10 Brilliant Spring Cleaning Shortcuts

Easy tips and foolproof strategies for making your home sparkle—fast.  

Mini Cleaning Moves That Have Maximum Payout 

Real Simple grilled industry pros for eight home-maintenance tweaks that will save you time and energy.  

How to Fold a T-Shirt

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

66 All-Natural Cleaning Solutions

Tackle countless chores with common household items (like toothpaste and salt).

The Tough Stain Fighter That Rescues All of My Clothes

This $18 bottle removes new and old stains alike.

12 Things Only Professional Cleaners Know

A few of our favorite cleaning pros share some of their best tips for stubborn spots around the house. From stains in the laundry room to fingerprints on the refrigerator to the (dreaded!) toilet bowl, they have a solution for it all.

The Only Household Cleaners You’ll Ever Need

Fill your caddy with these pro picks and you’ll be ready for every room.

The New $3 Non-Toxic Cleaning Products That Really Work

This special line from Brandless is tough on dirt, but not on the planet.

Yes, You Need to Clean Your Washing Machine

It seems counterintuitive, but doing it will result in fresher, cleaner clothes. Here's how often you should be doing it—and the easy how-to. 

How to Make the Switch to Natural Cleaning Products 

Ready to ditch the chemicals? Here's why more people are making the switch.