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How to Clean a Bathtub

Find out how to clean a bathtub—including the toughest spots and scum, plus the best cleaning products to give your elbow grease extra oomph.

Don’t Use Your Oven’s Self-Cleaning Feature. Here’s Why.

According to appliance repair pro Scott the Fix-It Guy, you need to think twice before firing up your oven's self-cleaning...


12 Laundry Products That’ll Make Wash Day Easier

Doing the laundry can be a drag. So make the job easier (and dare we say, even fun?) with these...


These Slow Cooker Liners Make Kitchen Cleanup a Breeze

From mouthwatering roasts to luscious cheesecakes, is there anything your slow cooker can't do? Well, we have yet to find...


How to Clean Walls Before Painting Any Room in Your House

For professional-looking results, start your DIY painting project with clean walls. Here's what to do.

How to Clean Salt Off Your Wood and Laminate Floors

Winter boots making a mess? Here's how to clean salt off wood floors.


How to Clean a Bathtub with Dish Soap and a Broom

This unusual method cuts right through soap scum.

What You Need to Know About the Discoloration of Stainless Steel Due to Heat

While it won't have any effect on your food, it can be unsightly and bothersome.


This Mop and Bucket Set Has Over 87,000 5-Star Reviews on Amazon

Amazon shoppers are OBSESSED with how easy it makes cleaning floors.


If You See White Film on Glassware, This Is What It Means

Here's the simple science behind your cloudy glassware.


Can I Put Aluminum Foil Balls in the Dryer to Reduce Static?

Use aluminum foil for more than wrapping up leftovers. Put crumpled aluminum foil in the dryer to eliminate static!

If You See Black Residue on Your Cast-Iron Skillet, This Is What It Means

The black residue on a cast-iron pan isn't harmful, but it's not appealing either. Here's how to clean it up.


How to Get Rid of Pink Mold in the Shower

Noticing strange pink steaks on your shower walls and floor? This pink mold is common and preventable—tackle it with our...


This Is Why You Should Put Aluminum Foil in Your Dishwasher

Say goodbye to dull silverware with this TikTok hack!


Here’s How to Clean Stainless Steel with Olive Oil

You'll need a few household items, a clean microfiber cloth and some elbow grease!


How to Clean Up Christmas Tree Needles

The tree's up, the lights are twinkling—but what's the best way to pick up Christmas tree needles littering your floor?

20,000 Amazon Shoppers Say This $11 Utensil Rest Is the Key to Keeping Countertops Clean

This game-changing utensil rest is going viral for good reason.


How to Get Sweat Stains Out of Hats

You're diligent about washing sweaty clothes, but what about baseball hats? Find out how to get sweat stains out of...


How to Clean White Cabinets + 8 More Tips to Keep Your White Kitchen Clean

Don't let the kitchen of your dreams look dingy! Find out how to clean white cabinets the easy way, along...


A Guide to Laundry Symbols: Find Out What Those Washing Symbols Mean

You know those hieroglyphic-like laundry symbols on clothing labels? They relay important cleaning information. Here's what they mean and how to...


You Can Use Dishwasher Tablets to Clean Your Toilet—Here’s How

There's nothing better than learning a good cleaning hack that's as easy as it is effective.



Grove Collaborative Holiday Scents Are Here—and They Smell Like Christmas

Grove Co.'s eco-friendly cleaning products are now available in holiday scents—they're the plastic-free dose of fragrance cheer we all need....


I Tried a Molekule Air Purifier to Eliminate Kitchen Odors—Even Bacon

A Molekule air purifier removes odors, viruses, mold, dander and pollutants from the air—and it'll make your kitchen safer and...


How to Keep Your Instant Pot Sealing Ring Smelling Fresh

Your Instant Pot sealing ring is surprisingly easy to keep fresh and clean. Here's what to do!

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If You See Green Residue in Your Sink, This Is What It Means

What is causing that blue-green stain in the bottom of your sink? Algae? Toothpaste? Nope, the culprit is copper!


How to Use Laundry Pods the Right Way

Trust us, learning how to use Tide Pods will make your laundry game infinitely easier.


How to Clean a Keurig Coffee Maker (Because Yours Probably Needs It!)

Get the most out of your single-serve coffee maker—and the best-tasting coffee—by learning how to clean a Keurig the right...


What Are Swedish Dishcloths?

You're going to wonder how you ever lived without Swedish dishcloths in your life.


What Is a Roomba Cover and Why Do You Need One?

A Roomba cover prevents robot vacuums from scratching baseboards and furniture legs. And some of them are pretty cute, too!


How to Remove Crayon from Just About Anything

Did your kids decide to turn the walls or furniture into a sketchbook? Don't worry—there are some tried-and-true methods for...