House and Components
A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.
How to Paint Concrete Floors
Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.
How to Snuff Out Bad Smells in Your House
Every now and then you'll walk into a room in your home and think to yourself, "What stinks?" Maybe it's...
How to Deep-Clean Vinyl and Linoleum Floors
Your easy-to-clean vinyl flooring needs a deep cleaning once in a while. Follow these steps to deep-clean vinyl floors and...
How to Build a Dog Washing Station
Make bath time more comfortable and convenient for you both — and keep the mess out of your house.
22 Brainy Ways to Use Dryer Sheets at Home
Who knew dryer sheets had so many uses beyond making laundry smell fresh and feel soft? Here are 22 ways...
How to Clean Vinyl Siding
Techniques for cleaning tough-to-remove stains on vinyl siding, trim and gutters.
How to Clean Wallpaper With Simple Ingredients
Wallpaper is back — on accent walls and backsplashes, in bathrooms and bedrooms. When that papered wall gets dirty, here's...
How to Clean Grout With Household Cleaning Products
You don't have to buy anything fancy or expensive to get your grout clean.
How to Choose the Right Robot Vacuum
There's a lot to love about robot vacuums, the compact, computerized vacuum cleaners that clean floors without any effort on...
How to Clean a Front Load Washer
You may not realize you should clean your front load washer. But it's important to do so once a month...
How To Clean a Dryer Vent
A lack of routine maintenance could put your home at risk of having a fire if you don't know how...
How to Clean Your Dishwasher Filter
If your dishwasher has a filter that needs to be cleaned manually, make sure you do so regularly.
How to Clean a Stainless Steel Sink
Find out how to clean and polish a stainless steel sink with a few household items.
How to Clean a Coffee Maker
Cleaning experts know the secret to perking up any coffee maker: Good, old-fashioned white vinegar.
How to Clean a Stove Top
In addition to being unsightly, a dirty gas stove can also be a safety hazard. Here's how to clean a...
How To Clean Tile Floors
Tile floors are easy to keep clean because all you need to do is regularly sweep or vacuum them, plus...
How to Clean a Glass Stove Top
Even the smallest splatter can stick out like an eyesore on a glass stove top. We'll walk you through how...
How to Clean a Refrigerator (and Keep It Clean)
Food is only as clean as the refrigerator you store it in. Here's how to deep clean (and then keep...
How To Clean Laminate Countertops
Because laminate holds up quite well and is far less expensive than other countertop surfaces, it has remained a viable...
You Can Clean Your Microwave Using These Three Simple Pantry Items
Built-up grease and grime from using your microwave every day? Here's how to clean it using three pantry items.
30 Spring Cleaning Tasks to Add to Your Checklist
Start thinking of spring cleaning as the calendar turns a page. Develop a plan with these tips on what to...