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.

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How to Wash an Electric Blanket

Before you snuggle up with your electric blanket this winter, make sure it's clean. Here's how to do it.

9 Ways to Dry Clothes Without a Dryer

Whether your dryer is kaput or you're looking for ways to save energy, drying clothes without a dryer isn't as...


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What Do Dryer Sheets Do?

Ever wondered how dryer sheets work? It's not magic. It's really quite simple.


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...


100 Essential Cleaning Hacks for Your Home

Speed up home cleaning by putting into practice some of these 100 essential cleaning hacks for your home. You won't...

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14 Laundry Myths That Are Ruining Your Clothes

Your clothes and appliances will thank you!


10 Best Laundry Baskets, Hampers and Sorters

Make laundry day more organized and less of a chore with these cleverly designed laundry baskets and hampers.

9 Things You Never Knew Your Dryer Could Do

If you’re only using that appliance to dry clothes, you’re missing out. Find out some more ways your clothes dryer...


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Why You Shouldn’t Put Microfiber Cloths in the Dryer

Microfiber cloths do the cleaning for you, but have you ever thought about how they should be cleaned?


What Do Those Washing Symbols on Your Clothes Mean?

You know those hieroglyphics-like symbols on clothing labels? They’re intended to give consumers important cleaning information. But can anyone really...


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...


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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...


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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...


10 Before and After Power Washing Photos That are So Satisfying

There's nothing quite like power washing a grimy surface and uncovering the beauty beneath.


How To Get Stains Out of a Mattress

You can't throw a mattress into the washer, so how do you clean mattress stains? Here's a few simple ways...

Stain Removal on Clothes Stained by Washer

Eliminate irritating clothes washer stains with a simple cleaning


Clothes Dryer Repair Guide

You can solve most problems yourself—no experience necessary!


Dryer Sheet Floor Sweeper

Don't throw away used dryer sheets. There's another use for them. Wrap a couple of dryer sheets onto the head...


Fast Window Screen Cleaning

A power washer packs a punch when washing window screens