Galley Kitchens

4 Super Easy and Sophisticated Home DIY Projects

“DIY” doesn’t have to stand for difficult, involved, yikes! These fun redos from four top bloggers are low-effort and high-impact. Here’s all the stuff, steps, and secrets you need.

Your Ultimate Guide to a Clutter-Free Home

Never wonder where to put anything again with these ingenious organizing picks, tips, and tricks.

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 Can I Judge Furniture Craftsmanship?

From dovetail to dowel, find out which types of joints signal high-quality design.

7 Unique Wine Racks

Keep favorite wines within reach for dinner parties and holiday gatherings with one of these well-constructed storage pieces.

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.

3 Freezer Maintenance Tips

Make sure your icebox is up to snuff in time for Popsicle season.

The Best Kitchen Trash Can for Your Home

Does yours look like something the cat dragged in? Perhaps it’s time to upgrade to a modern model as sleek as it is smart. Of 50 vetted,* here are five to make you flip your lid.

The Best Dish Rack Picks

Looking for a drainer truly worthy of your counter space? Real Simple tried 35 contenders and found seven that really step up to the plate.

Drawer Organizer

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.