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. ...

Could you save money by home shopping in a different month?

Many products have seasonal prices, and this can be true of homes as well. Some studies have suggested that buying a home later in the year can potentially save you thousands on your purchase, though there are some tradeoffs to consider. While there are no guarantees in the world of real estate markets, here are some ...

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 hide ugly elements in your home

Even the nicest homes have their flaws. Dinged up appliances. Cluttered cables. Obtrusive outlets. The list goes on. It’s not always practical to replace or move the less-than-attractive elements in your home. Instead, there are often clever ways to hide, disguise or redecorate these interior eyesores. Here are some ideas.

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