Is Mold Growing in Your Humidifier?

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While humidifiers can help soothe dry noses and throats a dirty humidifier can actually make you sick. 

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The Dryer Sheet Question!

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There seems to be a lot of questions when it comes to a certain accessory for the dryer. It seems that people are confused about the dryer sheets. They often ask, what happens if I don’t use or forgot to use a dryer sheet? There seems to be panic at times. Read below to know on what happens when the dryer sheet is forgotten.

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Thunderstorm Curiosities!

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When it thunderstorms, everyone seems to understand the basic rules. Don’t go under trees, retreat inside, etc. But has it ever started thunder storming, but you needed to shower or washing the dishes? Ever think if it was safe to do this? Read below for the answer.

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Why is the Clothes Dryer Leaving Black or Brown Marks on My Laundry?

Laundry coming out of a dryer with newly added black or brown marks could mean that the dryer is overheating or some parts are failing. Here’s how to troubleshoot this problem.

Dryer Overheating

If the top of the clothes dryer feels hot to the touch and the laundry inside also feel too hot for the cycle selection, this could be caused by one of the following scenarios or failing parts.

Dryer Venting

Blocked or Restricted Dryer Vent

The dryer vent helps remove moisture from inside the dryer and some of that hot air also contains small pieces of lint from laundry items. Overtime, lint can accumulate inside the venting and block it. This could cause heat to build up inside the dryer drum. Without proper air circulation, items and parts inside the dryer can become damaged due to the heat. Excess lint build-up could also be a fire hazard.

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Clean Your Sponge and Kill Harmful Bacteria – 3 Easy Ways

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Question, what gets dirtier the more it cleans? A sponge, and in this case the kitchen sponge. It is never thought of when cleaning the dishes because most people assume it’s clean since its job is to clean; however, research shows that sponges can be dirtier than the toilet seat based on how much bacteria can accumulate overtime. If sponges are left soaking after cleaning, bacteria can begin to grow. Below are some cleaning tips to make sure that the sponge is clean while it’s cleaning.

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DON’T put this in the Dishwasher!

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Dishwashers seem to be life savers when it comes to how many dishes pile up over time. However, there are some dishes that shouldn’t go into the dishwasher because they can be tough on certain dishes. Read below for more information on which dishes should be left out of the dishwasher.

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