Cleaning

Cleaning

Vacuum Smarter, Not Harder

Tips for more efficient vacuuming.

Cleaning

Best Bathroom Cleaners from Common Household Items

Not-your-usual bathroom cleaners that work great.

Cleaning

Weird Cleaners That Really Work

Common household ingredients to clean the tough stuff.

Germs

Cutting Board Wisdom

Keep your cutting boards germ-free and smelling good.

Cleaning

Should I Clean My Kitchen Counters with Oregano Oil?

Oregano oil is in many all-natural cleaners and recipes for making your own. Does it really kill the germs that can make you sick? Find out…

Germs

Check Your Kitchen for This Surprising Cause of Food Poisoning

You can probably name most of the germiest spots in your kitchen, but scientists have identified a surprising item that’s a hotbed of bacteria…

Cleaning

Handy Laundry Substitutions

Help for when you run out of detergent or bleach.

Cleaning

Many Wood-Floor Cleaners Are Bad for Wood Floors

Many of the best-known, wood cleaners, including Murphy Oil Soap and Mop & Glo, are bad for your wood floors.

Cleaning

Favorite Fixes for Common Carpet Catastrophes

Carpeted floors are such a comfort, but spills and messes are no picnic. Here are our favorite fixes for those…

Odors

The 8 Home Smells That Could Be Signs of Danger

Household odors can serve as clues that there are hidden problems with your home. Here are eight to pay attention to.

Cleaning

Fixing Sticky Things

How to unstick things in your home and car.

Germs

No Shoes Please

If you’re always trying to get your family to take their shoes off when they come home so that they…

Cleaning

Freshen Up Those Hidden Spots

Get rid of hidden smells.

Cleaning

Freshen Your Indoor Air Naturally

You come home from a long day, step inside your lovely abode and…what’s that smell? It’s time to get serious…

Cleaning

Clean Tough Spots in Your Home

We have spots and items in our usually tidy home that we often skip over while housekeeping because they are…