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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How to Wash Your Bath Mat

This is how to wash bath mats so they're fresh, fluffy and free of bacteria. Plus, find out how often to wash them—and when it's time to shop for replacements.

How to Get the Bacon Smell Out of Your House

When breakfast is over, here's how to get the lingering bacon smell out of your house.


5 Surprising Pumice Stone Uses for Your Home

Your cleaning tool kit needs a pumice stone!


How to Remove Hard Water Stains from Your Toilet, Sink and Bathtub

You'll need a simple secret weapon to remove most hard water stains: vinegar.


6 Super Smart Cleaning Hacks That Janitors Want You to Know

BRB, running to the store to get a pumice stone.


How to Remove the Scuffs and Scratches from Vintage Pyrex

Before you donate your old, scuffed up Pyrex, you're going to want to try this. Here's how to remove scratches...

How to Clean a Glass Shower Door—and Keep It Sparkling

Thinking of replacing those cloudy shower doors? Don't give up just yet! Discover how to clean glass shower doors and...


How to Clean a Bathtub

Find out how to clean a bathtub—including the toughest spots and scum, plus the best cleaning products to give your...


How to Get Rid of Drain Flies

Learn how to get rid of drain flies with a few easy, DIY steps. Best of all, they're totally chemical-free!


Don’t Use Your Oven’s Self-Cleaning Feature. Here’s Why.

According to appliance repair pro Scott the Fix-It Guy, you need to think twice before firing up your oven's self-cleaning...

This Clever Sneaker Laundry Bag Makes Cleaning Shoes SO Much Easier

This sneaker laundry bag dries sneakers in minutes minus the dryer damage and annoying noise.


How to Clean a Toilet

You might think you know how to clean a toilet...but are you doing it the right way? This is the...


How to Clean Your Dining Room, Step by Step

Learn how to clean the dining room with the right tools, the best cleaning practices and a printable checklist. You'll...


The Ultimate Living Room Cleaning Guide

Use this living room cleaning guide to keep the whole space fresh, dust-free and ready for lounging.


How to Clean Your Kitchen, Step by Step

You know how to clean your kitchen, but are you doing it in the most efficient way possible? This kitchen...

10 Things You Never Knew You Could Clean with Bar Keepers Friend

There's a reason Bar Keepers Friend has been around for 100 years. Find out how to clean all the things...


12 Laundry Products That’ll Make Wash Day Easier

Doing the laundry can be a drag. So make the job easier (and dare we say, even fun?) with these...


How to Clean Your Bathroom, Step by Step

This is the only bathroom cleaning guide you'll ever need! Find out exactly what to put in your cleaning caddy...


22 Uses for Dryer Sheets (That Aren’t Laundry)

Don't toss dryer sheets after one load of laundry—hold onto them instead. From eliminating dust to fighting static, here are...


How to Clean and Care for Your Wok

Wondering how to clean a wok? Here's what you need to know to keep your pan in perfect condition.


Here’s How to Clean Stainless Steel

You'll need a few household items, a clean microfiber cloth and some elbow grease!


Clean Your Dirty Laundry Detergent Cup with This Genius Trick

Can you put the laundry detergent cup in the washer? It's time to see if this trick works.


Why Bathroom Mats Shouldn’t Go in Your Washer

Bathroom mats should never, ever go in your washing machine. Learn why, and what to do when your bathroom mats...

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How To Clean Granite Countertops

Wondering how to clean granite countertops? You've come to the right place—and these tricks are easier than you think!


How to Wash a Shower Curtain Liner

Using a shower curtain liner is essential if you want a dry bathroom floor. But the constant exposure to moisture...


These Slow Cooker Liners Make Kitchen Cleanup a Breeze

From mouthwatering roasts to luscious cheesecakes, is there anything your slow cooker can't do? Well, we have yet to find...


How to Wash Dishes by Hand the Right Way

Even though it's much easier to pop dirty dishes in the dishwasher, sometimes hand-washing is required. Here's how to wash...


What You Need to Know About the Discoloration of Stainless Steel Due to Heat

While it won't have any effect on your food, it can be unsightly and bothersome.


How to Remove Candle Wax

Someone knocked over your three-wick candle? Don't panic, the mess is easier to clean than you might think. Here's how...