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Do Not Ever Put These 16 Items in Your Dishwasher

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Why bugs belong in your house

A human home inevitably contains about 100 kinds of arthropods, research shows, but most are harmless and some can be helpful.<p>Although a house can …


What Pets Secretly Loathe About Your Home

More homeowners are putting an emphasis on their pets’ priorities when home shopping, according to recent surveys. For example, a third of recent …


The Hack That Will Give You So Much More Space in Your Kitchen

If there’s anything that Mama taught us, it’s how to make a little go a long way. We’re well versed in the art of stretching a casserole to feed …


How to Paint Like a Pro With These 12 Simple Tricks

Few do-it-yourself home improvements deliver more satisfaction than a fresh coat of paint. Newer types of paint are easier than ever to use, and a …

Home Improvement

32 Ways to Clean, Brighten and Deodorize Your Home Using Vinegar


WATCH: There Is a Right Way to Clean Your Smelly Garbage Disposal

If there’s a horrible stench in your kitchen, chances are it’s coming from the sink—or, the garbage disposal to put it more accurately. It’s no …

Organize Your Refrigerator With These 16 Simple Tips and Save Money

In the grand scheme of things, organizing your refrigerator might seem pretty small potatoes. But in fact, an organized fridge will save money and …


From DVDs to baby shoes: 43 things you should never buy


5 Painting Mistakes That’ll Show

Painting can be one of the most cost-effective ways to spruce up a listing. But homeowners can also make a lot of mistakes with this common DIY job. …

Home Decorating

19 Cheap or Free Ways to Cut Your Winter Energy Bills


30 Things Everyone Should Keep in Their Home

5 DIY Tricks That Will Make Your Car Smell Delightful

The average American drives 13,476 miles a year, according to federal statistics. That’s a lot of time to spend in a less-than-fragrant …

7 Simple Household Hacks for Things You Do Every Day

Our day-to-day routines are full of opportunities to employ life hacks that make things just a little bit smoother.” Sure, a new way of unspooling …


13 Ridiculous Home Improvement Fails That Will Make You Cringe

Incredible uses for yogurt

Surprising uses for baking soda

15 Common Stains and Easy Ways to Get Them Out


10 Projects to Help You Live in Your Home Forever

8 great kitchen remodeling ideas for under $500

Save Thousands of Dollars on Cleaning Each Year

Keeping your house in order shouldn’t cost a bundle. If you do the cleaning yourself, then you’re already way ahead of the game. According to …


Genius hacks to make food and drink last longer

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12 Laundry Mistakes You’re Probably Making

While you may think fabric softener is a great way to keep your towels soft and fluffy, over time it actually causes them to stiffen. Plus, fabric …

39 Cleaning Tips and Tricks to Make Your Home Shine

8 Handy Household Uses for Coffee

Uber Images / Coffee is something of a miracle. It makes early mornings possible for many folks. It also bestows health benefits …


17 Unusual but Handy Uses for WD-40

WD-40 is marketed as a “multiuse product.” It’s known for the capabilities for which it’s usually enlisted — such as lubricating squeaky hinges, …


13 ridiculous home improvement fails that will make you cringe

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