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

Experts share step-by-step instructions for how to clean a washing machine (both inside and out)—plus how often you should do it.

How to Wash Pillows the Right Way

Pillows need cleaning too. Here's how to wash pillows correctly, plus how often you should be doing it.


How to Select the Best Dryer Settings for Your Clothes

Protect your clothes and save energy (and money!) by choosing the right dryer settings for your laundry needs.


How to Separate Laundry for the Cleanest, Brightest Clothes

So long, accidentally pink tees. Follow this simple method for how to separate laundry, and your clothes will come out...


How to Hand-Wash Clothes in 5 Easy Steps

This simple, step-by-step process takes less time and effort than you might imagine and will keep even delicate items looking...

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14+ Homemade Cleaners That Get Your Home Sparkling, According to Pros

You don’t need pricey, store-bought products to clean your home. These DIY solutions are easy to make, affordable, and incredibly...


60+ Clever Ways to Lower Your Household Bills and Save Money

Water bills, energy bills, cell phone bills—oh, my! Here’s how to cut costs on every household bill to yield big...

Marie Kondo Folding Guide: The Ultimate Guide to How to Fold Clothes and Save Space

Learn how to fold clothes with Marie Kondo's folding method.


How to Get Makeup Out of Clothes

Wondering if it’s possible to remove foundation, lipstick, and mascara from your clothing? You’re in the right place! Follow these...


How to Get Deodorant Stains Out of Shirts

White smudges and stains, begone! With these expert tips, you can easily remove pesky deodorant residue from your shirts—and make...


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...

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!


How to Get Grease and Oil Out of Clothes

Dropped pizza on your lap? All is not lost—especially if you act fast. Follow these steps to remove even the...


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....

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...


How to Get Mustard Out of Clothes

Mustard belongs on your hot dog, not on your shirt. These expert tricks will eliminate those stubborn yellow stains for...


How to Get Blood Out of Sheets

Worried that you’ve ruined your bedding? Don’t panic! Follow these simple steps and those blood stains will be gone before...


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10 Things People with Organized Garages Have in Common

We all know a neighbor or friend with a super-organized garage. Turns out people with tidy garages know these storage...


How to Fix a Clothes Dryer That Isn’t Drying

Household annoyances don't get much more frustrating than fishing still-soggy clothes out of a dryer that's finished running.


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13 Ways to Make Your Bed 10 Times Cozier

Cooler weather calls for updated bedding.


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How to Store Baking Soda to Keep It Fresh

You don't want to store baking soda in its cardboard box. We recommend using an empty spice jar!


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How to Hide Your House from Google Street View

If you've ever looked up your house on Google street view and seen your car in the driveway and your...

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Here’s How to Change the Color of Your Hydrangeas

If your hydrangea blooms are pink instead of blue—or vice versa—there's a way to get the color you want. Here's...


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How to Protect Your Home Security Camera from Being Hacked

Security cameras that are online are easy to hack. Here's how to stop a breach before it happens.


90 Things You Should Never Throw Out (and How to Reuse Them)

Wait! Before you toss these items in the trash or recycling bin, check out all of the brilliant ways you...


10 Tricks Sellers Use to Pass Home Inspections

Here's how to outsmart sellers who use sneaky tricks to pass home inspections.


How to Buy a Mattress

From mattress sizes, materials, and mattress life to test-driving, shopping tips, and how to find a deal—your guide to finding...


10 Common Home Insurance Mistakes That Can Cost You Thousands

If you haven't considered these potential insurance options, you could be in danger of losing a lot of money. Here's...