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Stocking Stuffers for $25 or Less

Creative holiday fillers that will come in handy around the house

Richard Trethewey explains what foods should and shouldn't go into garbage disposers

What Can and Can't Go Down a Garbage Disposer

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains what foods should and should not go into garbage disposers

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Stovetop Fire Safety

Thanksgiving is the peak day of the year for kitchen fires. Learn how to protect yourself, your guests, and your property during the bustling holiday season

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50 Nifty Fix-Ups For Less than $100

Simple upgrades can drastically improve the feel and function of your home. These clever tips, projects, and products offer a big payoff for a small investment

a person is stirring the contents of a bowl, standing at a stainless steel island in a bright, modern, open kitchen. Pendant lights hang overhead, and a large, L-shaped marble counter wraps back under dark custom cabinets

One Big, Happy Kitchen for Family Gatherings

Annexing the dining room gives this mom of two teenagers an open kitchen where the whole gang can gather

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TOH Top 100 2015: Best New Home Tech Products

From a low-tech flue damper to a high-tech HD video doorbell, these 14 products put you in control of your environment

3 Cleaning Tips for Cold + Flu Season

Easy steps to keep your family in good health on our sister site The Snug

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Current Issue: November/December 2015
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