Cleaning

Make your home sparkle with tips, tricks and ideas for everyday upkeep and spring cleaning.

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  • How to Clean Up Your Kids' Clutter Creatively>>

    It seems like a never-ending struggle to find practical ways to keep kids puzzle pieces from landing in the same tub as the wooden blocks. It doesn't have to be. Clean up your kids' clutter with these creative tips.>>

  • 11 Ways to Pick Up The Pieces After A Flood>>

    After any natural disaster, be it a flood or a storm, it's important to take great care to keep you and your family safe. Once the storm has passed, however, it can be hard to assess the damage and know where to begin. Here are 11 ways to help you clean up and get back to normal after a flood.>>

  • 9 DIY Ways To Remove Kitchen Smells>>

    If your kitchen absorbed the scent of last night’s dinner these simple solutions will get rid of stuck on smells.>>

  • 8 Spring Cleaning Tips>>

    Ready to give your home a top-to-bottom buffing? Once you’ve covered these major tasks, you’ll have your home spring-cleaned in no time.>>

  • 4 Ways to Spot a Good Dry Cleaner>>

    The quality of work varies drastically from one dry cleaner to another. If you’re considering taking your clothes to an unfamiliar cleaner, here’s what you need to do to avoid having your duds ruined.>>

  • 7 Laundry Stain Solutions>>

    No need to cry over spilled ink or coffee, here are the stain removal tips to beat even the most stubborn stains. Just try these laundering strategies to save your favourite garment from spills, sweat stains, mildew, and more.>>

  • 3 Tips To Dry Out Your Cellphone>>

    Stem the tide with three tips for saving your cellphone from water damage.>>

  • 8 Surprising Laundry Secrets>>

    From treating collar stains to keeping your jeans in impeccable shape, here are eight indispensable laundry secrets.>>

  • 13 Cleaning Tips You've Never Heard of>>

    Clean your bathroom, kitchen and floors with these affordable, do-it-yourself cleaning tricks. Chances are you never even heard of these household remedies.>>

  • 10 Easy Tips for Cleaning Your Microwave and Stove>>

    Beat burned on gunk and grease, and turn cleaning the oven and microwave from a bore to a breeze with these easy, do-it-yourself cleaning tips.>>

  • 7 Secret Tips for Cleaning Your Kitchen>>

    Clean your coffee pots, mugs, sink and more with these handy kitchen cleaning secrets.>>

  • 10 Tricks for Cleaning Your Cookware>>

    Remove water spots, keep silverware shining and make sure your finest crystal looks like a million bucks with these no-fail dishware cleaning secrets.>>

  • 5 DIY Remedies for Furniture Water Rings>>

    Remove the toughest water rings from your wood furniture using simple household ingredients and a little elbow grease.>>

  • 10 DIY Glass and Metal Cleaning Tips>>

    Clean bathroom mirrors, glass tables and fireplace doors with ease, using these easy, affordable tricks and tips.>>

  • 10 DIY Floor and Wall Cleaning Tips>>

    Stick it to grime, stains and scuffs with our ultimate do-it-yourself guide to floor and wall cleaning.>>

  • 10 Ways to Spring Clean Like a Pro>>

    No one looks forward to spring-cleaning. But think how much better your house will feel when it’s done! Here are a few tips from the pros to make it efficient and effective.>>

  • 10 Bathroom Cleaning Tips and Tricks>>

    Throw out your bathroom cleaners, because with a little lemon, baking soda and ammonia you can do just about anything. From home remedies to secret cleaning techniques, this is your guide to getting your bathroom sparkling.>>

  • 12 Essential Laundry Tips and Tricks>>

    Remove stains and tackle the toughest laundry tasks with this no-fail guide to essential laundry tips and tricks.>>

  • 5 Surprisingly Quick Cleaning Projects>>

    Short on time, and trying to get your home in ship-shape? Make a regular routine of these easy cleaning projects that each take less than 20 minutes.>>

  • 4 Chore-Busting Tips>>

    Chores are unavoidable, but it doesn’t mean they have to take up your whole day. We’ve got time-saving strategies to help you complete some common household tasks.>>

  • Homemade Cleaning Products>>

    Want to avoid harsh chemical cleaners in your household? Save money and protect your family’s health by making your own all-natural, chemical-free products using essential oils.>>

  • 5 Myths About Fire>>

    In a fire, do you have minutes or seconds to escape? What’s more dangerous: flames or smoke? Separating fire myths from the facts can save your life.>>

  • 5 Hidden Chemicals in Your Home>>

    Our relationship to chemicals is changing as new research draws a connection between health problems and exposure to certain compounds. Your home may be more toxic than you realize because of hidden chemicals in cleaning products. Here are five common cleaning products that may be polluting your home.>>

  • Top 10 Causes of House Fires>>

    The chief causes of house fires are clear — and so are the ways to avoid them. Here’s what you need to know about preventing 10 common hazards.>>

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