Cleaning

Drew Barrymore’s Favorite Stain Remover Is Less Than $3

One of Hollywood’s most glamorous stars is particularly thrifty when it comes to her laundry.

How to Fold a T-Shirt

Save shelf or drawer space—and keep your shirts wrinkle-free—with this speedy folding method.

8 Essential Steps to Degerm a Hotel Room

Leery of what might be lurking on that bedspread? You probably should be. Microbiologist Philip M. Tierno, Ph.D., a professor of microbiology at the New York University School of Medicine, in New York City, helps fend off the filth. (Warning: This is not for the faint of heart.)

How Do I Clean a Panini Maker?

Real Simple answers your questions.

Trading Spaces Star Created the Cutest Kids’ Decor

Genevieve Gorder’s new collection is what magical kids’ rooms are made of.

5 Genius Coconut Oil Hacks

This pantry staple has plenty of uses outside the kitchen.

The Definitive Guide to Cleaning All of Your Summer Items

Gardening tools, bikes, the ginormous inflatable unicorn: This primer gives you the nitty-gritty on all of them.

How to Keep Your Car Clean During Road Trips

If a long car trip is in your future this summer, here’s how to keep your ride clean (and your sanity intact).

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Office Happier

You spend a third of your day in that cramped cubicle or ho-hum home office. These design hacks will perk up your space and your attitude.

Recycling Symbols, Decoded

What do those symbols on plastic bottles mean? And why are they different from the ones on the box your latest online purchase came in? Here, the cheat sheet you need properly dispose of recyclables.