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Done With Winter? 12 Things You Can Do Now to Prep for Spring

Don’t wait until spring has actually sprung to get ready for the change of seasons. As milder weather approaches and you await the return to outdoor living, there’s more to do around your home—both indoors and out—than just spring cleaning. Here are 12…

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15 Places Every American Should Visit at Least Once

From the Empire State Building to the Grand Canyon, America has countless iconic sites within its borders. Gain a greater appreciation for our nation’s history, natural beauty, and architectural wonders by visiting these 15 destinations right here in o…

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10 Ways to Keep Your Car From Getting Stolen

A well-trained thief can break into your car in less than 10 seconds, and it takes only a minute to hot-wire it and drive off. A car is stolen approximately every 41 seconds in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Adminis…

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14 Surprising Places Where Mold Hides in the Home

One of the most common living organisms in the world may have taken up residence in your home, and you may not even know it. Mold—the common name for thousands of different types of fungi—can grow wherever moisture and organic matter are present, and t…

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10 Things No One Tells You About House Flipping

You’ve heard the story: Someone purchases a run-down house below market value, fixes its flaws, and sells the remodeled property for a hefty profit. But while this rags to riches tale is alluring, house flipping is a risky business full of potential ro…

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20 Common Household Items That May Be Harming Your Pet

As any pet-loving homeowner can attest, playful dogs and fluffy felines liven up the house and enrich our lives. But did you know that many people unwittingly expose their pets to harmful substances? A surprisingly large number of household items, from…

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21 Ways to Fake More Space Around the House

If you’re like most homeowners, there’s at least one corner of your house where you could use a little extra space. Whether you’re looking for a few more inches (or feet) in the closet, the kitchen cabinets, the bedroom, or even the garden, some ingeni…

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The 7 Weirdest Things That Can Clean Your Laundry

How well stocked is your laundry room shelf? If you’re only reaching for bleach, detergent, and fabric softener when you do the wash, it might be time to expand your horizons. The 7 unusual items listed here can help you clean and dry your clothes and …