Quick Solution for Any Type of Stain

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We’ve featured a lot of great tips before about removing stains from clothing, floors and other fabrics. But in the heat of the moment when you first spill something, time is of the essence and you’ll most likely need a quick answer as to what to use to stop the stain before it sets in. ... read more

Should You Invest in Glass or Plastic Storage Containers?

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When it comes to storing and reheating your food, which kind of storage is the most cost-effective? The Savings Experiment recently did a side-by-side comparison of glass storageware and plastic tupperware. Can you guess which one came out on top as the clear winner?

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Simple Way to Extend the Life of Your Dishwasher

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Even though your dishwasher is meant to clean other things, the dishwasher itself needs a good cleaning every now and then in order for it to function to the best of its ability. Luckily, you don’t need to buy any kind of special cleaner to do the job. Here’s all you have to do. With ... read more

Considering a Fixer-Upper? Think About These Things First

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by Tip Hero David Glenn A property that requires renovations is known as a fixer-upper. For many owners, this purchase has several advantages. In some cases, this type of property can offer an excellent investment opportunity. However, buying a fixer-upper can have a few disadvantages as well. There are instances when renovations can cost more ... read more

7 Ways You Didn’t Know You Could Use Dish Soap

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Dish soap may be sitting by your kitchen sink, ready to go battle with dirty dishes, but there are many other things in your home that could benefit from the magical powers of dish soap. Let’s take a look at 7 unexpected ways to use this stuff: Eliminate Grease Stains: remove grease stains from clothing, ... read more

Unexpected Secret Weapon That Makes Stainless Steel Shine

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Having trouble getting your stainless steel appliances (specifically your sink) to shine without the aid of store-bought cleaners? Try this easy trick from Apartment Therapy that will make your appliances look like new for just a few pennies: After cleaning your sink with a paste of baking soda and warm water, dry the sink out ... read more

How to Sharpen a Knife with a Coffee Mug

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Dull knives may seem less dangerous than sharp ones, but that’s far from the truth. When we use dull knives, we have to exert more pressure to cut food, and the resistance of the food can easily cause that dull knife to go out of control. So when you’re using knives in the kitchen, you ... read more

Your Ultimate Guide to Pest Control in Your Home

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Creepy crawlies in your home or garden are never pleasant to deal with. But whether you’ve got spiders, ants, fruit flies or cockroaches, you don’t have to buy pricey pest control products to tame your problem. Check out this awesome infographic we found over at Part Select that has some excellent ideas for DIY pest ... read more

7 Ways To Save Money On Family Portraits

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by Tip Hero Damian Wolf   Kids grow up quickly, and before you know it, they’re too busy to sit still for a professional family portrait. It can be difficult to find the time and money to have your family’s portrait taken professionally, but the ends justify the means when you have a series of ... read more

Avoid These Common Mistakes in Your Next Home Improvement Project

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by Tip Hero Robert Cordray Keeping up with home improvement projects isn’t just an essential part of your weekend to-do list, it’s also integral in maintaining and improving your investment in your home’s equity. In this day of big warehouse home stores and ready access to information and tutorials, it’s become increasingly common for homeowners ... read more