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We Tested the Bissell Revolution HydroSteam Pet Carpet Cleaner, and It Truly Wowed Us test

Is the Bissell Revolution HydroSteam worth the hefty price tag? We put this best carpet cleaner for pets to the test to find out.

Our Editor Tested the 4 Best Pet Odor Eliminators for Your Home, Yard and Kennel

These pet odor eliminators passed the sniff test with flying colors.

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Where To Get Rid of Your Old Stuff

It's time to hit the refresh button on clutter. Here's where to sell and donate your old stuff, including the...

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Why Taking an Off-Roading Class Can Make You a Better Driver

If you have a four-wheel drive vehicle, it pays to learn how to use it correctly. An off-road driving school...

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How Do You Get a Rug Under the Bed?

Discover how to properly position your bedroom rug with minimal frustration by following these pro tips, tricks and techniques.

The National Association of Realtors Lost an Antitrust Case. Here’s What It Means

A federal court ordered the NAR to pay $1.8 billion in damages for questionable commission practices. What does this mean...

How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost?

A comprehensive look at the expenses behind home inspections. What you need to know for a savvy real estate transaction.

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8 Black-and-White Bathroom Decor Ideas

A classic black-and-white color scheme will ensure your bathroom never goes out of style!

We Tested the Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam Plus Vacuum on a Variety of Pet Messes

The Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam Plus allows you to vacuum, clean and steam your floors, eliminating messes with just one machine.

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The Lesser Known Vehicle Emissions You Should Know About

In the past half-century, vehicle tailpipe emissions have been cut drastically. Yet our cars still produce lots of other harmful...

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The Hottest Houseplant Trends To Watch in 2024

Three houseplant hotshots give their picks for the top trends and most popular indoor plants sprouting up this...

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What Is Biophilic Design and How Can You Incorporate It?

Integrating nature into our living spaces makes us feel happier. Here's what to know about bringing biophilic design into your...

The Dyson Outsize Plus Eliminates Pet Hair From Every Corner of My House

The Dyson Outsize Plus is the one-stop shop for all your pet hair removal needs in vacuum form.

We Tested This Dog Grooming Vacuum on Short-Haired and Long-Haired Pups

This two-in-one dog grooming vacuum suctions pet hair as you go, resulting in less mess and less shedding in your...

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What Does CC Mean in an Engine?

When discussing engines, CC doesn't mean you've been included on an email. Find our how a Beach Boys' song can...

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Does the Color of Windshield Wiper Fluid Matter?

Windshield wiper fluid's only job is to assist in cleaning the windshield so you can drive safely. But does its...

How To Hang a Wreath From a Window

Want to take your decorating to the next level this holiday season? Learn how to hang a wreath from a...

How To Hang and Install a Pegboard

Considering installing some pegboard but not sure where to start? Don't worry! It's a cinch if you follow this tutorial.

I Tried the Aquapaw Pro, and Bathing My Dog Has Never Been Easier

The Aquapaw Pro's combination sprayer/scrubber prevents water waste and mess while providing a more enjoyable bathing experience for both you...

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What You Can Do To Make Washing Dishes More Sustainable

From picking the right cycle on the machine to soaps, sponges and handwashing techniques, here's how to green up your...

5 Best Pet Hair Removers for a Fur-Free Home

Our pet expert tested the best pet hair removers to confirm they work and help families win the fur-shedding battle.

How Long Do Shocks Last?

Shock absorbers are the unsung hero of a vehicle's suspension system. They play a big part in your overall driving...

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How To Change a Fuse in Christmas Lights

Don't let unlit Christmas lights ruin your holiday. Change the fuses instead.

How To Prepare Your Home For a Real Christmas Tree

Early selection, a suitable stand, a fresh cut and the right location are key to keeping your real Christmas tree...

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We Tried the Twinkly Smart Christmas Lights, and Now We Create Custom Light Shows

Deck your halls, patio, porch or tree with the Twinkly smart Christmas lights!

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We Tried the New Shark Cordless Pro, the Vacuum That Empties and Charges Itself

In this Shark Cordless Pro review, we put the brand's newest cordless model to the test—and find it makes vacuuming...

How to Make a Fall Wreath

An expert explains her process for making beautiful, affordable fall decor.

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If You Want to Support Your Local Wildlife, Plant This

The humble milkweed feeds dozens of animals and insects, enriching your local ecosystem.

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9 Front Porch Christmas Decor Ideas

Adorn your front porch with Christmas cheer using these stylish ideas from Instagram and TikTok.

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How To Make a Book Christmas Tree

Looking to add a creative, literary flair to your holiday decorations? Here's how to do it with books. Yes, books.

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What To Know About DIY Car Repair

Fixing your own car is liberating, but it's not for everyone. Here's what to know if you're thinking about jumping...