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Bathroom Remodeling

Want a quick tip to keep tile flooring looking like new? Make a solution of white vinegar and water to wash your tile floor. The vinegar cleans and shines the tile floor without leaving streaks.

Plus, vinegar is half the cost of those expensive tile cleaners -- as well as being a safe,...

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...

Toilets

Are mysterious house noises making you think your home is haunted? If you hear squeaks and creaks, things that go bump in the night and knocking behind walls, your home is actually being plagued by normal household quirks gone a little awry. Here are house noises explained, with tips on how to...

Bedrooms

Are squeaky floorboards grating on your nerves, or foiling nighttime trips to the kitchen or bathroom? Squeaks are the result of boards rubbing together or nails that have loosened. To eliminate the noise of squeaky floorboards, you have to eliminate the movement. Regardless of the type of...

Outdoor Living

Let's face it, sometimes in our harried worlds, it's the little things we do for ourselves that count the most. Home improvement is no different and completing a simple project that does nothing but deliver a bit of luxury to a busy life can pay big emotional dividends.   Here are some of our...