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7 Incredible Cleaning Secrets You Should Glean From Hotel Maids

Sam Cohen | Posted 07.22.2016 | HuffPost Home
Sam Cohen

Well here are a few of their secrets that help them bring that sparkle into any room. Some of them are so common sense; it will make you feel dull.

12 Homemade Cleaning Products That Really, Really Work

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.12.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Cheap & Easy Solutions These homemade cleansers cost pennies to make, get your house gleaming and best of all, they’re made from...

7 Stress-Free Cleaning Tricks For Summer

Saudia Davis | Posted 07.22.2016 | HuffPost Home
Saudia Davis

"Summertime, and the livin' is easy"--remember that great song? Unfortunately, the "livin'" is rarely easy during the summer months. Between vacation schedules, sporting events and kids being home, it's not only hard to truly savor the season, but it is hard to just manage the day-to-day chaos and mess.

The Ultimate Guide To Maintaining A Clean Home

Sam Cohen | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Sam Cohen

Screenshot: House cleaning We can all agree that it is easier -- and often times even more fun -- to litter stuff about but to clean up afterwards, a...

Your Kitchen Sponge Is Full Of Bacteria. Here's How To Clean It.

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.28.2016 | HuffPost Home

You know that your countertop gets messy, but have you ever thought about what happens when all that gunk sits around on your sponge? Kitchen sponges...

How to Remove Every Single Type of Summer Stain

PureWow | Posted 06.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

You’re dining alfresco, enjoying a deliciously fresh Caprese salad (seasoned with olive oil, salt and pepper), when plop--a rogue heirloom tomato sp...

Insanely Clever Ideas To Organize Your Whole Life

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 06.21.2016 | HuffPost Home
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

The thought of organizing your entire home might seem overwhelming, but it doesn't have to. Making even the smallest changes can go a long way when it...

5 Cleaning Tricks Everyone Should Know

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.01.2016 | HuffPost Home

Most of us know the basic rules of cleaning by now. But when faced with a stain or other in-home faux pas, laziness often gets the better of us. We f...

4 Genius Old-World Cleaning Tips You Need to Try

Architectural Digest | Posted 05.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

Modern technology has brought us a lot of incredible household inventions, but sometimes looking to the past is the best way to find simple solutions to everyday problems.

Organizing Tips for Every Room in Your House

Architectural Digest | Posted 05.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

From the best way to store your china to tricks that enlarge your living room, Harriet Griffey's latest book will get your life in order, pronto.

Simple Ways To Help Working Moms Stay Sane

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 05.20.2016 | Parents
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Let me start this out by stating the obvious- "Every mom is a working mom." This in no way feeds into the working mom vs. stay at home mom age old battle. As a mother who works outside of the home, I know what it's like to feel like a chicken running around with its head cut off most of the time.

8 Smart Solutions To Little Household Problems

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.19.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Who hasn't tried to open a jar lid only to have it stay frustratingly stuck, or reach for a high item on a shelf to no avail. Lit...

Keep Your House Clean in 4 Easy Steps

Amy Lu | Posted 05.03.2016 | HuffPost Home
Amy Lu

Keeping your house clean, once you have children, is like using a mixer on the highest setting -- nothing ends up where it should. I know this all too well, now that I have two children of my own.

You're Definitely Not Cleaning Your Toilet Right

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.28.2016 | HuffPost Home

For most of us, "cleaning the bathroom" means wiping the mirror, Swiffer-ing the floor and emptying the trashcan. And every so often, cleaning the sho...

You're Washing Your Sheets All Wrong

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.21.2016 | HuffPost Home

How often do you wash your sheets? When they look dirty? When you're expecting company? When they start to smell? Well, it turns out, you should be wa...

10 Old-Fashioned Cleaning Tips That Are Still Spot On

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.20.2016 | Fifty

Sometimes, doing things the old way just works better. We asked our Facebook fans for cleaning tips from their grandmas that they still use today. Her...

The 6 Things You Should Clean Every Single Day

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.18.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM No one likes to clean, but there are some things that just beg to be taken care of daily. “If you clean these things every day,...

The Ugly Truth About What Lurks In Your Carpet

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.15.2016 | HuffPost Home

It's time for spring cleaning, hooray! Homeowners everywhere are dusting off the shelves, cleaning out the closet and making sure all the kitchen Tupp...

How To Prepare Your Home For The War That Is Allergy Season

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.02.2016 | HuffPost Home

Spring is a time for sunshine, fresh air and blooming flowers. But for those of us with allergies, even the most pleasant of breezes can make your hom...

This Is What Your Guests Notice Most About Your Home

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.25.2016 | HuffPost Home

Having guests stay at your house can be exhausting. What if they're loud or messy or in-laws? But even before the arrive, they can cause stress. Ever...

This Is The World's Easiest Way To Clean Your Microwave

Refinery29 | Posted 03.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Refinery29

There is something about cleaning a microwave that fills us with dread. It's the same sluggishness we feel about cleaning our coffee pots. (Does anyon...

The One Household Product Every Home Needs

Gordon Javna | Posted 03.15.2016 | HuffPost Home
Gordon Javna

More than 60 years after its invention in 1953, WD-40 can be found in four out of five American homes. Here's what it can do.

The Absolute Best Way To Clean Up A Red Wine Spill

PureWow | Posted 03.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

You've been waiting for this moment all day. The PJs are on, the final episode of Downton (BRB, sobbing) is all queued up and the Merlot is poured. Ah...

The 10 Toxic Things You Should Keep Out Of Your Bathroom

Thrillist | Posted 03.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

By: Barbara Woolsey Credit: Carlos Yudica/Shutterstock / Jennifer Bui/Thrillist If there's any means of adulting you should aim to master this...

11 Clutter Magnets That Are Secretly Making Your Home A Mess

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.29.2016 | HuffPost Home

Unless you've perfected the art of tidying up like Marie Kondo has, your house probably gets messy just a little too easily. Even after a spring clean...