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The One Spot in Your Kitchen You’ve Probably Been Ignoring—But Shouldn’t Be

When it comes to cleaning the kitchen, you probably cover the basics: counter, sink, stovetop, and floors. But when it comes to smaller spots, there’s one that usually gets overlooked.

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 Keep Your Car Clean During Road Trips

If a long car trip is in your future this summer, here’s how to keep your ride clean (and your sanity intact).

Mini Cleaning Moves That Have Maximum Payout 

Real Simple grilled industry pros for eight home-maintenance tweaks that will save you time and energy.  

10 Genius Cleaning Hacks

Top pros confess their dirty little dust- and grime-busting secrets.

How to Clean Your Apartment With Minimal Effort

We know you're not going to deep-clean the bathroom every week, so here are the areas you need to hit (and ones you can avoid).

5 Genius Cleaning Tips

For a pristinely clean home in a flash, lean on a handful of everyday items that double as clever cleaning solutions.