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How to Choose a Refrigerator

  Need a new fridge? Consider exterior and interior size, style and finishes, and energy usage. Know what refrigerator type best fits your household needs and habits. So, you’re thinking about purchasing a new refrigerator and you don’t know where to start. With all the choices on the market today, choosing a new refrigerator can […]

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Organized Home Challenge Organize Pantry, Spices & Food

This week’s challenge is to organize pantry, spices, and other food storage areas so you can easily find what you need, and keep things fresh and safe from pests. You will need to do this challenge whether your home has a dedicated pantry space or not, because although I’m using the term “pantry” the challenge […]

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10 Tips for a Cleaner Refrigerator

1. Create a homemade all-purpose cleaner by combining the following in a gallon of hot water: 1 cup clear ammonia, ½-cup vinegar and ¼-cup baking soda. Pour into a spray bottle, or use from a bowl with a sponge. This no-rinse formula is a degreaser that prevents mold and mildew. Wipe down the entire refrigerator […]

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Cleaning Secrets for the Entire Home

Home cleaning experts share their best hacks and tips for tidying up your kitchen, bathroom and more. A clean home can seem like an unattainable goal, especially when life gets busy and schedules are complicated. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and before you know it, dust, dirt and grime build-up and over time lead to […]


Sinks & Lavatories

Kitchen and bathroom sinks and lavs are among the most utilitarian of all the fixtures in a home. Perhaps the hardest working is the kitchen sink, which is typically used at least an hour per day and can be subject to quite a pounding. Bathroom sinks are almost as busy though they generally don’t undergo […]

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Choosing Kitchen Appliances

Get tips on how to find the right cooktop, fridge and more for your remodel. Appliances, alone, do not make a kitchen. But, they just might be the most important aspect of your space. After all, the kitchen’s primary function is for preparing and cooking meals. How high-end do you want to go? Chefs and […]

How To Clean Wood Kitchen Cabinets

How To Clean Wood Kitchen Cabinets

How To Clean Wood Kitchen Cabinets  (and the Best Cleaner for the Job) Spot-cleaning kitchen cabinets after spills and drips is easy enough, but finding a process and product that removes the grime and grease from many a meal preparation takes patience and a little bit of label research (especially if you are tackling a […]