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    • How to Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

      Calling all D.I.Y.'ers! Check out some of our favorite ways to make powder and liquid detergents that are not harmful to the environment…

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    • 6 Unexpected Items You Can and Can't Wash in a Laundry Machine

      You won’t believe these 6 items that you should – and shouldn’t – put in the laundry machine...

      » More about laundry do's and donts…
    • How to Remove Scratches from Stainless Steel

      Found a scratch on your trusty refrigerator? Luckily, you don’t have to live with scuffed up steel forever - check out our tips on how to get out those pesky scratches and make your appliances look brand new again…

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    • 10 Things You Should Never Put in Your Dishwasher

      When faced with a pile of dishes at the end of the day, don’t be afraid to call in reinforcements – after all, dishwashers were made to make household cleaning easier. But, that doesn’t mean you can just put anything and everything in there and expect it to come out clean. Check out our list of tips and tricks to ensure your cookware keeps its pristine condition for years…

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    • How to Keep Your White Shirts Looking Fresh

      Keeping white clothes bright and white can be a challenge. Bleach can be a great refresher to your garments and keep them looking their best. However, you can't use bleach on every fabric.

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    • Things to Look for in a Convection Microwave Oven

      Many households have grown accustomed to the convenience of having a microwave oven in their household, but only a few have taken advantage of the benefits offered by a convection microwave oven.

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    • Gas or Electric Appliances? Which is Better for You?

      Maybe you’re sitting in your kitchen – contemplating life and maybe also the difference between electric and gas ranges. Is there a difference between gas and electrics ranges? Which type of range is better?

      » More about cooking with gas versus electric ranges …
    • Foods You Should Not Put in the Refrigerator

      The refrigerator is a wonderful invention, but it's not a miracle preserver for every type of food. The following food items just don't fit in the fridge and should be kept either on the counter or in the freezer. Some may surprise you, while others you may already know of!

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    • Tips on How to Maintain Your Appliances

      More people take their appliances and electronics for granted than anything else in their home. We use these items on a daily basis, and many people are completely unaware of how to maintain them. This can result in costly breakdowns, or a serious decrease in the overall life of your appliances.

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    • Learn the Difference Between 3 and 4 Slot Dryer Outlets

      The 3-slot dryer outlet is currently being replaced by the 4-slot as is the requirement by the law. Most people have also had to deal with the dilemma of trying to convert the 3-slot dryer into the 4 slot one and vice versa.

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    • How to Care for Different Types of Fabrics

      Different fabrics require different care. Cotton and linen are both natural fibers, but using the same techniques on both will result in the material losing quality over time.

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    • Put Your Washer to Work by Washing More Than Just Your Dirty Laundry

      Even though your washing machine is best suited for your dirty laundry, there are lots of other - often surprising - things that can be cleaned in the washer. Here are just a few to keep in mind.

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    • Kitchen Pantry Storage Ideas

      There is something inherently gratifying about a well-stocked pantry, and keeping it organized is key. Whether you have an allocated pantry in your home, or if you are trying to carve out a pantry space in a small or crowded kitchen, there are ways to organize your stored goods. Try these tips to designate a pantry in your dwelling, while also keeping the items you use most at hand.

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    • Make Life Easier by Making After Dinner Cleanup a Breeze

      Dinner can be a great opportunity to gather around the table and enjoy a delicious meal with your family. But, oftentimes, after the meal, you'll be greeted by a mountain of dirty dishes. Aside from casting a magic spell to get rid of this giant chore, is there anything else that can help with the tedious after-dinner cleanup?

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    • How Long Will Onions Last in the Refrigerator? Which Vegetables Stay Fresh for a Long Time?

      Even though your refrigerator and freezer allow you to keep leftovers relatively fresh and safe to eat, there is a limit to how long your vegetables can be stored. And yet, not many people really take this into account.

      » More about shelf life of onions in the fridge …
    • Does it Matter What Type of Laundry Detergent You Use in Your Washing Machine?

      When you shop for laundry detergent, you might wonder if there's a big difference between different detergent types. Actually, depending on how you do laundry and what kind of stains and dirt you have, there is somewhat of a difference. If you're using a high-efficiency washer, make sure you're using a HE detergent. Beyond that, let's look at your options.

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    • How to Create a More Efficient Productive Kitchen

      A kitchen layout can range from simply making space for new appliances to a full renovation that calls for new cabinets and counter tops. While you should take some time to make sure that your kitchen is visually appealing, it's far more important to design the space to be more productive and efficient. If you're not quite sure how to go about that, here are some tips that will help.

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    • How Often Should You Change the Water Filter in Your Refrigerator

      There are different types of refrigerators, the most common these days are refrigerators with water filtration systems. If you own this type of fridge with a water filter, it is important that you know about the mechanism of the water dispenser.

