods too? Our expert talks about using color, texture, lighting and furniture to create a mood.

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    Cleaning Your Microwave

    We take our microwaves for granted most of the time, cleaning them with a quick swipe. But sometime we get burnt-on messes that need more attention.

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    Ask Lou Episode 171

    We need to add descriptions for all new Ask Lou segments going forward. This is just a placeholder, obviously.

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