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Your Summer Home Checklist
Get your house set for summer with a mix of maintenance musts and breezy room refreshes
To-Dos: Your July Home Checklist
Care for your home inside and out, and enjoy the good times of summer
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Why Didn't I Think of That?
These ingenious tips, tricks and solutions to common problems are simple, smart and straightforward. If you have your own light-bulb-flashed-on…
10 Smart & Practical Uses for Rubber Bands That Actually Work
You'll never look at a simple rubber band the same way again! Check out these ingenious hacks and practical uses for rubber bands that go far…
10 Creative Home Hacks That Will Improve Your Life
What's a "hack"? It's a creative solution or an extra, unintended use for something. The home hacks in this collection solve everyday problems…
17 Camping Hacks, Tips, & Tricks You'll Wish You Knew Earlier
Hack your camping trips with these clever camping ideas, tips, and tricks. These fun camping ideas take your outdoor adventures to the next…
Installing Security Cameras at Home: What You Need to Know
If you’ve ever considered installing surveillance cameras around your house but assumed they would be too expensive or hard to set up, you’ll be…
17 Best Tips for Pet Care and Pet Safety
If you're a pet lover, this collection of tips is for you! Check out these clever and unusual ideas about how to make your pet happier,…
Zombie Apocalypse Quiz: How Long Would You Last in a Zombie Apocalypse?
Take this quiz and find out how long you would survive amongst the walking dead. There are easy, intermediate and hard questions all mixed…
6 Easy Home Tech Add-ons
You don't need to completely rewire your home or spend thousands of dollars to take advantage of advanced technology. Sometimes it's as simple…
Winter Preparedness: Handy Household Tips for Weathering the Winter
With a bit of planning and preparation ahead of winter's fury, you'll be safer, warmer and downright cozier!