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    Bugs, Tar and Big Globs of Bird Poop Are No Match for This Foaming Cleaner

    We all know that familiar splat of a bug hitting your windshield at 70 miles per hour. The next time this happens to you, give this Family Handyman Approved Bug and Tar Remover a try.

    Homeowner’s Guide To Castile Soap

    From faces to floors, here's how and why to use naturally non-toxic and biodegradable Castile soap.


    The Sun Joe Pressure Washer Is An Amazon Favorite

    This mighty green machine removes the toughest dirt, grime and mildew...


    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...


    7 Tips and Tricks for Using Crayons (And Cleaning Up After Them)

    Whether you're cleaning up your child's artwork or repurposing their old crayons, check out these engaging ideas.

    10 Tips and Tricks for Your Spray Bottle

    Put your spray bottle to the test!


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    No Job Is too Tough for Family Handyman Approved Grime Hand Soap

    A fiercely degreasing hand soap that's still gentle on your skin?  Give this Family Handyman Approved Grime Hand Soap a...


    Can You Use Vinegar To Fix a Stinky Car?

    We tested this hands-free TikTok hack to see if vinegar actually can remove bad smells from your car.


    We Tried This Innovative Brush That Makes Cleaning Vinyl Siding a Breeze

    Looking for an eco-friendly way to clean your vinyl siding? Give the American-made Siding Brush a try.


    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...


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    Family Handyman Approved: Armor All Wash & Wax

    If you're looking to polish up your car quickly and easily, give the Family Handyman Approved Armor All Ultra-Shine Wash...


    We Tried Dry Shine’s Ultimate Shine to Gloss Up a Filthy Truck

    We tried this ultra-glossy, anti-static and UV-protectant automotive cleaner on everything we could find on my filthy pickup.


    18 Tips for Removing Common Household Stains

    That pesky stain doesn't have to be permanent. Turn to these handy tips for quick removal.

    8 Best Vinyl Siding Cleaners

    Cleaning vinyl siding isn't a fun task, but these vinyl siding cleaners make the job as painless as possible.


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    How to Clean Your Charcoal Grill

    The secret to a successful cookout is a clean grill. Here's how to get your charcoal grill in tip top...


    9 Things Professional Cleaners Wish You Knew

    Professional cleaners must be efficient and effective. You can be more efficient and effective, too, by implementing these cleaning tips...


    How To Clean a Persian Rug

    Persian rugs require special care and upkeep. Here's how experts recommend keeping them in tip-top shape.


    Should You Dust or Vacuum First?

    Are you on Team Dust First, or Team Vacuum First? Experts say the order matters. Let us know what you...


    Should You Use Paper Towels or Dish Cloths?

    The easy, disposable nature of paper towels are a draw, but should you be using reusable dish cloths for kitchen...


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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...


    24 Best Car Accessories You’ll Use All the Time

    We found the best car accessories for every type of driver, so you can keep your ride tidy, clean and...


    We Tried Amazon’s Best-Selling Microfiber Car Cloths

    The internet is obsessed with these reusable car cleaning towels, so we tried them. Spoiler alert: They're worth every penny.

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    This Family Handyman Approved Bissell Steam Mop Makes Cleaning a Breeze

    An easy-to-use steam mop that quickly cleans and easily disassembles.


    13 Simple Housecleaning Tricks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

    Housecleaners share the cleaning secrets they use to keep your house spick and span.


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    If You Have Stains in Your Plastic Containers, This is How to Get Rid of Them

    It takes less than two minutes to work wonders on Tupperware!


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    11 Things in Your Home Satisfying To Deep Clean

    Discover why deep cleaning leads to deep satisfaction. Once you triumph over these cleaning tasks, your house will sparkle and...


    The Best Portable Air Compressors

    Our favorite air compressors for whatever your pneumatic needs may be.


    9 Best Sponge Hacks

    Sponges can do a lot more than just wipe up messes. Here are some brilliant uses you've probably never thought...