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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. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.

How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.


The Ultimate Age-Appropriate Chore Chart for Kids

Use this chore chart for kids to get youngsters of any age on board with helping out around the house.


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Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining your Log Cabin Exterior

Log cabins can last beautifully for centuries with the right care. Keep your log cabin exterior in great shape and...


10 Carpet Cleaning Tips All Pet Owners Need to Know

Pet messes are inevitable, but you can still keep your carpet looking like new with these expert cleaning tips.

Ultimate Guide to Handling Summer’s Toughest Stains

With more time spent outdoors, summer fun gives way to common stains such as mud, dirt, grass, pet incidents, food...


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10 Home Cleaning Tips from Professional Cleaners

Got some time to clean your home? Here are some pro tips for getting your house back into peak condition.

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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?


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 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...

100 Essential Cleaning Hacks for Your Home

Speed up home cleaning by putting into practice some of these 100 essential cleaning hacks for your home. You won't...


Check Out This Viral Wooden Spoon Cleaning Hack

Albeit gross, this viral wooden spoon hack will have you running into the kitchen to try it yourself.


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You Won’t Believe What Could Be Growing in Your Tap Water

Researchers found bacteria in tap water can actually proliferate if a faucet has gone unused for a few days. Luckily,...


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...


Best Affordable Drawer and Shelf Liners

Keep your cabinets and drawers organized and damage-free with our top shelf liner picks.

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21 Genius Uses for Hand Sanitizer You’ll Wish You Knew Before

You won't believe how many ways you can put that bottle of hand sanitizer gel to use. Here's what the...


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Fact or Fiction: Are Nonstick Pans Safe?

According to a new report, certain nonstick cookware releases “forever chemicals” into the food we eat. Here’s what you need...


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14 Laundry Myths That Are Ruining Your Clothes

Your clothes and appliances will thank you!


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The Scientific Reason Why Cleaning and Organizing Is Good for You

Organizing your space doesn't just feel good — it does your body good, too. Here's why cleaning is good for...


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Want to Make Your Home Less Dusty? Here Are 11 Easy Solutions

Dust is obnoxious. Within a day of wiping down your furniture and electronics, you'll see those nasty specks completely covering...


35 Things You Don’t Clean But Should ASAP

These areas of your home have been neglected for way too long! It’s time to roll up your sleeves and...


23 Subtle Ways Your House Might Be Making You Sick

Toxic chemicals and other harmful substances could be hiding all over your house. Here's how to protect yourself and your...


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The 5-Second Trick That Will Banish Clutter for Good

Grab the garbage bags now because you're about to say buh-bye to years worth of junk.

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9 Cleaning Products You’ve Been Using the Wrong Way

Beware: Your cleaning products could be doing more harm than good.


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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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This $5 Product Will Have Your Car Looking and Smelling Like New

Try these incredibly effective and super affordable wipes.


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Things Your Robot Vacuum Might Know About Your House

Your robot vacuum knows more about you and your household than you might think.


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How to Tell If You’re Using Too Much Laundry Detergent

Even when laundry is filthy, smelly and stained, more detergent isn't better. If there are suds after the rinse cycle,...


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11 Things You Should Never Clean with Dish Soap

This humble, grease-fighting superstar is stronger than you think.