household

Recycling Dead Disposable Batteries

You are probably braking the law and what's scary about it is you may not know you are performing an illegal activity. Florida law prohibits the disposal of rechargeable batteries into the trash . While it's been known that liquid batteries, such as car and boat batteries, can be dangerous if...
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Items You May be Behind In Tossing In The Garbage

Everything our home has a shelf life. Milk, bread, deodorant are just a few but there are some items that generally outstay their welcome and they could be making you sick! While we routinely replace kitchen sponges and HVAC filters, our bath towels may be as old as 5 years before replacing them...
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Men Prefer Chores Over Work

While women still are the ones who do more household chores then men , regardless of either the man's or woman's career or income, times are changing and men are finding chores are more satisfying then their careers. A survey of 4,000 people were asked to rate their enjoyment of daily activities...
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Items Your Dishwasher Can Clean Besides Dishes

If you thought your dishwasher was just for cleaning dishes, we've got some pleasant news to share with you! Your dishwasher can become a multi-tasker too with these time-saving cleaning hacks that involve it. Don't waste time vacuuming each piece of the air vent grille. Simply unscrew it from the...
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When To Wash Household Items From The Experts

Nothing screams excitement more than cleaning the house! Ah, the joy of washing, scrubbing, folding and dusting can make you cringe. While wiping down counters and running the vacuum quickly can buy you sometime, there's always a deep clean to come. While you strive to keep a tidy home you may not...
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Money Does Buy Happiness If You Use It To Buy Time

Money can't buy you happiness is what they say but it's not necessarily true. A new Harvard Business School study has found that using money to buy yourself time indeed can make you happy. The bet part is you don't have to be a millionaire to enjoy the benefits. The study found that paying people...
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Take A Picture Of Your Stove Before Vacation For A Good Reason

Your bag is packed, the reservations are confirmed and you're about to leave for a well-deserved vacation! But before you leave, take your phone out and snap a picture of the stove knobs, air conditioning thermostat and even the iron. It's not because you want to show off your home appliances to...
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Congratulations! We're All Rich*

Good news! We're rich! That's what recent analysis concluded with the stock market increases during the last three months of 2016. The Federal Reserve said the nation’s household wealth increased 2.3%, stock and mutual fund portfolios jumped $728 billion in value and home values rose $557 billion;...
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Household Expiration Dates You Don't Know About

Some things are n-brainers when it comes to getting rid of, such as expired milk. But what about your pillow, power strips and spices? Yes, nearly every item you possess has an expiration date. While finding them on food is easy, finding them on household items is tricky. For instance, replace your...
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Household Hacks That Help In A Pinch

Just because a household product is designed for a specific chore doesn't mean it can't be used for something else in a pinch. Many times, a quick fix hack works just as well or better than products specifically designed for a job (and usually costs less). Here are some household hacks submitted my...
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