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18 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

These brilliant products save time, energy, and maybe even money.

The Cleaning Product You Don’t Have—But Should

Goo Gone is not just for removing stickers.

7 Steps to a Clean Bathroom

Go nuts on lurking germs with these bacteria-targeting tricks that work.

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.

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).

This Vacuum Cleaner Will Make You Believe in Magic Again

Vacuuming with this little wizard just might be my new favorite hobby.

How to Clean Pillows in a Few Simple Steps

When you’re washing your pillowcases and sheets, don’t forget to clean your pillows. The experts give us their best tips for different types, from the ones on your bed to decorative accents.

Cleaning and Seasoning a Cast-Iron Skillet

With a little TLC, this versatile pan should last a lifetime.