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A Family Handyman Approved Father’s Day Gift Guide

Struggling to find the right Father's Day gift for your dad? Check out these Family Handyman Approved products any DIY dad would be proud to use.

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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...


How to Clean Your Bathtub

Follow these steps to keep your tub sparkling.


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.

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How To Get Cat Urine and Its Smell Out of Clothes

You love your cat, but don't love cat pee or its smell. Find out how to get cat pee out...


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8 Best Microfiber Cleaning Cloths of 2022

Lightweight and chemical-free, ecologically friendly microfiber cleaning cloths leave surfaces squeaky clean and shiny.

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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Best Dishwashing Gloves For Your Different Needs

We found the best dishwashing gloves on the market to keep your hands dry and protected and your dishes sparkling.


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8 Best Jewelry Cleaners

Proper storage and care will keep your jewelry looking like new. Try these cleaners for sparkling results.


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New Countertop Appliance Claims to Kill Coronavirus on Household Items

Luma and Luma Pro aim to deliver 99.9 percent effectiveness in killing germs, bacteria and viruses — including the coronavirus.

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8 Things Professional Housecleaners Do in their Homes Every Day

Ever wonder how some people never have mountainous piles of dishes in the sink, grime on the fridge handles or...


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...


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...


How to Get Rid of Gasoline Smell

To get rid of that smell, you'll need to do much more than mask it with a sweetly-scented spray.


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How to Remove Mold and Mildew From Clothes

Get rid of mold stains on all kinds of clothes, from durable to delicate.

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How to Safely Remove Disposable Gloves, According to the CDC

Who knew there was a right and wrong way to remove disposable gloves? Follow these steps to maintain a protective...


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Nitrile vs. Latex Gloves: What’s the Difference?

Nitrile and latex are two of the most common types of general-use disposable gloves. Choose the best material for protecting...


How to Remove and Get Paint Out of Clothes

Find out how to remove paint from clothes with these tried and true methods.


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Preview: Ikea’s New Line of Limited-Edition Cleaning Tools

This February, Ikea is rolling out the new, limited-edition Borstad collection of cleaning tools and accessories, both in-store and online.


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How to Clean White Shoes

You'll thank us for these genius and easy tips for how to clean white shoes. Read on to learn how...


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Will This Product End Laundry Day?

This is either the greatest product ever sold or a complete waste of $5. Find out if it works.


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How to Get Oil Stains Out of Clothes

Oil stains on clothes may look awful, but don't worry they're easier to remove than you think. Learn how to...


10 Smart Tricks to Keep Your Shoes Stink-Free

Things like bacteria, sweat, and other foot problems or injuries can cause your shoes to smell. Make them last longer...

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How To Remove Ink From Clothes

Find out how to remove ink from clothes based on the type of ink that caused the stain.


Stain Removal on Clothes Stained by Washer

Eliminate irritating clothes washer stains with a simple cleaning


How Do You Wash Clothes? 13 Laundry Tips for Washing Your Clothes

The dirty laundry basket never seems to be empty. You wash, you dry, you iron or fold and then you...


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15 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Garbage Disposal

The modern garbage disposal has been a tremendous boon for homeowners and renters worldwide. It provides a quick and sanitary...


Top 10 Cleaning Gloves All Homeowners Should Check Out

From hand protection for cleaning up bacteria and germs, to cleaning up the yard or washing the dishes, Amazon reviewers...


Why You Should Store Extra Bags in Your Trash Can

Taking the garbage out is my least favorite chore because there are so many garbage cans around the house. Check...