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Find help at home

Most of us could use more storage – or less stuff.

February 17, 2018 1:00 am


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Poor soil in county may hurt garden

Question: My vegetable garden has been a big disappointment. I tilled and added some bagged dirt but the vegetables...

February 10, 2018 1:00 am


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Hidden cleaning jobs

About 8 in 10 Americans say it's important to keep a clean home, a recent survey by global cleaning technology company Kärcher found.

February 3, 2018 1:00 am


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Tips to stop spread of disease

Coughing, sneezing and misery are a part of many households these days as cold and flu season has shifted into high gear.

January 29, 2018 1:00 am


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Educate yourself before DIY

Think you're ready to tackle a home-improvement project yourself? Deciding whether you're up to the challenge or whether you should hire...

January 29, 2018 1:00 am


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Pick tree based on birds' like

Question: I love to feed birds during the winter months. Are there preferred trees and shrubs to use near the feeder to attract...

January 27, 2018 1:00 am


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Space heaters helpful at home; safer than ever

Adding a portable space heater to your cold-weather arsenal could make these bitter winter days a lot more bearable.

January 22, 2018 1:00 am


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Tips for keeping evergreens green

Did you notice browned areas on your evergreens at the end of last winter? You may still be able to do something to prevent a repeat...

January 20, 2018 1:00 am


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'70s shag is chic again

Disco may be dead, but the spirit of the 1970s is not. In homes all across the country, people are adding their own splash of '70s style...

January 16, 2018 1:00 am


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Cold snap can hurt plants in our area

Question: Will this extremely cold weather damage plants growing in our area? Will it reduce the number of insects that will be...

January 13, 2018 1:00 am


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Home care calendar

Prevention is the best medicine with your house, as well as your body.

January 13, 2018 1:00 am


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Color, lighting, sinks among design trends

The new year is here, and while you're deciding on your annual resolutions, the design world has set its sights on what styles will be...

January 7, 2018 1:00 am


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Interest growing in raising indoor citrus trees

When Heather Rhoades bought her first indoor orange tree nearly 20 years ago, she had to order it from a specialty online retailer. Now,...

January 6, 2018 1:00 am


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Organize garage, pursue passion

Americans would love more time to pursue hobbies they're passionate about, and time-drains like disorganized garages are a big obstacle...

January 6, 2018 1:00 am


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Tiny packets, big help

A seed packet may be small, but it speaks volumes.

January 6, 2018 1:00 am