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10 Secret Hiding Place Products for Your Home

Keep your prized possessions safe and hidden with these secret-hiding-place products.<p>While it looks like an electrical outlet, this product is really …

Simplify Your Life with These Smart Home Gadgets

Let’s face it — Monday mornings are hectic. And when you have to go through a whole list of tasks at home followed by those at work, it becomes …

Make This Super Easy Horseradish Yogurt Sauce and Dip Everything in It

I think we can all agree that dips are very important, and a good one is all about finding that perfect balance of flavors that keeps you coming back …

Remembering Walt Disney World With Fracture Photo Prints

For remembering your family’s special vacation memories, you can make gorgeous glass Fracture photo prints. These prints not only look incredible, …

Sorry, Amazon Echo. Google Home Is the Machine of the Future (and It's Cheaper)

The new speaker taps into the Google ecosystem for music, the connected home, and even translation.<p>I live, breathe, and sleep in a Google world.<p>Ironically, I often do this from an iPhone and an iPad Pro in my daily routine. My laptop of choice is typically a Chromebook Pixel (because I hate the …

How often you should clean out all of your closets — and the right way to do it

Today I opened the linen closet and out rolled a neck brace and a bag of cough drops. Yesterday, a box of Cheerios tumbled out of the pantry while I was fetching some fettucine. If you’re like me, no matter how hard we try to control clutter, closets seem to become the junk drawers of the house. …

Day of Healthy

As challenging as it may seem, removing those few extra pounds and keeping them off for good is not an impossible task. For many obese and overweight …

9 Miserable Travel Mistakes Parents Make With Their Kids

People will glare. Naps will be necessary. There will be at least one epic meltdown. But traveling with your kids can be the best time of your life. …

HitFix

‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ Is Lighthearted But Clever Escapism<p>Mike Ryan reviews the latest MCU offering, a good movie for those looking for a mental …

At-Home Etiquette & Manners | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This excerpt is from</i> Etiquette for Young Moderns, <i>a book</i> <i>originally published in 1954 . While the advice is geared towards teens, it</i> …

Home Pool Added to Home Automation

Anyone who owns their own pool knows it’s not as simple as filling it up with water and jumping in whenever you want. There’s pool covers to deal …

The Best 360-Degree Cameras for Capturing Your Surroundings

Now that major content platforms such as Facebook and YouTube support 360-degree content, it is good time to start looking around for camera that can do the trick. We have rounded up several picks worth your attention.<p>There are two distinct types of consumer-friendly 360-degree cameras: single-lens …

7 Tips for Assembling IKEA Furniture

You can save a bundle buying ready-to-assemble IKEA furniture, but building it can be tricky.<p>Flat pack furniture, like nearly anything bought at IKEA, can be an ideal solution for many homes: It's cheap, lightweight, and usually easy to assemble. But even seasoned DIYers can have a tough time …

How to get started with DIY home alarm and security systems

By on August 5, 2016 at 9:10 am<p>While cybercrime is growing, and grabbing most of the headlines recently, physical crime hasn’t gone away. Over 2 …

17 Organization Tricks to Make Your Bathroom Feel Twice as Big

It's all about using vertical storage solutions, people.<p>If there's one place we could all use unlimited storage, it's the bathroom. Think about it: There's makeup, hair tools <i>and</i> hygienic items. But hopefully these tips will help you make the most of what you already have.

How to Install Sprinklers in 6 Steps

Installing Sprinklers in 6 Steps<p>By: <i>Cole Mayer</i><p>My wife and I moved into our new house last December, and until June 9, it was an expanse of dirt and …

Ping Pong Ball Lights

Christmas lights are the best. I used to have colored lights all around my bedroom when I was younger. Those same lights hung all around Nick's …

10 Things Pro Organizers Always Do Before They Go to Bed

Trust us, you'll rest better if you cross 'em off of your list too.<p>We already know what professional organizers do every morning. But there's something about the chores they force themselves to finish after a grueling day, and before curling up in bed, that makes us think they're some of the most …

Cleaning

How to Make the Ultimate Garage Workbench

For the past six months, I've been hammering and banging on a flimsy folding plastic table. That's right. I'm a full-time DIY and how-to blogger, a …

Gardening for Beginners: 7 Easy Steps to Taking Plant Cuttings

Gardening for Beginners: 7 Easy Steps to Taking Plant Cuttings<p>Updated on June 17, 2018<p>Making New Plants From Cuttings<p>Did you know that plants can be …

6 Gadgets to Keep Your Home Safe From Intruders

Summertime, and the living is easy — especially for burglars.<p>While you’re out of town chasing the sun, it’s easier for thieves to case your house for …

6 Universal Browser Tips That You Probably Aren’t Using

The humble browser is your window into the world wide web. Choosing between Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or anything else is about your requirements. But …

10 Renovation Mistakes Everybody Makes—and How To Fix Them

The Secret to Making Perfect Pizza Dough Is the Right Technique

Pizza dough, for the most part, is comprised of only a few basic ingredients. But there’s no doubt that some crusts are just way better than others. …

6 tech gadgets that will beef up your home’s security

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The products on this list will help monitor your home when you're not around, and notify you instantly if something seems out of the …

Gear & Gadgets

4 Reasons to Not Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

You've imagined it: that party you'll throw (and the happy dance you'll undoubtedly do) the day you pay off your mortgage. Ah, the joy of being debt-free and the full owner of your home!<p>But hold on: While paying off that principal is certainly an achievement, it's not one you want to rush.<p>We know, …

While you’re waiting for the GoPro drone, check out the Exo360

It may be hard to wait until the holidays to finally experience the GoPro’s much anticipated Karma drone, but Christmas may literally come in July …

Drones

SATURDAY SIX: The Six Best Souvenir Cups at Walt Disney World

This week’s <b>SATURDAY SIX</b> takes a look at <b>Six Best Souvenir Cups at Walt Disney World</b>. Regular readers of the SATURDAY SIX already know we consider …

Here's the secret to organizing your garage: Use the walls — and ceiling

It's the Bermuda Triangle of organization, the place household clutter goes to die: The garage.<p>If your garage is anything like ours, it's jammed with plastic storage bins that you purchased with great enthusiasm. Sadly, stuffing junk into boxes only gets us so far, according to organizational …