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Chances are, you’re not using everything in your drawers and cupboards to its full potential! These genius home hacks and do-it-yourself solutions will save you time, money and effort.

The Best Ways to Use Ammonia Around the House

Ammonia often plays second fiddle to bleach, but it’s one of the most powerful cleaning products in your arsenal. Here are 20 smart ways to use it.

I Tried IKEA’s New Air Purifier—Here’s What It’s Like

The new Förnuftig air purifier tackles indoor air pollution to help you breathe easier.


25 Plastic Wrap Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Learn how to use this versatile tool to its full potential.


The Guide to Using Baking Soda at Home

You've probably got a box of baking soda sitting at the back of your fridge, but this powerful deodorizer has...


No Watch? No Problem! Here’s How to Tell the Time, Anytime

Five back-to-basics ways of gauging the time of day without the aid of modern technology.

Aluminum Foil Hacks to Save You Time

If you're only using aluminum foil to line your cookie sheets, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential.


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20+ Clever Things to Do with Nail Polish

It turns out the usefulness of nail polish isn't limited to your nails. Check out these extraordinary ways to put...

This Viral Hack Shows You How to Keep Food Cold Outside

All you need is a container, water and a freezer!


Why You Should Always Turn Off the Bathroom Fan Before Leaving on a Vacation

Leaving the fan on for an extended period of time can cause dangerous wear to the motor, experts say.


Here’s Why You Should Close Your Bedroom Door at Night

It may not seem like a big deal, but when it comes to you and your family's safety, it's vital....


If You See White Flakes in Water from Your Tap, This Is What It Means

If you see white flakes swirling around in your drinking water, don't panic. There's a simple explanation.

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10 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Phone

You may think keeping a phone constantly charged is a good thing—wrong! Learn the surprising ways you're shortening the life...


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14 Clever Uses for Ice Cubes You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using ice cubes to keep your drinks chilled, you're only tapping a fraction of their potential. Here...


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Why You Should Never Throw Out an Old Garden Hose

When your old garden hose springs a leak or two, don't throw it out! Here are five clever ways to...


9 Things You Should Never Feed to Birds

Not all people foods are safe for birds. Leave these nine items off the menu to keep your backyard birds...


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12 Clever Uses For Pillowcases You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Got old bedding collecting dust in the linen closet? Put it to work all around the house with these clever...

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9 Air Conditioner Myths You Really Need to Stop Believing

No, your air conditioner is not going to give you a cold.


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13 Signs an Amazon Seller Can’t Be Trusted

Not all Amazon sellers deserve your trust or your business. Here are the smart steps you can take to avoid...


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7 Sneaky Ways Burglars Can Break into Your House

In many cases, all it takes to keep a burglar out is a locked door. But some burglars are a...


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10 Surprising Ways You’re Attracting Mosquitoes to Your Home

Don't leave a welcome mat for mosquitoes to swarm your home!


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16 Clever Coffee Can Hacks You’ll Wish You’d Known Sooner

Emptied all of the coffee out of the coffee can? Don't throw it out! Here are 16 genius ways to...


If You See a Hole in a Pen Cap, This is What It Means

Find out why there's a little hole in your pen cap and how it helps both you and your pen.


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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Father’s Day

This Father's Day, surprise Dad by spending some quality time chatting and sharing these fun Father's Day facts.


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11 Clever Uses For Corks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

You may be unable to turn water into wine, but you *can* turn those old corks into something useful. Find...

8 Brilliant Uses For Dryer Lint in Your Backyard and Garden

When dryer lint piles up, it can become a fire hazard. But before you toss it in the trash, consider...


The Best Temperature To Set A Thermostat in Summer

Too hot? Too cold? Stay comfortable and save on energy bills by figuring out what temperature to set your thermostat...


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7 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Coffee Maker

Avoid these things if you want to make sure your beloved coffee maker doesn't die on you too early.


6 Simple Things You Can Do Right Now to Save the Bees

Want to do your part to help save the bees? Here are six strategies to combat colony collapse disorder.


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14 Reasons You Need to Stop Throwing Away Eggshells

Instead of throwing away eggshells after breakfast, try saving them for these incredible uses.


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15 Brilliant Butter Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using butter on your toast, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential! Check out these clever...