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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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If You See a Painted Purple Fence, This Is What It Means

Knowing about purple paint laws can help you stay on the right path when driving or hiking in an unfamiliar place.

50 Organizing Tips You’ll Wish You Knew All Along

You may think you own your stuff—but it actually owns you. Using these simple pro organizing ideas will help you...



13 Most Reliable Appliance Brands, According to Consumer Reports

Trust us: You won’t want to buy a new appliance without reading this first.


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101 Things Every Homeowner Must Know

Being a homeowner has its challenges, but being a knowledgeable DIYer can make things a lot easier. Check out this...

How to Organize Your Pantry for Smarter Storage (and Faster Food Prep)

These pantry organization ideas are not only easy to follow, but they'll also save you time and money.


Here’s Why You Should Always Turn Off Your Bathroom Fan Before You Leave for Vacation

Leaving the fan on for an extended period of time can cause dangerous wear to the motor, experts say.

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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...


Here’s How Often You Need to Replace 17 Common Household Items

Parting is such sweet (but necessary) sorrow.


The Best Window Air Conditioners, According to Appliance Experts

Find the right window air conditioner for your space and you’ll stay cool all summer long—and save a bundle in...


The 12 Best Cooling Bed Sheets to Help You Sleep Through the Night

Now you can drift off to dreamland and snuggle up sweat-free!

If You See White Flakes in Water from Your Tap, This Is What It Means

If you see white flakes swirling around in your drinking water, don't panic. There's a simple explanation.


Here’s Why You Should Close Your Bedroom Door at Night

It may not seem like a big deal, but when it comes to you and your family's safety, it's vital....


The Best Portable Air Conditioners to Keep You Cool in Any Space

We've rounded up the coolest portable air conditioners you can buy online.


11 Best Inflatable Pools You’ll Use Every Day This Summer

Cool off fast with an easy-to-set-up inflatable pool for every sized backyard.


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...

14 Kiddie Pools to Keep Children, Dogs, and Adults Cool This Summer

Who says kiddie pools are just for kids? These backyard must-haves are perfect for anyone who needs a break from...


46 Kitchen Organization Ideas You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If your cooking space is getting out of hand, it's time for a makeover. These tricks will make your kitchen...


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12 Things You Shouldn’t Pour Down the Drain

It might be convenient to just rinse with water and flush it down the drain. But trust us, it’s worth...


13 Things You Never Knew You Could Put in the Dishwasher

Boots, toys, potatoes—all are dishwasher safe.


10 Best Electric Tea Kettles, According to an Appliance Expert

It’s time for an upgrade! These top-rated electric tea kettles just might change your life—or at least your mornings.


The 13 Best Pillows for Side Sleepers, According to Experts

Finally, side sleepers can sleep more restfully and wake up pain-free.


The 13 Best Silk Pillowcases for Smoother Hair and Fewer Wrinkles

Say hello to smooth skin, sleek hair, and sweet dreams with these luxe pillowcases you won't know how you ever...


12 Best Robot Mops, According to Customer Reviews

Keep your floors looking squeaky clean—the easy way!—with the help of these top-rated robo mops.

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Best Stain Removers for Clothes Everyone Should Own

We eat, we drink, we spill. Luckily, we also have experts to recommend the stain removers for clothes to clean...


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15 Best Vacuum Mop Combos with Near-Perfect Reviews from Amazon

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


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.


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This Is the Best Temperature to Set a Thermostat in Summer

Too hot? Too cold? Stay comfortable and save on energy bills by figuring out what temperature to set your thermostat...


DIY Closet Organization Ideas That Will Help You Get Ready Faster

Here are the cheapest, easiest, and all around best DIY closet organization ideas to try.


How to Organize a Closet Once and for All

These closet organization ideas will make your mornings—and your life—easier. You'll never again be stumped by the question "What should...