Home Tips

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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    16 Plants That Are Poisonous to Dogs

    Your dog doesn’t know to stay away from them, which is why they shouldn’t be anywhere in your home or...

    20 Air-Purifying Plants for Your Home

    These plants will spruce up your home and help to make your space—and you—healthier in a number of ways.

    Linen Closet Organizing Ideas You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

    If you need more space in your linen closet for all those sheets, towels, blankets, and more, follow these simple...

    9 Best Shoe Storage Options to Maximize Your Space

    Put your best foot forward with these smart shoe storage ideas and solutions for every sized closet.

    23 Best Ideas for Organizing Your Walk-In Closet

    Professional organizers share their tips for turning your walk-in closet into an organized space where you can readily find the...

    Smart Strategies for Organizing Your Kid’s Closet

    We've got all the kid's closet ideas you need to get—and keep—their closets neat and organized.

    Closet Lighting Ideas for Every Type of Closet

    Let there be light! These easy-to-install closet light fixtures will help you stay organized, whether you have a huge walk-in...

    8 Best Closet Systems to Organize Your Space 2021

    A closet system can transform your jumbled mess of a closet into an efficient storage space. Here are the best...

    9 Best Hangers for All Your Needs

    The best hangers help save space, preserve your clothes, and organize all the clothes in your closet.

    20 Best Closet Organizers to Maximize Your Space

    These are the best closet organizers to conquer closet chaos, once and for all.

    12 Things We’re Buying at Wayfair to Create a Backyard Oasis

    Your backyard is about to get a major upgrade!

    How to Recycle Old Clothes

    Not all closet cast-offs are destined for the dump. Try these Earth-friendly alternatives to tossing old clothes and other textiles...

    30 Best Artificial Plants You Can’t Tell Are Fake (and Where to Buy Them)

    Don't exactly have a green thumb? Not to worry—here are the best fake plants you can buy that will elevate...

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    How to Clean Your Washing Machine, According to Laundry Experts

    If you've never cleaned your washer before, it's high time you started!

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    15 Easiest Vegetables to Grow at Home

    Don't have a green thumb? Don't worry! These veggies are so easy to grow, even beginners will end up with...

    How Much the Average House Costs in Each State

    Owning your home is still very much a part of the American dream—but it's not cheap: The national median price...

    How to Make Compost at Home to Enrich Your Garden

    Here's everything you need to know about how to make compost at home.

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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.

    10 House Smells You Should Never Ignore

    Your nose is more sensitive than some of the most sophisticated scientific equipment. Use it to sniff out these serious...

    14 Best Online Flower Delivery Services for Every Occasion

    A bouquet of fresh-cut flowers is a thoughtful way to brighten anyone's day. And online flower delivery services make it...

    The 12 Best (and Worst) Products Consumer Reports Has Ever Tested

    In the market for a big-ticket item? Make sure you choose wisely…with a little help from the nation’s leading consumer...

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    50 Abandoned Houses That Are Begging to Be Restored

    If we could wave a wand, we'd want to restore these gorgeous abandoned houses right now.

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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.

    16 Chemical-Free Ways to Get Rid of Household Pests

    You don't need to Napalm your home to get rid of ants, flies, cockroaches, mice and other pests. Try these...

    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...