Household Hints & Tips

Keep your home clean and clutter-free with these household hints and tips.


Between overdoing it with the sanitizer and never washing our hands after using the toilet is the sweet spot for good hygiene.

While laywomen give answers ranging from "after every use" to "once a month," experts have a definite number.

We're consumers, not mind readers! How are we supposed to know what the shapes on our clothing tags mean?

Our world is full of insects, and our first response to seeing one is usually to reach for a can of spray to zap it. Is this good idea? What's in your typical can of bug spray? And, could it harm you, too?

Teach your kids good housecleaning habits that that will last a lifetime.

Delegate these chores to your partner to make your cleaning routine go more smoothly.

Share these smart cleaning ideas with your mom and she will thank you!

Keep your marble looking like new with these simple tips.

Keeping your water softener clean prevents costly repairs.

Avoid the bacteria and soap scum in your bathtub jets with these simple cleaning tips.

Clean shower mold simply and effectively before it becomes a bigger problem than it needs to be.

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.

Spend less time in the laundry room with these easy tips.

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.

This dreaded chore can be a breeze with a few simple tips.

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.