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Lawn & Garden

Easy Weekend DIYs
Easy Weekend DIYs
Freshen up your front door, spruce up your deck, mend a leaky hose, and more projects to tackle now.
Why CR's Grillmaster Owns 5 Grills
Why CR's Grillmaster Owns 5 Grills
The 3 Rules to Run a Generator Safely
The 3 Rules to Run a Generator Safely
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Chill Out
How to Organize Your Freezer

Cleaning & TLC

Time-Saving Laundry Tips
Time-Saving Laundry Tips
Treat stains stat, pick the right cycle, crank up the spin speed, and more ways to conquer the chore.
Deep Dive: Air Purifiers and Coronavirus
Deep Dive: Air Purifiers and Coronavirus

EXPERT TIP

A canister vacuum is a smart choice for multi-level homes. It's easier to use on stairs because the weight is split between the powerhead and the vac.

Frank Rizzi
Vacuums Test Engineer