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Stick A Tennis Ball On The Top Of Your Broom Stick

Tennis balls are for tennis, to play a game of catch with your dog and even help grandma's walker slide across the floor. But tennis balls are not for cleaning around your house, right? Come to find out one cleaning hack you should employ is to stick a tennis ball at the end of your broom. We all...
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Improvement Projects Homeowners Wish They'd Completed Earlier

Last week we mentioned the average home has nine current improvement projects happening at the same time and for many of them, it's "in progress" but very little work is being done. But as you prioritize those projects a recent poll of long time homeowners reveals the projects they wish were done...
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Things You Shouldn't Clean With Vinegar

While vinegar is a great cleaning solution around the house, it isn't the best on certain items. While it is a safe alternative to chemical cleaners it is still an acid which can damage certain finishes in your home. For instance, if you have granite or marble countertops or natural stone floor...
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How To Minimize Your Risk Of Bring Bed Bugs Home

"Sleep Tight and Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite" is an old saying with modern relevance as the pesky insects numbers continue to surge worldwide. Not only do they bite you when you sleep but are very hard to rid once a room is infected. So scientist have been hard at work to try and figure out the...
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Why Are Cats Drawn To Taped Outline Of Boxes On The Floor?

Cats love boxes, even virtual ones. The latest Internet craze for cat owners confirms this as people are trapping cats in squares made of tape stuck to the floor. Danielle Matheson noted that her mother had used duct tape to create a square on her hard wood floor, only to have her cats drawn to the...
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Open Floor Plans May Lead To Over Eating

Open-concept living spaces are extremely popular and may be a reason why Americans are getting heavier. New research at the University of Notre Dame suggests having such easy access to the kitchen may lead to overeating. Two study groups where served buffet-style meals. For one meal, the students...
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