Red wine stain on carpet
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Stain Removal Guide

There's no excuse for ignoring stains when you have our stain-fighting guide on hand. We have the remedies to rid your home of every stain imaginable on all types of surfaces.

 


Folding a fitted sheet
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Refresh the Basics

You may have simply forgotten, never known, or wonder if there actually is a proper way to do household chores. There is, and we've compiled a how-to video guide to simplify household chores. From correctly loading your dishwasher to neatly folding towels, the instructions are all right here.

 


three vaccuums

Healthiest Vacuums

Before you go out and splurge on a new vacuum, find out which one is right for you, whether you've got a tight budget or a four-legged friend to clean up after.

Are they really the ultimate cleaning machines? Health magazine puts the latest models to the test.

 


Shaving cream stain remover
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Cost-Effective Cleaners

Some of your common household products surpisingly work double-duty as cleaning products. Who knew shaving cream lifts red wine stains?

 


Kitchen sink
Antoine Bootz

Keep the Kitchen Clean

With the kitchen being heart of the home and hub of food preparation, it can be a breeding ground for germs. Keep germs at bay with a deep and tips to maintain a healthy kitchen.


Clean coffee maker
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Clean Caffeine

In your spring freshening plans, don't overlook cleaning your coffee maker.

Regular cleaning is simple to do, gives your coffee a better flavor, and extends the appliance's life span.

 


A woman with a mop
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Stock Up

Strategize for spring with these easy cleaning tips, from straightening up the most cluttered spaces in your home and to choosing the best products to get your home clean.

Be ready to tackle the chores when inspiration strikes by stocking up on these essentials for a thorough cleanup.

 


Polished silver pitcher
Colin Peterson

Shine On

Don't neglect the details this time -- make cleaning your silver a priority. Once it's polished to a high gloss, make sure that you've got it stored properly. After your sterling is cleaned and stored, you will be more inspired to entertain.

 


Room with great air quality
Tria Giovan

Breathe Easy

Achieving optimal air quality goes beyond simple cleaning. Rid your home of irritants and pollutants by learning a variety of tips from changing filters to the importance of circulation.

 


Clean Well Ginger Bergamot Soap
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Green Cleaning

Put a healthy, eco-friendly spin on your spring cleaning this year and try out some of the green cleaning products available.

We tested 25 popular green cleaning products -- from detergents to toothpaste -- to find out which ones worked well and which ones we’d rather leave on the shelf.

 


organized bathroom products
Antonis Achilleos

30 Days to Declutter

Overwhelmed by organizing? Take it one day at a time with our 30 easy tips designed to have you and your home decluttered in one month.

 


Clean patio furniture

Outdoor Clean

Be sure that your porch or patio is ready for warm-weather lounging by helping your outdoor furniture shed that layer of grime acquired during the hard winter months.

 

By Zoë Gowen


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