House Hold Tips

Nov. 11, 2019

8 Odd Things to Wash in the Dishwasher

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8 Odd Things to Wash in the Dishwasher

Move over, dinner plates! The dishwasher can actually be used to wash a myriad of strange items. Below is a good rundown. A quick bit of common sense: if sudsing up something super greasy or ...
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Nov. 9, 2019

5 Weekend Projects That Can Up Your Home's Resale Value

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5 Weekend Projects That Can Up Your Home's Resale Value

You love your home, but you might choose to sell it later on. And when that time comes, you’ll want to get as much money as you can for your property so ...

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Oct. 15, 2019

How to Do a Home Detox

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How to Do a Home Detox

While you may have tried a juice cleanse or a gluten-free diet to rid your body of unhealthy substances, have you ever considered what harmful elements might be inhabiting your home?

According to the home experts at ...
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Oct. 11, 2019

Tips From 'the Cheapskate Next Door'

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Tips From 'the Cheapskate Next Door'

Author Jeff Yeager met with hundreds of self-described skinflints for his bestselling book, “The Cheapskate Next Door: Surprising Secrets of Americans Living Happily Below Their Means.”

He recently shared with Kiplinger Magazine editors the tips and ...
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Oct. 7, 2019

Which Type of Siding Is Right for Your House?

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Which Type of Siding Is Right for Your House?

Siding is a critical component of a home that protects it from extreme temperatures, rain, snow and wind. Although siding is designed to last many years, it can become damaged over time by repeated ...

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Oct. 7, 2019

The Feng Shui of Color

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The Feng Shui of Color

You may gravitate toward certain color palettes for your home for a variety of reasons, but did you know that color can impact the way you and your loved ones feel? According to the ancient Chinese practice of ...
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Oct. 7, 2019

Cookware Gets Healthy

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Cookware Gets Healthy

Americans’ growing focus on fitness and nutrition has found its way into our kitchens - not just in terms of the food in the fridge, but the cookware on our counters and stoves as well. Consider some of these items to ...
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Oct. 3, 2019

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Kitchen Upgrades Worth Their Weight in Resale Value

If a kitchen renovation is on your radar screen, and you plan to stay in your home long-term, you can figure on spending $20,000 or more – especially if you plan to rip out ...

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Sept. 26, 2019

Quick Tips to Avoid Phone Scams

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Quick Tips to Avoid Phone Scams

We’ve all experienced it: The phone rings and you don’t recognize the number, but you answer anyway. The voice on the other end of the line is cheerful, knows your name, and starts asking personal or financial ...

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Sept. 26, 2019

Homeowners: Know How to Complete These Basic Tasks

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Homeowners: Know How to Complete These Basic Tasks

Owning a home is infinitely rewarding but issues do pop up, and there’s no need to call a handyman every time something goes haywire. The home repair experts at HGTV suggest four things every homeowner ...

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