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My Grandmother's Fruit Fly Trap Works *Every* Time
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And it costs nearly nothing to make!
Nov 14, 2023
The Right Way to Use Baking Soda to Eliminate Food Odors in the Fridge
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You’ll have to do a little more than just “setting and forgetting” it in the fridge.
Nov 13, 2023
14 Unexpected Things You Can Clean with a Dishwasher Tablet
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Other than dishes.
Nov 12, 2023
9 Ways to Get Rid of Burnt Food Smells in Your Kitchen
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Beyond just opening your window.
Nov 12, 2023
I Tried Good Housekeeping’s Favorite Dryer Sheets and Was Blown Away
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It's good for the planet and my laundry.
Nov 11, 2023
Why You Should Soak Your Showerhead in Vinegar
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Hello, spa-like shower!
Nov 11, 2023
15 Holiday Cleaning Hacks That'll Prepare You For Hosting Guests
The best advice on cleaning before, during, and after hosting guests this holiday season.
Nov 10, 2023
6 Things to Clean Right Before Guests Arrive, According to a Real Estate Pro
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Only have one hour? Here’s what to prioritize.
Nov 10, 2023
My Grandma's "Wash the Garbage" Cleaning Rule Is Weird but Super Smart
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She was a stickler about this unusual yet ingenious rule.
Nov 10, 2023
I Cleaned My Best Friend’s Impossibly Gross Dutch Oven with Oven Cleaner — Here’s What Happened
Here's what I did to get it looking like new!
Nov 9, 2023
11 Linen Sprays That’ll Instantly Freshen Up Your Space
Because everyone loves a good spritz.
Nov 9, 2023
The Last Thing to Do with Aluminum Foil Before Throwing it Away
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How to reuse it instead of tossing it.
Nov 9, 2023
7 Things You Should Always Do in Your Kitchen Before You Go on Vacation
It'll make coming home that much sweeter.
Nov 8, 2023
How to Finally Get That Mildew Smell Out of Your Towels
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A cleaning pro shares their step-by-step process.
Nov 8, 2023
I Tried Several Degreasers on My Wood Cabinets — These Are the Two I’ll Use Again
No-fail solutions for cleaning greasy, grimy kitchen cabinets.
Nov 7, 2023
You Really Need to Check If Your Bleach Is Expired Before You Clean
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Everything you need to know about its shelf life.
Nov 7, 2023
6 Ways to Keep Mice Out of Your Kitchen, According to Pest Experts
Don't let these unwelcome visitors make your house their home!
Nov 6, 2023
Why You Should Keep a Pants Hanger in the Shower
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It’s a simple, straightforward solution to a tricky issue.
Nov 6, 2023
5 Ways to Remove Red Wine Stains
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According to a laundry pro.
Nov 3, 2023
I Tried the "Cleaning Cart Hack" and It Cut My Cleaning Time in Half
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It cut my cleaning time in half and got my supplies more organized.
Nov 2, 2023
People Are Mopping Their Floors with Cinnamon — Here's Why
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It's typically done on the first of the month, too.
Nov 1, 2023
I Tried the “Junebugging” Cleaning Method on My Dusty Living Room
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It helped me stay on task despite distractions.
Nov 1, 2023
This Kit Makes a Seriously Effective Chemical-Free Cleaner (with 3 Ingredients!)
It transforms three simple ingredients into a powerful, chemical-free cleaner.
Oct 31, 2023
This Is Everything You Need to Know About High-Efficiency Washers
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An appliance specialist shares how it compares to a traditional washer.
Oct 31, 2023
The Best Way to Clean Blinds
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According to professional cleaners.
Oct 30, 2023
I Didn’t Expect This "Gimmicky" Cleaning Tool to Work — Now, I Swear By It
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And they’re just under $12 for five pairs.
Oct 30, 2023
This $20 Costco Kitchen Gem Is in High Demand
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You'll want to get it before it's gone!
Oct 30, 2023
7 Signs There’s Mold Hiding in Your Kitchen
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Number five might surprise you.
Oct 29, 2023
How My "Procrastination Cleaning" Ritual Relieves Stress
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Research shows it's actually good for you.
Oct 28, 2023
I Found the Secret to Removing Chocolate Stains in One Wash
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Just in time for Halloween.
Oct 27, 2023
7 Tips to Prevent Bed Bugs at Home
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According to a sleep expert.
Oct 27, 2023
The $7 Find That’ll Keep Your Countertop Organized and Spotless
Get it before it's gone!
Oct 27, 2023
Why You Should Change Your Ceiling Fan Direction This Winter
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According to a pro, it’ll save you energy and money.
Oct 24, 2023
I Tried This Pro Cleaner's Easy Technique for Cleaning Baseboards
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The best part? Not having to bend down or be on my hands and knees to do it.
Oct 26, 2023
These Are the ONLY Steps You'll Need to Fold a Fitted Sheet
You’ll never have to struggle with this frustrating task again!
Oct 26, 2023
I’ve Tried Several Stylish Options for Hiding My Cat’s Litter Box and This Was by Far the Winner
And, boy, did they have their work cut out for them...
Oct 24, 2023
8 Best Canister Vacuums for Cleaning Hardwood Floors and Banishing Pet Hair
Banish pet hair, dust, and crumbs from all surfaces in your home with these handy canister vacuums.
Oct 24, 2023
21 Clever Hacks That Will Organize Your Laundry Situation for You
Here are some of the best ways to turn this small, often neglected room into its very best self.
Oct 24, 2023
How to Clean a Humidifier Using Only Vinegar
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Vinegar is your best friend when it comes to cleaning this.
Oct 16, 2023
The 8 Best (and Worst) DIY Cleaning Solutions
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According to a chemist.
