10 Smart Cleaning Hacks
Of the hundreds of cleaning tips Real Simple has published, these are among our most popular—and most ingenious.
4 Smart Tips for Cleaning the Grill
Leftover bits of food on or below the grates can attract bugs and rodents. Must we go on? A once-a-month deep-cleaning of your gas or charcoal grill makes it all better.
4 Necessary Tools for Tackling Outdoor Surfaces
Make your surfaces shine with these problem-solving products.
5 Steps to Cleaning Your Deck or Patio
A once-a-year scrub-down will extend the life of a concrete patio, a wood deck, or a stone walkway—and will make your outdoor zone gleam.
Patio Furniture Cleaning Tips
Follow these simple instructions once a month and neither rain, wind, sun, nor drop of bird can ruin your patio pieces.
Smart Outdoor Storage Containers
Make the most of your outdoor space by getting all of that summertime stuff organized.