Bed bugs, bedbugs, or bed-bugs are an incredible nuisance, and can be lurking in almost any bed. Often you don’t know a mattress is infected until it is too late. As annoying as they and their bites are, they are even more difficult to get rid of. How to Eliminate Bed Bugs If you believe […]

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Cockroaches are never welcome guests, and they are some of the most difficult creatures to get rid of. Not only are they simply gross to look at, but they also track urine and feces wherever they walk. How to Get Rid of Cockroaches You might think that a whole can of RAID is your only […]

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Everybody is familiar with pepper’s lighter-hued mate and its uses in and on dishes. But you may be surprised to learn that salt also has a wide variety of uses outside of the kitchen. From killing ants to polishing metal, salt may just be your new go-to item for many fixes around the house. Uses […]

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After making yourself a much-needed cup of joe in the morning, you likely toss the expired grounds into the trash. But did you know that these coffee grounds can actually be used in a variety of ways around the home and garden? Ways to Use Coffee Grounds Check out the list of uses for coffee […]

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Essential oils have been in use for centuries for a number of reasons, including their health purposes, medicinal properties and often delightful scents. They can be used to aid in housework, provide aromatherapy, protect your immune system and care for your body. The oils are made using every part of the plants, from the flowers […]

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Along with warmer temperatures and longer nights, summer also brings mosquitoes. With the rising concern of diseases such as West Nile and the Zika virus, it is more important than ever to protect yourself from the bites of these obnoxious bugs. Plants That Repel Mosquitoes Here is a list of some of the most useful […]

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Flies. Everyone hates them and they seem to move with lightning speed when flying into the house or car. If you have a serious problem with flies, either in the house or the yard, it can be seriously irritating. You can hang those store-bought fly traps, but they never seem to work very well and […]

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You might think that baking soda is only used for cooking, or maybe even for reducing odors in your refrigerator. However, baking soda has many more uses, even outside of the kitchen. And being as cheap as it is, it just might be the new must-have for every house. Baking Soda Uses  Read on to […]

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We all know how irritating it can be when your drain gets clogged. Worst of all, it seems like many of those commercial drain cleaners don’t even work. What they are good at doing, however, is corroding your pipes, polluting the water, and damaging your septic system or the materials your tub/sink is made of. […]

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Water conservation is of utmost importance. It’s wise to take on smart, good habits that can ensure that our environment remains healthy and full of resources. Water conservation means preventing the waste of water, using it less frequently and ensuring that there is ample water available for the world around us. Water Conservation Tips Read […]

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It’s a good practice to keep a mortar in the kitchen for those times you need to grind everything up to a fine powder. Grinders and graters are just as important to the household. You can’t go wrong with these items in your kitchen. They are durable, inexpensive and well-suited to a household environment. Be […]

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Commercial toilet bowl cleaners typically come filled with chemicals, toxins and other unwanted substances. Toilet bowl cleaners and deodorizers are known to have chemicals that are highly poisonous, such as Isopropyl alcohol. You can make your own cleaning supplies to combat the problems that can arise from using toxic toilet bowl cleaners, as well as […]

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In support of environmental protection, many people are looking for ways they can transform their bathroom into an efficient energy using room. There are a number of things that can be done. According to Jack Thomasson, HGTV’s Green Home house planner, says that using green design tricks can allow you to continue your modern comforts. […]

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Household mildew and mold often present health complications. It’s proven to encourage asthma, yeast infections, colds and allergies, and is thought to induce not only depression, but mood swings as well. The preferred technique to remove the problem is to prevent it. However, the issue with mold and mildew is we often don’t realize that […]

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Mold and mildew grow in the damp areas of your home. It’s not uncommon to see it in the bathroom, especially areas that damp towels are often left. Mold and mildew growth aren’t just unattractive, they pose a risk to your health. Their spores have been known to rile up one’s allergies, irritate your skin […]

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