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A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.

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How to Wash an Electric Blanket

Before you snuggle up with your electric blanket this winter, make sure it's clean. Here's how to do it.

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9 Brilliant Ways To Use Vinegar in Your Laundry Routine

You probably have a gallon of white vinegar on your shelf, so here's how to put it to work in...


9 Ways to Dry Clothes Without a Dryer

Whether your dryer is kaput or you're looking for ways to save energy, drying clothes without a dryer isn't as...


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What Do Dryer Sheets Do?

Ever wondered how dryer sheets work? It's not magic. It's really quite simple.


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Do I Really Need to Sort My Laundry By Color?

Do you really need to separate laundry by color and type? For prolonging the life of your washables, the short...

12 Bad Home Decorating Habits You Should Stop Immediately

Are you guilty of these bad home decorating habits? Your design should make sense and not confuse your guests.


How to Snuff Out Bad Smells in Your House

Every now and then you'll walk into a room in your home and think to yourself, "What stinks?" Maybe it's...

100 Essential Cleaning Hacks for Your Home

Speed up home cleaning by putting into practice some of these 100 essential cleaning hacks for your home. You won't...


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How to Sort Your Laundry in 3 Easy Steps

Sorting your laundry doesn't have to be a tedious job. Read these tips on how to sort laundry quickly and...


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14 Laundry Myths That Are Ruining Your Clothes

Your clothes and appliances will thank you!


10 Best Laundry Baskets, Hampers and Sorters

Make laundry day more organized and less of a chore with these cleverly designed laundry baskets and hampers.

9 Things You Never Knew Your Dryer Could Do

If you’re only using that appliance to dry clothes, you’re missing out. Find out some more ways your clothes dryer...


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How to Tell If You’re Using Too Much Laundry Detergent

Even when laundry is filthy, smelly and stained, more detergent isn't better. If there are suds after the rinse cycle,...


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Brilliant Uses for Laundry Detergent You Never Thought Of

Laundry detergent is a powerful cleaning agent that can do a lot more than just clean your clothes! Check out...


Can You Wash ‘Dry Clean Only’ Clothes at Home?

It's late, your suit is dirty but you need it for tomorrow's meeting. Here's how to dry clean clothes at...


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Why You Shouldn’t Put Microfiber Cloths in the Dryer

Microfiber cloths do the cleaning for you, but have you ever thought about how they should be cleaned?

What Do Those Washing Symbols on Your Clothes Mean?

You know those hieroglyphics-like symbols on clothing labels? They’re intended to give consumers important cleaning information. But can anyone really...


22 Brainy Ways to Use Dryer Sheets at Home

Who knew dryer sheets had so many uses beyond making laundry smell fresh and feel soft? Here are 22 ways...



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How to Clean a Front Load Washer

You may not realize you should clean your front load washer. But it's important to do so once a month...


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How To Clean a Dryer Vent

A lack of routine maintenance could put your home at risk of having a fire if you don't know how...


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Will This Product End Laundry Day?

This is either the greatest product ever sold or a complete waste of $5. Find out if it works.


10 Before and After Power Washing Photos That are So Satisfying

There's nothing quite like power washing a grimy surface and uncovering the beauty beneath.


How To Get Stains Out of a Mattress

You can't throw a mattress into the washer, so how do you clean mattress stains? Here's a few simple ways...

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Stain Removal on Clothes Stained by Washer

Eliminate irritating clothes washer stains with a simple cleaning


How Do You Wash Clothes? 13 Laundry Tips for Washing Your Clothes

The dirty laundry basket never seems to be empty. You wash, you dry, you iron or fold and then you...


What Gives Dawn Dish Soap Detergent Its Super Powers?

The not-so-secret to Dawn dish soap's superior quality.


10 Laundry Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Even if you've been washing your clothes for years and think you know how to do laundry, these common slip-ups...


Clothes Dryer Repair Guide

You can solve most problems yourself—no experience necessary!


Dryer Sheet Floor Sweeper

Don't throw away used dryer sheets. There's another use for them. Wrap a couple of dryer sheets onto the head...