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    • Tips to Find the Best Washer Dryer Laundry Pair for You

      Since you're unlikely to find a washer and dryer combo unit in most American homes, you're probably going to have to mix and match when shopping for a washing machine and a clothes dryer. Here are a few tips that should help you find a pair of laundry appliances that work for you.

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    • Keep Laundry Organized & Efficient with These Tips

      Washing and drying laundry is an ever-present task that never goes away. For this reason, it makes sense to streamline the process as much as possible through the use of updated technology and efficient routines. Here are some tips to help you.

      » More about doing laundry in an organized and efficient way …
    • Tips to Remove Odors from Your Refrigerator

      Even though a refrigerator can keep food safe to eat for at least a few days, it's easy to forget what kind of food you have. After a few weeks, you might open the refrigerator door only to be assaulted by a horrible smell. Fortunately, there are ways to get rid of a bad smell in your fridge if you put in a little bit of work and follow these helpful tips.

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    • How Do Humidity Drawers in Refrigerators Work?

      The price of produce has risen extensively in the last several years. This situation makes proper preservation of your produce paramount, and this can be accomplished with a proper humidity drawer. What is a humidity drawer? What does it do to protect the produce in your refrigerator? Here you will learn about this money-saving feature. A humidity drawer is one of the most worthwhile, cost-effective features that you can look for in your research on refrigerators.

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    • Conserve More Energy with Your Home Appliances with These Tips

      Household appliances use a lot of energy. This is no secret. This is why it's a good idea to utilize as many energy saving tips as possible to reduce the amount of energy that these necessary appliances use. Refrigerators, washers and dryers, and dishwashers all require a lot of energy and although you can't totally eliminate their energy consumption, you can reduce it.

      » More about conserving energy with your kitchen appliances …
    • Need Help with the Laundry? Teach Your Kids to Help!

      If you're like most moms these days, laundry is a never-ending, smoking, freight train. Piles of both folded and unfolded, clean laundry lie in extra rooms and bedroom corners, and dirty laundry bags seem like bottomless pits, as each time you return, the bag is vomiting dirty clothes over its opening, half of them lying inside out on the floor around the room's "dirty laundry area".

      » More about getting help with laundry …
    • How to Get Chapstick Out of Clothes

      Imagine pulling your fresh and fluffy laundry from your clothes dryer only to find that it is riddled with stains from a stray lip balm. Chap sticks, lip balms, and lip sticks can wreak havoc with your laundry, when these get left behind in a pocket that makes its way into the wash.

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    • Why You Should Really Clean Your Household Appliances

      The cleanliness of your home and kitchen is important to your overall well being. With the amount of time we spend in our homes, there exists an obvious need to keep our appliances clean and to maintain that level of cleanliness on a consistent basis. These household appliances include refrigerators, microwaves, blenders, dishwashers, washing machines among others.

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    • How to Get Ink Out of a Dryer

      Ink stains in the dryer can spell trouble for each and every load of wash that you do. Get rid of these problematic spots with a few tricks and tips that will remove the ink and eliminate the chance of finding dark spots on future loads of your family's laundry.

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    • Cooking Pans You Actually Need

      Everyone dreams of having a fully-stocked kitchen that can handle any type of meal. But if you can't afford that, you can make do if you only have the following four cooking pans. These are almost as important as any kitchen appliance, so include them on your shopping list when you're buying things for your home.

      » More about the essential cooking pans …
    • Save Money and Control Static with Wool Dryer Balls

      Wool dryer balls are fast-becoming a popular item online and in some shops and retailers. These laundry essentials are found at a wide price-point, but are simple to make on your own. Consider making these easy balls for gifts to share with others during the holiday season!

      » More about using wool dryer balls in your dryer …
    • Who Invented the Dishwasher and How Has It Changed Our World

      The earliest known dishwasher was developed 160 years ago. It created a revolution, which brought forth new sleek digital dishwashers we see today. Today’s dishwasher has impressive functionality - it's streamlined and has sleek lines. The history of this appliance is impressive, to say the least.

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    • How Much Water Does a Dishwasher Use?

      When your hands are at war with plates of crusty, baked-on lasagna, it's hard to realize just how much water is running down the drain. Between rinses, scrubs, and distractions, washing dishes by hand can use 27 gallons of water per load. That's water usage that the environment, and your credit card, will feel. So, how do dishwashers compare? New, environment-friendly dishwashers will use as little as 3 gallons of water in a single load.

      » More about how much water your dishwasher uses …
    • How to Clean a Front Load Washing Machine

      Front load washing machines have been designed in a way that the doors are watertight and airtight. Additionally, they have a seal with a rubber gasket. The rubber traps moisture and provides a perfect environment for mold growth and unpleasant odors.

