TODAY | April 03, 2014
>>> there are a lot of household items that seem to be the same thing but they're not.
>> that's right. here to clear up the confusion is sarah peterson, editor in chief of "hgtv" magazine. good morning.
>> good morning.
>> you ready to play along?
>> we may confuse the name so you're going to set us straight.
>> we said in the magazine, what's the difference between a lot of confusing things?
>> we'll see if christian knows his way around the house?
>> you know how to clean now.
>> we got cards and we just go.
>> one's a kcollander, one's a strainer.
>> one is an l.e.d. light bulb.
>> one is a curtain, one is a day.
>> natalie really knows her home stuff.
>> no, i don't. i'm trying.
>> you can put them on the window sill .
>> and i'm just going to for the sake of being --
>> concrete. and cement.
>> oh, my god, as a man i should know this and i don't.
>> vinyl flooring and linoleum.
>> of course, sure. there you go.
>> how'd redo? let's review.
>> lead on!
>> good answers. collander. depends on what you want to reach for.
>> bigger thing is collander. larger holes, has feet, can sit on countertop. strainer has a handle, smaller mesh, say you're juicing a lemon and want smaller things like rice or whole grains.
>> okay. down to the light bulb .
>> the light bulb aisle is overwhelming. there's the cfl bulb and fluorescent bulb .
>> i got it wrong. you got it right.
>> that's right, you didn't.
>> i cheated on this one and i looked. oh, my gosh.
>> sfls, they look like ice cream cones on top. that's your modern day fluorescent light . but these last longer. l.e.d.s, they last longer, 13 to 22 years.
>> you pay a bit more but they're worth it?
>> drapes or curtains?
>> 63 inches or less.
>> i got it wrong.
>> did i get it right? oh, my goodness.
>> drapes, they drape to the floor. 120 inches.
>> cement. a powdery substance, an ingredient used to make concrete.
>> of course.
>> and vinyl flooring. this one's wrong. this is linoleum. this is vinyl.
>> i'm so glad i didn't know this one.
>> now we know. back in a moment. this is "today"