Cleaning & Organizing

taking a bath
6 Household Items for a Sparkling Bathtub

Clever solutions for a spotless tub. >>

hydrogen peroxide
How to Clean Using Hydrogen Peroxide

This medicine cabinet staple does more than disinfect. >>

lemon
34 Useful Reasons to Load Up On Lemons

When life gives you lemons, you can do more than make lemonade. From eliminating odors to juicing… >>

contaminated water
7 Ways to Remove Water Rings

Stop worrying over water rings -- these fixes will make your tables look terrific. >>

soda with straw
10 Ways to Save It With Soda

Preserve flowers, moisten a roasted ham and see how soda solves 8 other everyday problems. >>

Alka Seltzer
How to Clean Jewelry at Home

You don't need fancy jewelry cleaner to get your silver to sparkle, your gold to gleam, and your… >>

Box of baby wipes
Baby Wipes: 8 Extraordinary Uses

Wipes do more than clean up baby's bottom! Here are new ways to put them to work. >>

bleach
12 Smart Ways to Use Bleach

You know it's a great cleaning product, but you'll never guess what else bleach can do! >>

dry cleaner secrets, dropping off clothes
13 Things Your Dry Cleaner Won’t Tell You

Dry cleaners give you tips on how to get the most for your dollar. >>

storage tips for closet
75 Storage Ideas: A Room-by-Room Guide

Is clutter taking over your home? These simple steps will help you create instant space. >>

13 Ways to Go Green: The Reader's Digest Version
13 Ways to Go Green: The Reader’s Digest Version

Simple answers to 13 common questions. For more detailed answers to these questions, check out The… >>

The Ultimate House Cleaning Calendar
The Ultimate House Cleaning Calendar

Here's the scoop on what to clean and how often. >>

Five More Things Your Dry Cleaner Won't Tell You
Five More Things Your Dry Cleaner Won’t Tell You

We asked dry cleaners to spill all their secrets and tips about the care of your most important… >>

A Germ-Fighting Magic Wand
A Germ-Fighting Magic Wand

Kill viruses like hospitals do! >>

Best Spinmeister
Best Spinmeister

In Illinois, people are fighting over who gets to do the laundry. >>

How to Make the Most of a Small Kitchen
How to Make the Most of a Small Kitchen

Clear out that cluttered kitchen with these easy organizing solutions. >>

Spoon of baking soda
8 Ways to Clean Crayon from Walls

Fixes you can use when young artists mistake your home's walls for canvas. >>

aluminum foil
DIY Storage and Organization Tips

Simple solutions for getting it all together using things you probably already own. >>

ornament storage tips, egg cartons
Excellent Uses for Empty Egg Cartons

Surprising ways to recycle your empty egg cartons. >>

10 Golden Rules of Cleaning
10 Golden Rules of Cleaning

Cut cleaning time in half with these 10 essential tips. >>