Tips & Hacks

Cleaning granite countertops may seem like a lost cause. Don’t worry: A granite stain isn’t necessarily permanent. Wine glasses can leave pesky ring stains on your nice countertops — especially if you’ve been drinking red wine. Scrubbing the... Read more .

Five common misconceptions about snow blower maintenance and safety. Before the white stuff starts falling again and you rev up your snow blower for the first time this season, learn the truth about some common misconceptions. Read more .

Does baking soda in the fridge really deodorize? How should you thaw meat? Is food safe to eat after a power failure? Here’s what you need to know to help keep your food fresh and your family safe. That seemingly innocent rotisserie chicken in... Read more .

Wondering if those leftovers are still good? What about that meat? Or milk? Our infographic breaks down the shelf life of common refrigerated items and offers up tips for keeping food fresh. Because sell-by dates often aren’t reliable... Read more .

Dangers lurk around every corner in your home. These must-know kitchen safety tips will help prevent accidents and keep kids out of harm’s way. Accidents happen when you least expect them to, especially in a busy household. October is Fire... Read more .

Simple, surprising ways to get rid of wrinkles and static cling. Plus: how to fluff up your blankets and towels! Did you know that with the help of a few household items, your dryer could de-wrinkle your clothes, make blankets fluffier and... Read more .

Is your dishwasher acting up? Our YouTube® playlist has a diverse selection of easy-to-follow solutions for the most common dishwasher problems. Continuing our pledge to meet all your home improvement needs, the pros at Sears Home Services have... Read more .

A fridge working at full capacity can save energy and help keep your food safe. A refrigerator does more than keep food pleasantly cool. It helps prevent dangerous bacteria from developing on your food. But if you don’t maintain your... Read more .

Are your appliances ready for the holidays? Make sure your fridge, oven, and dishwasher are at peak performances level before guests arrive. The holidays are right around the corner, and whether you’re cooking Thanksgiving dinner for the masses,... Read more .

Here’s what you can do if a summer storm, hurricane or hailstorm strikes, plus what to do if a tree falls on your house. You don’t need a hurricane warning to crank up your stress level about possible storm damage to your home. Even a short-lived... Read more .