Cleaning & Organizing

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7 Laundry Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Even if you've been washing your clothes for years and think you know how to do laundry, these… >>

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9 Everyday Items Dirtier Than a Toilet Seat

These surfaces have more germs than the average toilet seat, and you’ve likely already touched at… >>

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11 Storage Tricks to Make Your Foods Last Longer

Don't just save your food—save money with these insider tricks to making kitchen staples last a… >>

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6 Food Staples That Last Longer Than You Think

Don't trash these common ingredients quite yet—they have incredible lifespans. >>

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How to Cut Holiday Cleanup Time in Half

Save time tackling even the toughest holiday messes! >>

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7 Surprisingly Germy Kitchen Items You Never Think to Clean

The sponge and the sink are obvious culprits, but new research shows that other everyday kitchen… >>

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13 Clever Ways to Clean the Uncleanable

Looking for easy ways to get rid of everyday messes? Here are some new ways to keep your belongings… >>

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12 Surprising Uses for Vodka

Keep a bottle of this bar staple on hand for a natural cleaning and disinfection solution. >>

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6 Homemade Cleaners That Really Work

Instead of buying cleaners, use these natural cleaning products. >>

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Successful People Do These 10 Things After Work

It’s not all work and no play. Here’s how successful people manage to de-stress, work out, and… >>

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How to Remove Water Stains From Wood: 6 Tricks to Try

Someone forgot to use a coaster? Grab any of these household products and you'll be able to buff… >>

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20+ Extraordinary Uses for the Junk in Your Garage

Find double duty for your recycling, sports gear, hardware, and more while bringing organization… >>

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13 Common Items for Getting Rid of Ants

From adhesive tape to vinegar, these 13 common items will tackle your ant problem and help you get… >>

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6 Tricks to Keep Your Kitchen Clean While You Cook

Six tricks to be a spotless gourmet. >>

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10 Organization Tips for Every Room in the House

The editors of The Family Handyman offer their best solutions to organizing your garage, closets… >>

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How to Get Crayon Off the Wall: 7 Speedy Solutions

Did your young artist mistake your home's walls for canvas? These quick fixes will show you how to… >>

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17 Homemade Carpet Stain Removers

Before calling an expensive cleaning service, check your cabinet for these common household… >>

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13+ Secrets Personal Organizers Would Never Tell You for Free

Industry experts reveal the dirty details to help keep your home organized and clean. >>

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How to Clean a Cutting Board: 7 Effective Treatments

You should regularly clean and disinfect your plastic and wooden cutting boards; here's how. >>

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How to Remove Grease Stains: 13 Household Solutions

We rounded up simple, great tips to deal with grease stain removal. >>