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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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Kitchen Appliance Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Not getting the results you want from your blender, mixer and microwave? These hacks will help.

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Things You Should Never Buy in Bulk

Don’t fall into the “more is more” trap. These items have a shorter shelf life than you’d think, meaning it...


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Genius Flour Hacks You’ll Wish You’d Known Sooner

If you're only using flour in the kitchen, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential.


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7 Red Flags Someone is Stealing Your Wi-Fi

Having an outside party steal your Wi-Fi can be, at best, inconvenient and frustrating, and at worst, harmful to you...


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I’m a Burglar—Here’s How to Outsmart Me

From burglars' mouths to your ears: Here are the vulnerabilities thieves look for when they're deciding which homes to break...

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The Best Temperatures to Set Everything in Your Home

Do touch that dial! Finding the best temperatures to set everything in your home can keep you comfortable and save...


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10 Hidden Dangers to Avoid This Holiday

The most wonderful time of the year comes with its share of potential dangers. Here's how to reduce the risk...


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Genius Toothpaste Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

It turns out the usefulness of toothpaste extends far beyond your toothbrush! Check out these clever new ways to put...


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13 Clever Uses for Paper Towels

Paper towels to the rescue! These home tips will have you reaching for the roll every time you're in a...


How to Unshrink Clothes

All hope isn't lost if you find your favourite clothing no longer fits after a trip through the dryer. Learn...

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Never Do This When Using Public Wi-Fi

These seemingly innocent habits are putting your online security at risk.


Never Feed This to Wild Birds

Not all people foods are safe for birds. Leave these nine items off the menu to keep your backyard birds...


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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!


Never Store This on Your Smartphone

Using your cell phone as a master archive for your personal information? This convenience may come at a price.


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Why You Should Always Close Your Bedroom Door at Night

...And more house fire facts that could save your life.


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40 Dollar Store Solutions For Life’s Little Dilemmas

Learn how to save a fortune, the old-fashioned nickel-and-dime way.


Why You Should Always Trim Candle Wicks Before Lighting

Here's why the simple step of trimming a candle's wick before lighting will help you maximize the life of your...


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Genius Halloween Costumes You Can Pull Together at the Last Minute

Everything you need for a last minute Halloween costume is already in your closet!


What to Do With Your Pumpkins After Halloween

Instead of tossing those jack-o'-lanterns in the trash, put them to good use in your home and garden.

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31 Free Pumpkin Carving Templates to Take Your Jack-o’-Lantern to the Next Level

There's nothing like a light-filled jack-o'-lantern to put that finishing touch on your homemade Halloween decorations, and it’s much easier...


This Clever Toilet Paper Hack Can Freshen Up Your Entire Bathroom

The key to having a fresh-smelling bathroom might lie in the toilet paper, not the toilet itself!


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10 Tricks for the Best Jack-o’-Lanterns Ever

Nothing captures the playful spookiness of Halloween quite like a glowing jack-o'-lantern. Here are 10 tips to keep in mind...


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The Most Sought-After Items on Every Burglar’s Hit List

Burglars can't wait to get their hands on these items.


Why You Need to Stop Commenting on Viral Facebook Memes

Those quizzes may seem like innocent fun, but giving away personal information leaves you vulnerable to hackers.


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13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Stove Top

Want to keep your stove top running for as long as possible? Avoid making these very common, very damaging mistakes.