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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Wash Dishes By Hand
Good news for everyone who hates to wash dishes by hand: it's time to put...
15 Things You Can Clean with a Lint Roller—Besides Clothes
If you're only using lint rollers to clean your clothes, you're missing out on a...
8 Things You Should Never Clean with Vinegar
In most cases, vinegar is a great all-purpose cleaner, but there are some things that...
15 Everyday Items Dirtier Than a Toilet Seat
These surfaces have more germs than the average toilet seat, and you’ve likely already...
The Little-Known Trick to Cleaning Your Oven Without Scrubbing
With this witty life hack, you'll never have to scrub again. Here's how to clean...
Does Your Kitchen Sponge Smell? Here’s How to Clean It
If your kitchen sponge is starting to smell, it's likely harbouring a hefty amount of...
How to Remove Water Stains from Wood: 6 Tricks to Try
Someone forgot to use a coaster? Grab any of these household products and you'll be...
Where Do Bed Bugs Come From?
Bed bugs—just the thought of them makes you itchy, doesn't it?
5 Myths About House Fires You Probably Believe
In a fire, do you have minutes or seconds to escape? What's more dangerous: flames...
16 Traditional Cleaning Tricks That Don’t Actually Work
Cleaning experts are calling the bluff on these popular cleaning "hacks."
12 Brilliant DIY Cleaning Products for Every Room in the House
Ditch the pricey store-bought cleaning products and stick with these all-natural solutions from the book...
You Should Always Add This One Ingredient to Your Dishwasher
This key ingredient in your dishwasher will give your glassware an extra sparkle and prevent...
11 Pests That Could Be Hiding in Your Attic
Perhaps it's the fluffy tail or their crazy shenanigans, but squirrels are kind of cute...
How to Get Rid of Sweat Stains: 11 Easy Solutions
You probably have these DIY sweat stain solutions in your home right now.
The 10 Most Disgusting House Bugs—and the Best Ways to Get Rid of Them
You may be surprised by which of these house bugs are actually helpful and which...
20 Spring Cleaning Tasks You Can Do in 1 Minute or Less
Spring has sprung, so it's time to buckle down and clean up our spaces. You'll...
10 Easy Tips for Cleaning Your Microwave, Stovetop and Oven
Could your kitchen use a deep-clean? Banishing burned-on gunk and grease is a breeze with...
20 Things You Should Be Cleaning with a Toothbrush
Most of us clean using sponges, cloths, dusters, vacuums, etc. but sometimes your most effective...
11 Brilliant Cleaning Shortcuts Lazy People Will Appreciate
For starters, make the dishwasher your best friend for cleaning everything—including shoes!
9 Fast Tricks to Clean Your House While You Sleep
Some chores can take care of themselves while you snooze.
Who Knew? 7 Unexpected Health Benefits of Spring Cleaning
This season, "cleaning" is about more than just tidying up your house.
8 Spring Cleaning Tips That Will Make Life Easier
Ready to give your home a top-to-bottom buffing? Once you've covered these major tasks, you'll...
Spring Closet Cleaning: 14 Ideas From Professional Organizers
Experts share their best insider tips to get your closet in shape for spring.
13 Things Your Exterminator Wishes You Knew
Repelling pests can be as simple as changing the light bulb above your porch.
16 Genius Cleaning Hacks You’ll Want to Steal from Professional House Cleaners
You'll have your house spick-and-span in no time by following these tips.
10 Most Common Causes of House Fires in Canada
The chief causes of house fires are clear—and so are the ways to avoid...
How to Declutter Your Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to Living With Less
Are you a borderline hoarder? Maybe it's time to minimalize! Canada's top organizing experts share...
9 Things You’re Better Off Tossing and Replacing When You Move
Packing is hard enough. Lighten your load by ditching these nine items for a fresh...
15 Things You Never Knew You Could Put in the Washing Machine
Stuffed animals and small toys? Sure. Yoga mats and baseball caps? Bring them on.
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...
The 6 Hidden Strengths of Being a Messy Person
Why do neat freaks get all the credit? Messy people have the edge: they're relaxed,...
12 Things You Should Never, Ever Pour Down the Drain
It might be convenient to just rinse with water and flush it down the drain....