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Try These Ways to Recycle Just About Anything
There's no reason household cast-offs should be destined for the dump—plenty of nearby agencies are more than willing to give your old stuff from paint to cork to teddy bears a second life. Here's how to find them.
The Germiest Spots in Your Bathroom (Hint: Your Toilet Isn’t #1)
25 Things You Need to Do When You Move Into Your New Home
9 Places Germs Hide in Your Home
13 Simple Solutions to Help You Get Rid of Ants for Good
7 Cleaning Mistakes That Leave Your House Germy
10 Things That Are Slowing Your Computer WAY Down—and the Easy Fixes
No one likes seeing that dreaded color wheel on a busy workday. We got experts to share the surprisingly...
20 Genius Secret Hiding Places for Your Valuables
Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all...
15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know
Save hundreds of dollars and detail your car yourself in half a day. Get professional results using these...
10 Clever Tips To Free Up Storage on Your Smartphone
You spring-cleaned your closet, now purge those unused photos, apps, and data.
14 of the Most Germ-Ridden Spots in Your Own Bedroom
You don't have to travel far to come in contact with germs. In fact, plenty are living right in your...
9 Ways to Never Lose Anything Ever Again
When you're in a hurry, you don't want to have to spend 10 minutes hunting for your stuff. Here's how...
10 Genius Mason Jar Uses You’ll Wish You Knew All Along
Mason jars are rustic and fun and have endless possibilities. Whether you want to use them for snacks,...
The 10 Most Disgusting House Bugs and How to Get Rid of Them
You may be surprised by which of these house bugs are actually helpful and which are downright dangerous....
9 Ordinary Things in Your Home That Can Damage Your Lungs
From frustrating irritation to life-threatening cancer, these items could cause lung problems you won’t...
50 Amazing Uses for WD-40
WD-40 has far more uses than just on squeaky hinges. Find out the amazing ways this garage staple can...
12 Ways You Might Be Loading Your Dishwasher Wrong
Never taken the time to read through your dishwasher's user manual? Avoid these mistakes to ensure your...
This Is How You Spring Clean Your Whole House in One Day
With this step-by-step guide, you can finish the year’s biggest chore day in mere hours.
22 Germiest Things You’ll Find in Your Home
While germs are everywhere, most are harmless. In fact, studies suggest that we need to be routinely...
14 Spring-Cleaning Secrets from Professional Organizers
After the dreariness of winter is over, it's time to get your closet in tip-top shape for spring. Here's...
9 Laundry Facts You Didn’t Know Until Now
Here are some fun — and slightly gross — facts about the more than 660,000,000 loads of wash Americans...
43 Truly Extraordinary Uses for Household Staples You Already Own
Reader’s Digest thoroughly vetted these genius tricks so you can finish chores, make repairs, and clean...
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9 Things You Can Clean in 5 Minutes or Less
Don’t try to use the excuse of 'I never have time' to clean anymore. You can get these tasks done before...
7 Secrets to Loading Your Dishwasher the Right Way
Everyone has a favorite way to load the dishwasher. But guess what: These tips will help you do it right....
5 Unexpected Places in Your House to You Might Find Extra Cash
Need $2,759? It could be right under your nose, in form of unused gift cards, clothes you forget to return,...
11 “Disposables” You Should Stop Buying Now
y switching to reusable baggies, bottles, towels, jars, and more you'll save money—and the environment.