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8 Best Oven Cleaners

Remove baked-on greasy messes without a ton of scrubbing or scraping. These top oven cleaners outshine the competition.

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....


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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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...


What Do Those Washing Symbols on Your Clothes Mean?

You know those hieroglyphics-like symbols on clothing labels? They’re intended to give consumers important cleaning information. But can anyone really...

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 the Inside of a Washing Machine

Time to get this on your cleaning rotation!

45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

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


How to Choose the Right Robot Vacuum

There's a lot to love about robot vacuums, the compact, computerized vacuum cleaners that clean floors without any effort on...


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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 Clean Your Dishwasher Filter

If your dishwasher has a filter that needs to be cleaned manually, make sure you do so regularly.


How to Clean a Coffee Maker

Cleaning experts know the secret to perking up any coffee maker: Good, old-fashioned white vinegar.


How to Clean a Stove Top

In addition to being unsightly, a dirty gas stove can also be a safety hazard. Here's how to clean a...


How To Clean Tile Floors

Tile floors are easy to keep clean because all you need to do is regularly sweep or vacuum them, plus...


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How to Clean a Glass Stove Top

Even the smallest splatter can stick out like an eyesore on a glass stove top. We'll walk you through 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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How to Clean a Refrigerator (and Keep It Clean)

Food is only as clean as the refrigerator you store it in. Here's how to deep clean (and then keep...


How To Clean a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

The most efficient tips on how to clean a bathroom exhaust fan.


You Can Clean Your Microwave Using These Three Simple Pantry Items

Built-up grease and grime from using your microwave every day? Here's how to clean it using three pantry items.


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How to Clean Your Vacuum

You use your vacuum to clean up messes around the house, but there comes a time when your vacuum itself...


Vacuum Cleaner Repair: Clean Out Clogs

Three simple ways to unclog your vacuum.


How to Replace a Vacuum Cleaner Belt

Complete this simple task in 30 minutes


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How to Steam Clean Your Oven

Clean your dirty oven, the safe way!

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Here’s How To Properly Clean your Electric Stove

While you can set the burners on your electric stove to high to try and burn off any food debris...


How to Clean and Care for a Coffee Maker

You can keep your Mr. Coffee looking like new, even after years and years of daily use. Here's the scoop...


How to Reuse Your Vacuum Cleaner Bags (Yes, It’s Possible!)

In a pinch, a vacuum cleaner bag is actually reusable. The bottom end of the bag is usually folded over...


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....


How to Clean Under Your Fridge

Clean the dust, hair, lint, cat toys and trinkets out from under your refrigerator.


How to Turn Your Drill into a Master Cleaning Device

To make this drill brush you'll need: a drill, a washer, a bolt, a long machine screw and a brush...