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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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Here’s How to Clean Every Type of Couch

Learning how to clean a couch is easier than you might think—as long as you follow these expert-approved instructions

How To Clean a Bathroom Fan

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


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.

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.


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 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....


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How to Keep Your Bathroom Counter Clean and Organized

Enjoy a vanity that's sparkling and free of clutter, thanks to a bathroom counter organizer and more smart storage.

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...


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How to Remove Paint from Concrete and Other Stains

Remove oil and grease stains from concrete using TSP and other cleaners.


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How to Clean Grout in Your Kitchen with a Surprising (and Cheap) Ingredient

From your floor to your backsplash, removing gunky buildup between tiles is easier than you think with this trick.


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21 Things Every Homeowner Needs to Know

While rewarding, being a homeowner can be costly and frustrating if you're not in the know. Here are 21 essential...

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How to Get Pet Stains Out of Carpet

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


Can You Wash ‘Dry Clean Only’ Clothes at Home?

It's late, your suit is dirty but you need it for tomorrow's meeting. Here's how to dry clean clothes at...


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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...


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How to Clean a Washing Machine

Time to get this on your cleaning rotation!


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How to Clean Tile Grout With Household Cleaning Products

You don't have to buy anything fancy or expensive to get your grout clean.


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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...


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...

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Stain Removal on Clothes Stained by Washer

Eliminate irritating clothes washer stains with a simple cleaning


How To Clean Bathroom Chrome

Learn the best ways to clean soap scum, mineral deposits, water spots, stubborn stains and water staining in the bathroom.


Clean Garage Floors – Remove Oil Stains From Concrete

A clean garage floor is safer and looks better, too.


10 Laundry Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Even if you've been washing your clothes for years and think you know how to do laundry, these common slip-ups...


How to Dry Out Basement Carpeting

Quick action is the key


10 Ways You’re Loading Your Dishwasher All Wrong

Do you place glasses upside down on the tines of your dishwasher's top rack? If so, you're doing it wrong....