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Keeping your home neat and tidy isn’t an impossible task once you know our best cleaning and organizing tips. We’re here to help with the only cleaning schedule you’ll need, along with advice on everything from cleaning your kitchen and bathroom to stain removal to doing your laundry the right way. Plus, we have strategies for organizing your bedroom closet, linen closet, pantry and more.

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How to Hand-Wash Clothes in 5 Easy Steps

This simple, step-by-step process takes less time and effort than you might imagine and will keep even delicate items looking like new.

How to Unshrink Clothes (and Prevent Them from Doing So in the First Place)

All hope isn't lost if you find your favorite clothing no longer fits after a trip through the dryer. Learn...


How to Shrink Clothes the Right Way

Here's how to shrink cotton, denim, and polyester for clothes that fit closer to the way you want them.


Here’s Why You Should Always Turn Off Your Bathroom Fan Before You Leave for Vacation

Leaving the fan on for an extended period of time can cause dangerous wear to the motor, experts say.


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14+ Homemade Cleaners That Get Your Home Sparkling, According to Pros

You don’t need pricey, store-bought products to clean your home. These DIY solutions are easy to make, affordable, and incredibly...

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Here’s How Often You Need to Replace 17 Common Household Items

Parting is such sweet (but necessary) sorrow.


12 Best Robot Mops, According to Customer Reviews

Keep your floors looking squeaky clean—the easy way!—with the help of these top-rated robo mops.


Best Stain Removers for Clothes Everyone Should Own

We eat, we drink, we spill. Luckily, we also have experts to recommend the stain removers for clothes to clean...


15 Best Vacuum Mop Combos with Near-Perfect Reviews from Amazon

Clean your floors in half the time with a vacuum-mop combo. Trust us: You won't know how you ever lived...


What Is That Disgusting Pink Slime in Your Bathroom?

Get the scoop on so-called pink mold, the icky shower slime that seems to return as soon as you finish...


How to Get Makeup Out of Clothes

Wondering if it’s possible to remove foundation, lipstick, and mascara from your clothing? You’re in the right place! Follow these...


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How to Remove Almost Every Type of Stain

Stains happen but they don't have to be permanent. Here are expert tips for removing the most common stains from...


How to Get Deodorant Stains Out of Shirts

White smudges and stains, begone! With these expert tips, you can easily remove pesky deodorant residue from your shirts—and make...

Simple Ways to Remove Candle Wax from Just About Every Household Surface

A little wax stain can be a big problem—unless you know the cleaning hacks that will successfully remove candle wax...


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Best Carpet Stain Removers, According to Professional House Cleaners

We went to the experts to find out which brands of carpet stain removers you can trust to get out...


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Best DIY Carpet Cleaners for All Types of Stains

Before calling a cleaning service, DIY it with these homemade carpet cleaners to help wipe out tough carpet stains, from...


How to Remove Grass Stains

Thanks to these expert tips on how to remove grass stains from clothes and shoes, the grass really IS greener...


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9 Ways to Get Rid of Dust in Your Home You Never Thought Of

The never-ending battle against dust just got easier. Find out how to get rid of dust once and for all!


You’ve Been Putting Garbage Bags in the Wrong Way—Here’s How

This TikTok hack teaches you the right way to get a garbage bag in the can. We can't believe we've...


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How to Get Paint Out of Carpet

Don't panic—getting paint stains out of carpet isn't easy, but cleaning experts say it's doable. Here are their top tricks...


How to Get Grease and Oil Out of Clothes

Dropped pizza on your lap? All is not lost—especially if you act fast. Follow these steps to remove even the...


How to Remove Blood Stains

The key to success? Acting fast! That’s why you’ll want to memorize this information on how to get blood out...

How to Remove Chocolate Stains

There’s nothing better than enjoying a delicious chocolatey treat…and nothing worse than getting it on your clothing, carpet, or couch....


How to Remove Sticker and Adhesive Residue

The bad news? Stickers leave behind residue. The good news? Follow these expert tips and you'll have your item looking...


How to Remove Turmeric Stains

Obsessed with Indian dishes and all things curry? You’ll definitely want this information on how to eradicate stubborn turmeric stains...


How to Get Mustard Out of Clothes

Mustard belongs on your hot dog, not on your shirt. These expert tricks will eliminate those stubborn yellow stains for...


How to Remove Permanent Marker Stains

Permanent markers, aka Sharpies, don't necessarily leave behind permanent stains! Here's how to get them off everything from clothing to...


How to Remove Ink Stains from Clothes

Don't worry—your favorite shirt isn't ruined. Removing ink stains out of clothing is easy with these expert tips, particularly if...