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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.

Speed-Clean Your Bathroom Checklist

You have just five minutes to clean your bathroom? Here’s how to use them.

Your Guide to Vacuum Attachments

Get the most from your vacuum accessories.

8 Germiest Items in Your Home

Turns out, bacteria tends to linger on some of the most frequently used household items. Here, a list of germ-laden places—and how to tackle those trouble spots.

Speed-Clean a Big Bookcase Checklist

Want to be decluttered and dusted in 15 minutes or less? Here’s what you’ll need: an apron with pockets, an old sheet, silica-gel packets, a Swiffer duster with an extendable handle, an Alvin dry-cleaning pad, a hair dryer, an extension cord, and a step stool.

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.

10 Genius Cleaning Hacks

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

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).

Speed Cleaning

Got a few minutes? That’s all you really need to zap dust and dirt and make any size mess disappear.