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Top 10 Shoe Storage Systems for Less Than $40

It's fun buying shoes, but hard to keep them organized. Thankfully, these shoe storage solutions keep things tidy and leave something in the budget for more shoes.

10 Savvy Hacks for Your Shoes

These seriously clever shoe hacks will have you jumping for joy!


Best Gifts for Outdoor Lovers

The "outdoors" means a lot of things to a lot of people. These 11 gift ideas are aimed at the...


Stuff We Love: Carhartt Pac Winter Work Boot

Keep your feet warm, dry and happy with these high-quality work boots from Carhartt.


Stuff We Love: Lacrosse Alpha Range Winter Work Boots

Keep your feet warm, dry and happy with these high-quality work boots from Lacrosse.

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8 Things Professional Housecleaners Do in their Homes Every Day

Ever wonder how some people never have mountainous piles of dishes in the sink, grime on the fridge handles or...


Must-Have Boots for Working in the Garden This Summer

Have lots of garden and yard work to get done this season? Give your feet a treat with these high-quality...

Work Boots We’re Buying From Zappos This Summer

Give your hard-working feet a treat with these universal work boots for men and women.

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Cool Trail Running Shoes for Fit Fathers

If your dad is up for anything, get him some trail running shoes for Father's Day this year.

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How to Get Rid of Gasoline Smell

To get rid of that smell, you'll need to do much more than mask it with a sweetly-scented spray.


Stuff We Love: Winter Work Boots

Keep your feet warm, dry and happy with these high-quality work boots from Timberland.


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How to Clean White Shoes

You'll thank us for these genius and easy tips for how to clean white shoes. Read on to learn how...


Home Depot has Pro-Quality Work Boots On Sale Right Now

Give your hard-working feet a treat with these deeply discounted deals on work boots. Choose from Wolverine, DeWalt and CAT....


10 Smart Tricks to Keep Your Shoes Stink-Free

Things like bacteria, sweat, and other foot problems or injuries can cause your shoes to smell. Make them last longer...


What are Drum Brakes and How Do They Work?

A drum brake system, including the drum, brake shoes, and brake cylinder is explained, with guidelines for maintenance and inspection.

The Best Ways to Clean White Sneakers

Thanks to these genius—and easy!—tips on how to clean white sneakers, you can say hello to a lifetime of spotless...


Build a Shoe Organizer

Keep your shoes straight


Entryway Storage Locker and Organizer

Build the perfect home for entryway clutter


Simple Box Shelves

Custom-size and finish these super-simple box shelves for any room in the house


How to Build Mudroom Lockers

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Build simple boxes and add store-bought doors


How to Paint Leather Furniture

Transform an old piece of leather furniture into a modern showstopper with easy to use leather paint. We'll show you...


Lawn Aerator Shoes: Do They Really Work?

Are aerator shoes actually effective? Here's the scoop on lawn aerator shoes - pros, cons, how to use them &...


10 Hacks to Try If You’re Always Losing Things Around the House

It's been estimated that we spend 153 days in our lifetime looking for stuff, according to a study conducted by...

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Our 5 Favorite Tire and Wheel Cleaning Products for DIY Car Detailing

You can spend all day detailing your car, but if you skip the tires and wheels, you're making a big...


Stinky Shoes, No More!

To get rid of the odor in your shoes simply generously sprinkle the offending sneaker or work boot and let...


8 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Squeaky Shoes

Noisy shoes can make you feel self-conscious every time you take a step. These tricks will silence the squeaks.


20 Before and After Photos That Will Inspire You to Get Organized

Say goodbye to pots and pans falling out of cabinets, toys strewn all over the play room and clothing and...


DIY Entryway Bench With Shoe Storage

Build the perfect little shoe bench for your entryway


How to Build an Entryway Coat Rack and Storage Bench

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If your entryway is littered with shoes and jackets, purses and...