Stephanie Nguyen

Senior Editor, Cleaning & Organizing


Stephanie is the Senior Editor, Cleaning & Organizing at Apartment Therapy, where she covers all the ways to make your home sparkle with decluttering tricks, cleaning tips, and organizational hacks. She holds degrees in English and journalism from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. She lives in Hawaiʻi with her husband and dog.
We Gave a Pro Cleaner $50 — Here’s What She Bought at IKEA
See what she’d buy at her local store.
Jun 11, 2024
11 “Special Tools” That Get Your Whole Home Clean (Starting at $16!)
They’ll get your home clean from top to bottom.
May 31, 2024
The Best Laundry Tools from Our 2024 Cleaning Awards
They’re cleaning essentials.
May 29, 2024
11 Brilliant Tools That Get Floors So Clean (You'll Want Them All!)
They’ll tackle every spill, mess, and dust pile.
May 26, 2024
8 Cleaning Tools You Absolutely Need for the Bathroom (They’re So Good!)
They’re cleaning essentials.
May 18, 2024
8 Incredible Cleaning Tools You Need in Your Kitchen
Snag these award-winning finds for your home.
May 7, 2024
Why You Need to Clean This One Staple Before Spring Ends
Spring Cleaning Cure
And it’s the most deserving of it.
Apr 24, 2024
This Is My Ingenious Trick to Actually Get Rid of Kitchen Odors (Clean It Now!)
Spring Cleaning Cure
You need to clean this one thing.
Apr 23, 2024
This Is the Only Way You Should Be Cleaning Your Rugs so They Last Forever (and Look Like New!)
Spring Cleaning Cure
Find out how to deep clean them and remove stains.
Apr 22, 2024
The Hidden Spot You’re Forgetting to Clean in the Bedroom (It Affects Your Sleep!)
Spring Cleaning Cure
This might be the reason you’re sleeping poorly.
Apr 21, 2024
This Is the Real Secret to an Instantly Upgraded Fridge
Spring Cleaning Cure
It’ll look so good.
Apr 20, 2024
The 1 Thing You Need to Do So Your Appliances Will Run Better than Ever
Spring Cleaning Cure
It makes such a difference.
Apr 19, 2024
This Is How Often You Should Wash Sheets and More (You’ll Want to Start Now)
Spring Cleaning Cure
It might be more frequently than you think.
Apr 18, 2024
3 Core Spots That Need a Deep Cleaning in Your Bathroom Right Now
Spring Cleaning Cure
How to achieve a sparkling-clean space.
Apr 17, 2024
I Tried That Popular Steam Cleaner and, Yes, It’s Worth the Hype
It won Product of the Year in our 2024 Cleaning Awards.
Apr 16, 2024
This Is the 4-Step Method to Follow for Seriously Clean Windows (They’ll Be Streak-Free!)
Spring Cleaning Cure
Get them crystal clear.
Apr 16, 2024
This Incredible Dust-Busting Cleaning Plan Will Instantly Make Your Home Better
Spring Cleaning Cure
Say goodbye to dust bunnies!
Apr 15, 2024
The 40 Cleaning Tools You Can’t Live Without, According to Our Editors
Cleaning Awards
Apartment Therapy’s first-ever guide to the very best home cleaning tools.
Apr 8, 2024
The Chic $5 Target Storage Gem You’ll Want to Use in Every Room
Hurry and get this affordable home find.
Mar 21, 2024
This 10-Day Spring Cleaning Plan Will Get Your Home Tidy (from Top to Bottom!)
Sign up now for our free Spring Cleaning Cure program!
Mar 18, 2024
The $3 Aldi Kitchen Gadget You Need to Get Before It's Gone
It’ll get rid of bad odors.
Feb 29, 2024
4 Things People with Clean Homes All Have in Common
According to a professional housekeeper.
Feb 10, 2024
The Right Way to Clean Your TV Screen
Learn how to get it clean without damaging it.
Feb 8, 2024
The Only Way You Should Be Celebrating a Clean Home
January Cure
The January Cure ends today!
Jan 26, 2024
I’ve Found the Best Method to Get Rid of Living Room Clutter
January Cure
Refresh and reset your home.
Jan 25, 2024
The $0 Secret to Creating More Room in Your Linen Closet
Step 1: Declutter.
Jan 24, 2024
This “12-Step Cleaning Plan” Will Make Your Bathroom Sparkle
January Cure
It'll be sparkling clean.
Jan 23, 2024
This Is the Foolproof Way to Stop Clutter Before It Starts
January Cure
Have you heard of a home "landing strip?"
Jan 22, 2024
Submit Your January Cure 2024 Questions — And Get Them Answered!
January Cure
We’re here to help answer any lingering questions you have.
Jan 19, 2024
This 10-Step Bedroom Cleaning Guide Is the Key to Better Sleep
January Cure
We start by cleaning things top to bottom.
Jan 19, 2024
This “3-Minute Challenge” Will Make an Instant Difference in Your Home
January Cure
You'll want to make this your new habit.
Jan 18, 2024
The Best Way to Clean Your Old Sofa So It's Like New Again
January Cure
It's time to freshen it up.
Jan 17, 2024
Exactly What You Need to Do to Make Any Home Project Stick
January Cure
According to our Home Projects Director.
Jan 16, 2024
The “Big” Art Trend You’ll Want to Try on Your Blank Wall
January Cure
With pro tips from our Executive Home Director.
Jan 15, 2024
A Cleaning Expert’s Guide to Getting the Kitchen Sparkling Clean
January Cure
She breaks it down into three parts.
Jan 12, 2024
3 Major Places Hiding “Expired” Items That You Need to Declutter Now
January Cure
And how to tell what should go.
Jan 11, 2024