Home Cleaning Tips

Between dirty laundry strewn about the furniture and crayon masterpieces on the walls, it can be difficult to keep a home spotless. But you can get rid of the mess with these home cleaning tips.


Keeping your water softener clean prevents costly repairs.

Lime spots from hard water can show up on just about any surface in your bathroom. But getting rid of those ugly marks isn’t usually too difficult, especially if you make it part of your regular cleaning routine.

There’s a lot of hidden dirt in your home, but it’s not that hard to clean – if you know where to look.

Keep your stainless appliances looking sleek with these cleaning tips.

Low-maintenance vinyl windows are easy to clean – if you know where to start.

Cleaning the windows is easier if you keep these supplies on hand.

Make clean-up a little more fun with these easy ideas.

Smart shortcuts and easy tips help you keep a clean house without the extra work.

Delegate these dirty jobs to the professionals.

Do you need a basic new toilet -- or one with all the bells and whistles?

Make cleaning as you go a breeze with these simple tricks.

Make Your Home Look Sparkling By Keeping Just These Five Areas Clean

Check out the few products you really need to keep your home clean.

Keeping a clean kitchen isn't just about appearances. It's about good health. What steps should you always take to keep your food and your surfaces clean?

Wanna sleep better at night? Find out how to disinfect your mattress because it's actually pretty nasty.

Your kitchen sponge is probably loaded with germs. But before you toss it (and more money) in the trash, try disinfecting it instead.

You might think your kitchen is perfectly clean, but good kitchen sanitation is about more than appearances. It's really a matter of concentrating on three things: storage, preparation and cleaning.

Granite countertops make lovely additions to any home, but they can become unsightly if you don't know how to clean them. Luckily, we have ways to help.

Cleaning house is a non-stop rockin' good time. No? So if it's not, how little can you get away with? What needs to be done every day and what can wait?

Keeping your home clean can sap both your time and energy, so when's the best time to handle it?

After you've shelled out big bucks on a flat-screen TV, the last thing you want to do is damage the screen. Learn the best way to clean your TV to protect your investment and get the most out of the device.

Before you relinquish your household chores to a maid service, do your homework. The cost may not outweigh the benefits.

There are certain cleaning chores that are just too time-consuming, annoying or downright dangerous to attempt on your own. Here's our list of 10 household tasks that you have our permission to skip.

Cleaning is a chore for a reason, but there are things you can do to make it go a little faster. By keeping all of your cleaning essentials in one place, you'll save time and energy.

If you're an avid cyclist or just go for a casual ride here and there, it's important to keep your bike clean and well maintained. Here's how you do it.