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    8 Best All-in-One Washer/Dryers

    Check out this collection of the best all-in-one washer dryers to see which one can boost your laundry game the most.

    14 Things That Should Never End Up in Your Dryer

    If you're short on time and in a rush, it's easy to just throw everything in the dryer from the...


    Home Facts: This is How Long These Parts of Your Home Should Last

    You know how it goes: When you're least expecting it, you'll need to replace something in your home. Maybe the...


    12 Bad Home Decorating Habits You Should Stop Immediately

    Are you guilty of these bad home decorating habits? Your design should make sense and not confuse your guests.


    How to Snuff Out Bad Smells in Your House

    Every now and then you'll walk into a room in your home and think to yourself, "What stinks?" Maybe it's...

    100 Essential Cleaning Hacks for Your Home

    Speed up home cleaning by putting into practice some of these 100 essential cleaning hacks for your home. You won't...


    12 High-Quality Hand Tools You Can Actually Buy on Amazon

    Find these durable, high-quality hand tools available for time-saving delivery right now on Amazon.com.

    7 Effortless Ways to Freshen Linens Without Chemicals

    The best ways to freshen linens, chemical-free.


    Prevent Fires and Cut Your Energy Bill! Expert Guide to Dryer Ducts

    On any top 10 list of home fire causes, you’ll find “clothes dryer.” But it would be more accurate to...


    6 Home Problems Inspectors Hate to See

    Reuben Saltzman, president of Structure Tech in Minnesota, identifies potential home problems and what to do about them.


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    8 Best Laundry Room Storage Cabinets

    Streamline your chores and keep your home tidy with the help of these top-rated laundry room cabinets.

    This Product Will Whiten Your Laundry Without Bleach—and It’s Probably In Your Fridge!

    Put away the bleach and instead reach for something that could be in your fridge to learn how to whiten...


    10 Best Laundry Baskets, Hampers and Sorters

    Make laundry day more organized and less of a chore with these cleverly designed laundry baskets and hampers.


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    We Tried Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Paint Color of the Year

    Aegean Teal caught the attention of our team here at Family Handyman. Here's why we love it.


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    7 Best Ironing Boards For 2021

    Look sharp, crisp and wrinkle-free! Here's our list of the best ironing boards.


    9 Things You Never Knew Your Dryer Could Do

    If you’re only using that appliance to dry clothes, you’re missing out. Find out some more ways your clothes dryer...

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    10 Laundry Room Problems You’ll Regret Ignoring

    Take care of these washer and dryer warning signs now to avoid costly repairs or replacement later.


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    8 Best Portable Washing Machines

    If you lack space or live a nomadic lifestyle, a portable washing machine may be the right mini appliance for...


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    How to Tell If You’re Using Too Much Laundry Detergent

    Even when laundry is filthy, smelly and stained, more detergent isn't better. If there are suds after the rinse cycle,...


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    Liquid vs. Powder Detergent: Which Is Better to Use?

    Though powder detergent was the first one on the scene, liquid laundry detergent has proved far more popular in recent...


    Can You Wash ‘Dry Clean Only’ Clothes at Home?

    It's late, your suit is dirty but you need it for tomorrow's meeting. Here's how to dry clean clothes at...


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    Why You Shouldn’t Put Microfiber Cloths in the Dryer

    Microfiber cloths do the cleaning for you, but have you ever thought about how they should be cleaned?


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    8 Secret Ingredients You Should Be Adding to Your Laundry

    Don't toss in a laundry pod and think you're done. These surprising additions can get rid of tough stains, boost...


    What Is Laundry Stripping?

    Find out how laundry stripping can reveal hidden grime that's been living on your sheets and towels.

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    What Do Those Washing Symbols on Your Clothes Mean?

    You know those hieroglyphics-like symbols on clothing labels? They’re intended to give consumers important cleaning information. But can anyone really...


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    The Best Electric Pressure Washers: Reviews and Buying Tips

    Once you use a pressure washer, you'll know it's a tool you can't live without. We tested and provided 10...


    22 Brainy Ways to Use Dryer Sheets at Home

    Who knew dryer sheets had so many uses beyond making laundry smell fresh and feel soft? Here are 22 ways...


    Deals We Love: Pressure Washing

    Brighten your home's exterior from top to bottom with this select pressure washer and extension wand.


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    How to Clean the Inside of a Washing Machine

    Time to get this on your cleaning rotation!


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    8 Ideas for Cleaning a Handbag

    Your handbag is probably dirtier than you think. Learn how to properly clean a handbag so you can rest assured...