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Laundry Rooms

Do you love starch on your shirt collar, but not on your iron? To prevent starch build up on your iron, soak a washcloth in white vinegar, wring it out and iron it with your iron on the warm setting. The starch residue will transfer from your iron to the cloth, and your sticky situation is gone.

Electric

Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are a smart, energy efficient way to illuminate your home, but due to the small amount of mercury they contain, they require special handling to be disposed of properly.  To keep you and your family safe and green, the EPA recommends you follow these tips...

Spring Cleaning Tips and Checklist

For many, the annual spring ritual of cleaning our caves and castles from top-to-bottom can seem overwhelming.

But bear in mind two things: there are valid scientific reasons for this traditional purification rite, and it will all only get worse the longer you put off spring cleaning. Not...

Basement

Springtime means out with the old clutter. But for those living with cluttered garages, basements, and closets, cleaning up can be a hassle. What should people do with their old kid’s clothes, ancient tube TVs, and beat up couches? Consumer Reports offers these quick and easy tips on how to...

Great Spring Home Improvement Products from the 2010 National Hardware Show

Spring means a new home improvement to-do list for most homeowners, and a variety of great products for those projects are making their debut at this month’s National Hardware Show. Shop the following solutions as you make plans to refresh your home for a new season and greater long-term...