Hygiene

Should You Really Put a Brick In Your Toilet to Save Water?

Should You Really Put a Brick In Your Toilet to Save Water?

Toilets account for nearly 30% of household water use according to the EPA, which means that replacing old ones with newer, more efficient models can take a serious bite out of your water bill. Unfortunately, the significant up-front costs are a dealbreaker for lots of people, leading some to embrace…

How Often Should You Clean Your Sheets, Really?

How Often Should You Clean Your Sheets, Really?

You’re probably not washing your sheets as often as you should. A survey done by the Mattress Advisor found that, on average, people will wait about 24 days before changing them — and the number was even higher for pillowcases. Here’s how often you should be washing your linens, and…