House Cleaning

Keeping your home germ-free is more important than ever—but that doesn’t mean you want to spend all your time cleaning. Here, you’ll find the most effective cleaning products, the gadgets that will cut your cleaning time in half, and genius tips for keeping everything tidy every day.

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How to Use Laundry Pods the Right Way

Trust us, learning how to use Tide Pods will make your laundry game infinitely easier.

How to Remove and Prevent Pilling from Your Clothes

Here's everything you need to know about pills, those pesky lint balls that end up all over your favorite textiles,...


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 Wash White Clothes to Keep Them Looking Bright

With a little care, your whites can stay bright, even as you enjoy your colorful life.


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...

How to Use Baking Soda and Vinegar in Your Laundry

Vinegar and baking soda, two pantry staples, double as laundry room must-haves. Read on to find out why.


How to Unshrink Clothes (and Prevent Them from Doing So in the First Place)

All hope isn't lost if you find your favorite clothing no longer fits after a trip through the dryer. Learn...


How to Shrink Clothes the Right Way

Here's how to shrink cotton, denim, and polyester for clothes that fit closer to the way you want them.


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.


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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.

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.


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...


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What Is That Disgusting Pink Slime in Your Bathroom?

If you see it, here's why you should clean it ASAP.


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10 Cleaning Mistakes You’re Probably Making That Are Making Your Home Dirtier

Correct these common cleaning mistakes and your home will sparkle.


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...


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How to Remove Almost Every Type of Stain

Stains happen but they don't have to be permanent. Here are expert tips for removing the most common stains from...


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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Best Carpet Stain Removers, According to Professional House Cleaners

We went to the experts to find out which brands of carpet stain removers you can trust to get out...


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Best DIY Carpet Cleaners for All Types of Stains

Before calling a cleaning service, DIY it with these homemade carpet cleaners to help wipe out tough carpet stains, from...


How to Remove Grass Stains

Thanks to these expert tips on how to remove grass stains from clothes and shoes, the grass really IS greener...


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How to Remove Hard Water Stains

Here's what causes these pesky hard water stains, plus the very best tips on how to remove them from tubs,...