Cleaning Tips

Need fast, foolproof advice for how to make your home sparkle? Our home and kitchen cleaning tips will get the job done fast.

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The Ultimate Room-by-Room Spring Cleaning Checklist

Our complete spring cleaning checklist guides you through a deep-cleaning that will breathe new life into your home after a long winter.

How to Make Homemade Laundry Detergent So You Never Have to Buy It Again

To clean clothes, you don't need a detergent packed with complex, smelly and harsh chemicals. Instead, you can quickly mix...

We Tested the Oven Cleaning Hack That Uses 1 Ingredient

This oven cleaning hack is simple enough; all you need is one lemon! But does it really work?

How to Wash a Baseball Cap Using Three Methods

Find out how to wash a baseball cap without damaging, shrinking or fading your favorite hat!

How to Wash Potatoes

Considering these tubers grow underground, it's no surprise that you'll want to remove the unwanted dirt before enjoying your mashed,...

How to Wash a Comforter to Prevent Dust Mites and Keep It Soft

With mattress pads, sheets, comforters, pillow shams and duvet covers, washing bedding can get complicated! Find out how to wash...

Ruggable Outdoor Review: This Washable Rug Keeps My Deck Looking Perfect

Ruggable outdoor rugs are known for the fact that they're machine-washable, but their versatility and stylishness are just as noteworthy.

How to Wash a Backpack

Find out how to wash a backpack without damaging it, plus our favorite trick for sticky zippers!

How to Dry Clean at Home in 3 Ways

Learn how to dry clean at home without shrinking or damaging your delicate clothing.

How to Hand-Wash Clothes the Right Way

Delicate clothing requires special treatment. Here's how to hand-wash clothes in a few simple steps.

Scrub Daddy’s Summer Shapes Include the Cutest Octopus, Crab and Shark

Cleaning just got beachy with the adorable Scrub Daddy summer shapes!

How to Clean Stainless Steel Pots and Pans

Stainless steel cookware can easily attract burnt-on food bits. Here's how to clean stainless steel pans and make them shine...

How to Clean a Mattress

Get rid of nasty mattress stains and smells with this guide on how to clean a mattress (and how often...

How to Clean a TV Screen

This is how to clean a TV screen, ridding it of smudges, fingerprints and dust. No harsh chemicals needed!

How to Clean Suede Shoes Without Ruining The Texture

Find out how to clean suede shoes so they look brand new, and protect them from dirt and moisture.

How to Clean White Shoes to Keep Them Looking Like New

White shoes look great, but they get dirty quickly. Here's how to clean white shoes the right way—including sneakers, leather...

How to Wash a Weighted Blanket

Before you heft your weighted blanket into the washing machine, check the label! Here's how to wash a weighted blanket...

The Best Way to Clean Every Type of Floor

Check out our mega list of methods and products for the best way to clean floors—including vinyl, hardwood and bamboo.

Homemade Floor Cleaner for Every Room in the House

No need to buy separate cleaners for different floor surfaces. Homemade floor cleaner can be made with a few basic...

How to Clean Glass Windows Using Homemade Window Cleaner

Save money (and room under your sink) by making your own homemade window cleaner.

How to Make a Homemade Degreaser

Ranges, sinks, cabinets and burnt pans could all use a good degreasing from time to time. If store-bought products...

How to Make Your Own Homemade Drain Cleaner

Soap scum, grease, hair, food...your bathroom and kitchen drains have seen it all. If you notice your sinks or showers...

How to Make Your Own Fruit and Vegetable Wash

Learn how to make a homemade fruit and vegetable wash so you have the cleanest pesticide-free produce in town.

How to Get Butter Out of Clothes

Learn how to get butter out of clothes with these tips and tricks—including a miracle worker spot treatment!

How to Wash Microfiber Towels So They Stay Super Absorbent

If not properly maintained, your microfiber towels can become less absorbent. Find out how to wash microfiber towels the right...

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How to Get Soy Sauce Out of Clothes and Carpet

Yes, dark soy sauce will create stubborn stains—but your shirt can be saved. Here's how to get soy sauce out...

How to Get Tomato Sauce Out of Clothes with 3 Easy Methods

Find out how to get tomato sauce out of clothes (even your white shirt!) with these simple methods.

How to Get Chocolate Out of Clothes, Whether Fresh or Set-In

Find out how to get chocolate out of clothes, upholstery and carpet (even old stains!) with a few easy steps...

How to Wash Grapes the Right Way

Don't just faucet-rinse your grapes! Here's how to wash grapes (with baking soda) and store them the right way.

How to Wash Mushrooms

See a few specks of dirt on your portabellos? Here's how to wash mushrooms the right way according to our...

Stop Allergies in Their Tracks with the 10 Best Vacuum Deals of Summer

Streamline your cleaning routine with 10 of the best vacuums and get up to 50% off Bissell, Dyson and Shark.