      » More about how to clean your front load washer …
    • Tips on How to Clean a Dishwasher

      While dishwashers are great for cleaning and sanitizing your dishes, the kitchen appliance itself needs to be cleaned every so often.

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    • What are the Benefits of a Bottom Mount Refrigerator?

      When you visit an appliance store these days, you'll probably see all types of refrigerators. So, why choose a bottom mount refrigerator? What are the advantages of this purchase versus the other styles and designs of fridges?

      » More about the benefits of a bottom mount fridge …
    • Five Ways to Store Your Winter Produce from Your Garden

      Now that it's time to harvest the vegetables from your garden, you need to know how to properly store your produce for the winter. Here are five tips that will help you with that.

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    • Foods That Should Always Be Kept in the Fridge

      Are you storing your foods properly? There are many foods that seem to end up in the pantry or on your counter that really should be kept in the refrigerator.

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    • Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Wine Refrigerator

      The consumption of wine has turned into a daily routine best enjoyed at home with dinner. But keeping your favorite wine in a hidden cupboard somewhere doesn't cut it -- you need to enjoy your wine in style.

      » More about how to buy the best wine fridge …
    • Different Ways to Recycle Your Coffee Grounds

      If you drink coffee, you likely are accustomed to tossing out your used grounds: don't. Start reserving these for a multitude of uses around your home, from cleaning concoctions to lush plants. Furthermore, consider how you are reducing your overall trash and waste, which is an eco-friendly thing to do!

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    • Fulfill your Cooking and Baking Needs with These Essential Kitchen Tools

      From cooking websites, cooking shows and kitchen stores all raving about must-have kitchen items that will make your cooking experience easier, it has become difficult to separate essential tools from the not so useful items. Here are some items are however definite must-haves in your kitchen.

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    • Kitchen Safety Tips You Need to Enforce in Your Household

      The kitchen can be the site of many household accidents, from cooking fires to slip and fall injuries. If you want to keep your loved ones safe, you need to take some proactive steps to improve kitchen safety.

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    • How Much Water Is Your Washing Machine Using?

      Consumers used to worry about their washers using too much water. Now they seem more concerned about their washing machines not using enough. While each brand will vary, most modern washers are built to maximize the wash using as little water as possible.

      » More about how much water your washer uses …
    • Ovens, Stoves, Ranges: What's the Difference?

      There is a lot of confusion surrounding the above kitchen appliances as many people often refer to a stove as an oven. An oven is a chamber for cooking without external burners, a stove is a cooking appliance without an oven and a range is typically a combination of both.

      » More about the difference between oven, ranges, and stoves …
    • Load Your Washing Machine the Right Way

      If you want your washer to do its job, make sure that you are loading it properly. Clothes will get cleaner and you will save energy if you use your machine according to manufacturer's recommendations, which will keep the agitator moving and drum balanced.

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    • Not a Chef? Not a Problem - Fix Cooking Mistakes with these Tips

      Boiling water is pretty much the easiest kitchen task out there. But it isn't necessarily super simple all the time, especially when you're trying to boil the right amount of water for pasta on your stove top and you find out that your pan might be too small.

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    • Organize Your Fridge Like a Pro

      If you've recently cleaned out your refrigerator, then congratulations. You've just completed one of the most tedious and disgusting chores you will probably need to do. Here are a few ways you can organize your fridge to make the next clean-out a little bit easier.

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    • Filtering Laundry Lint

      One of the biggest problems that you will have with your laundry appliances is filtering out laundry lint. Even though your washer and dryer have ways of filtering lint, you still need to keep a close eye on your laundry appliances to make sure that these fibers aren't building up in your septic system's drain field and preventing liquid from being absorbed into the soil.

      » More about how to filter out your laundry lint …
    • Enjoy Fresh, Soft Towels with These Tips

      There are few things better than drying yourself off with a fresh, fluffy towel after a hot shower. The problem is that towels rarely stay fluffy for long. After a handful of washes, you might notice that your towels feel rough and worn. They might even have a funky smell even though you've just washed them.

      » More about how to get softer, fresher towels …
    • Appliance Features That'll Make Your Kitchen the Talk of the Town

      If you want to have a modern kitchen that meets all of your needs, you will need a variety of cutting edge appliances. Some of the appliance features in today's kitchens may far exceed your expectations. Once you become accustomed to them, however, you might wonder how you ever managed without them.

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    • Kitchen Appliance Trends that You Need to Know About

      The kitchen is sometimes described as the heart of a home, and sometimes you just need something that'll make it beat a little faster. For someone who loves to create delicious culinary concoctions, you want to have the most efficient kitchen appliances out there.

