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Cleaning & Organizing
How to Choose Plants for Your Garden
Choose a variety of plants to form an ensemble, rather than buying piece-meal and hoping...
6 Ways to Tame Kids’ Clutter
If the patter of little feet is a familiar sound in your home, then the...
How Much Wallpaper Do You Need?
Since wallpaper color can vary from print run to print run, you should buy all...
What To Look For In A Wallpaper
If you are new to paperhanging, keep your first project as easy as possible. Choose...
Painting Kitchen Cabinets
Step 1: Remove cabinet doors, drawers, and hardware. Drop the hardware in a box or can...
How to Cool Your Home with Fans
Don't underestimate the cooling power of fans, especially on warm, dry days when the house...
Planning A Deck
If you would like to add a deck to your landscape, use these tips for...
Tips for Planning A Patio
The easiest patio to lay and maintain is one made with dry-laid bricks or pavers....
Occasionally a refrigerator needs minor adjustments and repairs. Before you call in a professional, do...
Choosing a Paint Brush
As a rule, buy the best brushes you can afford. They will do a better...
How Much Paint Should You Buy?
How much paint you need depends on the size of the room, the condition of...
Choosing The Right Countertop Surface
Butcher Block Made of hardwood, usually maple, butcher block is very warm and attractive. Pros:...
7 Ways to Save on Water Usage
Water is a precious resource in many parts of the country, worth treating with care....
8 Ways to Prevent An Electrical Fire
1. Never overload an electrical receptacle with extension cords or three-way adapters. If you need to...
Keep it mowed. Letting lawn grass get too long often leads to thin turf. Set...
Basic Gardening Tools
While many clever gardening tools are available, all you really need are the tools below....
Most lawn grasses are known either as cool-season (for the northern and mountain regions of...
Picking the Best Garden Hose
Although soakers, sprinkler systems, and drip irrigation have all but replaced hoses in many of...
Accessories for the Yard that Beautify Your Property
The right equipment will keep your lawn looking healthy and neat. In addition to a...
Keeping a pool clean not only makes it more attractive, it is essential to maintaining...
Pruning and Trimming Tools
Pruning and trimming trees and shrubs keeps plants healthy and looking their best. Here are...
Storing Seasonal Clothing
Whether you are trying to give order to a pile of wet winter gloves, or...
Storing Delicate Clothing
When preparing old or favorite clothes for storage, pay particular attention to those made of...
7 Rules of Kitchen Cleaning
Because cooking can be a messy process, all areas of the kitchen need frequent cleaning...
Storing Holiday Decorations
Make Holiday Items Easy to Find If your household celebrates holidays with lots of decorative...
Low-Cost Tips for an Efficient Workshop
the Well-Tempered Wokshop A workshop is most useful when your tools are easily accessible. To...
Maintaining Your Closet
Keeping closets well-ordered takes some discipline, but you can make it easier on yourself by...
Handy Closet Helpers
Shoes, socks, scarves, belts, and ties can be some of the trickier items to store...
7 Quick Ways to Organize Your Child’s Closet
Besides looking great, a neat, well-organized closet can encourage children to dress themselves, hang up...
8 Steps to De-Clutter Your Garage
The garage tends to become a catch-all space for extra stuff, but the time and...
A Shopper’s Guide to Closet Accessories
Today's marketplace offers a variety of closet-storage inserts and accessories. In fact, whole stores are...
Long-Term Storage Strategies
Haphazard storage of clothes and linens -- whether you're stowing a raincoat or napkins --...