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Surprising Answers for 15 Questions About Your Dog

You probably think of your dog as part of the family, but sometimes your canine companion does the most peculiar things. Here are the answers to some …

Want Your Dog to Behave? Train it Like a Navy SEAL

How to Treat Train Your Dog the Right Way

Whoever came up with the saying, "You can't teach an old dog new tricks," probably hadn't tried treat training yet. When there's food involved, you'll be surprised at how much more likely your pet will be to obey. We spoke with Dana Rocco, the shelter manager at the New Rochelle Humane Society and …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …


Before & After: A Dated Kitchen Gets a Bright and Airy Look

This is a kitchen makeover you won't believe. Old cabinetry and crowded appliances get swapped for a lighter palette and open shelves.<p>This kitchen started out with old cabinetry and tile counters, with appliances crowding every surface.<p>In its new life, the cabinets and surfaces have been swapped …

22 Easy Decorating Ideas to Make Over a Room in a Day

It's as easy as changing up your coffee table decor.<p>A little wallpaper, paint, or a few colorful accents can make such a big difference in your home. You can tackle each of these ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took so much longer to pull off.

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11 Things You Need to Get Out of Your House NOW

Or otherwise known as, "How to not be a hoarder."<p><b>1. A Household Hazard</b><p>We're not talking poisonous products (although you should get rid of those, too). But more like that rug by the door you keep tripping on or that end table with the sharp edge you keep running into.<p><b>2. Decor That Reminds You of</b> …


Things You Should Never, Ever Clean With

And the items you could be destroying if you do<p><b>1.Vinegar:</b> Using vinegar on hardwood floors, natural tiles, and granite countertops can damage the finish causing them to appear dull.<p><b>2.Soap/detergent:</b> Using soaps and detergents canbe harsh and damage rugs and leather— it can also leave behind a …