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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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Does Bissell’s Little Green Machine Really Work? We Tried the Viral TikTok Product to Find Out

TikTok said this portable machine was the best—so our Home Editor put it to the test.

I Have Two Kids and Dog—and I Swear by Ruggable Washable Rugs

Yes, you really can wash Ruggable rugs in the washing machine! Our Ruggable review answers the questions you...


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12 Best Vacuum-Mop Combos with Near-Perfect Reviews

Clean your floors in half the time with a vacuum-mop combo. Trust us: You won't know how you ever lived...


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...


31 Expert Spring-Cleaning Tips for Your Cleanest Home Ever

Follow these expert-approved tips to get your dusting, scrubbing, and vacuuming done in half the time.

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 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 Clean a TV Screen

Follow this expert advice for making your LCD, LED, and OLED TV screens sparkle.


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Follow This Cleaning Schedule to Keep Your Home Spotless

Here's the ultimate cleaning schedule for household chores ranging from daily and weekly tasks to deep cleanings that need to...


How to Clean Your Kitchen from Top to Bottom

Follow our pro's step-by-step guide to deep cleaning your kitchen and you'll never be embarrassed by an unannounced visitor again.


How to Clean the Bathroom from Top to Bottom

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

This Is Why You Should Put Aluminum Foil in Your Dishwasher

Say goodbye to dull silverware with this TikTok hack!


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...


20 Best Laundry Baskets and Hampers for Every Need

Hold everything! Laundry day just became so much easier thanks to these laundry baskets and hampers.


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 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...


How to Clean a Dishwasher: A Step-by-Step Guide

Follow these simple steps for a cleaner-than-clean dishwasher.


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How to Clean Your Microwave, According to Cleaning Experts

These tips will take your microwave from grimy to gorgeous in no time.


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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...


The Best Oven Cleaners to Tackle Caked-On Gunk

Get rid of caked-on food and grease with the best oven cleaners.


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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....

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How to Clean a Laptop Screen Without Damaging It

Whether you use a PC or Mac, laptop or monitor, this guide will teach you how to safely clean your...


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.


How to Clean—and Deep Clean—a Mattress

The experts weigh in on how to clean your mattress—and how often you should.


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.


Here’s How to Wash “Dry Clean Only” Clothes at Home

If you forgot to drop your clothes off at the dry cleaners, and the "lucky" suit you want to wear...


How to Do Laundry: A Step-by-Step Guide

Here's everything you ever wanted to know about doing laundry, from sorting to detergents to the best washer and dryer...