Oct 21, 2023
This $13 Tool Removes Hard-to-Vacuum Pet Hair from Carpets and Has More Than 70,000 Five-Star Ratings
Let’s talk about a struggle all pet parents face . . . hair. I grew up surrounded by dogs and cats, so I know how unruly it can be. No matter how much we love our furry friends, the heaps of hair they shed is a never-ending task. Carpets, floors, furniture, you name it, your pet’s fur has probably touched it. The good news is we’ve stumbled across a nifty pet hair remover, and while it’s not exactly a magic wand, it might just save your day.
Oct 19, 2023
This Portable Spot Cleaner Is a Lifesaver for Pet Owners and Left Us Shocked at the Dirt and Grime It Pulled Out
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It leaves our tester's furniture feeling clean.
Oct 19, 2023
How to Remove Candle Wax from Just About Anything
Fabrics, hardwoods, walls, oh my!
Oct 19, 2023
This Overlooked Washer Feature Will Save You So Much Time
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If you’re not taking advantage of this feature, then you’re missing out.
Oct 18, 2023
The $22 Amazon Find That Makes It a Breeze to Dust Under Every Hard-to-Reach Space in Your Home
With this ingenious find, dust stands no chance.
Oct 17, 2023
The Last Thing You Should Do with a Garlic Mesh Bag
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This hack also works with the bags for shallots and ginger.
Oct 17, 2023
This One-Step Daily TV Cleaning Routine Couldn't Be Easier
Protect your investment!
Oct 16, 2023
This $22 Product Magically Gets Rid of Litter Box Odors
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It's a must-have for apartment-dwellers.
Oct 16, 2023
We Asked 3 Pro Cleaners to Name the Best Sponge
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There was a clear winner.
Oct 16, 2023
Don’t Fall for These 8 Common Castile Soap Cleaning Mistakes
Just because something is "natural" doesn't mean it's effective (or safe) to use on everything under the sun.
Oct 15, 2023
8 Things People with Nice-Smelling Entryways Never Do
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Bad-smelling habits you’ll want to avoid, too.
Oct 14, 2023
How to Safely Dispose of Dry Ice
Dry ice can bring an air of mystery to your Halloween party, elevating the spooky vibes with billows of chilly fog that hang around or come straight out of a cauldron of punch (aka witches brew). But once the night is over, getting rid of dry ice isn’t as straightforward as you may think. In fact, it can even be dangerous to handle. Luckily, there’s a “spell” (method) to do this safely. Below, the best way to safely dispose of dry ice.
Oct 13, 2023
This Is the Best Way to Dust Your Home
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According to cleaning experts.
Oct 12, 2023
Plumbers Swear by This $8 Gadget to Prevent Water Leaks
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It'll also save you thousands in repairs.
Oct 11, 2023
7 Reasons Your Bedroom Gets So Dusty, According to Cleaning Experts
Turns out there is something different about that space — and how you use it — that causes dust to accumulate faster.
Oct 10, 2023
I Have to Keep My Home Clean and Spotless — Here's Why
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My disability makes me a bit of a cleaning fanatic.
Oct 10, 2023
This $10 Shower Gadget Makes It Easy To Use Up Every Last Bit of Bar Soap, Down to the Tiniest Nub
Plus, it doubles as an awesome exfoliator!
Oct 9, 2023
The Best Hack for Cleaning Your Mirrors? Club Soda.
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This is the cheapest, easiest way to clean glass.
Oct 9, 2023
How to Clean Curtains and Drapes at Home
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According to a laundry pro.
Oct 8, 2023
The Best Way to Get Rid of Cockroaches, According to a Bug Expert
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Five methods ranked from best to worst.
Oct 8, 2023
The Best Way to Safely Wash an Electric Blanket
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According to experts.
Oct 6, 2023
9 Wet-Dry Vacuums That Let You Tackle Double the Mess with One Device
Who doesn’t love a good all-in-one cleaning tool?
Oct 6, 2023
10 Fabric Shavers That’ll Keep Everything from Sweaters to Sofas Fuzz-Free
It’s the tool everyone needs in their cleaning kit.
Oct 4, 2023
This Simple Hack Gets Rid of Spiders from Windows Once and for All
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Keep spiders (and their webs) away for good.
Oct 4, 2023
This Weekend: Roll Up Your Sleeves, Because It’s Time For Some Major Elbow Grease
This weekend, we’re focusing on one of those seemingly minor details that actually makes a huge impact in your home. You might not be able to put a finger on it, but it means the difference between a space that feels distinctly dingy versus one that totally sparkles. All during October, we’re tackling your home’s “scariest” tasks — the dirtiest, foulest, most dreaded jobs on your to-do list.
Oct 3, 2023
How To Become a Unicorn and Actually Enjoy Cleaning
Even if we can’t muster a wholesale change of perspective about maintaining our homes, most of us could use a spoonful of sugar when it comes to the challenge of keeping up with our cleaning tasks. Here are some easy ways to take a little bit of the sting out of it each time you reach for those housework gloves. Nothing makes you forget that you’re doing something you don’t want to do like occupying your mind with something else.
Oct 3, 2023
The Last Thing You Should Do with an Empty Dish Soap Bottle
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It puts every last drop to use.
Oct 3, 2023
8 Things You Should Never Clean with Bar Keepers Friend
BKF can be put to work in kitchens, bathrooms, garages, and backyards. But there are certain surfaces in each of those spaces that the cleaner is not so friendly with.
Oct 2, 2023
This "Last-Things-First" Method Helps Me Stay On Top of Cleaning
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It makes completing the cycle much less painful.
Oct 2, 2023
The One Time I Break My Mom's Household Rule
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It actually makes cleaning up more efficient.
Oct 1, 2023