Tips & Hacks Articles & Tips

Is your washer or dryer acting up? Our video playlist has easy-to-follow solutions for the most common laundry problems. Love it or loathe it, laundry is a fact of life. Here are some of our most popular Appliance Maintenance Quick Tips videos to... Read more .

If your ice maker isn’t working, a simple fix might get it going again. Always unplug your refrigerator and turn the water supply line off before troubleshooting. Common Ice Maker Problems An ice maker can stop working for a variety of reasons.... Read more .

Tips and hacks to help extend the life of your dryer, increase safety and make laundry day easier. Most everyone knows to clean out the lint filter every time you use the dryer, but there are several other important things you should do regularly... Read more .

The roof protects you and your home from all kinds of weather, bugs, animals and falling debris. Yet we rarely think about the roof until it’s too late — and then it can be a big investment. Since your roof can last up to 25 years with proper... Read more .

Do coffee filters and newspaper actually work to clean windows? Is a DIY glass cleaner better than store bought? We’re testing popular window cleaning hacks to find out! Cleaning your windows can be a pain. To help make the job easier, we’re... Read more .

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 .