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water running from a faucet into the sink

7 signs your water pipes are in trouble

While spending more time at home, you’ve probably started noticing repairs you need to make. You may have even tackled a few projects to improve your home. However, there are some home improvements you might not consider, because they're hidden until they reach their breaking point — like your home's plumbing system. You rely on the pipes to bring safe water into your home for cleaning, laundry — and drinking — every day. Unfortunately, you can’t usually tell something is wrong... read more

It’s something everyone in the U.S. needs and uses in their everyday lives — energy to keep the lights on, appliances working and homes cool or warm enough to be comfortable. Now that Americans are spending more time at home, energy needs — and costs — for households across the country are going through the roof. And unfortunately, energy...

You know it has to get done, but you just don't want to. It's been on the to-do list for far too long. You may try to ignore it, dodge it or even cover it up. It's your mess nemesis — your least-favorite cleaning task — and you're dreading having to tackle it. Not all cleaning is equal While some...

While everyone is cooking more at home now, ambitious home chefs are seeking to boost their skills, taking their culinary creations to the next level. If you’re one of them, a new video series featuring Mark Bittman, author of “How to Cook Everything,” provides an exciting new resource. Over the next few months, the “Cooking in Your True to...

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased in the consumption of single-use plastic as disposable mask and glove usage has skyrocketed. Additionally, many businesses have eliminated the option to use reusable shopping bags at a store or to bring your own mug to a coffee shop. There’s no doubt these measures are important to help stop the spread of the virus...

A fire department responds to a fire every 24 seconds, and a small flame can turn into a major fire rapidly. With Americans spending more time at home than ever before, it is important to be ready before disaster strikes. To ensure your family is prepared for the unexpected, make sure you know these five fire safety do's...
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