How to – prepare your vehicle for winter

The official start of winter is almost here. Is your vehicle ready for it? If winters in your area are mild, there may be little preparation required. However, if the season is harsh where you live, there are several important steps to take to protect your vehicle and yourself from cold weather hazards and emergencies. ...

How to – clean earbuds and headphones

Earbuds and headphones are a hot accessory in the modern world of streaming music and smart devices. Whether escaping the clamor of the daily commute or enjoying audio at home or in the office, these devices often enjoy heavy use. But just as the other items you wear need periodic cleaning, so do your earbuds ...

How to – clean your dishwasher

Your dishwasher works hard to help with your cleaning tasks, but occasionally, it needs you to return the favor. Over time, food particles, grease and soap scum can build up in the appliance, reducing its efficiency and creating odors. If your dishwasher has started to look or smell less than pristine, here are some simple ...

How to – clean stovetop burners

Cooking a full meal can be quite a job, which is why it’s no surprise that cleaning the stovetop burners is sometimes neglected. However, putting this task off can allow unsightly grease and food residue to build up and set. If your stovetop is in need of some love, here’s how to whip it back ...

How to – remove permanent marker

Permanent marker isn’t necessarily permanent – and sometimes that’s a good thing. If you or your family accidentally mark one of the surfaces in your home with this supposedly indelible ink, you may be able to erase the damage. Here are some ways to remove permanent marker from common household surfaces.

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