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13+ Things Your Plumber Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Plumber Won’t Tell You

Plumbers give us the scoop on the main culprit for clogged pipes, tips on do-it-yourself fixes, and… >>

Cool Craft Ideas: Ten-Minute Transformations
Cool Craft Ideas: Ten-Minute Transformations

Got some downtime? Spruce up your home's style with these creative home craft ideas! >>

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RD on GMA: 13 Things Your Landscaper Won’t Tell You

Liz Vaccariello, editor-in-chief and chief content officer of Reader's Digest, shares the 13 Things… >>

8 Fast Cleaning Fixes to Get Rid of the Grime
8 Fast Cleaning Fixes to Get Rid of the Grime

There’s hope for even the dirtiest, most outrageous messes that somehow find their way into our… >>

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Weird Ways to Freshen Your Car

These unconventional tips will help get rid of car smells and keep unwanted odors at bay. >>

’Tis the Season for Fireplace Safety
’Tis the Season for Fireplace Safety

Nothing adds warmth and festiveness to those family gatherings like building a fire in a fireplace… >>

Perfect Paint Color Dos & Don’ts
Perfect Paint Color Dos & Don’ts

Preparing to paint part of your home? Memorize these tips and you’ll avoid some common, and… >>

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… >>

When Your Home Won’t Sell: Accidental Landlord
When Your Home Won’t Sell: Accidental Landlord

Consider these options and educate yourself as much as possible to make the right choice for you. >>

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9 Quick Kitchen Cleaning Tips

Get quick tips for time-saving cleanup on your most-used kitchen tools. >>

How to Get Rich Off Your Junk
How to Get Rich Off Your Junk

Dusty old toys and vintage computers can bring in big bucks on the collector's market: Here… >>

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Is Your Backyard Toxic?

Keep your family healthier at home: Don't overlook these surprising hazard zones in your backyard. >>

How to Sell Your Stuff on eBay
How to Sell Your Stuff on eBay

Here’s how to dive right in to selling your unwanted items on eBay. >>

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13 Things You Never Knew About Home Safety

Secure your home with these expert-vetted home safety tips that turn burglars into bunglers. >>

Preserve Your Petals: How to Dry Flowers
Preserve Your Petals: How to Dry Flowers

Use this simple step-by-step guide to drying flowers to turn your blooms into colorful keepsakes. >>

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13+ Things Your Landscaper Won’t Tell You

Add as much as 15% to your home's value with these expert landscaping tips. >>

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7 Extraordinary Uses for Olive Oil

Take your bottle of olive oil out of the kitchen and find out other surprising uses for it around… >>

7 Common Items with Hidden Health Risks
7 Common Items with Hidden Health Risks

When do sneakers cause injury or smoke alarms go bad? Read our guide for when to throw them and… >>

Three Bright (Green) Ideas
Three Bright (Green) Ideas

When greentowns.com posed the question "How Green Is Your Town?" to celebrate eco-friendly efforts… >>

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DIY Bathroom Storage Solutions

Carve out more space in even the tiniest bathroom -- no remodeling required! >>