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14 Entryway Organizing Tips

Clutter coach Chip Cordelli turns this potential pileup spot (backpacks! jackets! soccer balls!) into a super-efficient on-off ramp for quick school-day exits and happy homecomings.

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.

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.

8 Modern Standing Coat Racks

Want to make a good first impression? Invite one of these functional pieces into your entryway.

5 Fantastic Brooms

Is your current model bringing out your witchy side? Of 76 vetted for effectiveness, ease of use, and motivating magic, these five swept testers off their feet.