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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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35 Nearly Forgotten House Cleaning Tips from the Past

Grandma knows all the best cleaning tips and tricks to save you time, money and effort. You'll want to stock...


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8 Best Ways to Clean Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are more complicated to keep in tact than you may have thought. Use these tips to keep them...


Making This Mistake with a Clogged Toilet Can Make Things Worse

Tackle the problem of a clogged toilet head-on with this secret cleaner.


11 Weirdest Items Found in Storage Units

Picking through abandoned storage units can be enlightening, like opening up a time capsule, says Lorne Caplan, whose company, Free...


10 Hidden Treasures That Could Be in Your Garage Right Now

Don't let these valuable items collect dust in your garage anymore. Clean out your space and see if you own...


7 Secrets to Loading Your Dishwasher the Right Way

Everyone has a favorite way to load the dishwasher. But guess what: These tips will help you do it right.


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13 Simple Housecleaning Tricks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Housecleaners share the cleaning secrets they use to keep your house spick and span.


Allergy-Proof Your Home

You'll never be bothered inside by pesky allergies again.

How to Wash Microfiber Cloths to Preserve Their Cleaning Power

Microfiber cloths do the cleaning for you, but have you ever thought about how they should be cleaned?


How to Fix a Clothes Dryer That Isn’t Drying

Is your dryer not drying your clothes all of a sudden? Take these steps to find the problem and fix...


How to Wash Your Towels to Keep Them Clean and Fluffy

These easy laundry tips will ensure that your towels look and feel brand new—and are truly clean.


What Is HE Laundry Detergent—And Why You Might Need It

If you’re not using HE detergent, you might be making a big mistake. Here's what laundry experts advise.