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Chances are, you’re not using everything in your drawers and cupboards to its full potential! These genius home hacks and do-it-yourself solutions will save you time, money and effort.

The Best Ways to Use Ammonia Around the House

Ammonia often plays second fiddle to bleach, but it’s one of the most powerful cleaning products in your arsenal. Here are 20 smart ways to use it.

I Tried IKEA’s New Air Purifier—Here’s What It’s Like

The new Förnuftig air purifier tackles indoor air pollution to help you breathe easier.


25 Plastic Wrap Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Learn how to use this versatile tool to its full potential.


The Guide to Using Baking Soda at Home

You've probably got a box of baking soda sitting at the back of your fridge, but this powerful deodorizer has...


No Watch? No Problem! Here’s How to Tell the Time, Anytime

Five back-to-basics ways of gauging the time of day without the aid of modern technology.

Aluminum Foil Hacks to Save You Time

If you're only using aluminum foil to line your cookie sheets, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential.


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12 Tips To Prevent Your Bike From Being Stolen

No one wants their bicycle stolen, whether out and about or from their garage.

How to Keep Your Food From Spoiling During a Power Outage

These power outage food safety tips keep food from spoiling when you're left in the dark.


The One Thing You’re NOT Doing with Your Paper Towels (But Should Be)

Paper towels belong in your refrigerator. Surprised? Hear us out!


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10 Clever Uses for Onions You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Onions might make you cry, but they can also help housebreak your dog, keep away pests, and much more!


This Is What It Means if You Have Frost in Your Freezer

Freezer frost isn't just unsightly. It can impact food quality, cause a nasty odour and even weaken your freezer's efficiency....


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10 Ways You Never Thought to Use a Kitchen Sponge

If you're only using your kitchen sponges to wash dishes, you're tapping just a fraction of their potential! Check out...


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12 Things to Stop Buying That’ll Save You Tons of Cash

Cut these simple things out of your life and you'll be amazed at how much money you can save.


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11 Smart Uses For Sandpaper You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using sandpaper on your woodworking projects, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential. Here's how to...


How Often Should You Flip Your Mattress?

Do you need to flip your mattress? And when does it need to be rotated? We answer all your questions...

11 Facebook Marketplace Scams to Watch Out For

Buyer beware: Lots of scammers set up shop on Facebook Marketplace. Here's how to avoid falling victim to one.


This Is Why There Isn’t a Light in Your Freezer

It's time to finally shed some light on why our freezers are so dark.


How to Unshrink Clothes

All hope isn't lost if you find your favourite clothing no longer fits after a trip through the dryer. Learn...


Finally! A Definitive List of What Those F1 – F12 Keys Do

You can stop wondering about those function keys. We have the answer.


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25+ Clever Uses for Coffee Filters You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

You use coffee filters everyday to make your favourite morning brew, but they have lots of other uses around the...


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Brilliant Steel Wool Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using steel wool to scrub your pots, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential! Find out...


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20+ Clever Things to Do with Nail Polish

It turns out the usefulness of nail polish isn't limited to your nails. Check out these extraordinary ways to put...


This Viral Hack Shows You How to Keep Food Cold Outside

All you need is a container, water and a freezer!

Why You Should Always Turn Off the Bathroom Fan Before Leaving on a Vacation

Leaving the fan on for an extended period of time can cause dangerous wear to the motor, experts say.


Here’s Why You Should Close Your Bedroom Door at Night

It may not seem like a big deal, but when it comes to you and your family's safety, it's vital....


If You See White Flakes in Water from Your Tap, This Is What It Means

If you see white flakes swirling around in your drinking water, don't panic. There's a simple explanation.


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10 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Phone

You may think keeping a phone constantly charged is a good thing—wrong! Learn the surprising ways you're shortening the life...


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14 Clever Uses for Ice Cubes You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using ice cubes to keep your drinks chilled, you're only tapping a fraction of their potential. Here...


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Why You Should Never Throw Out an Old Garden Hose

When your old garden hose springs a leak or two, don't throw it out! Here are five clever ways to...