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  1. best in class
    The 17 Very Best DoorknobsFor a home refresh that’s quicker and cheaper than painting.
  2. best in class
    The 11 Very Best Comforters“Feel nestled in an airy but cozy canopy.”
  3. testing testing
    The Best Mattresses, As Tested by Strategist EditorsOur editors and writers slept on each of these for at least one week.
  4. best in class
    The 12 Very Best Outdoor HeatersWhether you’re stoop-sitting, RV-ing, or hosting an outdoor event.
  5. best in class
    The 9 Very Best Humidifiers“It pushes out the right amount of humidity to keep my nose and eyes moisturized at night, and I can easily keep it clean.”
  6. best in class
    The 6 Very Best Home-Security Cameras“You don’t have to wire it — you can install it yourself, and it takes a half hour to install the entire system.”
  7. straighten out your space
    The Best Closet Storage, According to Professional OrganizersOnce you’ve cleaned out your closet, keep it clean.
  8. straighten out your space
    The 10 Best Kitchen Cabinet Organizers, According to ExpertsBe able to find what you need, at the exact moment you need it.
  9. this thing’s incredible
    This $6 Ovular Device Keeps Out Mosquitoes, Mice — and Lizards!These ultrasonic pest-repellent devices keep the outdoors out.
  10. best in class
    The Very Best Portable Air ConditionersThey’re powerful, quiet, and efficient.
  11. one stop shop
    All the Best Sofas Under $1,000 We’ve Ever Written AboutModern and classic options to read, binge-watch Netflix, and doze off on.
  12. best in class
    The 12 Best Natural Cleaning ProductsIncluding all-purpose cleaners and more specific options for the kitchen, the bathroom, and hardwood floors.
  13. on-site shop
    The Homely But Effective Machine That Puts Me to Sleep Every NightIt produces lulling white noise with a design that hasn’t changed since 1962.
  14. trust me i should know
    How to Transform Your House Into a Smart HomeIf you feel like your house needs an upgrade or you want to feel like you live in the year 2077, step it up with some smart-home devices.
  15. trust me i should know
    The Stuff Every Korean Family Buys From the Supermarket Is Also OnlineThe spoons, low tables, and food storage containers you’ll find in most Korean households.
  16. recommended by experts
    The Best Small-Apartment Ideas, According to Professional OrganizersHow to make the most of your cramped living space.
  17. testing testing
    We Tested 10 Sofas-in-a-BoxThese start-ups want to be Casper, but for couches.
  18. this thing’s incredible
    I’ve Moved All My Furniture Across Brooklyn With This Folding Hand TruckIncluding a desk and side table that I transported almost two miles.
  19. you can do this
    How to Paint a Room: 13 Tips for Painting SmarterThe brushes, rollers, and plastic wrap you need to do it right.
  20. this thing’s incredible
    My Cord-Chewing Cat Can’t Chew Through This Petproof Cord CoverCord cover: 1; my cat: 0.
  21. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Prevent and Get Rid of Bedbugs, According to ExpertsNew York City exterminators (and two entomologists) share their tried-and-true solutions.
  22. until you can see a professional
    Everything I Used to Pigeon-Proof My Outdoor SpacePigeons are far smarter than we give them credit for, so fully ridding them from any area often requires a multipronged solution.
  23. until you can see a professional
    Everything You Need to Prevent and Get Rid Of Mice, According to ExterminatorsIncluding glue traps, snap traps, and more.
  24. until you can see a professional
    Everything You Need to Get Rid Of CockroachesPlus, how to keep them out.
  25. you can do this
    6 Home Repair Problems You Might Face on Your Own While Sheltering in PlaceBecause a clogged tub drain shouldn’t mean three months without bathing.
  26. painless shopping
    24 Spring-Cleaning Products From Shark TankEverything from a 50-foot broom to a portable shower.
  27. home improvement
    Which Screwdrivers Do You (Really) Need?Not knowing anything about screwdrivers doesn’t mean you’re never going to need one.
  28. this thing’s incredible
    The Most Useful Tool You Can Own Is Actually Made for BeehivesWhen a crowbar fits in your pocket, you can use it for anything.
  29. you can do this
    The Best Way to Sharpen Serrated Knives Is With a Chainsaw FileSerrated knives can be a headache to sharpen. But not if you get an inexpensive chainsaw file.
  30. you can do this
    How to Brighten Up Any Room (or Dim It a Little) in Under 30 MinutesSometimes you want a room to be bright, and sometimes you want softer lighting. With a dimmer switch you get either. Whenever you want.
  31. this thing’s incredible
    The $15 Tool That Would Have Kept Me From Getting ElectrocutedIf your volt pen lights up or makes a sound, then you know there’s still electricity flowing. And you know not to touch whatever you were about to.
  32. people’s choice
    The Best Tool Kits on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“I changed out every light fixture in the place along with all of the outlet receptacles and light switches.”
  33. people’s choice
    The Best Ice-Cube Trays on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“Using these trays is like the Cadillac of ice cube trays!”
  34. this thing’s incredible
    The Best Ceiling Fan Is Energy Efficient and Made of Balsa WoodOh, and it’ll keep you cool.
  35. painless shopping
    18 Cheap (But Expensive-Looking) Brass Things on AmazonLamps, trays, pens, lighters, and much more — all in brass.
  36. weird things we love
    Nothing’s Ever Gotten My Bathroom As Clean As This Power Drill Brush HasYes, I clean my bathtub with a cordless drill and a brush attachment, and it is gleaming.
  37. recommended by experts
    The Best Humane Mouse Traps, According to ExpertsBecause we still have glue-trap PTSD.
  38. people’s choice
    The Best Soldering Stations on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“This was the tool I was missing on my home-repair bench!”
  39. recommended by experts
    The 13 Best Small-Kitchen Ideas Under $100, According to Professional OrganizersMake your tiny kitchen feel more Nancy Meyers-esque.
  40. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: Are There Any Good Dry-cleaning Alternatives?Read on for CliffsNotes from laundry camp.
  41. trust me i should know
    The Only Tools You’ll Need for Practically Any DIY Home-Repair JobThey’ll cover 90 percent of any job you’ll have to do on your place.
  42. recommended by experts
    How I Rescued a Rental With Bad LightYou know how you look in the waiting room of a doctor’s office? That was the vibe.
  43. trust me i should know
    The 5 Best Flashlights I Own (and I Own a Lot of Flashlights)Including the best all-around, the best pen light, a true waterproof version, and the one with the best battery life.
  44. recommended by experts
    The Best Vacuums, According to Cleaning-Service ExpertsIncluding many that are under $200.
  45. get it together
    What’s in Cookbook Author Molly Yeh’s KitchenHow the cookbook author and food blogger keeps her kitchen looking picture-perfect without sacrificing function.
  46. this thing’s incredible
    I Hate Every Scented Thing Except This Palo Santo IncenseIt smells like the forest after a rainstorm.
  47. get it together
    How to Organize Your Kitchen and Pantry, According to Professional OrganizersMake the most of your tiny kitchen.
  48. compulsive shopping
    I Can’t Stop Buying Oil Diffusers As Housewarming GiftsI dismissed it as a trend at first, but diffusers are the perfect lazy person’s solution to making your home smell like a spa.
  49. this thing’s incredible
    The Swedish Mop Used at Nike Headquarters Makes Cleaning Almost FunIt cleans a bigger surface area than a Swiffer and is environmentally friendly, too.
  50. people’s choice
    The Best Shower Caddies on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“This is exactly what I needed for the shower.”
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