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I Thought My Floors Were Clean—Until I Tried the Tineco iFloor 3 Vacuum Mop

The Tineco iFloor 3 Vacuum Mop is powerful enough to clean up spilled cereal. We tried it at home to put it to the test.

10 Best Cordless Vacuums You Can Buy Right Now

We found the best cordless vacuum options for every budget, flooring and space.


The 12 Best Vacuum Cleaners, According to Cleaning Pros

Trust us—they're game-changers for your cleaning routine.


How to Clean Your Windows Inside and Out, According to Cleaning Pros

Say goodbye to dirt and streaks! Once you learn how to clean windows the right way, you might wonder...


How to Wash a Bath Mat or Bathroom Rug

This is how to wash bath mats so they're fresh, fluffy and free of bacteria. Plus, find out how often...

9 Best Handheld Vacuums You Will Want to Take Everywhere

We found the best handheld vacuum picks for every household and budget. They'll even clean pet messes!


How to Get Rid of Dog Smell from Anywhere in Your House

We love our pets, but we don't always love their scents. Here are some tips for eliminating dog smell in...

How to Clean Your Reusable Water Bottle, No Matter What It’s Made Of

Bacteria, buildup and gross smells be gone! Here are step-by-step instructions for cleaning every type of reusable water bottle.


8 Best Carpet Cleaners for Pet Messes

These best carpet cleaners for pet messes will make cleaning up after Fluffy or Fido a breeze


I Tried the Bissell Pet Hair Eraser—the Handheld Vacuum Every Pet Parent Needs

If you need me, I’ll be following my cat around with this little handheld vacuum


Our Editors Tried the Best Vacuums for Pet Hair—Here Are Their Favorites

We tried every type of pet vacuum we could find. These are the best of the best.

How to Clean Dog Pee from Your Carpet in 4 Steps

If you're looking for an easy solution for dog pee on a carpet, urine luck


How to Get Dog Poop Out of Carpet

Did your pet have an accident? Whether it's an old mess or a new one, here's how to get dog...


10 Best Pet Stain Removers That Erase Every Trace of Messy Fur Babies

Accidents happen, but you can safeguard yourself—and your furniture—with these pet stain removers.


How to Get Cat Pee Out of Carpet

Cleaning cat pee from your carpet just got easier.


The Baseboard Buddy Has More Than 18,000 Ratings on Amazon—Here’s Why People Love It

This Amazon-loved gadget takes the aches and pains out of cleaning baseboards.

I Tried the Bissell Pet Stain Eraser and It Got SO Many Difficult Stains Out

Even dried dog urine stains were no match for the Bissell Pet Stain Eraser.


I Tried Carbona Pro Care Laundry Stain Scrubber—And It Even Got Gross Blood Stains Out

One bottle of Carbona Pro Care and a few minutes of my time was enough to make chocolate, mud, and...


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Does Bissell’s Little Green Machine Really Work? We Tried the Viral TikTok Product to Find Out

TikTok said this portable machine was the best—so our Home Editor put it to the test.


I Have Two Kids and Dog—and I Swear by Ruggable Washable Rugs

Yes, you really can wash Ruggable rugs in the washing machine! Our Ruggable review answers the questions you...


12 Best Vacuum-Mop Combos with Near-Perfect Reviews

Clean your floors in half the time with a vacuum-mop combo. Trust us: You won't know how you ever lived...


How to Clean Your Carpet So It Looks as Good as New

Carpets take a beating, but this step-by-step guide will show you how to do a routine and deep cleaning so...


How to Clean Your Baseboards Quickly and Easily

It may not be particularly fun, but cleaning baseboards is faster and easier than you'd think.


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Follow This Cleaning Schedule to Keep Your Home Spotless

Here's the ultimate cleaning schedule for household chores ranging from daily and weekly tasks to deep cleanings that need to...

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Getting Rid of Dog Hair In My Home Seemed Impossible—Until I Tried the ChomChom Roller

We tested this pet hair removal product with more than 110,000 reviews on Amazon. Here's why it's totally worth the...


How to Clean Your Kitchen from Top to Bottom

Follow our pro's step-by-step guide to deep cleaning your kitchen and you'll never be embarrassed by an unannounced visitor again.


How to Clean the Bathroom from Top to Bottom

Your step-by-step guide for how to clean a bathroom till it sparkles.


How to Clean an Air Fryer

Not sure how to clean an air fryer? It's a lot easier than you might think!


10 Best Car Vacuums to Keep Your Car Looking Brand New

If you thought using your home vacuum in your car was no big deal, think again. These top-rated car vacuums...


This UV Flashlight Urine Detector Helps You Find (and Clean Up) Dog Messes

We love our dogs, despite their mess. Now, finding and cleaning up those messes is easier than ever.