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7 Signs You Need an Air Purifier

Janet Miller | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Janet Miller

Air purifiers are a great way to clean the air. In addition to investing in your health, they can help with allergies, unpleasant smells, snoring and...

The Really Gross Thing You're Forgetting To Clean In Your Kitchen

PureWow | Posted 01.18.2016 | HuffPost Home

News flash! You know the little slots in your handsome knife block? They're filled with dust, bagel particles and other things you'd really rather not...

10 Things You're Definitely Forgetting To Clean

The Huffington Post | Lexi Tollefsen | Posted 01.18.2016 | HuffPost Home

We feel accomplished when we've successfully changed our sheets, vacuumed the living room and wiped down the bathroom mirror. And we should. Keep...

21 Easy Cleaning Hacks to Add to Your Routine

Hometalk | Posted 01.07.2016 | HuffPost Home

2016 is your year for a sparkling clean home! If you like the sound of that, but don't want to make it your year for 'spending countless hours scrubbing,' these easy hacks from Hometalk bloggers will help to speed things up!

You REALLY Need To Toss These 6 Christmas Decorations. It's Time.

The Huffington Post | Lexi Tollefsen | Posted 01.03.2016 | HuffPost Home

Thanksgiving has come and gone, Christmas is no longer and the ball has officially dropped to welcome 2016. It's time to finally take down those holid...

39 Organizing Ideas That Will Actually Make Your Home Look Spotless

Hometalk | Posted 12.31.2015 | HuffPost Home

Who else is so ready for a blank slate? It's a new year, which means it's time to say goodbye to any chaotic or messy spaces and take on some killer o...

How Simple Organization Can Save You Tons Of Money

Thrillist | Posted 12.15.2015 | HuffPost Home

Here's the thing: being disorganized costs you money every month. That's money you could be spending on beer. Like cleaning your underwear and going to work, it's not the most exciting thing you do every day, but it lets you do the exciting stuff more and better.

Things In Your Kitchen You've Never Cleaned But Need to Immediately

Thrillist | Posted 12.11.2015 | HuffPost Home

Kitchens are full of festering nooks and crannies that you undoubtedly never think to clean, so to find out about these hidden problem areas we talked to the experts. They told us about some places invisible to the untrained eye, yet totally disgusting, and how to deal with them.

9 Items Every Woman Should Purge From Her Closet Immediately

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 12.01.2015 | HuffPost Home

Everyone accumulates more stuff over the holidays, so what better time to do a closet purge than the present?  This closet clean-out we're sugges...

A Day-By-Day Guide To Keeping Your Home Spotless And Your Mind Sane

The Huffington Post | Lexi Tollefsen | Posted 11.29.2015 | HuffPost Home

Let's face it, cleaning your home is not fun. Whether you live in a modest apartment or a sprawling estate, it always seems to take forever. Half of t...

7 Foolproof Methods to a Cleaner House

HomeAdvisor | Posted 11.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Do you have a cluttered or messy house -- or do you feel like you just can't keep on top of the cleaning? House cleaning can be a huge job, especially...

6 Cleaning Tricks From Hotel Housekeeping That We Need To Borrow

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

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5 Gross Things in Your Shower, and What to Do About Them

Thrillist | Posted 11.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

By: Jolie Kerr Credit: Shutterstock It's an especially cruel irony that the shower is one of the filthiest places in your bathroom. While you may b...

Sorry, But Your Kitchen Probably Wouldn't Pass a Health Inspector's Test

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 11.03.2015 | HuffPost Home
Rodale's Organic Life

The biggest mistake people made was not cooling leftovers fast enough, followed by not having a working thermometer in their refrigerator. Third was not removing jewelry or keeping fingernails trimmed when cooking

6 Old-School Cleaning Tips That Work Better Than Anything

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

Newfangled cleaning tricks tend to make this whole housekeeping thing WAY more difficult than it needs to be. Because as it turns out, your mother ha...

35 Storage Hacks That Will Solve All Your Clutter Woes

Hometalk | Posted 10.29.2015 | HuffPost Home

Get ready to coral your porch clutter, banish your toiletry mess, and cure your hallway closet madness this instant, with these brilliant storage ideas from clever Hometalk bloggers.

Here Are All The Dishwashing Tips You Never Knew (But Will Never Forget)

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.19.2015 | HuffPost Home

Kiss your dishwashing woes goodbye forever.

13 Ways to Organize and Save Your Sanity

Paola K Amaras | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Paola K Amaras

The lazy days of summer are yielding to the frantic days of autumn, barreling towards the holidays, and with it a new year, if not in sight, just around the corner. It's easy to fly too high, do too much, and crash and burn.

"Switch to Safer" With Your Household Cleaning Products

Saudia Davis | Posted 09.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
Saudia Davis

In a rare moment of solidarity, it appears politicians, industry executives and environmentalists are working together to make changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

How To Get Smells And Stains Out Of Tupperware

Food52 | Posted 09.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

Whether you use Tupperware or its numerous brethren, these sturdy, lightweight containers are ideal for storing food in the fridge and for takeaway lunches; but they can also be a headache to store and clean.

The Easiest Way to Clean Up Broken Glass

PureWow | Posted 08.31.2015 | HuffPost Home

Your friend's coworker's sister that she just had to bring to your dinner party throws back one too many Chardonnays, and another wine glass is laid to rest. While the fact that it's gone forever is upsetting, the hassle of sweeping up those little shards is even more traumatizing.

Why You Should Clean Your Shower with a Dryer Sheet

PureWow | Posted 08.28.2015 | HuffPost Home

Those of us with glass shower doors know the struggle: You got 'em because they're clear and pretty and visually spacious. Then, like, a week goes by,...

9 Things You Need to Clean Before September

PureWow | Posted 08.27.2015 | HuffPost Home

Le sigh, the magical months of summer are drawing to a close. And while they've left us with a pretty serious desire to relocate to the beach, they've...

5 Things People With Clean Apartments Always Do

Refinery29 | Posted 08.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

We turned to Rachel Cohen, co-founder of the accessible-luxury home line Snowe, to get the 411 on housekeeping. Cohen's top tips -- from simply cleaning a mug to (gasp!) actually making your bed -- will guide you to domestic bliss.

3 Kitchen Items You Should Clean RIGHT NOW

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.07.2015 | HuffPost Home

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