How high should you mount your TV?

Installing a new TV is an exciting moment, and who could be blamed for rushing to get it set up and ready to enjoy? Before you put holes in your drywall or drop serious dough on a new entertainment center, however, take some time to ensure you’re putting your screen at the best height for ...

How to – start composting

It’s food for your garden. It’s a smart use of household waste. It’s a great lesson on the cycles of nature. It’s composting! If you’re looking for a healthier garden and an emptier trash bin, composting may be for you. Learn how to start composting at home with these simple instructions. 

How to – clean a shower curtain

They may not be considered a regular laundry item, but your shower curtain and liner are great candidates for a regular trip through your washing machine. Over time, these items can accumulate soap scum, mildew and mold. Thanks to your washing machine, however, it takes minimum elbow grease and just a few household supplies to ...

8 tips and tricks for painting your home’s interior

Painting a home’s rooms is a rite of passage for many homeowners and an affordable alternative to hiring professional painters. However, while cracking open a can of paint and slapping a fresh coat on a wall can be easy, doing a professional-looking job isn’t always so simple.

How to – set your fridge and freezer temperatures correctly

Is your refrigerator running? More importantly, is it running properly? These may be set-and-forget appliances for many people, but to keep your food safe and flavorful, it’s important to ensure your fridge and freezer compartments are maintaining the proper temperatures. Here’s how to check, adjust and maintain the right level of cool in your refrigerator. 

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