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Surprising Computer-Screen Cleaner

Sometimes a quick wipe of your computer screen or tablet leaves more lint than you had before. Here’s a common…

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Neat Floor-Cleaning Trick

Don’t you hate it when you have a grease spill in your kitchen? You wipe…and wipe…and wipe, and the slipperiness…

Kitchen

14 Little Kitchen Miracles

Quick fixes for common annoyances Talk about annoying! How about buying a pineapple that never seems to fully ripen? Or…

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Make Your Stainless Steel Sink Look New

Do you have a stainless steel sink (or what appears to be stainless steel) that looks like it hasn’t been…

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No More Mothballs

If you are finalizing your sweater-storage solutions, here’s a way to keep winter wear smelling nice and free from moths.…

Car Maintenance

Quick Squeaky-Door Fix

Do you have a door that loves to complain when you open or close it, and there’s no WD-40 in…

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A Trick to Iron Sleeves

Does anyone love to iron? We sure don’t…especially the weird parts, like sleeves! We know you can buy special ironing…

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Emergency Laundry Detergent Substitute

If you’re out of laundry detergent and you need to do a wash, DO NOT use dishwashing liquid! Use this other common household cleaner instead…

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Unshrink Your Wool Sweater

If you have a wool sweater that has become too snug, we've got a tip that'll bring it back to…

Cleaning

Clean Marker, Crayon or Pen Off Your Wall

To remove marker, crayon or pen from your walls, use the right kind of cleaner. Here’s the right cleaner to choose for each of these jobs.

Organization

Quick Cures for Clutter

You may be putting off clearing out clutter because the task seems daunting and tedious—but it doesn’t have to be.…

Cleaning

Get Scuff Marks Off Your Wood Floors

The plumber did a good job fixing that leak, but he left a trail of scuff marks on your hardwood…

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Carpet-Cleaning Tricks from the Queen of Clean

There are a lot of carpet-cleaning products on the market that claim to do the same job as professional carpet-cleaning…

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22 Clever Household Tips

You'll Wonder How You Lived Without Them Sure you can buy cleaners and special tools and chemicals and repair kits.…

Organization

Free Up Space in Your Closet

Your closet rod will not accept one more hanger. Throwing your tops and sweaters around the bedroom is not an…

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Unwrinkle Your Sheets Without Ironing

Have you seen those higher prices for wrinkle-free sheets? Crazy! Sure, nobody likes to iron sheets. But you don't have…

Car Maintenance

How to Remove Tar from Your Car

If an unexpected section of fresh blacktop recently sprayed some tar on your car exterior, here's what to do. Spritz…

Cleaning

Tricks to Save on Dry Cleaning

Having a garment dry-cleaned can cost anywhere from a few dollars to $20 or more, depending on the garment and…