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This Video Debunks 10 Popular Misconceptions About Home Appliances

You probably spent a lot of money on your home’s appliances, so you might as well get the most out of them. Here are some of the most common myths and old wives’ tales about dishwashers, refrigerators and other appliances.


Do Your Dusting Early In The Day To Avoid Bedtime Allergy Symptoms

Doing your housecleaning early in the day is good for more than just getting it over with. If you suffer from dust allergies or any other sinus problems, dusting and vacuuming early gives stirred up dust in the air time to settle before bedtime. You get a clean house, and you can sleep in peace.


Turn A Box With Hand Holes Into A Charging Station

There are plenty of creative ways to hide chargers and cords. One simple solution that doesn’t require much effort? Use a storage box with hand holes.


Thread Needles Faster By Spraying Them With Hairspray

Threading a needle is a simple enough task, but it can be frustrating when the thread bends and frays. Next time this happens to you, try spraying it with hairspray.


Remove Fresh Red Wine Stains With High-Proof Clear Liquor

Red wine is a great addition to any dinner, but accidents can happen. You can get fresh red wine stains out of fabric and carpet using some of wine’s heartier cousins to help soak up the colour.


This Infographic Shows How To Care For Every Type Of Clothing Fabric

Washing your clothes according to fabric rather than colour can not only save you money, it could make laundering your clothes more efficient. Here’s a guide to washing and ironing various fabric types.


Add Modular Counter Space To Your Kitchen With A Simple Folding Bracket

Most of us could use more counter space, and a simple folding bracket from the hardware store could be the solution to your storage woes. Install one and you can add working space when you want it, and then fold it away when you don’t.


Fix Curling Vinly Floor Tiles With A Clothes Iron

Vinyl floor tiles curl up at the corners as their adhesive starts to fail, but there’s usually still enough stick to them that you can’t just pull them up without damage. You can use a simple clothes iron to loosen that remaining adhesive.


Kitchen Tool School: The Ever-Scrappy Bench Scraper

You may not own a bench scraper. In fact, it’s possible you don’t even know what it is. But hopefully, by the time you’ve heard us out, you’ll be convinced you need one.


Kitchen Tool School: The Indispensable Microplane Rasp Grater

When it comes to kitchen equipment, there are some instances where you must accept no substitutes. Like for a sharp chef’s knife, or a heavy-bottomed Cast iron pan. Or a Microplane rasp grater.