Staying in is one of the most powerful tools we have against the COVID-19 pandemic. As everything changes around us, there’s one thing we know for sure: home is more important than ever, as it can help to flatten the curve of the outbreak and to protect our healthcare and other essential workers who don’t have the same option. Having a safe place to call home is an incredible privilege, especially now. But that doesn’t mean staying in without an endpoint is easy. Here’s Apartment Therapy’s stay-home homepage: our best resources to get through this together.

(Stress Cleaning) Therapy

The First 5 Things to Do When You Walk in the Door, According to a MicrobiologistOrganize & Clean
Yes, grocery store hauls require a whole other level of vigilance right now.
Mar 26, 2020
Spring Cleaning Will Be More Rewarding Than Ever, And We’re Here to HelpOrganize & Clean
Beginning the Monday after you sign up, we'll send you doable assignments every weekday for two weeks.
Mar 17, 2020
Here’s How to Clean Your Glasses and Sunglasses, Now That You Realize How Much You Touch Them
Weekend Projects
Here's how to do it, and make the practice a habit.
Mar 20, 2020
The Easiest Way to Sanitize Your Bed Sheets, According to a Laundry ExpertOrganize & Clean
Even if you have access to a washer, you might want to take this extra maintenance step just to be sure you’re not sleeping in a literal bed of germs.
Mar 23, 2020
The Best Vacuum Cleaners You Can Buy NowOrganize & Clean
We did the hard work for you.
Nov 9, 2022
How to Hand-Wash—and Sanitize—Clothes At HomeOrganize & Clean
If your only clothes-cleaning option is a laundromat, it's surprisingly easy to clean clothes at home instead.
Mar 16, 2020

(Free DIY) Therapy

35 Totally Free Ways to Transform Your HomeStyle
Turns out, the best things in life really are free.
Sep 3, 2019
7 Chic Maximalist DIYs You Can Do with Minimum EffortHome Projects
These DIYs make every day feel like a celebration.
Feb 8, 2020
8 Places to Get Professional Decorating Advice for Zero DollarsStyle
You don't even have to get off your sofa!
Mar 25, 2020
I Tried 3 DIY Grout Cleaners—And One of Them Blew Me AwayOrganize & Clean
I tested out three methods: a combo of hydrogen peroxide and baking soda, water and baking soda, or warm water and vinegar.
Mar 24, 2020
Ever Wanted to Learn to Knit? We’ll Show You How It’s DoneHome Projects
Not only is knitting a soothing meditative activity —a break from the outside world — it’s a portal to handmade scarves, sweaters, blankets and other home decor and accessories.
Mar 16, 2018