Cleaning

How to Clean 8 of the Trickiest Spots In Your House

When it comes to cleaning the complicated spots in your home, do you find yourself giving up before you have even started? We’ve compiled all the tools and tricks to help you tackle those annoying and hard-to-reach places once and for all. With these easy, step-by-step instructions from the cleaning pros at Real Simple, you can tackle everything from up high (blinds and ceiling fans) to down low (garbage disposal and radiators) in a matter of minutes. And don’t worry—we’ve even included those items you use on a daily basis too, like your remote, mouse, and keyboard so your tech will feel fresh and new, too.

Your Guide to Vacuum Attachments

Get the most from your vacuum accessories.

12 Things Only Professional Cleaners Know

A few of our favorite cleaning pros share some of their best tips for stubborn spots around the house. From stains in the laundry room to fingerprints on the refrigerator to the (dreaded!) toilet bowl, they have a solution for it all.

How to Recycle Ink Cartridges

What is the best way to dispose of printer cartridges?

10 Things You Should Throw Out of Your Fridge Right Now

Chances are your fridge has one of these things. 

How to Get Rid of Cockroaches

Try these expert-recommended pest control solutions for roaches.

How to Get Rid of Gnats

Prevent and protect your house with these DIY tips and tricks.

5 Mini Decorating Moves for a Boring Home Office

See how a designer transformed Broadway and TV star Sutton Foster’s home office in just five easy steps.