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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.

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The Clever Way to Put Car Wax to Work—in Your Kitchen!

If you're only using car wax to add lustre to your vehicle's finish, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential.

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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20 Clever New Uses For Old Nail Polish

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


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12 Clever Uses For Pillowcases You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Got old bedding collecting dust in the linen closet? Put it to work all around the house with these clever...


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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...

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.


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.


Your iPhone’s Volume Buttons Are Loaded with Hidden Features

While their primary goal is to control sound, your iPhone's volume buttons can actually do much more than you think.


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Never Do This During a Thunderstorm

The obvious thing to do during a thunderstorm is to get inside. Once you're inside, remember these tips to stay...


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Cool Uses for Ice Cubes All Around the House

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


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Why You Need to Stop Charging Your Phone Overnight

...And other surprising ways you're shortening the life of your smart devices.


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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...


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6 Simple Things You Can Do Right Now to Save the Bees

Want to do your part to help save the bees? Here are six strategies to combat colony collapse disorder.


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This Brilliant Hack Will Make Your Cheese Last Longer

...And more thrifty ways to put a pantry staple to work all around the house.


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Don’t Toss That Wine Cork in the Trash Just Yet!

You may be unable to turn water into wine, but you *can* turn those old corks into something useful.


Brilliant Uses For Dryer Lint in Your Back Yard and Garden

When dryer lint piles up, it can become a fire hazard. But before you toss it in the trash, consider...


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The New Scams Canadians Are Falling For—And How to Avoid Them

Follow this expert advice to beef up your defenses against fraud and identity theft.


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How to Unclog a Toilet Without a Plunger

Five tricks worth trying if you're ever faced with this nightmare scenario.


It’s Official—This is the Best Temperature To Set Your Thermostat in Summer

Experts say it strikes the perfect balance between comfort and energy conservation.


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Clever Coffee Can Hacks That’ll Save You Time, Money and Effort

Emptied all of the coffee out of the coffee can? Don't throw it out just yet! Here are 15 genius...


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Handy Nail Polish Remover Hacks (That Have Nothing to Do With Your Nails)

If you’ve only been using nail polish remover on your manicure, you’re tapping just a fraction of its potential.

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Sneaky Ways Burglars Can Break into Your House

In many cases, all it takes to keep a burglar out is a locked door. But some burglars are a...


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Why You Should Never Place Your Laptop on Your Lap

...And more secrets that will extend the life of your computer.


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7 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Coffee Maker

These maintenance mistakes can take a toll on your hard-working home appliance.


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Never Do This to Your Laptop

A laptop is a big investment, so you want to keep it in good shape for as long as possible....


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How to Get Rid of Ants for Good

Kick pesky ants out of your house and back to their colony with these easy, expert-approved tricks.


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Try This Trick the Next Time You Scorch a Shirt While Ironing

If you're only using cornstarch to thicken sauces and gravies, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential. Check out...