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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.

15 Game-Changing Cleaning Shortcuts

Easy tips and foolproof strategies for making your home sparkle—fast.

12 Tricks to Removing the Toughest Stains

Wash fabrics as recommended after these treatments—the sooner, the better.

8 Cleaning Mistakes You're Probably Making

From faulty dusting to defective dishwashing, common blunders can muck up even your best efforts. Use these pros' smart suggestions over the holidays and every day to save you time and trouble.

These Products Will Help You Do Laundry Like a Pro

Why rush out to the dry cleaners when you can save money and stay at home?