15
Apr 19

4 Garbage Can Tricks Everyone Should Try for a Better-Smelling Kitchen


Your garbage might never smell like roses, but it doesn’t have to be totally offensive.
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07
Apr 19

Two Smart Reasons You Should Throw Your Dish Rack in the Dishwasher


When I opened my eyes to see past just dishes, I realized I can get some tricky-to-wash things really, really clean.
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03
Apr 19

Here’s a Simple and Food-Safe Way to Get Rid of Ants in Your Kitchen


Ants tend to pop up in the spring and can linger through summer, foraging through your kitchen for food.
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21
Mar 19

Dyson Just Launched Three New Products–Including Their Smartest Vacuum Yet


Dyson’s latest products are annoyingly incredible.
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07
Mar 19

Natural Vinegar Is the Only Floor Cleaner You Need (Even for Carpet)

You can use it on almost all your floors, including—it may surprise you—your carpet.
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04
Mar 19

If You Ever Do Laundry or Wear Makeup, You Need Some Baby Shampoo

If you thought baby shampoo was only good for washing silky baby hair, then think again. Turns out that baby shampoo has a host of uses around the house, even for non-parents. From makeup removal to treating stains, here seven unexpected ways to use baby shampoo at home outside of the bathtub.

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03
Mar 19

7 Risky Ways You Might Be Using Clorox Wipes

In these germ-ridden months, it’s a great idea to keep a full roster of cleaning agents on hand, including Clorox wipes. The household staple, which both cleans and disinfects surfaces, is said to kill 99.9% of germs, including viruses that cause cold and flu. But before you go to town wiping down everything in your home, be aware that Clorox wipes are only safe and effective when used as intended—which means there are a few ways you definitely don’t want to use them.

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23
Feb 19

Tide Will Now Do Your Laundry For You

Whether it happens at the laundromat, the laundry room, or just a tiny corner of your apartment where you stash the washer/dryer, Tide wants to take laundry day off your plate. This week, the detergent giant launched Tide Cleaners, an on-demand laundry and dry cleaning service “aimed at giving people the option to spend more time on life and less time doing laundry.”

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21
Feb 19

5 Hand Creams That Professional House Cleaners Swear By

It’s a sad truth of housekeeping that even if you wear gloves, your hands will still wind up dry after a cleaning marathon. So we scoured Reddit and even called on a few of our favorite housekeeping experts for the inside scoop on the best hand-saving products to use during and after cleaning. From coconut oil to diaper cream, here’s what the pros say to use to keep your hands soft, smooth, and moisturized.

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08
Feb 19

5 (Way Too Common) Mistakes You Might Make with Bleach

Bleach is a strong cleanser that, when used properly, can be a safe and effective option for sanitizing various objects and surfaces in your kitchen, in the laundry and around your house. “But it’s not an all-purpose cleaner,” says Nancy Boc, senior vice president of education at the American Cleaning Institute.

Here are five things you should never clean or do with bleach:

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