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Keep your home sparkling clean inside and out with these projects and tips for a faster and better job.

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    8 Best Vinyl Siding Cleaners

    Cleaning vinyl siding isn't a fun task, but these vinyl siding cleaners make the job as painless as possible.

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    How to Clean Your Charcoal Grill

    The secret to a successful cookout is a clean grill. Here's how to get your charcoal grill in tip top...


    9 Things Professional Cleaners Wish You Knew

    Professional cleaners must be efficient and effective. You can be more efficient and effective, too, by implementing these cleaning tips...


    How To Clean a Persian Rug

    Persian rugs require special care and upkeep. Here's how experts recommend keeping them in tip-top shape.


    Should You Dust or Vacuum First?

    Are you on Team Dust First, or Team Vacuum First? Experts say the order matters. Let us know what you...

    Should You Use Paper Towels or Dish Cloths?

    The easy, disposable nature of paper towels are a draw, but should you be using reusable dish cloths for kitchen...


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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...

    24 Best Car Accessories You’ll Use All the Time

    We found the best car accessories for every type of driver, so you can keep your ride tidy, clean and...


    We Tried Amazon’s Best-Selling Microfiber Car Cloths

    The internet is obsessed with these reusable car cleaning towels, so we tried them. Spoiler alert: They're worth every penny.


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    This Family Handyman Approved Bissell Steam Mop Makes Cleaning a Breeze

    An easy-to-use steam mop that quickly cleans and easily disassembles.


    13 Simple Housecleaning Tricks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

    Housecleaners share the cleaning secrets they use to keep your house spick and span.

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    If You Have Stains in Your Plastic Containers, This is How to Get Rid of Them

    It takes less than two minutes to work wonders on Tupperware!


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    11 Things in Your Home Satisfying To Deep Clean

    Discover why deep cleaning leads to deep satisfaction. Once you triumph over these cleaning tasks, your house will sparkle and...


    The Best Portable Air Compressors

    Our favorite air compressors for whatever your pneumatic needs may be.


    9 Best Sponge Hacks

    Sponges can do a lot more than just wipe up messes. Here are some brilliant uses you've probably never thought...


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    We Tried the Tineco Floor Cleaner and It Changed How We Clean Our Floors

    In just five minutes, the Tineco floor cleaner changed the way I clean my floors.

    If You See a Small Sink in a Hallway, This Is What It’s For

    It makes perfect sense — it's a helpful mop sink!


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    10 Best Wood Cleaners

    Wood cleaners help preserve, protect and bring out the beauty of wood floors, furniture, paneling and more. Here are some...


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    Having Trouble Finding Bleach? Here’s What To Use Instead

    Bleach is hard to find right now. Experts recommend these three bleach alternatives for cleaning.


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    This Car-Cleaning Putty Is All Over TikTok

    This fun-looking car-cleaning putty even gets weird, crusty stuff out of your air conditioner vents.


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    How To Make DIY Cleaning Slime

    This handy cleaning slime is great for getting all the crumbs, dirt and dust out of hard-to-reach places.


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    How To Clean Gold

    Regular cleanings boost gold's characteristic shine and preserve it for generations to come. Here are pro-recommended methods for how to...


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    How To Clean Silver

    These DIY methods and top-rated products help clean silver and keep it looking beautiful.


    How To Clean a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

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

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    5 Tips for Getting Dog Smell Out of Your House

    Can't rid your home of a certain pet odor? Here are five expert recommended tips for how to get rid...


    8 Things You Shouldn’t Touch in Someone Else’s Home

    Follow this etiquette advice when visiting someone's house to keep your host happy.


    How to Clean Corroded Battery Terminals

    Car battery maintenance is an important part of keeping your vehicle running smoothly. Here's everything you need to know.


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    How to Clean Stainless Steel with Olive Oil

    You'll need a clean microfiber cloth, a fresh bottle of olive oil and some elbow grease!


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    How To Clean Fireplace Brick

    Keep your brick fireplace functioning well and looking good inside and out with these tips for how to clean fireplace...


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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.