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Say No to Fumes in Your House

Wipe out the chemical odors that can trigger allergies and asthma. You bring home a brand-new shower curtain and your eyes burn for the next few weeks. The new carpeting looks great, but nobody can stand being in the room. One important strategy for controlling allergies and asthma — aside from controlling your exposure to […]

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How Clean Is Your Home?

Where does your family fall on the cleaning spectrum? This quiz will help you assess the sweet spot of “clean-enough” for your home. 1. When dinner is over, what’s the state of the kitchen? A. Pristine, of course. I load the dishwasher as I cook, and dinner dishes are done promptly. I can’t relax if […]

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8 Types of Doors to Consider in your Home

Doors, Doors Everywhere! With the different types of wood, plastic and glass available every door in your home can be as unique as you. With so many choices it’s hard to decide which doors to use for which part of your house. Some doors are best for smaller areas, while other are best if you […]

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Trivia That All Homeowners Should Know

Ever wonder what it takes to run and keep a house? Being a homeowner isn’t exactly rocket science, but it does take a lot of work and a sense of awareness, and there have some things that you have to know about – before home inspections suddenly reveal your house to be full of defects […]

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The Ultimate 1-Hour Kitchen Cleanse

Get your cooking space in shape in 60 minutes flat. All this week, we’re sharing simple ways you can live better in 2017. We’re swapping unrealistic resolutions for quick, doable solutions to all your home hang-ups, from organizing to tech to a healthier kitchen. You won’t believe how easy it is to start small! So […]

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Cleaning Schedule Wipes Chores Out Quickly

The quickest and simplest route to a clean house is to schedule cleaning tasks on a daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal basis. Try this easy schedule to mark off your cleaning to-dos. Whatever your mental roadblock to the idea, consider establishing a cleaning schedule. By scheduling chores so that they’re performed regularly — before the […]

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Bathroom Cleaning Secrets From the Pros

Try this expert advice from hotel managers on keeping bathrooms clean. Whether cozy, sleek or luxurious, hotel baths are the perfect getaway. Now you can transform your bathroom into just such an escape. At Inn-spired Bathrooms, you’ll tour six hotel-inspired baths, garner simple ideas for getting the look you want and learn the cleaning secrets […]

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The Secrets to Keeping Your White T-Shirts White

Instead of turning gray and dingy over time. Nothing is more depressing than tossing a brand-new white tee into your closet, only to notice your existing shirts look sad and dark in comparison. Bummer. However, there issomething you can do to prevent this from happening. Follow this laundry advice to maintain your clothing’s crisp color […]

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Storage Solutions for Your Messiest Spaces

It can be stressful to live your life as usual but keep your home looking its best. There are a few simple changes you can employ in your messiest spaces to improve your home’s overall tidiness. These are the main places to consider: The Junk Drawer Ah, the infamous junk drawer. Its very existence is […]

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How to Install Kitchen Cabinets

Thinking about installing kitchen cabinets? These illustrated step-by-step instructions will guide you through hanging both base cabinets and wall cabinets. If your handy with do-it-yourself projects, you may be able to install your own cabinets, but make sure you have all of the tools and materials you’ll need—and a strong helper—before you begin. If this […]