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How to Design a Tornado-Safe Room
How to Design a Tornado-Safe Room

Safe rooms cost $2,500-$5,000 to build -- a small price to pay to stay safe. Check out these points… >>

7 Deadly Sins of Picture Hanging
7 Deadly Sins of Picture Hanging

Don't make these mistakes when hanging your art collection. >>

What to Expect When You Are Expecting a Hurricane
What to Expect When You Are Expecting a Hurricane

In a strange twist of fate, much of the East Coast that was rattled by a rare earthquake this week… >>

home projects to finish before labor day
5 Home Projects to Finish Before Labor Day

Now is the time to finish up those home improvement projects sitting at the top of the to-do list… >>

7 Things You Didn't Know About Earthquakes
7 Things You Didn’t Know About Earthquakes

1. Unsteady Ground An earthquake happens somewhere every single day. The U.S. Geological… >>

5 Easy Ways to Save Money on Utilities
5 Easy Ways to Save Money on Utilities

Try these quick fixes to save money and conserve energy. >>

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Make Over Your Jewelry Box

Have your rings lost their luster? Are your necklaces in a tangle? With our fast makeover, your… >>

Damp Walls: What's the Problem?
Damp Walls: What’s the Problem?

Is you home a little damp? Find out the cause of the problem before embarking on potentially costly… >>

4 Tricks for Perfectly Clean Windows
4 Tricks for Perfectly Clean Windows

Here are some professional tips to get your windows to gleam. >>

Composting Dos and Don’ts
Composting Dos and Don’ts

Skip pesticides and chemical fertilizers. Dryer lint can be composted, and so can old rags. Here, a… >>

Anderson Cooper on Music, Books and Other Diversions
Anderson Cooper on Music, Books and Other Diversions

Want a good giggle? Watch the Anderson Cooper clip everyone's talking about. >>

7 Easy Ways to Remove Wallpaper
7 Easy Ways to Remove Wallpaper

So you want to remove wallpaper and add a fresh coat of paint to the walls? Removing wallpaper may… >>

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13 Things Your Arborist Won’t Tell You

Find out what you need to know about keeping your trees healthy and lush from the professionals. >>

Indoor Mold, Asthma and Your Children
Indoor Mold, Asthma and Your Children

Research suggests infants exposed to mold have more than double the risk of developing asthma, and… >>

For the Love of Laundry
For the Love of Laundry

Tips from around the web for people who really (we mean really) love doing laundry. >>

6 Uses for Your Toothbrush in the Kitchen
6 Uses for Your Toothbrush in the Kitchen

Here's how to put a toothbrush to good use while cooking. >>

Chores That Burn Major Calories
6 Household Chores That Burn Major Calories

No time to hit the gym? Hit the broom instead! Housework is a cheap and productive way to burn a… >>

How to Make Your Own Air Freshener
How to Make Your Own Air Freshener

You'll never buy a commercial air freshener again after you've made your own! >>

How to Clean Your Kitchen Sponge
How to Clean Your Kitchen Sponge

Keep your kitchen sponges free of bacteria with these two easy cleaning tips. >>

5 Poison Ivy Remedies You Have at Home
5 Poison Ivy Remedies You Have at Home

Solutions for calming the irritations of poison ivy. >>