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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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9 Things Professional Housecleaners Aren’t Allowed to Clean

Professional housecleaners won't clean these items for a variety of reasons—including their safety and your own.


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50 Cleaning Secrets to Make Your Home Shine

Use these tried-and-true tricks for getting all areas of your home squeaky clean.


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17 of the Most Brilliant Ways to Fix Things with Baking Soda

Baking soda is one of the most versatile home remedies in your pantry. Here’s how to use baking soda to...


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8 Common Kitchen Items That Are Crawling with Germs

The sponge and the sink are obvious culprits, but other everyday kitchen objects can harbor germs that cause foodborne illnesses....


15 Diseases You Can Prevent Just by Washing Your Hands

To ward off everything from simple respiratory illnesses to the coronavirus, this hygiene basic is the key to keeping you...


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How to Clean Your Cell Phone—And How Often You Should

Your phone is grosser than you realize. Here's how to clean it properly.

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40 Handy Hints for Cleaning Every Nook and Cranny of Your House

You’ll have every corner of your house spick-and-span in no time by following these seriously smart house cleaning hacks. You...


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35 Nearly Forgotten House Cleaning Tips from the Past

Grandma knows all the best cleaning tips and tricks to save you time, money and effort. You'll want to stock...


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11 Fall Cleaning Tasks Every Smart Homeowner Tackles

Is your home ready for the change in seasons? Only if you’ve completed the expert-recommended tidying tasks on this checklist!


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30 Things You Need to Throw Out ASAP

You wouldn't think old pancake mix, spices, or makeup could be a problem—but they have the potential to make you...


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15 Spring Cleaning Mistakes That Could Make You Sick

You think you're doing a good job of getting your house sparkling, but could you actually be harming your health...


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How to Get Rid of Sweat Stains: 11 Easy Solutions

You probably have these DIY sweat stain solutions in your home right now.


You’ve Been Using Those Toilet Paper Seat Covers All Wrong

Who knew there was even a right way to use those things.


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The Proper Way to Wash a Down Comforter

Washing a down comforter at home is a lot easier than you think! Follow these simple steps for the cleanest,...


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Easy Ways to Clean Your Patio Furniture

Get your outdoor furniture ready for picnics and parties with these clever cleaning solutions.


Car Care and Cleaning Tips

Best ways to keep your car clean with things you may have on hand.