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Remove grease stains, grass stains and ink stains. Find out which stain removal laundry life hacks actually work! What’s the best way to get out grass stains? What about grease stains? Is hairspray or hand sanitizer better for removing ink... Read more .

How to prevent — and deal with — water damage to your washer, dryer, fridge, HVAC and other appliances. Hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods — storm season is the time of year when Mother Nature can unleash her fury. As you batten down... Read more .

Can you really cook a salmon in the dishwasher? Can a dishwasher clean a baseball hat? Find out what popular dishwasher life hacks actually work. There’s a ton of crazy things you can do in your dishwasher besides just washing dishes — from... Read more .

Take our quiz to find out — and get inspired for future home improvement projects. Your siding, windows and roof speak volumes about your home design style. Are you classic or trendy? Do your tastes tend to be quiet, or do you have a flair for... Read more .

Your washer and dryer habits can say a lot about your personality. Test your laundry knowledge to find out if you’re a pro or all washed up. ##There’s more to laundry day than you think. Whether you love it or hate it, whether you do it... Read more .

If you’re considering replacement windows, check out these expert answers to your questions about energy efficiency, vinyl windows, double-pane windows, curb appeal and maintenance. If your house has outdated windows, there’s a good chance you’re... Read more .

Before you start to think of buying new, there are plenty of appliance fixes that can help your washer, dryer, fridge and dishwasher last for years to come. How can you determine when an appliance just needs a quick fix vs. when it’s time to... Read more .

Are you a home design star or headed for a DIY disaster? Take the quiz to find out. Whether you spend your weekends fixing up the house and watching design shows, or you push all things home improvement to the very last minute, there’s always... Read more .

How do home warranties work? Everything homeowners need to know about home warranties. Congratulations — you’re a homeowner! But it can be daunting to look around your newly purchased house and wonder what you’ve taken on. Especially in a... Read more .

In an article at Realtor.com, Chris Granger, vice president and general manager of Sears Home Services, offers a checklist of the seven home maintenance projects to tackle in July. Advice includes DIY shortcuts as well as tips for when to bring in... Read more .