Household Hints & Tips

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

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

By Tanya Edwards

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

By Tanya Edwards

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

By Sarah Fernandez

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

By Tanya Edwards

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

By Tanya Edwards

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

By Tanya Edwards

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

By Sarah Fernandez

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Clean Tub? No Problem! Just Follow These Easy Tips

By Tanya Edwards

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

By Tanya Edwards

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

By Tanya Edwards

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

By Tanya Edwards

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

By Tanya Edwards

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.

By Maria Trimarchi

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.

By Maria Trimarchi

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?

By Maria Trimarchi

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Townhouse dwellers get to share a lot of things -- driveways, outdoor spaces, walls and occasionally pest infestations, too. Learn how to keep pests away from your townhome.

By Cherise Threewitt

No one likes the sight of a cockroach scurrying across your kitchen wall – and if you see one during the day, it's officially time to worry. Is it a sign of an infestation?

By Karen Kirkpatrick

You're cleaning up your lovely home one day when your vacuum cleaner attachment goes right through your wood floor! What does this mean for your home and how do you fix it?

By Marie Willsey

People love warm winters. So do insects. In fact, they love them so much that they might just wait out the winter right along with you – inside your house! Find out how to protect your home here.

By Marie Willsey

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When you're searching for a new apartment to rent, the last thing you want to think about is probably the presence of pests. But if you ignore some telltale signs, you might find yourself inheriting unwanted critters.

By Jane McGrath

With nightmare stories of infestations, the old adage, "don't let the bed bugs bite," went from a harmless rhyme to an actual warning overnight. If you're on the road, how do you protect your belongings from these roach-like parasites?

By Julia Layton

Squeaky floors might just mean your home is in its second (or third!) century, but in some cases, sagging, creaky wooden floors can signal a termite infestation. What's the first step if you suspect you have a problem?

By Julia Layton

Termites don't eat concrete, but they will undermine your foundation by tunneling through it on the way to the good stuff. How risky is your home's setup?

By Julia Layton

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For being tiny, termites can cause an amazing amount of destruction. Which termites might wreak havoc in your home, and what kind of damage will they do?

By Debra Ronca

Termites cause $5 billion worth of damage in the U.S. every year. For a bug that's about the size of an ant, that's a lot of destruction.

By Debra Ronca