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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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What Do Dryer Sheets Do?

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

I Tried Brandless Cleaning Products and Here’s What Happened

Brandless cleaning products are better for the earth and your wallet. We tested them to see how well they clean.


12 Bad Home Decorating Habits You Should Stop Immediately

Are you guilty of these bad home decorating habits? Your design should make sense and not confuse your guests.


10 Bad DIY Habits You Need to Stop Doing Immediately

These bad DIY habits might be costing you more than just time and money.


How to Remove Water Stains From Wood: Try These 6 Genius Hacks

Someone forgot to use a coaster? Grab any of these household products and you'll be able to buff out those...

Vintage Family Handyman Feature: ‘New’ Cleaning Products from the 1980s

Family Handyman Magazine turns 70 in 2021. To celebrate, we're going through the archives and taking a look back at...


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7 Best Products for Removing Pet Stains on Furniture

If your pets are allowed on the furniture, the occasional stain is inevitable — just be sure to have a...

45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

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


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5 Ways to Clean Your Charcoal Grill

Keep your charcoal grill in top form by knowing a variety of ways to clean it.


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10 Cleaning Mistakes That Actually Make Homes Dirtier

From misusing cleaners to spreading germs, bad cleaning habits are hard to break. Learn how to avoid these common cleaning...


Year in Review: The 18 Most Popular Cleaning & Organizing Products of 2018

Some new and quirky, some tried-and-true, these were the cleaning and organizing products people went gaga over this year.

Things You’ve Probably Never Cleaned (But Really Should)

Nobody likes cleaning, so there's often a focus on stuff you can see (or see through) – windows, floors, counters,...