How to Get Rid of Ice Dams Icicles may be pretty but they can tear off gutters, loosen shingles, and cause water to back up into your house. Here are prevention tips, fast fixes, and long-term repairs from the pros at TOH
How To: Get Rid of Pantry Moths There's nothing quite like an unwelcome guest who eats you out of house and home. But when that vexing visitor is a pantry moth, it's as much a stomach-turner as anything else. Here, learn how to rid your home of these pests and prevent them from returning.
#12 Change The Showerhead Old showerheads spew out as much as 5½gallons per minute (gpm), twice the federal limit and more than three times what a newer showerhead like the 1.5-gallon, ultra-low-flow Niagara Earth Massage (about $19; Overstock.com) delivers. The Payoff: You could save $112 a year in hot-water costs.
Using the cold setting on your washing machine could save you $75 or more annually—and, more important, prolong the life of your clothing and linens for many years. | Photo: Jae Rew/Digital Vision/Getty | thisoldhouse.com