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To remove tar from your car, mix baking soda with water to make a paste, then rub on tar.

Help prevent jet lag by avoiding alcohol for two days before flying. The day before a flight, eat only light meals to prevent bloating or nausea.

Solutions is all about solving problems. Browse through our library of household tips for simple ways to solve everyday challenges.


To maximize floor space in the garage, hang as many items as possible on the walls. Pegboard and utility hooks provide plenty of hanging options.

To help fight clutter on your desk, hang a basket as a temporary spot for memos, notes and other small papers.

Solutions is all about solving problems. Browse through our library of household tips for simple ways to solve everyday challenges.


Use a lint brush once a month to clean your dryer’s lint trap. Your dryer will run more efficiently, saving you money and reducing fire risk

Save money and natural resources by installing a programmable thermostat in your home; then use it to automatically lower the heat while you’re asleep or away.

Solutions is all about solving problems. Browse through our library of household tips for simple ways to solve everyday challenges.


Next time you buy your dog a flea collar, cut off any excess and put it in you vacuum cleaner bag. This will take care of any fleas you vacuum up.

If your new puppy is restless and cries at night, wrap a ticking clock in a soft towel, and put it in puppy’s bed. The quiet, regular noise is like the mother’s heartbeat and will help to comfort the puppy.

Solutions is all about solving problems. Browse through our library of household tips for simple ways to solve everyday challenges.


Scrub the bathroom and finish with softer hands! Just apply hand cream before putting on rubber gloves to clean the bathroom. The warm water will help the cream soak into your skin.

If you have a headache, try this simple solution: swing your arms! This moves blood to your arms from swollen cranial blood vessels.

Solutions is all about solving problems. Browse through our library of household tips for simple ways to solve everyday challenges.


Herbs in your garden are natural insecticides. Anise and coriander discourage aphids. Basil near tomatoes repels worms and flies. Mint, sage, dill and thyme protect cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts from the cabbage moth.

Reduce mosquito populations by cleaning out drainage saucers on potted plants, removing leaves from rain gutters and changing bird baths every couple of days.

Solutions is all about solving problems. Browse through our library of household tips for simple wats to solve everyday challenges.


Have a shower curtain that sticks and squeaks? Wipe furniture polish on the rod and the curtain will glide easily.

Keep clothes in your closet from slipping off their wire hangers by wrapping a rubber band around each end of the hanger.