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Stay cool — and save money — this summer by checking these hot spots in your home. Maintaining the optimal temperature in your home over the summer is no easy feat, because more factors come into play than simply setting the AC to your desired... Read more .

Get your home and major appliances ready for the warmer days to come. Kelly Edwards, best known for hosting the successful HGTV series “Design on a Dime” and Style Network’s “Tacky House,” and current host of The Design Network’s “DIY House... Read more .

Solve your biggest washing machine problems with these hints and tips. Does your washing machine stop mid-cycle? Is it making strange sounds or vibrations? These are just a couple of the most common washer problems that Sears’ extensive network... Read more .

If you’re remodeling your kitchen, focus on efficiency and ease of use. A kitchen remodel gives you the opportunity to start from square one and make your kitchen more efficient and user-friendly than it’s ever been. How? By thinking about the... Read more .

Tips and tricks for cleaning even your dirtiest clothes using cold water. Dirty clothes only really get clean in warm or hot water, right? Wrong! That myth is all washed up. Technological advances made in both washing machines and detergents... Read more .

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. Take the time to brush... Read more .