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How These Four Colors May Help You Avoid Mosquito Bites

Mosquitoes are pretty unavoidable in the summer, but can color help fight these buzzing pests? Here's what a team of...


7 Best Dehumidifiers for a Dry, Comfortable Home

Not sure if you need a dehumidifier? Here’s how to figure out if you have too much moisture in your...


Here’s What It Means If You See White Fungus Balls in Soil

They pop up seemingly out of nowhere, but should you be concerned? We got the scoop on those strange, little...


When Is the Best Time to Buy a Washer and Dryer? Top 4 Times of the Year to Save

These insider tips on the best time to buy a washer and dryer will help you save a bundle

When Is the Best Time to Buy Sheets and Towels?

Bookmark this handy cheat sheet to score the best deals on sheets and towels, and you'll save a bundle—this year...


How to Grow Your Own Food: A Beginner’s Guide

Everything you need to know about growing your own food at home, whether you have a large backyard or a...

When Is the Best Time to Buy Furniture?

Thinking of sprucing up your pad? Make sure to get the best deals on furniture by shopping at the right...


When Is the Best Time to Buy Small Appliances? Top 5 Times of the Year to Save

Don't buy a small appliance without reading this expert advice first


The 15 Best Washable Rugs for Your Home

Spot-cleaning doesn't always cut it. For high-traffic areas and spill-prone families, you'll want these washable rugs.


10 Best Zero-Gravity Chairs That Are Perfect for Summer Lounging

Take your rest and relaxation to the next level with these zero-gravity chairs specifically designed for comfort and better health

12 Best Cooling Fans That Make the Hottest Days Bearable

Beat the heat this summer with a little help from the best cooling fan for your personal needs, budget and...


7 Best Cheap Mattresses for a Sound Night’s Sleep on a Budget

This is not a dream: These quality cheap mattresses won't break the bank—or your back!


15 Best Vanity Mirrors with Lights for Better Makeup Application

These makeup mirrors are lit! Here's why you should brighten your space when putting on your face.


The Bug Bite Thing Review: It Really Works!

We tried Amazon's popular Bug Bite Thing—and were amazed at how quickly it stopped itching and irritation from mosquito bites.


We Tested the Best Air Fryers You Can Buy in 2022—Here Are Our Favorites

If you've got the counter space, an air fryer can completely replace your oven. See what our editors had to...

11 Best Outdoor Rugs for a Trendy Backyard

These outdoor rugs are stylish, durable, and built to stand up to all types of weather.


33 Smart Ways to Slash Your Home Energy Bills

Feel like the household demands on your hard-earned cash are higher than ever? You're not alone. Luckily, there are steps...


15 Best Outdoor Pillows to Spruce Up Your Patio

These gorgeous outdoor pillows are sun- and water-resistant and honor every style and budget.


The Best Memorial Day Mattress Sales of 2022

Memorial Day sales offer some of the steepest bedding discounts of the year—so don't sleep on these deals.


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Does Bissell’s Little Green Machine Really Work? We Tried the Viral TikTok Product to Find Out

TikTok said this portable machine was the best—so our Home Editor put it to the test.


I Have Two Kids and Dog—and I Swear by Ruggable Washable Rugs

Yes, you really can wash Ruggable rugs in the washing machine! Our Ruggable review answers the questions you...


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12 Best Vacuum-Mop Combos with Near-Perfect Reviews

Clean your floors in half the time with a vacuum-mop combo. Trust us: You won't know how you ever lived...


Here’s What It Means If You See Powdery Mildew on Your Plants

Getting rid of powdery mildew on plants is easier than you may think.

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Tin Foil vs. Aluminum Foil: What’s the Difference?

The two foils may seem similar, but there's definitely a difference.


10 Mosquito-Repelling Plants You Need in Your Backyard ASAP

Why invest in pesticides or bug sprays to control mosquitoes when you can repel them naturally with plants?


16 Best Compost Bins for Turning Table Scraps Into Gardening Gold

Ready to start composting? Here are the best bins and pails to choose from.


How to Clean Your Carpet So It Looks as Good as New

Carpets take a beating, but this step-by-step guide will show you how to do a routine and deep cleaning so...


16 Best Outdoor Furniture Brands for the Patio of Your Dreams

It's time to create a fresh-air sanctuary.


31 Expert Spring-Cleaning Tips for Your Cleanest Home Ever

Follow these expert-approved tips to get your dusting, scrubbing, and vacuuming done in half the time.