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      15 Things You Shouldn’t Be Cleaning with Paper Towels

      Most things can be cleaned with a reusable sponge or cloth. Save paper and clean a lot more efficiently with these expert tips.

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      The Sneaky Way Thieves Target Your Car Key Fob

      Keyless ignition systems have become so convenient, but they're also attracting hackers. Here's how to protect yours.


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      How To Use a Fire Extinguisher

      A fire extinguisher is only as good as the person using it. Learn how to use a fire extinguisher before...


      Why Smart Homes May Be Getting a Lot Smarter in 2022

      "Smart" devices can often seem more frustrating than revolutionary, but a new technology could soon change that.


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      What Are Peak Hours for Electricity?

      Electricity peak hours, the times of day when electric consumption is highest, may affect your monthly power bill. Here's how...

      6 Best Retractable Dog Leashes of 2022

      Give your dog some extra running room without sacrificing control with one of these high-quality retractable leashes.


      The Best Smart Humidifiers For Your Home

      This winter, swap your old humidifier with one of these high-tech smart humidifiers at every price point and preference.

      Are Christmas Trees Bad for the Environment?

      Is one of our most classic holiday traditions harming the earth?


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      8 Best Christmas Tree Storage Bags

      When the cardboard box your tree came in just won't do, turn to a Christmas tree storage bag to preserve...


      What Is Candle Tunneling and How Do I Prevent it?

      There's a quick fix to prevent candle tunneling, AKA uneven wax melt. Here's what to do!


      72 Christmas Tree Ideas That Will Brighten Up Your Home

      Whether you fit into a rustic aesthetic, a modern aesthetic, or somewhere in the middle, we've got the perfect Christmas...

      Road Conditions Might Be Worse Than Normal This Winter. Here’s Why.

      A shortage of snowplow drivers might make winter travel a bit more complicated this year.


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      8 Tips To Stop Your Dog From Peeing in the House

      As a dog owner, you've likely dealt with accidents inside. These tips can teach you how to stop a dog...


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      The Best Waterproof Dog Beds

      Who's a good doggie? Yours is! Until they have an accident. Avoid wet messes from getting you down with one...


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      15 Home Painting Ideas to Upgrade Your Home

      The easiest and most affordable way to transform a room is with paint! Check out these colorful home painting ideas...


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      Homeowner’s Guide to Modular Construction

      Modular construction isn't the slapdash building method of the past. Today's modular homes offer quality, flexibility, and time and cost...

      3 Simple Ways to Automate Your Christmas Lights

      Get more control over your Christmas lights using one of these three convenient methods.


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      How to Use a Light Tester to Fix Christmas Lights

      A simple tester helps you fix holiday light strings fast.


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      Here’s How Much To Tip Your Movers

      The question is not whether to tip your movers, but rather how much. Here's the final word from moving industry...


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      Boric Acid Pesticides: What To Know Before You Buy

      Is boric acid for you? Learn how it works, and whether it's safe for your family and pets.


      Snowstorm Traps People Inside IKEA Overnight

      Which major department store would you want to be stranded in?


      10 Best Accessible Grab Bars for the Bathroom

      Offering support and safety when showering, bathing or using the toilet, grab bars range from basic to luxurious. Here are...


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      5 Simple Ways for Getting Rid of Cat Smell

      Cat smells stinking up your home? Here are five DIY ways to get rid of the stink for good.


      This Clever Hack Will Keep Your Car Windows from Fogging Up

      With the help of three ordinary materials, you won't have to worry about this annoyance anymore.

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      Can You Use Dishwasher Tablets to Clean the Shower?

      Your dishwasher tablets are tough on soap scum, too.

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      Should I Inspect My Fire Extinguisher?

      We don't often think about our fire extinguishers, but an inspection can help make sure they work when we need...


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      Is Your Holiday Light Display Dangerous To Air Traffic?

      Problems caused by holiday laser lights have reached an all-time high, according to the FAA. Does your display poses a...


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      Why Is My Dog Pooping in the House?

      If you own a dog, you've likely asked yourself, "Why is my dog pooping in the house?" Sometimes the answer...


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      9 Best Dog Wipes for 2022

      Experts recommend the best dog wipes for all the hygiene care your furry friend needs to stay healthy and smelling...


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      12 Ways To Keep Mice Out of Your Cabin During Winter

      From sealing entry points to herbal deterrents, here's how to keep mice from moving into your vacation cabin while you're...