Cleaning

Which Washing Machine Should You Buy?

This no-spin guide to the three main types will help you choose—and use—yours correctly.

These Stories Will Completely Change the Way You Think About ‘Housewives’

Author Helen Ellis warns: "Don't judge a lady by her cardigan."

6 Smart Desk Accessories

Dress up your desk with these fun and functional fixtures.

Here’s Why It’s So Hard To Declutter Your Stash Of Bags (and How To Finally Do It)

They’re corralled on a closet shelf, clustered under the sink, maybe even stuffed into the trunk of your car. Do you really need so many totes, clutches, and carryalls? Probably not. Here are the step-by-steps to letting go.

6 Gross Pet Problems and How to Solve Them

Feathered and furry family members are cute, but man, can they be pigs. These cleanup strategies should help.

9 Small Cleaning Resolutions You Should Make in 2016

When it comes to keeping the house neat and tidy, don’t make sweeping resolutions you’ll abandon long before it’s time for spring-cleaning. Instead, break those dreaded jobs (doing laundry, scrubbing the tub) down into small chores you can squeeze in here and there. These tiny changes to your routine will help keep the house clean and orderly—with minimal time and effort.

The 1 Cooking Mistake That’s Hurting Your Kitchen

Leftover cooking oil and bacon grease may be harming your plumbing. 

31 Days to a Cleaner Home

We’ve got a cleaning tip for every day of the month, full of inspiration for the rest of 2016.

6 Dishwasher Do’s and Don’ts

Fork tines up or down? Plates facing right or left? Two pros cycle through their dish-loading directives.