The 7 Best All-In-One Printers for Home Offices

Jene J. Long
Photo credit: Staff
Photo credit: Staff

From Popular Mechanics

Everybody who’s ever owned a printer has likely experienced a time when it jams, runs out of ink, or completely fails to turn on just when it’s needed most. Especially when many are still working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, reliability from your home printer is a must. We found the most reliable and versatile printers for your home office so you can print, scan, and copy pages without feeling the urge to throw the machine out the window.

Check out the quick reviews below of our top five printers, or scroll deeper for more helpful buying info and full reviews of those models.

Why Ink Runs Out So Fast & How to Preserve It

If you’ve owned a printer, or several, in your life, you may have wondered with frustration why some seem to guzzle ink more when not used frequently. It’s

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How to Replace Your Bike Chain at Home or On the Go

Jene J. Long
Photo credit: Trevor Raab
Photo credit: Trevor Raab

From Bicycling

Besides your tires, your bike’s chain is arguably the component that needs the most frequent replacing. Wait too long, and your chain will wear out, diminishing your shifting quality and shortening the lifespan of the rest of your drivetrain components.

Below, we explain when and how to replace or repair a bike chain—both at home and during a ride.

When to Replace Your Bike Chain

So how often should you replace your chain? Before answering that question, it helps to understand the process of chain wear. As your chain ages, each link’s internal bushings slowly lengthen. In turn, your now-longer chain puts added pressure on your cassette cogs and chainring teeth, causing them to wear faster. This also hampers shifting quality.

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The 2,000-Mile Rule

To

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Outdoor Home Fixes You Can Do in a Weekend

Jene J. Long

Little outdoor home maintenance issues are all too easy to put off fixing, but you don’t want to wait until they turn into major headaches. Take advantage of the nice weather to tackle some of them now. 

To help you get started, we’ve come up with four weekend projects with big payoffs that you can do on your own. “You’d be surprised how just putting a fresh coat of paint on your front door can help you enjoy your home more,” says John Galeotafiore, associate director of product testing at Consumer Reports.

Use our advice to save time and ensure that you do these jobs right. For more easy home projects you can tackle, see our articles on how to declutter fast, make easy home upgrades, and perform necessary home maintenance. For ideas on upgrading your outdoor space, read our easy tips to grow your garden and follow

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Emily Ratajkowsi and Kaia Gerber went blonde during quarantine. But should you lighten your hair at home?

Jene J. Long

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Something about the seemingly endless amount of time spent at home encourages dramatic actions when it comes to your hair. Whether it’s a DIY haircut or playing with a new colour, even I’ve fallen prey to the siren song of home hair transformation since transitioning to spending most of my time indoors way back in March.

Celebs are feeling the pull too, including stars like Kaia Gerber and Emily Ratajkowsi who recently showed off their newly lightened locks online. 

As tempting as it may be to take the plunge and lighten your

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