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.

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, flexible, and possibly more intelligent.

7 Simple Solutions for Tough Stains

No need to cry over spilled ink or coffee! Just try these laundering strategies to save your favourite garment from...

Where to Take Your Unwanted Household Items

Eager to get rid of the unwanted household items you've collected while spring cleaning? This handy guide tells you where...

5 Simple Tips to Organize Every Room in Your Home

Overwhelmed by spring cleaning? Here, experts share strategies to bust clutter and organize your home, one room at a time.

Genius Uses for Baby Wipes You Never Thought to Try

Forget wiping baby bums! Create scent sachets, clean your pet, craft a travel jewelry box, and more.

8 Common Items That Remove Blood Stains

Wondering how to remove blood stains? Work as quickly as possible with these household items to save your soiled clothes.

4 Things You Should Never Flush Down the Toilet

Thought it was safe to flush this common household trash? Think again! Here are four things that should be tossed...

How to Clean Christmas Ornaments of Every Kind

Holiday decorations become treasured family heirlooms, evoking memories of Christmas past. They can also become incredibly filthy after spending 11...

9 Clever Home Organizing Hacks

These creative storage and organization tips will help you cut down on clutter and straighten up the messiest spots in...

How to Downsize Your Stuff for a Move

Moving to a smaller space? Here are tips on how to decide what to keep and what to toss when...

7 Ways to Support Non-Profits Without Opening Your Wallet

Ridding yourself of clutter can be a great opportunity to give back to your community. Every time you donate your...

14 Tips to Stop Closet Clutter

Is clutter taking over your closets? These simple steps will help you create instant space.

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...

Here’s Why and How to Part with Stuff that Creates Clutter

It's lurking in your basement, your garage, and in the furthest recesses of your closet. If you're not careful, it...

9 Fun (and Charitable!) Ways to Get Your Family to De-Clutter

They say a de-cluttered space leads to a de-cluttered mind. It's also a great opportunity to teach children the value...

9 Ways to Encourage Kids to Give Up Old Toys

Your kids haven't used their toys in ages, but are still reluctant to give them to charity. Here's how to...

5 Creative Ways to Contain Clutter

Bring order to scattered household items with these inspired ideas.

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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...

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...

7 Secret Kitchen-Cleaning Tips

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...

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 Mirror Cleaner Tips

These terrific DIY mirror cleaning tips guarantee clean bathroom mirrors, glass tables and fireplace doors with ease.

DIY Wall Cleaner and Cleaning Tips

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

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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...

10 House Cleaning Home Remedies

Ditch expensive cleaners and head for the vinegar, lemon and bleach, because we've found 10 home remedies guaranteed to make...

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...