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Debbie D.

Debbie D.

Debbie Dey is a professional writer with over three decades of experience in residential construction. Her background gives her a wealth of knowledge about all kinds of home improvement projects, which she enjoys sharing through her writing. She has been a Puls staff writer since 2018. In her free time, you can find her relaxing by the water or cruising with her husband in their sports car.

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Boost Your Home's Resale Value Before the Spring Selling Season

Over the last couple of years, we’ve all been spending a lot more time in our homes. We’ve watched the home and garden shows on TV and seen the housing market provide record-breaking returns to homeowners that have done a few improvements and updates.

What To Do If Your Dryer Won’t Start

There's never a good time for your dryer to break down. Call it Murphy's Law or just plain dumb luck, but doesn't it always seem like you have dryer problems at the worst possible moment?

Top 4 Projects to Focus on to Keep your Home in Tip-top Shape.

With two months gone in 2022, you may be feeling a little guilty about not keeping your New Year's Resolutions. Whether you promised yourself that this would be the year you'd get back in shape, or start saving money for that summer vacation, or finally tackling those home improvement projects, there's no time like the present to get started.

Top Reasons You Need an Appliance Protection Plan

Whether you have new home appliances or are comfortably getting along with your old ones, there will come a day when you'll encounter a breakdown. There's never a good time for any appliance to stop working, but if you don't have a plan for repairs, your household could be in chaos. An appliance protection plan is the best way to keep things running smoothly especially in times of trouble.

Home Improvement Projects to Complete During the Winter

The last two months were really busy. Between preparing for the holidays, hosting get-togethers, and visiting friends and relatives, you probably didn't have a lot of time to think about home improvement projects.

Make these Home Repairs a Top Priority for the New Year

New Year’s Eve is fast approaching and while those resolutions to be healthier are more important than ever, it’s just as critical to put your home’s “health” toward the top of that to-do list too.

Summer Season Maintenance You Need for Your Appliances

Today's appliances are so reliable that you rarely think about them until there's a problem. Of course, with summer fast approaching, lifestyle changes can impact how you use your appliances and may put them at risk for breakdowns.

Backyard Upgrades You'll Need This Summer

Now it's time to enjoy a little playtime—outdoors. To help you get the most out of your backyard this summer, you should consider adding some trending outdoor upgrades. Not only will they make your home more attractive and usable, but patios and outdoor renovation projects can also generate a great return on investment when you sell your home.

How to Fix Common Household Plumbing Problems

All household plumbing problems are not created equal. While some may require professional assistance, there are many repairs you can tackle yourself. With the right tools and a little plumbing knowledge, you can save time and money by doing some common plumbing fixes yourself.

Make Your Life Easier with Smart Home Technology

Whether we were ready for it or not, technology seems to have taken over every aspect of our lives for the last year. Admit it, when you first heard about "smart home" products, you probably thought they were something out of a sci-fi movie. 

Weatherproofing Tips to Save Money and Improve Comfort

Whether you've been working remotely or helping the kids with schoolwork, you've probably been spending a lot more time at home. As the seasons changed and the temperatures dropped, you may have noticed your utility bills going up and your comfort level going down.

What You Need to Know about Repairing vs. Replacing LED Lights

We're all familiar with the phase-out of incandescent lights in favor of more environmentally friendly and energy efficient LED bulbs, strips, and fixtures. While you may have started to replace a few of your lights as the old ones burn out, you've probably noticed that the new lighting can cost an arm and a leg.

How to Install Holiday Lighting the Safe and Easy Way

The holidays are a magical time of year when everything seems lighter and brighter. You may have already started sorting through all the bins and boxes you've had tucked away since last year in preparation for a little home decoration. 

2020 Appliance Brand Buying Guide

We are happy to share our national appliance report to help consumers make the best appliance purchase decisions using our data on affordability, the best value for money, ease of use, and more.

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