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Home Maintenance

How to Turn Off That Beeping Smoke Alarm

Spoiler alert: When it comes to a chirping smoke alarm, a broomstick is not the answer.

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Get Rid of Drain Flies
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Take Your Microwave from Splattery to Sparkling

Stop procrastinating, people.

Keep your house in tip-top shape with our best home cleaning, organizing, and maintenance tips and ideas.
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How to Clean Your Oven so It Shines

We've cooked up some great cleaning solutions.

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20 Best Baby Room Ideas to Help You Get Ready for Parenthood

We've factored in both style and safety so you don't have to.

25 Toy Organizer Ideas to Keep Kids' Rooms Clutter-Free

A DIY dress-up clothes closet, a "garage" shelf for toy cars, and plenty more fun toy organizing ideas!

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How Much Does It Cost To Install Carpet?

We've got the skinny on what it's going to run to snag that wall-to-wall shag.

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How to Clean Window Screens Like a Pro

Become the toast of the neighborhood with your sparkling screens.

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All the Best Ways to Clean Your Brass

Take your heavy metals from tarnished to terrific.

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All Your Questions About How to Clean Tile Grout, Answered

Because there's nothing grosser than grimy grout.

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How To Get Rid of Roaches Before They Become a Major Problem

Here's what to do when these prehistoric pests take over.

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A Complete Guide to Getting Rid of Fleas

Because nobody has time for household pests.

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15 Genius Uses for Castile Soap You've Never Thought of Before

Clean your body, your countertops, and even your dog.

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45 Things No Woman Over 40 Should Ever Have in Her Home

...but no judgement.

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This Brilliant Trick Can Un-Shrink Your Sweaters

Now you don't have to kiss your favorite sweater goodbye.

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How to Get Rid of Gnats Once and for All

Don't go down without a fight.

30 Small Space Decorating Ideas for Making the Most of Any Room in Your House

Because transforming small spaces doesn't have to be hard.

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Here's Exactly What to Do if Your Toilet's Clogged and You Don't Have a Plunger

No need to use your potty mouth thanks to these handy bathroom hacks.