Cleaning & Organizing

13 Tips for a Super Yard Sale
13 Tips for a Super Yard Sale

A yard sale is just clearing your clutter, right? Wrong. It’s an opportunity to become a master… >>

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3 Cleaning Tricks Using Cotton Balls

These bathroom mainstays make manicures and makeup removal a breeze, but guess what else they can… >>

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Best Spinmeister

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

3 Ways to Save Money Using Your Dishwasher
3 Ways to Save Money Using Your Dishwasher

1. Laziness can pay off. Let your dishwasher do all the work. Wait until the machine is full to… >>

5 Tricks of the Trade to Make Your Clothing Last Longer
5 Tricks of the Trade to Make Your Clothing Last Longer

In this economy, it pays to extend the life of your wardrobe. Here's a simple shopping list of… >>

4 Solutions to Common Laundry Problems
4 Solutions to Common Laundry Problems

Sometimes clothes just don't turn out right. Here are some common problems and the likely solutions… >>

5 Ways to Kick Your Housekeeping Up a Notch
5 Ways to Kick Your Housekeeping Up a Notch

Go beyond vacuuming, mopping and dusting with these house-cleaning tips from the pros. >>

Is it Dangerous to Rarely Wash Your Bath Towel?
Is it Dangerous to Rarely Wash Your Bath Towel?

Do bath towels really ever get dirty? >>

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A Guide to Green Burials

You recycle, drive a hybrid, eat vegetarian, and take your own bag to the grocery store—but have… >>

Kitchen Cleaning Tips for People Who Despise Doing Dishes
Kitchen Cleaning Tips for People Who Despise Doing Dishes

Washing dishes in the sink doesn't have to be drudgery. >>

4 Things You'd Never Think to Clean
4 Things You’d Never Think to Clean

Here are a few germ hot spots that warrant your occasional attention. >>

How to Save Time and Money on Laundry Day
How to Save Time and Money on Laundry Day

Check out this smart collection of little-known laundry secrets before you do your next load of… >>

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Make Your Mailbox a Junk-Free Zone

Drowning in junk mail? New post office rules may make things even worse! Find out how to stop… >>

Simple Everyday Ways to Go Green
Simple Everyday Ways to Go Green

You can make a huge difference in your impact on the planet with just a few small changes to your… >>

Do You Need to Dry Clean?
Do You Need to Dry Clean?

Learn how to read dry cleaning labels. >>

New Uses for Old Shirts
New Uses for Old Shirts

Don't throw out your old t-shirts, instead reuse them in useful ways. >>

Make Your Own Cleaning Products with Baking Soda
Make Your Own Cleaning Products with Baking Soda

Put baking soda to work in your bathroom and kitchen with these simple DIY cleaning recipes. >>

8 Stubborn Carpet Stains and How to Remove Them
8 Stubborn Carpet Stains and How to Remove Them

Learn how to get stains out of carpets >>

How to Clean Patio Umbrellas, Awnings, & Outdoor Upholstery
How to Clean Patio Umbrellas, Awnings, & Outdoor Upholstery

Is your outdoor furniture and accessories in need of a good scrub-down before making their debut at… >>

6 Ways to Reuse Plastic Bags
6 Ways to Reuse Plastic Bags

Learn how to reuse your plastic bags and save the environment. >>