Floor Cleaning

Most homes contain a variety of flooring types. Knowing how to best clean each type of surface can be a lot to keep track of, so check out our expert tips.

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How to Clean Carpets Without a Machine

Want to clean your carpet but hate those bulky machines? Follow these DIY cleaning tips and methods to learn how to clean carpet without a machine.

How to Get Nail Polish Out of Carpet

Don’t panic if you’ve accidentally spilled nail polish on your carpet, we’re here to help! With our expert guide, we’ll...


17 DIY Carpet Cleaner Solutions

Before calling an expensive cleaning service, DIY it with these common household solutions to help wipe out all kinds of...


How to Remove Wax From Carpet in 3 Steps

A pro shares his method on how to remove wax


6 Best Products for Getting Pee Out of Carpet

Wondering how to get pee out of carpet? Erase all evidence of pet accidents with one of these great urine...

How to Get Slime Out of Carpet

It might take some elbow grease and patience, but don't worry you can get slime out of your carpet!


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This Family Handyman Approved Cordless Vacuum Is a Must-Have for Parents and Pet Owners

You know how annoying it is to drag out your full-sized vacuum to deal with every little a sprig of...

We Tried This Ryobi Pressure Washer and Our Patio Has Never Looked So Clean

This all-new Ryobi Electric Pressure Washer will spray away dirt and grime from almost any outdoor surface, and leave your...


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We Tried the Tineco Floor Cleaner and It Changed How We Clean Our Floors

In just five minutes, the Tineco floor cleaner changed the way I clean my floors.


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8 Pet Safe Floor Cleaners and DIY Solutions

Calling all fur parents: Keep them safe from harmful chemicals with these pet safe floor cleaners.


10 Tips for Wood Floor Scratch Repair

Do you have ugly scratches in your wood floors? In many cases you can make those imperfections go away—or at...

8 Best Carpet Cleaners and Pet Stain Removers of 2022

Accidents happen, but the right pet carpet cleaner will keep your floors looking immaculate — even if you have multiple...


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Best Hardwood Floor Cleaners

Find the right hardwood floor cleaner to keep your wood floors looking their best.


Swiffer Hacks That Will Completely Change the Way You Clean

You can bust dust on a budget with our Swiffer hacks.


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What To Know About Carpet Cleaning

You owe your carpet some TLC. Keep it looking good and smelling fresh with these smart carpet cleaning strategies and...


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Carpet Cleaning: Pro Service vs. Renting Equipment?

When it's time to clean your carpet, should you hire a pro or rent DIY carpet cleaning equipment? Here are...

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How to Dry Your Wet Carpet

Get your wet carpet dry and fluffy again with these tips and tricks, whether you're facing mildly damp or fully...


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8 Signs You Need Professional Carpet Cleaning

If you're seeing these signs of a dirty carpet, it's time for a professional carpet cleaning to remove grime and...


9 Best Laminate Floor Cleaners

We sifted through the dozens of laminate floor cleaners on the market so you don't have to. Here are the...


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10 Best Floor Cleaners

For any floor in any situation — from laminate to linoleum — here are the best floor cleaners to keep...


How to Paint Concrete Floors

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


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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?


How to Remove Just About Anything From Carpet

From simple to extreme, these solutions will help you get rid of almost every carpet stain you may encounter at...


Garage Floor Resurfacing: Fix a Pitted Garage Floor

Special concrete resurfacers will make a concrete floor look like new

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How to Deep-Clean Vinyl and Linoleum Floors

Your easy-to-clean vinyl flooring needs a deep cleaning once in a while. Follow these steps to deep-clean vinyl floors and...


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Which Floor Wax, Polish or Sealant Is Right for the Floors In Your Home?

Don't make the wrong choice! Find the best floor wax, polish, sealant or cleaning solution depending on the type of...


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Why You Should (or Shouldn’t) Wax the Floors in Your Home

To wax or not to wax? Find out whether your floor needs waxing or another type of treatment for keeping...


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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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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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13 Cleaning Products You Should Never Use on Your Wood Floors

They’re gorgeous — and easy to ruin. Avoid these damaging mistakes and find out what you really need to keep...