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Chances are, you’re not using everything in your drawers and cupboards to its full potential! These genius home hacks and do-it-yourself solutions will save you time, money and effort.

The Best Ways to Use Ammonia Around the House

Ammonia often plays second fiddle to bleach, but it’s one of the most powerful cleaning products in your arsenal. Here are 20 smart ways to use it.

I Tried IKEA’s New Air Purifier—Here’s What It’s Like

The new Förnuftig air purifier tackles indoor air pollution to help you breathe easier.


25 Plastic Wrap Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Learn how to use this versatile tool to its full potential.


The Guide to Using Baking Soda at Home

You've probably got a box of baking soda sitting at the back of your fridge, but this powerful deodorizer has...


No Watch? No Problem! Here’s How to Tell the Time, Anytime

Five back-to-basics ways of gauging the time of day without the aid of modern technology.

Aluminum Foil Hacks to Save You Time

If you're only using aluminum foil to line your cookie sheets, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential.


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20 Thrifty Tricks to Make Everything You Own Last Longer

Making your stuff last longer is a great way to get more bang for your buck. From paint to permanent...

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Clever Uses for Onions You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Onions might make you cry, but they can also help winterize your windshield, deter pests, and much more!


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10 Smart Uses For Sandpaper You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using sandpaper on your woodworking projects, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential. Here's how to...


If There’s a Light in Your Fridge, Why Isn’t There One in Your Freezer?

It's time to finally shed some light on why our freezers are so dark.


What It Means if You Have Frost in Your Freezer

Freezer frost isn't just unsightly. It can impact food quality, cause a nasty odour and even weaken your freezer's efficiency....

The One Thing You’re NOT Doing with Your Paper Towels (But Should Be)

Paper towels belong in your refrigerator. Surprised? Hear us out!


Finally! A Definitive List of What Those F1 – F12 Keys Do

You can stop wondering about those function keys. We have the answer.


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Painless Ways to Slash Your Monthly Expenses

Cut these simple things out of your life and you'll be amazed at how much money you can save.


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9 Air Conditioner Myths You Really Need to Stop Believing

No, your air conditioner is not going to give you a cold.


Facebook Marketplace Scams to Watch Out For

Buyer beware: Lots of scammers set up shop on Facebook Marketplace. Here's how to avoid falling victim to one.

Why You Should Always Turn Off the Bathroom Fan Before Leaving on a Vacation

Leaving the fan on for an extended period of time can cause dangerous wear to the motor, experts say.


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20 Clever New Uses For Old Nail Polish

It turns out the usefulness of nail polish isn't limited to your nails. Check out these extraordinary ways to put...


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Brilliant Steel Wool Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using steel wool to scrub your pots, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential! Find out...


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12 Clever Uses For Pillowcases You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Got old bedding collecting dust in the linen closet? Put it to work all around the house with these clever...


How to Dry Out a Cellphone, Step By Step

Here’s exactly what to do after your phone falls in the toilet. (Because you know it’s going to happen at...


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Don’t Toss These 50 Things—Repurpose Them Instead!

You'll be amazed at these thrifty ways to put "trash" to work all around the house. (#5 is one of...


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Cool Uses for Ice Cubes All Around the House

If you're only using ice cubes to keep your drinks chilled, you're tapping just a fraction of their potential.


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Why You Need to Stop Charging Your Phone Overnight

...And other surprising ways you're shortening the life of your smart devices.

This Viral Hack Shows You How to Keep Food Cold Outside

If you've always wondered how to keep food cold outside, try this hack. All you need is a container, water...


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Why You Should Never Throw Out an Old Garden Hose

When your old garden hose springs a leak or two, don't throw it out! Here are five clever ways to...



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15 Brilliant Butter Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using butter on your toast, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential! Check out these clever...


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11 Clever Uses For Corks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

You may be unable to turn water into wine, but you *can* turn those old corks into something useful. Find...


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10 Surprising Ways You’re Attracting Mosquitoes to Your Home

Don't leave a welcome mat for mosquitoes to swarm your home!