Hallways & Foyers

4 Steps to Caring for Hardwood Floors    

Follow these easy steps and you’ll soon worship the ground you walk on.

19 Amazing Organizing Tricks

Smart, heavy-duty solutions for your storage problems.

5 Ways to Fake a Mudroom

That haphazard pile of coats and shoes near your front door isn’t going to cut it. Here’s how to create a functional and organized storage spot, even when you think you don’t have enough room.

8 Essentials for Your Mudroom

Despite its name, your mudroom doesn’t have to be dirty and disorganized. These eight items will help this high-traffic room or entryway stay neat and tidy.

Room-by-Room Organizing

Easy-to-steal storage tricks for small spaces (closets and bathrooms) and larger gathering spots (living rooms and kitchens).

10 Smart Cleaning Hacks

Of the hundreds of cleaning tips Real Simple has published, these are among our most popular—and most ingenious.

6 Durable Doormats

Add a personal touch to your front door that catches visitors’ eyes while also catching their dirt.

7 Must-Have Spring Cleaning Supplies

Ready to get down and dirty for the annual springtime deep cleaning? These products will help make the chore, well, less of a chore.

4 Distinctive Umbrella Stands

Showers should bring flowers, not puddles in your entry. Keep it a flood-free zone.

4 Steps to Cleaning Upholstery

Whether you want to prolong the life of an investment piece or give that hand-me-down from Grandma a boost, regular cleaning (once a season) can grab dirt before it becomes, well, part of the furniture. Here’s a quickie plan for freshening fabric* that’s so easy, you’ll nearly fall off your chair.