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    • Tips and Tricks to Make Cleaning Your Cooktop a Breeze

      Over time, cooktops can build up quite a bit of gunk and grime. But cleaning them doesn't have to be a daunting task. Read on to learn some tips that make cleaning both gas and electric cooktops easier.

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    • Things You Can Put in a Dishwasher That Aren't Dishes

      Dishwashers are amazing time savers. There's nothing quite like clearing a huge pile of dishes after friends come to visit and having a machine do the cleaning for you while you go back to watching TV. It's also nice to know it's more energy efficient than washing by hand if you fully load it first.

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    • Spruce Up Your Laundry Room with These Tips

      Your laundry room may be the most functional room in your house, but that doesn't mean it has to look boring. You can have a color, pattern, and design scheme here just like any other room in your home.

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    • Make Laundry Sorting Easier with These Tips

      Most people have had the experience of removing their laundry from the washer or dryer to see red clothes that were formerly white or a sweater that looks two sizes smaller.

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    • Organize Your Refrigerator the Right Way

      Have you ever opened your refrigerator so stuffed with food and containers that you’re afraid everything will avalanche out? You can take control of your food storage space in the fridge very quickly if you really put your mind to it.

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    • Cut Energy Costs with These Laundry Tips

      The best way to save on your laundry costs is to avoid doing it completely, right? Many a busy parent has had this thought when considering how to tackle that big mound of dirty clothes. But as much fun as this idea is to think about, it's not realistic.

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    • Choosing the Perfect Oven Range for Your Kitchen

      Are you in search of a new kitchen range? With the variety of options nowadays, you'll want to know what's right for you. Check out these four steps to choosing the perfect kitchen range.

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    • Never Lose a Sock Again with These Tricks!

      If you ever wonder how two socks go in the wash and only one comes out, you are not alone. Your washer and dryer are continuously getting a bad rap and reputation for eating socks.

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    • Things to Consider When Placing Your Laundry Set

      Make sure that you plan and position your washer and dryer placement with some thought. Positioning the set in the wrong spot could interfere with your daily routine, cause inconvenience, and become a headache fast.

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    • What You Should Know about Your Washer's Lint Trap

      You probably know the importance of clearing the lint trap in your dryer, but do you maintain the lint trap in your washer? The lint that comes from your laundry during washing can clog up your septic lines over time.

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    • How to Sort Laundry for Efficient Washing

      To keep colors true and get whites truly bright, you need to sort your laundry correctly. It's an extra step, but one that saves your clothes. It's worth the effort.

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    • What to Look for in a Top Load Washer

      As its name implies, a top load washer is one where you load clothes from the top rather than the front. Before you bring a new washer home, it's important to check to make sure you have the right washer and dryer hook-ups.

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    • Best Ways to Clean Small Appliances

      Small appliances such as coffee makers, blenders, and juicers are great labor-saving devices. Unfortunately, they can collect dirt and grime quickly due to their small size, curves, and moving parts.

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    • What to Look for in a Front Load Washer

      Before you go out and buy a new front-loading washer, make sure that you buy the one that will suit your home, and life, the best.

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    • Are You Overloading Your Dryer?

      Tempted to shove just a few more clothes into the dryer? Don't! You'll waste energy and your clothes will take much longer to dry. And that's just the beginning.

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    • Style and Decorate Your Bookshelf with These How To's

      Got a bookcase or built-in that needs a face-lift? Instead of removing potential storage from your home, give yours a makeover. Try these tips.

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    • Top Vs Front-Loading Washing Machines: What's the Difference?

      Washing machines just might be the biggest labor-saving device of the last century. The fact that you need one goes without saying, but which type should you purchase?

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    • Clean Tough Burnt Food Off Your Pans

      Cleaning burnt food off a pan is one of the least enjoyable parts of cooking. Maybe you got distracted while frying meat and its charbroiled remains are stuck to the pan.

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    • Clean Your Dryer Lint Filter and Save Money

      The lint filter in your dryer is easy to overlook. And that's too bad because cleaning it regularly can save you money and time.

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    • Have You Made These Decorating Mistakes?

      Want to avoid common decorating mistakes? Paying attention to some basic decorating don'ts can help you avoid aggravation later when assessing your completed space.

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    • Find the Right Fridge Style for Your Home

      When you're ready to start shopping for a new refrigerator, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer number of models now available, and you might have trouble getting started with your search.

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    • Break These Decorating Rules

      There seem to be a lot of opinions related to how you should decorate your home, and many rules governing what you should and should not do. Instead of sticking to these confines, expand your decorating style to incorporate what you personally enjoy and find aesthetically-pleasing.

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