Cleaning and Organizing

Keeping your home germ-free is more important than ever—but that doesn’t mean you want to spend all your time cleaning. Here, you’ll find cleaning strategies that will save you time, money and effort, and genius home organizing tips to make the most of every square foot of space.

How to Clean Absolutely Everything in Your Kitchen, According to Charles the Butler

Charles MacPherson—best known as "Charles the Butler" on CTV's The Marilyn Denis Show—shares expert advice on how to make your kitchen sparkle.

How to Clean Your Bathroom Thoroughly—Without Harsh Chemicals

From home remedies to old-school techniques, follow this back-to-basics guide for a greener, cleaner bathroom.


10 Organizing Shows on Netflix That Will Inspire You to Declutter Now

Looking for storage solutions to bring order to a cluttered space? You'll find plenty of inspiration in these must-watch series.


What You Should Know About Laundry Stripping

Thought your machine-washed sheets and towels were thoroughly clean? Think again!


Secrets Professional Organizers Don’t Want You to Know

Want to expand your living space—without taking a sledgehammer to the walls? Here's how to make the most of every...

The 10 Most Disgusting House Bugs (And How to Get Rid of Them)

Although some are harmful, others are kind of helpful. Either way, we’ll show you how to kick these creepy-crawlies out.


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20+ Gross Smells You Can Neutralize Using Items in Your Pantry

Dealing with a smelly pet or can't stand the smell of fresh paint? Look no further than your kitchen to...

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7 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Refrigerator

These common habits could be taking years off of your hard-working kitchen appliance.


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17 Handy Hints That Make Doing the Laundry Less of a Hassle

It's laundry time again! It might not be your favourite chore, but these hacks will definitely make it a whole...


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11 Things You Shouldn’t Store in Your Bathroom

Just because these products are meant to be used in the bathroom, doesn't mean they should be stored there.


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10 Smart Tricks to Keep Your Shoes Stink-Free

Things like bacteria, sweat, and other foot problems or injuries can cause your shoes to smell. Make them last longer...

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The Filthiest Items in Your Home (and How to Clean Them!)

Areas that are tough to clean—whether it's because they're tricky to reach or take too much elbow-grease—are often the most...


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9 Things All Homeowners Should Do Once a Week

Ready to run a tighter ship? These weekly tune-ups will keep your home clean, organized and efficient in every way.


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13 Laundry Mistakes Everyone Makes (And How to Fix Them)

Keep your clothes cleaner, your home greener and your hydro bill low with these expert laundry tips.


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12 Things You Should Never Pour Down the Drain

Sure, it's more convenient to simply flush this stuff down the drain—but you may live to regret it.


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7 Surprisingly Germy Kitchen Items You Never Think to Clean

The sponge and the sink are obvious culprits, but new research shows that other everyday kitchen objects harbour germs that...

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14 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Washer and Dryer

A decent washer and dryer should last at least 10 years. If you're committing these maintenance mistakes, however, you could...


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30 Things You Can Organize in Under 30 Minutes

In the time it takes to bake brownies, you can tackle one of these surprisingly simple organizing projects and see...


Yes, You Can Wash “Dry Clean Only” Clothes at Home—Here’s How

These do-it-yourself laundry tips are the next best thing to professional dry cleaning.


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20+ Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Dishwasher

Unless you actually enjoy washing dishes by hand, you'll want to avoid these common dishwasher maintenance mistakes.


13 Things Your Exterminator Wishes You Knew

Repelling pests can be as simple as changing the light bulb above your porch.


This Video Explains How to Clean Inside Your Oven Door Glass

Cleaning between the glass panels of an oven door seems impossible, but it can be done. Here's how!


Are You Making This Expensive Mistake With Your Vacuum?

With a little know-how you can improve the performance of your vacuum—and save yourself a costly repair.


What is That Pink Slime in Your Bathroom?

If you see it, here's why you should clean it ASAP.

We Test 5 Methods to Clean a Burnt Pan—Here’s How They Performed

Ever wonder how to clean a burnt pan? See what happened when we put different cleaning methods to the test...


The Best Spring Cleaning Hacks We Found on TikTok

Ready to start your spring cleaning?


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25+ Cleaning Hacks for Hard-to-Remove Stuff

From scratches, clogged drains, stains, permanent marker and lots in between, we'll show you some of our proven methods for...


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How to Spring Clean Your Digital Clutter

Feeling overwhelmed by your inbox? Here’s a step-by-step guide to tackling your virtual mess.


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40 Clever Kitchen Organizing Ideas You’ll Want to Try Right Now

The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it can also be the most cluttered. Use these clever...


Here’s Why You Need to Clean Your Washing Machine—and How to Do It

The moist, warm, dark environment of your washing machine is the perfect breeding ground for mold and germs. Here's how...