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Best Area Rugs for Hardwood Floors

It can really tie the room together when it's done right. Check out how to pick the right area rug with these inspired choices.

A Grand Tour of the Family Handyman Getaway

Take a look inside the Family Handyman Getaway vacation home.


8 Best Carpet Cleaners and Pet Stain Removers of 2022

Accidents happen, but the right pet carpet cleaner will keep your floors looking immaculate — even if you have multiple...


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What To Know About Carpet Cleaning

You owe your carpet some TLC. Keep it looking good and smelling fresh with these smart carpet cleaning strategies and...


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Carpet Cleaning: Pro Service vs. Renting Equipment?

When it's time to clean your carpet, should you hire a pro or rent DIY carpet cleaning equipment? Here are...

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How to Dry Your Wet Carpet

Get your wet carpet dry and fluffy again with these tips and tricks, whether you're facing mildly damp or fully...


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How to Clean Carpets Without a Machine

Want to clean your carpet but hate those bulky machines? Follow these DIY cleaning tips and methods to learn how...

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8 Signs You Need Professional Carpet Cleaning

If you're seeing these signs of a dirty carpet, it's time for a professional carpet cleaning to remove grime and...


The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


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11 Carpet Cleaning Hacks All Homeowners Should Know

Why spend money for a professional carpet cleaner when you have these handy carpet cleaning hacks?


How to Remove Just About Anything From Carpet

From simple to extreme, these solutions will help you get rid of almost every carpet stain you may encounter at...

How to Restretch a Carpet

Fit, trim and restretch your carpet in one afternoon with a carpet stretcher.


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How To Clean Area Rugs Yourself

Learn how to properly clean area rugs yourself with this step-by-step guide.


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How to Get Pet Stains Out of Carpet

Home remedies and products to clean your pet-stained carpet.


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How to Clean Car Carpet

Learn how to clean car carpet and eliminate old stains and smells for good.


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5 Best Vacuums for Laminate Floors

Cleaning a hard surface like laminate is far different than extracting dirt from carpet fibers. These five vacuum cleaners can...

What to Know About Saxony Carpets

There are lots of reasons to choose classic, timeless and oh-so-soft Saxony carpet for your home.


What to Know About Polyester Carpets

Learn why polyester carpet remains such a popular residential flooring option.


What to Know About Nylon Carpets

Learn about the advantages that make nylon carpet the most popular carpet material in the world.


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What to Know About Olefin Carpets

Find out the reasons why olefin carpet is a top carpet choice among homeowners.


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Everything You Need to Know About Triexta Carpet

Triexta carpet is the newest carpet material on the market and it's growing in popularity. Find out what it is...


The Easiest Carpet to Clean: Tested and Approved

Dirt clings to carpeting like nobody's business, but we've discovered a better carpet combination to keep your home clean. Plus,...


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The Pros & Cons of Frieze Carpet

Frieze carpet is popular, especially for high-traffic areas. Learn all about frieze carpet so you can decide if it's right...


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What to Know About Berber Carpet

Everything you need to know about Berber carpet and whether it's right for your home.

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The Best Carpet Cleaning Machines for Your Home

For dirt, stains and everyday messes, what's the best carpet steam cleaner? Here are our picks for best carpet cleaners,...


How to Clean a Shag Rug

Giving your shag rug a thorough at-home cleaning is easier than you might think!


17 DIY Carpet Cleaner Solutions

Before calling an expensive cleaning service, DIY it with these common household solutions to help wipe out all kinds of...


How to Clean a Wool Rug

So, you chose a good rug material. Now, this is what to do when it needs cleaning. Find out how...


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How to Get Blood Out of Carpet

You won’t have to explain that bloodstain in your carpet much longer. Try these easy cleaning hacks for how to...


How to Clean Carpet: Cleaning Tips for Long Lasting Carpet

How to clean carpet strategies that double the life of your carpet and save $1,000s