Our Top 20 Articles From 2019

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2019 was a busy year for do-it-yourselfers looking for tips and tricks, landscaping advice, and heating and cooling solutions. Here are our top 20 highest performing articles from the last year of the 21st century's second decade!

1. 15 Crazy DIY Tricks that Actually Work

These clever hacks can save you time, money, and hassle.

2. 7 Must-Do Projects Around the House in February

Beat the winter blues with these must-do projects.

3. 8 Ways to Reduce Trips to Your Mechanic

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

4. 9 Plumbing Trends

Making a plumbing upgrade? Keep these new trends in mind.

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5. How to Remove and Prevent Weeds in Walkways

Keep your outdoor stepping spaces neat and beautiful.

6. Cooling System Myths Busted

Don't make these classic energy-eating mistakes.

7. 7 Costly DIY Fencing Mistakes You Must Avoid

These silly mistakes can cost you far more than necessary.

8. Natural Ways to Rid Your Yard of Ticks

Don't trade one kind of danger for another.

9. Pros & Cons of Pellet Stoves

They're easy to use, though wood stoves burn a bit cheaper.

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10. 8 Habits that Will Make Your Home Tidier

Keep your home clean and tidy by cultivating these routines!

11. 8 Multipurpose Trees

These plants do more than just look beautiful.

12. 5 Ways to Update Your Basement Ceiling

Don't overlook the surface over you.

13. 6 Home Repairs to Tackle in Winter

From painting to a bathroom reno, keep busy until spring.

14. Get Rid of Silverfish

They're faster, but you're smarter.

15. 10 Pool Design Trends

The hot tea in the world of cooling down.

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16. 6 Indoor Plants That Will Cool Your House Down

The right houseplants can help cut your AC bill.

17. How to Remove a Deep Car Scratch With Household Items

Before you pull out your wallet, try this DIY remedy.

18. 7 Mistakes to Avoid as a Beginning Homesteader

It can be easy to bite off more than you can chew at first.

19. Lazy Lawncare Tips

There are some easy ways to maintain a great-looking yard.

20. 8 Ways To Cool Your Home Without AC

Energy intensive systems are far from your only option.