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April 5, 2010

Worried About Natural Disasters? Here's How To Protect Your Household.

Baja California was hit by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake Sunday, a tremor felt as far away asYuma, Arizona. Rhode Island dealingwith massive flooding. Winter storms are pounding the Rockies. It all reminds us that natural disaster can strike anywhere, at anytime.

You can't stop Mother Nature ...

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March 29, 2010

The Baker's Edge Nonstick Brownie Edge Pan Makes Perfect, Double-Edged Brownies

Baker's Edge all edges brownie panFor fans of "edge" pieces, this brownie pan from Baker's Edge is a cookware best-seller and for good reason. It's built strong and bakes double-edged, extra chewy brownies to perfection inside and out.

Made from heavy-gauge cast aluminum, the Brownie Edge Pan is a continuous baking chamber that ...

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March 22, 2010

Do Your Spring Cleaning Like Martha Stewart

Spring CleaningSpring is here and Denver homeowners are starting their respective Spring Cleaning rituals.

In some households, Spring Cleaning is best tackled in a single weekend filled with rubber gloves, ratty clothes, and sweat. In other homes, it's a less serious undertaking.  Either way, to clean a home from ...

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March 15, 2010

15-Minute Fixes For Around The Home

Home maintenance is an ongoing project. There's always something to do around the house, or something to fix. The problem is, you may not have the time, or the skills, to get it done yourself.

In this 4-minute piece from The Today Show on NBC, you'll seesome ...

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March 8, 2010

Geek Gifts : The 16-Piece iPhone Coaster Set

iPhone CoastersYou could call it the Ultimate Geek Gift for an iPhone-toting friend -- or even for yourself. It's a set of 16 coasters made to look like iPhone application icons.

Made by Brazilian firm Meninos, the coasters are constructed from sturdy, medium-density fiber plywood and are coated in vinyl.  ...

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March 1, 2010

Cool Tools : Color This! Shows How Paints And Colors Will Make A Room Look Good

Color swatches for paintVisualizing a home in different colors can take a good eye and strong imagination -- especially when you're house-hunting and the home's effects are of someone else.

Yet, we wonder:

  • What would the bedroom look like in blue?
  • How would the kitchen look in yellow?
  • What if the foyer ...
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Feb. 22, 2010

How To Replace Your HVAC Air Filter

Replacing a home's heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) air filter is one way to keep the unit's motor running right.  It's an oft-forgotten part of keeping a well-run home. And, it's simple, too.

In the two-minute video above, you'll learn how to replace ...

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Feb. 16, 2010

How To Remove Stickers And Adhesive-Based Price Tags From Just About Anything

Sometimes, price tags just don't want to unstick. No matter how hard you scrub and scrape, tacky residence stays behind. Turns out, getting "the stick" off your stickers isn't so hard when you have the right tools.

In this2-minute video from eHow.com, you'll learn how ...

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