Cleaning

Have you got dust bunnies the size of elephants? It's probably time to clean up. Get some easy tips and techniques to get you started.


Teach your kids clean bathroom habits (and make your life easier!).

Find appliances and fixtures for your home that clean easily and look great.

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.

Keep Grime and Mold Away with Easy and Effective Shower Curtain Cleaning

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.

Is your neighbor popping by in five? Here’s how to make your place look great.

Cut down the least-fun cleaning in your home with these bathroom tidying tips.

Depending on the rules in your neighborhood, your homeowners association might not take care of your windows. Never fear -- with a few tips, you can handle this job like a pro.

If you're a renter, cleaning your windows involves taking care so you don't damage anything but still get sparkling results. Let the sun shine in with these window cleaning tips for apartment dwellers not blessed with a window-cleaning service.

Despite our desire for ease, studies show that we may be able to make ourselves smarter by doing things the hard way. But why make life trickier than it needs to be?

The bottom line is if your child can make a mess, he or she can help clean it up. How much he or she can help, though, will depend on age and ability.

If you're like most people, you spend a decent amount of time avoiding household cleaning chores. But if you split them up into two- or three-minute chunks and do them during commercial breaks, they suddenly become no big deal.

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?

Low-flow toilets -- including dual-flush models -- are now the only kinds of toilet you can buy in the United States. How much water and money do they save you, anyway?

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.

Those green and brown stains in your toilet aren't your fault. They got there through the minerals in your water. The question is, how do you make them disappear?

One of the biggest complaints among apartment renters is being able to hear the sound from the people you share your walls with. Here are a few ways to help you deal with the noise.

Bidets have never been popular in the United States, so "comeback" might not be quite the right word. But there's definitely a growing grassroots effort in support of them -- and it's coming from a perhaps surprising group.