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    Why Is My Dryer Squeaking?

    Learn the most common reasons for that annoying squeaking, and what you can do to make it stop.

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    The Yummly Smart Thermometer Elevated My Confidence with Cooking Meat

    Take the guesswork out of cooking and get the results you want with the Yummly smart thermometer.

    5 Best Washer and Dryer Bundles Under $1,500—Yes, Really

    The best washing machines (and their matching dryers) for under $1,500 will boost your laundry game without breaking your budget.

    Electrolux vs. LG Washers: We Break Down the Similarities and Differences

    From smart tech connectivity to powerful stain-fighting cycles, LG vs. Electrolux washers both offer a wide range of user-friendly features....

    Can You Paint Stainless Steel?

    A staple of modern home finishes for decades, stainless steel has a lot to offer. But what if you're ready...

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    Dishwasher vs. Sink: What’s the Greener Way to Wash Dishes?

    From handwashing to pre-rinsing and detergents, here are some myths debunked and tips for washing your dishes more sustainably.

    Why Does My Washing Machine Smell So Bad?

    If you notice an unpleasant odor coming from your washing machine, find the source and address it right away.

    Dryer Plug Types: 3-Prong vs. 4-Prong Dryers

    There's more than one way to plug in your dryer.

    What To Do About A Stinky Refrigerator

    Eliminate bad refrigerator odors with newspaper and charcoal.

    7 Best Garage Refrigerators for Extra Storage

    We found the best garage refrigerators that can keep your drinks and food cold, and provide plenty of extra space.

    Asko vs. Miele Washing Machines: What’s Best?

    The great washing machine debate: Asko vs. Miele. Here's what to know about the two brands and which might be...

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    10 Things You Should Never Put in the Washing Machine

    Some items can shrink in the washer, while others can be totally destroyed or even break your machine!

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    There’s a Right Way to Clean Your Sneakers — Here’s How

    Contrary to popular belief, you can put your sneakers in the washing machine!

    LG vs. Samsung Washer: It All Comes Down to the Features

    LG vs. Samsung washers might look similar, but there are a few differences that you should know before purchasing.

    Gas vs. Electric Dryers: What Are the Main Differences?

    Gas dryers may not be around for much longer, but while they are, you may want one. Here's how to...

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    Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Dishwasher?

    Common dishwasher mistakes may be costing you valuable time and money. Here's how to avoid them.

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    How Long Will Food Last in a Refrigerator Without Power?

    Some blackouts can be planned for, so it's worthwhile to learn the safe shelf life of food in your fridge.

    Did You Know the Tune Your Washing Machine Plays Is a Real Song?

    Next time you do your laundry, you can thank a classical composer for this catchy melody.

    EcoZoom Versa Camping Stove Review: Is It the Best Rocket Stove? We Tried It!

    The BioLite EcoZoom Versa turns twigs and leaves into some serious heat.

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    What Modern Home Buyers Want in Appliances

    When it comes to appliances, there's a big gap between what homebuyers want and what homebuilders offer. Read this guide...

    5 Ways Homeowners Can Save Money With the Right Home Investments

    Learn how the Inflation Reduction Act can help you save big on energy costs.

    How to Avoid a Flooded Laundry Room Upstairs

    Prevent flooded laundry room damage from washing machine overflows and supply hose leaks with...

    We Tried the Songmics Clothes-Drying Rack, and It Fits More Than One Load at a Time

    The adjustable Songmics clothes-drying rack can handle heavy laundry loads, but it folds up flat.

    5 Best Electric Composters to Turn Food Into Fertilizer

    Convert food waste into nutrient-rich soil with the best electric composters.

    Windmill Air Conditioner Review: Plus, Our Thoughts on the New Filters

    Ready to stop sweating? We might have just the solution.

    6 Best Sump Pumps to Flood-Proof Your Basement

    Safeguard your basement against flooding—and its evil cousins, mildew and mold growth—with one of the best sump pumps

    This Highly Rated At-Home Sauna Is 50% Off

    Turn any bathroom or porch into a spa with the easy-to-install Almost Heaven sauna—it's on sale!

    7 Best Eco-Friendly Dishwashers to Save the Environment (and Your Wallet)

    The best eco-friendly dishwashers are tough on grease, yet light on energy. Your utility bill and the environment will thank...