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Is anyone else noticing bathroom sink clogs from some of the newer tartar control toothpastes like 7 hlthe2b Aug 11 Aug 11 5 368
After 34 years.... 15 yonder Aug 8 Aug 10 1 317
I saw a rat in my apt tonight. I have lived here 24 BigmanPigman Oct 2018 Jul 23 3 1048
I killed a black widow in my house today... 21 blur256 Nov 2018 Jul 9 0 965
50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making 8 mzteris Jun 2014 Jul 7 5 2111
My advice. Run away from LG refrigerators. 16 BootinUp Dec 2018 Jul 7 2 1025
Need plumbers' advice 6 hermetic May 2019 Jul 7 0 454
Security flaws in a popular smart home hub let hackers unlock front doors 3 Eugene Jul 3 Jul 3 3 387
Keep Water Softeners from Harming Our Waters 1 kat3rinamarquez Jun 16 Jun 16 6 523
Recommendation for a barrier shrub or grass that is non-invasive, yet provides some privacy. 4 TheBlackAdder Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 359
Know your vinegars. 1 procon Mar 2019 Mar 2019 3 543
Getting rid of raccoons and skunks in the yard 7 DonaldsRump Mar 2019 Mar 2019 3 437
There is a terrible smell in my apartment. I've looked at all the garbages, 24 applegrove Aug 2017 Dec 2018 2 3285
Anybody ever tried that expensive cat litter that comes in large containers? 6 raccoon Oct 2018 Dec 2018 0 622
I'm starting to darn socks with holes in them. 12 no_hypocrisy Oct 2017 Nov 2018 0 2223
Are hot glue guns more effective (holds better) than Gorilla Glue? 8 no_hypocrisy May 2018 Nov 2018 1 770
What causes some items of clothing or towels to develop black spots? 5 raccoon May 2018 Aug 2018 0 847
Should I kill spiders in my home? An entomologist explains why not to. 20 Cattledog Aug 2018 Aug 2018 11 1312
Environmentally Responsible Coffee Brewing 6 Ohiogal Jun 2018 Jun 2018 0 868
This blog has some great household tips 3 The empressof all Sep 2012 May 2018 3 2006
Help! I need a clothes iron. I bought a Eureka, and I hate the thing. 9 Nay May 2018 May 2018 1 956
Do you regularly wash your pillows? Do we really need to? 7 raccoon Apr 2018 Apr 2018 0 883
Yall who sew, I have a question. I have some old bedsheets (I keep them forever) 8 raccoon Apr 2018 Apr 2018 0 1003
Beyond Lemons and Vinegar: How to Clean With Ketchup, Vodka, Butter and More 1 elleng Apr 2018 Apr 2018 3 1468
Family Budget Calculator 0 left-of-center2012 Mar 2018 Mar 2018 3 522
Silverware Scrubber..?? 9 Stuart G Jan 2018 Mar 2018 0 1003
Weird Bathroom Cleaning Tip 8 left-of-center2012 Nov 2017 Nov 2017 2 2010
HOW TO GET RID OF BAD SMELLS 7 elleng Oct 2017 Oct 2017 5 2284
How do I keep my rubber gasket on my blender container 7 no_hypocrisy Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 1317
I don't know where else to post this gardening tip 7 cyclonefence Sep 2017 Sep 2017 8 3111
Can anyone recommend a good brand of towels and washcloths? 12 Nay Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 2298
I want to replace my kitchen recessed light bulbs 6 SHRED Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 1405
Anyone ever tried using cold-pressed castor oil (or other natural remedy) 3 raccoon Apr 2017 Jul 2017 0 4121
Cleaning 30+ years of gunk off kitchen cabinets???? how? 13 NMDemDist2 Aug 2016 Jul 2017 0 1649
first-timer to bleaching clothes, need help 15 steve2470 Jul 2017 Jul 2017 2 2028
Paper Wasps in our walls 6 woodsprite Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 1944
Traps out, but can't seem to catch mice! 12 LuckyLib Jan 2017 Apr 2017 0 1452
Darning socks 4 no_hypocrisy Mar 2017 Apr 2017 0 1909
I need some help ... 18 aggiesal Dec 2016 Apr 2017 0 2408
New pots and pans and changing my cooking habits 7 PennyK Mar 2017 Apr 2017 0 3183
Furniture polish? 1 left-of-center2012 Apr 2017 Apr 2017 0 3219
Peppers in vinegar. I like it on greens. Anyone tried adding more vinegar when the vinegar 5 raccoon Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 3632
