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6 Best Car Vacuums For Cleaning Inside Your Vehicle

Do you know what to look for in a car vacuum cleaner? Here's our shortlist of the best car vacuum cleaners — including what makes each a standout.

Ventilated Shop Vacuum Attachment

Get better suction with your shop vac—here's how:


9 Ways to Dry Clothes Without a Dryer

Whether your dryer is kaput or you're looking for ways to save energy, drying clothes without a dryer isn't as...


The Memorial Day Furniture Sales You Can’t Miss

Looking to upgrade your abode? This year’s Memorial Day sales will offer up to 70 percent off indoor and outdoor...


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21 Air Conditioner Maintenance and Home Cooling Tips

Whether you have a whole-house or one-room air conditioner, don't make it work harder than it should. Follow these tips...

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The Absolute Best Gift for Anyone Working Remotely

Give the gift of a hot cup of coffee all day long.


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Recognizing and Correcting Common Bath Fan Problems

A bath fan that isn’t installed properly can cause more damage than no fan at all. But here’s the good...

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Best Smart Refrigerators for 2021

If you're ready to purchase a smart refrigerator, here are some points to consider, along with a look at the...


13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Vacuum Cleaner

Don't suck the life out of your vacuum cleaner. Follow this advice to help it last longer and run better.


What Do Those Washing Symbols on Your Clothes Mean?

You know those hieroglyphics-like symbols on clothing labels? They’re intended to give consumers important cleaning information. But can anyone really...


11 Cool Things Your Alexa is Capable Of

If you use Alexa as a virtual assistant, you likely already know she can play your favorite song or can...

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Car Air Conditioner

Even if your vehicle is sweltering hot in the summertime, you may want to reconsider turning on your car air...


22 Brainy Ways to Use Dryer Sheets at Home

Who knew dryer sheets had so many uses beyond making laundry smell fresh and feel soft? Here are 22 ways...


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8 Styles of Ceiling Fans to Beat the Heat

Considering a ceiling fan to help with your summer cooling? Check out your options before making your selection with help...


This Crazy Fan Will Keep Your House Cool All Summer Long

It will cost you a fraction of what your air conditioner is costing you!


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How to Clean a Car Air Filter

Extend the life of your engine air filter and increase your gas mileage by cleaning your air filter with a...

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How to Clean Car Carpet

Learn how to clean car carpet and eliminate old stains and smells for good.


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Why You Shouldn’t Put Microfiber Cloths in the Dryer

Microfiber cloths do the cleaning for you, but have you ever thought about how they should be cleaned?


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How to Clean the Inside of a Washing Machine

Time to get this on your cleaning rotation!


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How to Clean Cloth Car Seats

Cleaning cloth car seats is easy — it just takes a little elbow grease and attention to detail with the...


7 Best Water Softeners on the Market

Do you have trouble with hard, mineral-rich water? You can improve your water with one of these seven top-rated water...


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5 Best Vacuums for Laminate Floors

Cleaning a hard surface like laminate is far different than extracting dirt from carpet fibers. These five vacuum cleaners can...


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What to Know About Space Heaters

Interested in a space heater for your home, but find the options overwhelming? Here are four basic types of space...


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This Simple Product Makes Your Furnace Filter Smarter

The best thing you can do to avoid furnace problems is to change your furnace filter, but that can be...

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Simple Tips to Help You Organize Your Fridge

A cluttered fridge makes it harder to prepare meals and even draw up your grocery list, because you have no...


Bottom Freezer vs. Top Freezer: Which One’s Better?

Should a bottom freezer be your top choice? It depends. These expert tips will help you figure out which refrigerator...


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Space Heater Safety Tips

Space heaters can boost home warmth, but they can cause fires if you aren't careful. Here are 10 space heater...


The Pros and Cons of Constantly Running Your HVAC Fan

These are the pros and cons of continuously running your HVAC.


The Best Space Heater for Every Room

For extra warmth where you need it most, our guide will help you find the best space heater to keep...


13 Silent Signs Your Furnace is Failing

If your furnace is beginning to show signs that it's struggling to keep up with maintaining a comfortable temperature, you'd...