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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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How to Clean a Bathroom from Top to Bottom

Nobody loves scrubbing the bathroom, but with cleaning expert Melissa Maker's step-by-step guide, you can simplify the process and save time

How to Clean Your Jewelry—and Keep It Sparkling

Good news! You can easily clean your jewelry using common household items to keep it shiny and eye-catching.


How to Clean a Faucet Head to Get Rid of Buildup, According to the Pros

These tips from the experts make it easy to clean your faucet head so it looks brand new—and works better...


How to Use a Self-Cleaning Oven Feature Safely and Effectively

Don't put off this cleaning project any longer! Luckily, self-cleaning ovens do most of the work for you.


How to Remove Water Stains from Wood with Common Household Products

With a little elbow grease and the right ingredients, you can remove water stains from wood and bring your furniture...

11 Things You Shouldn’t Store on Top of Your Fridge

All that real estate looks pretty tempting. But a safety expert and a firefighter explain why you shouldn't store stuff...


42 Kitchen Organization Ideas for a Clutter-Free Space

If your countertops and cupboards are getting out of hand, it's time for a makeover. Get started with these expert...

If You See a Gold Porch Light, This Is What It Means

Like red, green and purple porch lights, gold porch lights also have a meaning behind them


Should You Leave a Window Open in the Winter?

It's freezing out. Do you open a window? Experts weigh in on this controversial practice.


Review: I Tried The Mila Air Purifier And My House Has Never Felt So Clean

The Mila Air Purifier is a smart appliance that gives an in-depth look into your home's air quality and leaves...


9 Healing Plants You Should Have in Your Home, According to Experts

Registered clinical herbalists list the health benefits of some plants you love, plus a few worth adding to a sunny...

How to Load a Dishwasher the Right Way, According to Cleaning Pros

Chances are, you're making a few mistakes that are preventing your dishes and utensils from getting fully clean. Here's what...


Levi’s CEO Says to Wash Jeans in the Shower—Here’s What Happened When I Tried It

Want your favorite jeans to look great and last longer? According to Levi's head honcho, this unusual laundering method is...


The Sneaky Fire Hazard in Your Basement You May Not Know About

A firefighter explains how to avoid a water heater fire and the safety tips you need to know


New Study: This Is the No. 1 Most Affordable City in America

Forget the big cities on the coasts. The cheapest places to live are in the heart of America.


Do You Really Need a Top Sheet on Your Bed? Experts Settle the Debate

Are you Team Top Sheet, or Team No Top Sheet Needed?

How to Organize Kitchen Cabinets for Faster, Easier Meal Prep

Say "so long" to a cluttered kitchen. This simple guide will teach you how to organize kitchen cabinets in a...


21 Best Tips for Organized Kitchen Counters That Will Keep Even the Messiest Space Tidy

Here’s how to create perfectly organized kitchen counters and keep them clutter-free every day—with minimal effort


The Best Kitchen Counter Organization Products to Cut Down on Clutter

Optimize your counter space with these kitchen counter organization ideas.


This Shark Carpet Cleaner Is the Missing Piece In My Cleaning Routine

Add this Shark carpet cleaner to your routineyour floors will thank...


10 Clever Pantry Storage Ideas That Maximize Space and Efficiency

Want to maximize your pantry? It's all about small-space storage solutions. These savvy pantry storage ideas will help you stay...


Should You Be Adding Aluminum Foil to Your Dryer? We Put the TikTok Hack to the Test

TikTok users swear by this laundry hack, but can you really beat static cling with aluminum foil? We tested the...


Why Are People Putting Toilet Paper in the Fridge?

Have you heard of this trend? We'll explain how it works and let you decide if it's worth trying out...



Dishes Still Wet After Running Through the Dishwasher? Try This

This dishwasher hack will dry your dishes in just five minutes!

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12 Smart, Simple Tricks for Organizing a Kitchen Sink So You Can Find Everything You Need in Seconds

Say goodbye to unsanitary, sopping sponges and difficult-to-reach disinfectant. Organizing the kitchen sink area helps keep things clean, clutter-free and...


15 Spice Storage Ideas That Make So Much Sense

Spice storage ideas don't have to be complicated or expensive, but they can make a world of difference in the...


16 Kitchen Cabinet Organizers That Solve Any Storage Complaint

Make better use of storage space with these kitchen cabinet organizers.


15 Best Kitchen Drawer Organizers for Mess-Free Silverware

Say goodbye to clutter and hello to missing utensils with the best kitchen drawer organizers that bring order to your...


What Your Junk Drawer Reveals About You, According to a Psychologist

Who knew that the number of scissors you keep in your junk drawer could reveal so much about your personality?


Clever Ways to Organize Pots and Pans of All Shapes and Sizes

Say goodbye to the unruly pots and pans taking up too much space in your kitchen. These savvy storage strategies...