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How to Clean a Steam Iron So It Steams and Looks Like New Dec. 29, 2020

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Before you toss that steam iron because it refuses to steam and the soleplate is sporting a brown, b... Read More

6 Reasons You Need to Add Vinegar to the Laundry Dec. 09, 2020

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When buying vinegar to use in the laundry, choose distilled white vinegar with 5% acidity. It's is a... Read More

Dollar-Store Lightbulbs, Free Windshield Repair and More Reader Tips Nov. 24, 2020

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Not all companies are starving for business these days. In fact, some are setting records for growth... Read More

More Ways Hydrogen Peroxide Can Make Your Life Easier Sep. 10, 2020

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Hydrogen peroxide is as harmless as it is powerful, and it's so much more than just a household clea... Read More

11 Ways To Solve It With Salt Sep. 07, 2020

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Sometimes, the very thing you need to solve an ordinary household problem is sitting right in the pa... Read More

Questions: Best Robot Vacuum, Ant Killer and Malfunctioning Oven Jul. 22, 2020

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It's time, once again, to reach into my virtual mailbag to read what a handful of my Dear Readers ha... Read More

Homemade Outdoor Window Cleaners Jun. 15, 2020

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Homemade window cleaners are easy to make using common household ingredients you probably have alrea... Read More

With Kids, Travel Kit Can Save the Day Jun. 08, 2020

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Whether it's anticipating a back-seat disaster, coming up with a quick dinner solution or keeping me... Read More

Great Readers Share More Great Tips! May. 11, 2020

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Receiving so many awesome time- and money-saving tips from my dear readers always reassures me that ... Read More

Simple Secrets to Make Clothes Look Better and Last Longer Sep. 10, 2019

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You should see the big wad of lint I just plucked from the trap of my clothes dryer. Ack! Where does... Read More

Select Material and Lay a New Bamboo Floor Dec. 27, 2018

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Dear James: I was planning to install hardwood flooring myself, but then I saw some bamboo flooring,... Read More

10 Incredibly Clever Ways to Use Bread Bags Nov. 19, 2018

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As you know — and only because I write about it so much — I may as well be president of ... Read More