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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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33 Smart Ways to Slash Your Home Energy Bills

Feel like the household demands on your hard-earned cash are higher than ever? You're not alone. Luckily, there are steps you can take that add up to noticeable savings.

How to Clean Your Carpet So It Looks as Good as New

Carpets take a beating, but this step-by-step guide will show you how to do a routine and deep cleaning so...


How to Clean Your Baseboards Quickly and Easily

It may not be particularly fun, but cleaning baseboards is faster and easier than you'd think.


How to Fold Towels, According to the Folding Lady

TikTok's organization sensation gives us the rundown on how to fold towels the right way.


When Is the Best Time to Buy a Mattress? Top 3 Times of Year to Save

Follow this guide to learn the best time to buy a mattress, plus how to find the most comfortable bed...

How to Clean the Bathroom from Top to Bottom

Your step-by-step guide for how to clean a bathroom till it sparkles.


This Homemade Laundry Detergent Will Save You Loads of Money

Our homemade laundry detergent recipe is just as effective as store-bought detergent, but it's much better for your pocket and...

Here’s Why You Should Put Aluminum Foil on the Edge of Your Candle

There's a quick fix to prevent candle tunneling, aka uneven wax melt. Here's what to do!


How to Clean Quartz, Granite, Marble, and Butcher Block Countertops

Follow our guide to keep your quartz, granite, marble, and butcher block countertops looking brand new for years.


How to Clean Your Dryer and How Often You Should Do It

Forgo hiring a pro and learn how to clean your dryer with these helpful tips from an expert.


How to Safely Put Out a Grease Fire

Knowing how to put out a grease fire can prevent your house from burning down and even save your life....

How to Clear a Clogged Sink Drain

With a few household items and these simple steps, you can learn how to unclog a sink and save yourself...


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How to Clean a Humidifier, According to Experts

Yes, you need to clean your humidifier regularly. Here's how.


How to Clean a Keurig Coffee Maker

Get the most out of your single-serve coffee maker—and the best-tasting coffee—by learning how to clean a Keurig the right...


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How to Clean a Shower Head (and Why You Really Need To)

That thick layer of mineral buildup on your shower head can affect the quality of your scrub down. Here's how...


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How to Clean an Iron So It Doesn’t Damage Your Clothes

Don't let a dirty iron ruin your clothes. Learn how to clean an iron with items you have on hand....

How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances So They Sparkle

Once you know how to clean stainless steel, those streaks, smudges, and stains will be ancient history.


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6 Ways You Can Unclog a Toilet Bowl Without a Plunger

Get things in working order with these mess-proof ideas.


How to Get Rid of Spiders for Good

Even the most ardent nature lovers don't want any eight-legged house guests in their homes. Here's how to banish spiders...


10 Ways to Unwrinkle Your Clothing Without an Iron

No time to iron? Don't panic. These tips will have you smoothed out in no time.


How to Tell If You’re Using Too Much Laundry Detergent

Even when laundry is filthy, smelly, and stained, more detergent isn't better.


How to Wash a Down Comforter the Right Way

Washing a down comforter at home is a lot easier than you think! Follow these simple steps for the cleanest,...


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...


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.

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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...