Home Tips

There’s no place like home—especially when it’s in tip-top shape. We’ve rounded up the best cleaning and organizing tricks, affordable decor ideas, DIY hacks, and more. Warning: Once you’ve got everything just the way you want it, you may never want to leave!

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    How to Clean Your Washing Machine, According to Laundry Experts

    If you've never cleaned your washer before, it's high time you started!


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    15 Easiest Vegetables to Grow at Home

    Don't have a green thumb? Don't worry! These veggies are so easy to grow, even beginners will end up with...


    How Much the Average House Costs in Each State

    Owning your home is still very much a part of the American dream—but it's not cheap: The national median price...


    How to Make Compost at Home to Enrich Your Garden

    Here's everything you need to know about how to make compost at home.

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    What Is That Disgusting Pink Slime in Your Bathroom?

    If you see it, here's why you should clean it ASAP.


    10 House Smells You Should Never Ignore

    Your nose is more sensitive than some of the most sophisticated scientific equipment. Use it to sniff out these serious...

    14 Best Online Flower Delivery Services for Every Occasion

    A bouquet of fresh-cut flowers is a thoughtful way to brighten anyone's day. And online flower delivery services make it...


    The 12 Best (and Worst) Products Consumer Reports Has Ever Tested

    In the market for a big-ticket item? Make sure you choose wisely…with a little help from the nation’s leading consumer...


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    50 Abandoned Houses That Are Begging to Be Restored

    If we could wave a wand, we'd want to restore these gorgeous abandoned houses right now.


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    10 Cleaning Mistakes You’re Probably Making That Are Making Your Home Dirtier

    Correct these common cleaning mistakes and your home will sparkle.

    11 Best Fake Plants to Buy (That Look Real!)

    Don't exactly have a green thumb? Not to worry—here are the best fake plants you can buy that will elevate...


    16 Chemical-Free Ways to Get Rid of Household Pests

    You don't need to Napalm your home to get rid of ants, flies, cockroaches, mice and other pests. Try these...


    This Is How Often You Should Be Changing Your Water Filter

    It’s probably a lot more often than you realize.


    How to Get Nail Polish Out of Just About Everything

    If nail polish has gotten somewhere other than your manicure, don't panic. Follow these expert tips to remove even the...


    Is Your Mattress Toxic? Here’s How to Find Out

    Warning: Toxic chemicals may be lurking in your bed. Find out if you’re inadvertently putting yourself in danger every night—and...

    Why Over 22,000 Amazon Reviewers Love This $26 Space Heater

    It may be tiny, but it's certainly mighty—and super affordable!


    Simple Ways to Remove Candle Wax from Just About Every Household Surface

    A little wax stain can be a big problem—unless you know the cleaning hacks that will successfully remove candle wax...


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    9 Ways to Get Rid of Dust in Your Home You Never Thought Of

    The never-ending battle against dust just got easier. Find out how to get rid of dust once and for all!


    You’ve Been Putting Garbage Bags in the Wrong Way—Here’s How

    This TikTok hack teaches you the right way to get a garbage bag in the can. We can't believe we've...


    This Affordable Electric Tea Kettle Has Over 33,000 Positive Reviews

    Stop using an old-fashioned stovetop tea kettle. The Mueller Electric tea kettle is more modern, more affordable, safer, and faster.


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    14 Home Hazards You’ll Regret Ignoring

    Yikes! We bet you probably never thought much about these common, everyday hazards creeping up in your life.


    The 8 Best Space Heaters to Keep You Warm and Toasty

    Stay extra warm and toasty this winter with the best space heaters. No extra sweater needed.


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    8 Things Professional Housecleaners Do in Their Homes Every Day

    Having a tidy home might seem impossible, but it's easier than you think with these simple tips from the pros.

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    How to Remove Blood Stains

    The key to success? Acting fast! That’s why you’ll want to memorize this information on how to get blood out...


    How to Remove Chocolate Stains

    There’s nothing better than enjoying a delicious chocolatey treat…and nothing worse than getting it on your clothing, carpet, or couch....


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    6 Things Plumbers Always Do in Their Own Homes

    Plumbers say keeping up on a few basic tasks and best practices is the secret to a well-maintained, fully-functioning home...


    How to Remove Turmeric Stains

    Obsessed with Indian dishes and all things curry? You’ll definitely want this information on how to eradicate stubborn turmeric stains...


    12 Things Homeowners Should Check in Winter

    Be prepared this winter by keeping an eye on these things in your home.


    Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Use Salt on Concrete

    You really need to avoid those ice melters!