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Symptoms of Humidity and How To Remedy Them

It's not the heat -- it's the humidity that causes a lot of your summer discomforts. You can't change the weather, but there are a few things you can do to stave off that out-of-sorts, stuffy, headach…

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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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Out with the Mold

Returning from vacation recently, my family was welcomed back by an unwelcome house guest: mold. Our basement, which is usually aired out through open windows, had been shut tight for a little over a …

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Home Remodeling: 10 Reasons To Do It Now

Want to spice up the conversation at the next house party? Bring up your latest home renovation project. Despite a down-turned economy, people are still doing it. They are renovating and spending on…

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Mold and Mildew Eliminator: Vinegar with Essential Oils

I live in the humid Hudson Valley in New York, and I'll never forget one of my first summers here when a green-like mildew grew inside of closets and over and inside of shoes. Being sensitive to mold …

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5 Simple Pest Remedies for the Garden

So often the home garden pest control remedies work as well or better than the chemical counterparts, and with the added bonus that with these formulas made of kitchen cupboard ingredients, you don’t …

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people are talking

I echo the responders who have posted to get the (potential) edema checked out. It can be pretty-mu…

Thank you Melissa.

My mom used to say "seven seconds on the lips...seven years on the hips". Unfortunately I inherited…

interesting, thank you.