I just saved a bunch of money by asking if they could do better on a price of a washer & dryer 5 kimbutgar Mar 2017 Mar 2017 10 2237
Tuft & Needle mattress 11 ginnyinWI Sep 2016 Feb 2017 0 1731
I'm getting my first freezer 12 PennyK Jan 2017 Feb 2017 0 1836
How to clean bits of gray fluff off a blown ceiling? I have this problem in my room. 3 raccoon Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 1024
HELP!!! HRC is Getting elected POTUS and my curtains aren't clean!!! 4 LaydeeBug Nov 2016 Dec 2016 0 814
What is the correct term for pictures that are on canvas and stretched over 3 raccoon Nov 2016 Dec 2016 0 1185
Half a dozen garter snakes found in my garage and basement. 5 no_hypocrisy Oct 2016 Oct 2016 0 3341
How do I remove spilled house paint from the floor of my trunk? 3 no_hypocrisy Oct 2016 Oct 2016 0 970
Need help!!! 6 Paper Roses Sep 2016 Sep 2016 0 1226
You don't have to change razor-blades that often. 3 DetlefK Jun 2015 Aug 2016 5 1865
scorch marks on my kitchen counter, ACK! 2 CTyankee Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 943
Where are the freaking house flies coming from? 6 TexasBushwhacker Jun 2015 Jul 2016 0 1841
frustrating ceiling fan problem 4 shireen Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 1124
30-easy-ways-to-vastly-improve-your-kitchen 4 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Jul 2016 12 2291
Do you ever air-dry your clothes? 21 Pool Hall Ace Feb 2014 Jul 2016 0 2969
need help with window treatment 12 ellenrr Mar 2016 May 2016 0 2549
This message was self-deleted by its author 4 passiveporcupine May 2016 May 2016 0 815
How do you properly dispose of the "new" squiggly light bulbs? 7 no_hypocrisy Mar 2015 May 2016 0 1800
Homemade carpet cleaner solution that really works! 8 kas125 Mar 2016 Apr 2016 5 2800
Gnarly large rust stain on the bottom of my toilet bowl 6 no_hypocrisy Jul 2014 Mar 2016 0 30499
Best vaccum cleaner for pet hair? My squees shed like crazy 4 LaydeeBug Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 1486
I've heard for ages to use hydrogen peroxide to remove bloodstains, but IME it doesn't work well. 9 raccoon Oct 2014 Feb 2016 1 1958
This is weird. I Found a Dead Rat in the Chicken Coop. How did that happen? 9 2banon Jul 2014 Feb 2016 0 3259
Did Campbell's soup cans used to be bigger? 3 raccoon Dec 2015 Jan 2016 3 1989
Well after a couple more expensive models (vacuums) 12 nadinbrzezinski Jun 2015 Jan 2016 0 1678
Very interesting bed bug advice, I've never seen before. 22 snagglepuss Dec 2014 Oct 2015 3 4166
Here's an idea... 3 hermetic May 2014 Jul 2015 1 1430
How to make small area rugs (abt 5' X 3') stay in place on carpet--that is the question. 1 raccoon Jul 2015 Jul 2015 0 1249
Does anyone have advice on buying a mattress? 13 japple Jan 2015 Jul 2015 0 4115
Is there a secret to the successful use of Murphy's oil soap? 3 Paper Roses Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 1927
Swifter Sweeper 2 no_hypocrisy Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 2721
Ok, I broke down and bought a new sofa yesterday!! 15 CountAllVotes Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 2135
Help for non-slip rubber rug pads 0 Curmudgeoness Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 871
Used bed pillows 5 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Feb 2015 0 1653
Do you buy checks on line? 8 Paper Roses Apr 2014 Jan 2015 0 1956
Anybody got any hints on how to keep little beads on clothes from falling off? Maybe there’s 5 raccoon Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 14064
is there an easy way to dust louvered doors? 8 blackcrowflies Oct 2014 Dec 2014 0 23830
Cream of Tartar (found on Facebook) 5 NMDemDist2 Dec 2014 Dec 2014 6 1783
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