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55 Ways You're Ruining Your Home and Don't Even Know It

Best Life Logo By Sarah Crow of Best Life | Slide 1 of 56: It's easy to continuously think of doomsday scenarios when it comes to your home. What if you forgot to turn off the oven before you left for the day? What if your dishwasher overflows and floods your floor? But, in most cases, it's not accidents like these that cause damage to your house—it's little mistakes you're making every day that can lead to major repairs in the long run. With the help of architects, builders, exterminators, and other top home experts, we've rounded up the ways you're causing damage to your house every day without even realizing it. And for more household errors to avoid, check out these 23 Bad Home Design Choices That Cause Damage.

It's easy to continuously think of doomsday scenarios when it comes to your home. What if you forgot to turn off the oven before you left for the day? What if your dishwasher overflows and floods your floor? But, in most cases, it's not accidents like these that cause damage to your house—it's little mistakes you're making every day that can lead to major repairs in the long run. With the help of architects, builders, exterminators, and other top home experts, we've rounded up the ways you're causing damage to your house every day without even realizing it. And for more household errors to avoid, check out these 23 Bad Home Design Choices That Cause Damage.

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