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Mar 22, 2019
How to Clean Your Home in Less Than 30 Minutes
Do you constantly feel like there aren't enough hours in the day to finish everything? Is your to-do list more like a constant reminder of what you haven't managed to get done? Between work, kids,...
Mar 20, 2019
15 Spring Cleaning Tasks You Can Do in Under a Minute
In need of some quick spring cleaning ideas? We’ve got you covered! Instead of writing a lengthy spring cleaning checklist, we’ve rounded up more than a dozen easy tasks that take less than a...
Mar 15, 2019
11 Budget-Friendly Products That Will Make Spring Cleaning a Breeze
There's no way to sugarcoat it: Cleaning is, quite literally, always such a chore. When the weather gets nice and we start thinking about refreshing our home with some spring cleaning, it can be...
Mar 13, 2019
How to Get Rid of Lingering Smells on Your Silicone Trays
Whether you’re sticking them in the freezer for ice cubes or filling them with batter for cupcakes, silicone trays can come in serious handy. Unfortunately, they also tend to absorb the aroma of...
Mar 9, 2019
How to Get Rid of Odor From Smelly Towels
We all love the fresh smell of clean laundry when it comes out of the dryer — it’s like taking in a breath of crisp spring air. But when it comes to towels, after some time, things can get a bit...
Mar 8, 2019
Remove Pesky Tomato Sauce Stains From Tupperware With Baking Soda
If all the Tupperware you own is tinged with red, you need to know how to remove tomato sauce stains from plastic. There's nothing more frustrating that scrubbing, and scrubbing, and scrubbing to...
Mar 6, 2019
9 Best Wet/Dry Vacuums Under $100
Clean your home, garage, and car without busting your budget by picking up the best wet/dry vacs under $100. If there's one appliance all homeowners should own its a wet/dry vac. From projects to...
Mar 2, 2019
3 Hacks That Prevent or Eliminate Garbage Can Odor Without Fancy Cleaning Products
If you’re like us and you’re active in the kitchen, chances are you’ve had to deal with odor coming from your kitchen trash cans. A smelly garbage can is caused by different things, but the main is...
Mar 1, 2019
8 Clever Ways to Use Nail Polish Remover for More Than Just Your Manicure
Nail polish remover is one of those products we just always seem to have in our homes. You just never know when you’ll want switch up your DIY manicure — but have you ever tried using the liquid in...
Feb 26, 2019
Flour Is the Secret to a Stainless Steel Sink That Shines Like New
There's nothing more satisfying than looking at a freshly polished stainless steel sink. Of course, keeping it so bright and sparkly is a whole different story. There are many ways to polish a...
Feb 20, 2019
Keep Your Home Smelling Fresh with This Essential Oil Vacuum Hack
Your windows are bolted shut, the heat is on high, and there's a staleness in the air — welcome to your home come the dead of winter. While extremely common, that lingering odor that you just can't...
Feb 19, 2019
15 Sneaky Causes of Clutter You Can Conquer This Spring
Can clutter actually lead to unhappiness? It seems like a dramatic statement, but there could be a lot of truth to these words. According to psychologist Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D., the...
Feb 2, 2019
How to Clean the Kitchen Quickly and Painlessly
Cleaning the kitchen is a chore many of us dread. But transforming the space from a room filled with dirty dishes and sticky spills to one that sparkles isn't as hard or as time-consuming as you...
Jan 30, 2019
10 Uses for Aspirin That Will Make Life Less of a Headache
There's nothing better than making the most out of what you already have lying around the house. As it turns out, your medicine cabinet may be holding the secret to some of your cleaning and...
Jan 22, 2019
5 Costly Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid
There are so many old wives' tales and cleaning hacks out there that it can be hard to know what to believe. Sometimes, a DIY natural cleaning solution or a spot stain "fix" can be costlier than...
Jan 21, 2019
How to Organize Your Wardrobe in 4 Simple Steps
For many of us, a new year means taking the time to tackle our homes with a solid Marie Kondo-inspired declutter: It's out with the things that don't spark joy, and in with harmonious organization....
Jan 21, 2019
5 Common Kitchen Habits That Can Actually Cause Food Poisoning
Food poisoning is all too common these days. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that it affects around 48 million Americans each year — that's almost 15 percent of the entire...
Jan 20, 2019
How to Clean a Ceiling Fan Without Getting Covered in Dust
What's the best way to clean a ceiling fan without getting dust everywhere? Chances are you're covered in a thin layer of dust bunnies as you ask yourself this question. Lucky for you (and your...
Jan 18, 2019
9 Laundry Tips That Prove Vinegar Is Liquid Magic
Believe it or not, vinegar is a cleaning powerhouse — especially when it comes to doing the laundry. Vinegar is an all-natural (not to mention, inexpensive) solution for softening water,...
Jan 17, 2019
5 Natural Cleaning Product Alternatives That Actually Work
Does a sparkling kitchen leave you with irritation in your mouth or eyes? Have you ever felt an ache in more than just your arm when scrubbing at bathroom mold with bleach? As studies report, the...
Jan 16, 2019
The Best Ways to Get a Spotless Carpet Without Renting a Steam Cleaner
If your house has carpet — plus kids or pets — then you need to know how to deep clean carpets without a steam cleaner. Because let’s face it, mud and red fruit punch are not a good combination,...
Jan 13, 2019
Your Grandma Was Right to Use Bread as the Ultimate Stain-Eraser
The idea that you can clean with bread sounds crazy. How does that even work? But it turns out Wonder Bread really does live up to its name; it's a mess-erasing machine. Here's how to remove...
Jan 3, 2019
20 Simple Tips Professional Organizers Swear By
We'd all like to be more organized. We'd all like to be that person: the one who never forgets her kids' sunscreen, who pops dinner in the slow cooker before heading to work, whose house never...
Dec 30, 2018
7 Top Tips for a January Fridge Detox
Nutritionist, food writer, and broadcaster Fiona Hunter shares her top tips for giving your fridge a much-needed detox this January — and keeping it up! 1. Clear out the naughtiness. It can be...
Dec 27, 2018
Old Egg Cartons Are the Secret to Storing Christmas Ornaments
Now that you've spent a fortune on Christmas gifts, been forced to smile while hosting dozens of houseguests, and had to clean up all the holiday leftovers, the last thing you want to deal with is...
Dec 20, 2018
This Toy Vacuum That Actually Works Is the Best Gift for Kids and Parents Alike
We write about products we think our readers will like. If you buy them, we get a small share of the revenue from the supplier. As grown ups, chores like cleaning up our homes aren’t really...
Dec 20, 2018
There's a 20-Minute Cleanup Routine That Will Quell All Your Dirty-Kitchen Anxieties
Do you ever look up from the dinner table and marvel at the state of your kitchen? "How did things get so messy?" you wonder as you notice the remains of this morning's coffee still in the pot. You...
Dec 15, 2018
The 5 Types of Piles You Should Make While Decluttering Your Closet
Although it’s not quite time for spring cleaning, you don’t need a calendar to tell you when you should spruce up your home — especially if you’ve noticed clutter becoming particularly piled up in...
Dec 10, 2018
Stick Burned Baking Sheets Back in the Oven for Pans That Shine Like New
If your once shiny baking pans are now constellations of blackened bits that stay put no matter how hard you scrub, you need to know how to clean burned baking sheets. Lucky for you, it's pretty...
Dec 4, 2018
9 Christmas Cleaning Hacks for a Stress-Free Holiday
'Tis the season to spend your whole time cleaning — but it doesn't have to be! Cut the cleaning chores in half and get back to doing the important stuff — like eating more pie and spending quality...