Your Ultimate Guide to a Clutter-Free Home
Never wonder where to put anything again with these ingenious organizing picks, tips, and tricks.
16 Wow-Worthy Ways to Frame Art
There’s more than one way to maximize a piece of art. (In fact, there are at least four.) Corporate framing director Jeffrey Feigenheimer, of New York City’s A. I. Friedman, suggests a few beautiful borders to help you get the hang of it.
The Best Route to a Cleaner Kitchen
Want to know exactly which tasks to tackle, and in what order? Four industry pros plot the steps that will speed your routine and guarantee a thorough clean.
How to Clean Almost Anything: An A-to-Z Guide
Your waffle maker is crusty; the knives are rusty. It’s time for an all-around spruce-up. Whether you need shortcuts for the regulars (sinks) or how-tos for the rest (air mattress?), this story spells it all out for you.
How Can I Judge Furniture Craftsmanship?
From dovetail to dowel, find out which types of joints signal high-quality design.
The Best Kitchen Sponges and Brushes
Feeling wishy-washy about your dish cleaners? Real Simple vetted 150 options to find tough tools that turn the drudgery of a full sink into a daily happy scour.
6 Kitchen Sink Accessories
Secure those hard-working instruments in proper fashion with one of these handy containers.
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.
17 Little Ways to Make a Tiny Space Feel Bigger
Don't let the challenges of a small space cramp your decorating style.
7 Stylish Solutions for Your Home
Storage doesn’t have to be sterile. Here are ingenious, eye-catching ideas for every room in the house.