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12 Bedroom Cleaning and Storage Tips

You spend a lot of hours every day in your bedroom. Make sure you're keeping it clean and organized with these tips.

This Family Handyman Approved Cordless Vacuum Is a Must-Have for Parents and Pet Owners

You know how annoying it is to drag out your full-sized vacuum to deal with every little a sprig of...


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Bugs, Tar and Big Globs of Bird Poop Are No Match for This Foaming Cleaner

We all know that familiar splat of a bug hitting your windshield at 70 miles per hour. The next time...


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No Job Is too Tough for Family Handyman Approved Grime Hand Soap

A fiercely degreasing hand soap that's still gentle on your skin?  Give this Family Handyman Approved Grime Hand Soap a...


A Family Handyman Approved Father’s Day Gift Guide

Struggling to find the right Father's Day gift for your dad? Check out these Family Handyman Approved products any DIY...

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Family Handyman Approved: Armor All Wash & Wax

If you're looking to polish up your car quickly and easily, give the Family Handyman Approved Armor All Ultra-Shine Wash...


We Tried Dry Shine’s Ultimate Shine to Gloss Up a Filthy Truck

We tried this ultra-glossy, anti-static and UV-protectant automotive cleaner on everything we could find on my filthy pickup.

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These Stylish and Tough Stoggles Safety Glasses Are Family Handyman Approved

Whether you work in the trades or you're a DIY enthusiast, safety glasses are an essential tool. Recently I picked...


How To Clean a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

Here’s the plan — don’t neglect the fan.


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9 Best Shop Vacs for Cleaning a Workshop

Looking for the best way to keep your workshop dust free? Check out this roundup of nine fantastic shop vacuums.


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How To Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

Are you ready to host overnight guests?

8 Best Air Fresheners for Your Kitchen

Need to get some unwanted smells out of your kitchen? These eight odor-eliminating products should be a big help.


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.


How to Clean Your Bathtub

Follow these steps to keep your tub sparkling.


The Best Way to Clean Bathroom Tile

Make your tile and grout shine again. Here's how.


How to Clean a Shower in 6 Steps

Incorporate these steps into your regular cleaning routine.

How to Clean a Toilet in 5 Steps

Kill 99.9 percent of bacteria and viruses weekly with this cleaning method.


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Best Over the Toilet Organizers for Bathroom Storage of 2022

Get extra storage with an affordable over the toilet organizer.


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The Best Shower Cleaning Products

Keeping your shower sparkling clean has never been easier. We asked the experts, and these are the best shower cleaners...


How To Clean Shower Curtains

Has it been a while since you cleaned your shower curtain? It might be high time to throw it in...


The Easiest Way to Wash Bath Mats

You probably aren't cleaning your bath mats often enough. Here's why you should, and how to do it.


What Are the Colored Squares on Toothpaste Tubes?

That colored block on each tube of toothpaste has generated all kinds of myths. Here's the real explanation!


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9 Brilliant Ways To Use Vinegar in Your Laundry Routine

You probably have a gallon of white vinegar on your shelf, so here's how to put it to work in...


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8 Best Safe and Effective Dishwasher Detergents

The best safe and effective dishwasher detergents remove stains and food residue without harsh chemical smells and expensive price tags.

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10 Things You Shouldn’t Be Storing on Your Kitchen Countertop

If you're like most people, you probably use your kitchen counter as a catch-all for various odds and ends, food-related...


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...


45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common mistakes.


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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....


Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

Today is the final day to save on the best deals for DIYers


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What Do Dryer Sheets Do?

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