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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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    HE vs. Traditional Washing Machines: What’s the Difference?

    A point-by-point guide to everything you need to know about HE and traditional washing machines.

    8 Best Steam Irons, According to Clothing Experts

    Looking for the best steam iron for your clothes? These are the steam irons the pros recommend for getting your...

    How to Select the Best Dryer Settings for Your Clothes

    Protect your clothes and save energy (and money!) by choosing the right dryer settings for your laundry needs.

    Liquid vs. Powder Detergent vs. Pods: Which Is Best to Use?

    Laundry experts break down the pros and cons of powder vs. liquid detergent vs. pods, making your choice that much...

    How to Wash Silk Clothing and Sheets at Home

    Yes, you can have nice things—and keep them nice with less effort than you think.

    20 Best Throw Blankets to Cuddle Up with for Fall

    The best throw blankets are super soft but also able to withstand wear and tear. Plus, they look pretty draped...

    How to Use Fabric Softener for the Coziest Clothes and Linens

    Once you learn what fabric softener does and how to use fabric softener, you'll feel the difference in your laundry.

    How to Use Laundry Pods the Right Way

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

    11 Best Down Comforters for Sounder Sleep, According to Reviewers

    Customers give these down comforters a big thumbs up.

    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...

    12 Products FBI Agents Use to Secure Their Homes

    Who better to get advice from on home security products than FBI agents and private investigators who've studied the minds...

    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...

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    31 Amazon Halloween Decorations Worth Buying Early

    Treat yourself to these killer Halloween decorations before they disappear!

    Overstock Labor Day Sale: The 10 Best Deals for Your Home

    An Overstock sale is the best time to stock up on towels, kitchen organizers, furniture, and more! Don't miss the...

    The Best Labor Day Mattress Sales of 2021

    These Labor Day mattress deals are the stuff that dreams are made of. Labor Day sales are the best time...

    19 Great Sources of Cool, Affordable Art to Liven Up Your Blank Walls

    Just say no to blank walls! Whether you want museum-quality prints, original works of art, vintage posters, or innovative sculptures,...

    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.

    40 Inspiring Patio Decor Ideas That Are Still in Stock

    It’s not too late! Create your own private oasis in a flash with these easy and affordable tips from design...

    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.

    The 12 Best Cooling Pillows for a Good Night’s Sleep

    Get some quality shut-eye with these innovative cooling pillows that will keep you from waking up hot-headed.

    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...

    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...

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    This Is the Most Mosquito-Infested City in America

    Mosquitos are an annoying summer bug, but for this West Coast city, they're a huge problem.