Household Hints & Tips

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

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How to Organize Your Day

If you feel like there aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done, you might need a new way of organizing your tasks. Try these tips for setting a schedule and staying on track.

How to Prioritize Daily Errands

When you have so many tasks to complete each day, it can be hard to decide what to tackle first. What strategic plans and organizing tools can help you sort out your daily to-do list?

How to Organize a Pantry

Finding that can of soup you need for a recipe can be a real challenge when your pantry's a mess. What tools and techniques can you use to organize this space -- and keep it that way?

Ultimate Guide to Clutter Control

For some people, clutter is a pile of papers stacked on a desk. For other people, clutter is when the desk is littered with so many papers, it can't be found. Either way, how do you get it under control?

How does clutter affect my life?

A messy, cluttered house can cause stress, disorganization and confusion. It can also make us worry about the way people think about us. When is a certain amount of clutter good, and when can too much clutter become a problem?

How to Organize Tools

If you find yourself having to search everywhere for a hammer or a screwdriver every time you need to make a small repair, it may be time to organize your tools. How should your storage methods differ depending on the type of tool?

How to Organize Holiday Decorations

Holiday decorations can become valuable mementos that remind you of special times spent with family and friends. How can organizing them properly help you keep them from getting damaged or destroyed?

How to Organize Wrapping Paper Supplies

Especially during the holidays, wrapping paper supplies tend to take over any free surface you have in your home. How can you store these supplies neatly and still keep them easily accessible for your next wrapping session?

How to Organize Kids' Toys

Children's playrooms are often cluttered places with toys strewn across the floor, but organizing your kids' toys can be a simple task they'll appreciate. What is the best way to organize toys?

How to Organize a Home Office

If your home office is full of stacks of papers and a tangle of wires, it may be time to create a more efficient workspace. What are some simple ways to organize a home office?

How to Organize an Attic

If your attic looks more like a disaster area than a storage space, it may be time to sort through your stuff and get organized. What's the best way to organize an attic?

How to Organize a Basement

If your basement is a dark, damp place stacked with boxes full of long-forgotten items, it's time to get organized. What are some simple ways to organize your basement?

How to Organize a Craft Room

If you're a creative, artsy-crafty person, you may benefit from having your own artistic workspace. What are some simple ways to organize a craft room?

How to Organize Seasonal Clothes

If your closet is overflowing, you might need to organize your clothing by season. How do you get started, and what's the best way to store out-of-season clothes?

How to Organize a Child's Room

It's not easy to keep a child's room clean, but starting with a room that's organized may make it easier. These tips and ideas can help you sort through the mess.

How do all-in-one cloth diapers work?

Choosing among the different diaper types out there isn't easy. Do you go with quick disposables, washable cloth inserts or something of a hybrid between the two -- all-in-ones?

5 Tips for Cleaning for Fall

When the days start getting shorter and your thoughts turn to sitting around the fireplace instead of standing around the outdoor grill, it's time to invest a weekend on fall cleaning. You'll be glad you did when you hunker down for the cold weather.

How to Clean Your House for Each Season

If you've got the time and the will for a huge cleaning spree every few months, then go for it. What tidying up should be done between seasons?

What's cleaner -- a toilet bowl or a kitchen sponge?

When you think of your kitchen cleaning, you probably dwell on details such as the countertops and appliances. But the tool you use to clean could spread more bacteria than what's already there.

How does dry cleaning work?

Dry cleaning is a way to clean clothes without using water. Learn about the dry cleaning process.

How do I know which cleaning products are the most environmentally friendly?

Almost all Americans come into contact with household cleaners, some several times a day. And most of those cleaners contain harsh chemicals that can be dangerous for your health and your home.

How to Organize Shelves

For the bibliophile, nothing is more delicious than shelves stocked full of books. But that can be wearing to the eye, detrimental to the books and horrifying to interior decorators the world over.

6 Green Baby Care and Cleaning Tips

Babies sure take up a lot of time. There's the feeding, the clothing, the rocking, the consoling. They're also incredibly messy. This green baby cleaning article will keep most of baby's things clean, sanitary and smelling fresh.

8 Green Cleaning Tips for Special Fabrics

Special fabrics like swimsuits and leather need special care. Special situations like sweat stains and yellowing of fabrics also need special care. Learn how to tackle all these are more in this article.

4 Green Ways to Keep Your House Fresh

We all want a fresh-smelling house, but at what cost? Check out these 4 green ways to keep your house fresh in a natural, green way.