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6 Extraordinary Uses for Dishwashing Soap

Who knew? Dishwashing soap isn't just for scrubbing plates—see how the liquid can kill ants, beat… >>

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7 Extraordinary Uses for Olive Oil

Take your bottle of olive oil out of the kitchen and find out other surprising uses for it around… >>

7 Common Items with Hidden Health Risks
7 Common Items with Hidden Health Risks

When do sneakers cause injury or smoke alarms go bad? Read our guide for when to throw them and… >>

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DIY Bathroom Storage Solutions

Carve out more space in even the tiniest bathroom -- no remodeling required! >>

Kitchen Storage Solutions: How to Declutter Your Pantry and Cabinets
Kitchen Storage Solutions: How to Declutter Your Pantry and Cabinets

Need more space in your kitchen? Get clever tricks for taking advantage of every last nook and… >>

Rose-Scented Linen Spray
Rose-Scented Linen Spray

Use this rosy linen spray to refresh musty fabrics in your home, or whenever you need a pick-me-up! >>

8 Aromatherapy Projects to Fragrance Your Home
8 Aromatherapy Projects to Fragrance Your Home

Forget expensive air fresheners and pricey candles. Add fragrance to every room in your home with… >>

How to Choose a Lightbulb
How to Choose a Lightbulb

In the dark about CFL bulbs? Considering LED lights? Energy-saving lighting is cheaper and more… >>

Cleaning Tips You Haven't Heard
Cleaning Tips You Haven’t Heard Before

Housecleaners come clean and share the cleaning secrets they use to keep your house spic and span. >>

Are You Ironing Wrong? 8 Tips on Getting it Right
Are You Ironing Wrong? 8 Tips on Getting it Right

Banish wrinkled shirts and rumpled sheets for good with these perfect-pressing tips >>

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13 Things Your Housecleaner Won’t Tell You

Former maid service owners and housekeeping agencies come clean about what it's like to tidy up… >>

5 Ways to Reduce Clutter in Your Life
5 Ways to Reduce Clutter in Your Life

Do useless objects and worthless papers keep piling up in your home? Here's how to cut the clutter… >>

Lavender-Scented Coathanger Sachets
Lavender-Scented Coathanger Sachets

Make these lavender sachets to scent your wardrobe, or use them as party favors. >>

Make Your Own Fresh Mint Room Spray
Make Your Own Fresh Mint Room Spray

This invigorating mint spray has citrus undertones. Just shake it thoroughly before using it as a… >>

More Things Your Housecleaner Won't Tell You
More Things Your Housecleaner Won’t Tell You

More insider secrets and tips from the people who keep your home clean. >>

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5 Quick Cleaning Projects in 20 Minutes or Less

From mopping bathroom floors to keeping clutter away, devoting just a few minutes of your day can… >>

Welcome Home Potpourri Blend
Welcome Home Potpourri Blend

This spicy citrus blend will fill your home with a refreshing fragrance. >>

Out, Out, Damned Stains
Out, Out, Damned Stains

Why struggle with an untested stain removal tip, or cry over stains that won't budge? Here's what… >>

How to Recycle the Hazardous Stuff
How to Recycle the Hazardous Stuff

You know how to recycle paper, plastic and aluminum, but what about paint cans, batteries, cell… >>

5 Tips for Removing the Most Horrifying Halloween Stains
5 Tips for Removing the Most Horrifying Halloween Stains

Now that the big day has passed, we’ve scared up our best stain-removal secrets for getting your… >>