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3 Big Reasons Why You Should NOT Wash Your Car at Home

If you think it's "greener" to wash your car at home, here are three big reasons to think again. 1) Use more water. Most people who wash their cars at home do it with a rag in one hand and a hose r…

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12 Surprising Uses for Milk & Milk Containers

From soothing stinging eyes to watering plants, read on for surprising ways to use milk, milk cartons and milk jugs. Have a use of your own? Let us know in the comments!   Around the Ho…

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Healthy Fixes for Unpleasant Household Odors

Phew! What’s that smell? We human beings are very sensitive to disagreeable household scents, which make a house feel somehow less clean and homey. Get rid of unlovely odors with these 12 easy, natu…

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DOs & DON’Ts for Naturally Cleaning Burnt Pots or Pans

It's not that we're absent-minded, exactly. We're just trying too hard to multitask. "We" refers to a segment of the population that spends an inordinate amount of time online, Googling remedies for o…

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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Yuck Factor Aside, Urine Has Surprising Uses

In the beginning, we're taught that our pee is gross, something we must quickly flush and wash away. But, it turns out, human urine has surprises uses. It's 95% water, and 5% urea, chloride, sodium…

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How to Prevent Mold and Mildew in Your Shower

Mold and mildew stink – literally.  If you’ve ever walked into a mildewed room, you recognized the musty smell at once. Mold gives a lot of visual clues – it's generally black or grey, and may be splo…

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14 DIY Projects to Avoid

Are DIY solutions always the best solutions? Unfortunately, no. Sometimes, recipes for cleaning your home or pampering your body just don't work -- or worse, they do more harm than good. And often, th…

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FAQs About Mold Prevention and Cleanup

Whether it occurs in summer or in winter, mold in your home is not only unsightly, it is also dangerous to your family's health. Read these FAQs to get the answers about how mold grows, whom it affe…

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15 Surprising Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

If you have hydrogen peroxide in your home, chances are it's in your first aid kit. And that's a shame, really. For one, applying peroxide to cuts and scrapes really isn't the best way to go about rep…

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Dark chocolate. Mmmm....yummy! Guess I'll go out trick or treating this year! : )