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A “baker’s dozen” is 13.

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A “baker’s dozen” is 13. Read More »

A bath of tomato juice is the traditional cure for a dog that’s had a run-i

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A bath of tomato juice is the traditional cure for a dog that’s had a run-in with a... Read More »

A board foot is a unit of measure corresponding to a block of wood 12-inch

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A board foot is a unit of measure corresponding to a block of wood 12-inch long x 12-inch... Read More »

A bottle with a pull-top valve — the kind that dishwashing liquid comes in

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A bottle with a pull-top valve — the kind that dishwashing liquid comes in — makes a great... Read More »

A broom placed on the doorsill will keep witches from entering your home.

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A broom placed on the doorsill will keep witches from entering your home. Read More »

A cat will usually keep herself clean. Give your pet a bath only if she has

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A cat will usually keep herself clean. Give your pet a bath only if she has grease or... Read More »

A common passageway for cockroaches is through the holes for the plumbing u

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A common passageway for cockroaches is through the holes for the plumbing under the kitchen sink. Plug these... Read More »

A dock left in fresh water for the winter is likely to be destroyed by the

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A dock left in fresh water for the winter is likely to be destroyed by the pressure from... Read More »

A dog’s coat is its natural protection against heat, sun, and insects. Don’

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A dog’s coat is its natural protection against heat, sun, and insects. Don’t trim or shave the coat... Read More »

A good handsaw has a comfortable grip so you can grasp the saw all day with

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A good handsaw has a comfortable grip so you can grasp the saw all day without getting cramps... Read More »

A half-teaspoon of canned pumpkin mixed into your cat’s food once daily can

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A half-teaspoon of canned pumpkin mixed into your cat’s food once daily can help alleviate hairballs. Read More »

A lightweight wrecking bar with at least a 2-inch-wide blade is a good tool

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A lightweight wrecking bar with at least a 2-inch-wide blade is a good tool for removing old plaster... Read More »

A long strip of inner tube makes a versatile clamp even on odd-shaped objec

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A long strip of inner tube makes a versatile clamp even on odd-shaped objects. Just stretch it, wrap... Read More »

A metal fireback can hide cracked bricks in the back of your fireplace. It

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A metal fireback can hide cracked bricks in the back of your fireplace. It also serves to reflect... Read More »

A mixture of lemon juice and salt cleans and shines china. Just rub it on w

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A mixture of lemon juice and salt cleans and shines china. Just rub it on with a damp... Read More »

A musty suitcase can be refreshed by placing containers of cat litter insid

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A musty suitcase can be refreshed by placing containers of cat litter inside and closing the suitcase for... Read More »

A new broom will sweep clean and last longer if you soak the bristles in ho

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A new broom will sweep clean and last longer if you soak the bristles in hot salt water... Read More »

A paste of baking soda and water makes an inexpensive but effective scourin

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A paste of baking soda and water makes an inexpensive but effective scouring powder for all sorts of... Read More »

A quick way to stop wood floors from squeaking is to dust talcum powder int

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A quick way to stop wood floors from squeaking is to dust talcum powder into the cracks where... Read More »

A rocking chair will “walk” forward or from side to side when one rocker is

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A rocking chair will “walk” forward or from side to side when one rocker is smaller or more... Read More »

A small crack under a board or at the sill line of a house can cause signif

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A small crack under a board or at the sill line of a house can cause significant heat... Read More »

A square of asphalt shingles will cover 100 square feet of surface. Three b

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A square of asphalt shingles will cover 100 square feet of surface. Three bundles of asphalt shingles (each... Read More »

A standard picture hook can bear a lot of weight. Two or more in combinatio

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A standard picture hook can bear a lot of weight. Two or more in combination can hold a... Read More »

A thin paste of cornstarch and a cleaning fluid such as Energine (available

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A thin paste of cornstarch and a cleaning fluid such as Energine (available from hardware stores) may be... Read More »

A wood drill bit with clean, smooth flutes will easily eject the wood chips

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A wood drill bit with clean, smooth flutes will easily eject the wood chips it creates. A rusty... Read More »

Add 1 tablespoon of vinegar to a pail of rinse water when cleaning a no-wax

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Add 1 tablespoon of vinegar to a pail of rinse water when cleaning a no-wax floor. This will... Read More »

Add a dash of salt and some lemon juice to the water to help a poached fish

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Add a dash of salt and some lemon juice to the water to help a poached fish hold... Read More »



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