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Space Saving Solutions for Every Room in Your House

Food52 | Posted 07.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
Food52

Take a look at your desk and remove everything that you don't use everyday and keep your knickknacks to a minimum -- just a cluster of flowers, a special object, and a few beautiful desk accessories are all you need.

11 Surprising Uses For Rubbing Alcohol

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ellen Breslau | Posted 07.01.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Most people keep rubbing alcohol in their bathroom and use it as a disinfectant for cuts or as a sterilizer for thing...

11 DIY Cleaning Hacks That Leave No Excuse For A Messy Home

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

Getty Images Keeping a clean home is an art form. At first it may seem like dusting and tidying will get you there, but in reality, beginners oft...

She Pours Coke Into Her Toilet -- You're Going To Freak Out When You See This

LittleThings.com | Posted 06.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
LittleThings.com

Cleaning the toilet is one of the most dreaded household tasks. There's nothing glamorous about it, but if you use Coke, it'll turn the messy chore into a simple task.

Your Keurig Machine May Be Covered In Bacteria And Mold

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living

Your Keurig coffee machine may be a bacteria breeding ground, according to a recent test performed by CBS stations in Pittsburgh, Dallas, and Chicago....

The 7 Dirtiest Places In Your House

PureWow | Posted 05.19.2015 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

On a scale of one to tidy, we'd give ourselves about a seven. We put used socks in the hamper. When we spill coffee grounds all over the floor, we generally sweep them up. But is there more we could be doing? Yes. Always

How To Avoid 9 Small But Stressful Situations In Your Apartment

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 05.07.2015 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Ah - the joys of renting your own place. Autonomy, freedom, a place to decorate call your own: What more could you ask for? There's something no one tells you before you start renting an apartment: It's usually those small household annoyances that become the most stressful situations.

10 Eco-Friendly Tips and Tricks For Cleaning Your Home

Houzz | Posted 05.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

If you're approaching a spring cleaning of your home this year, why not consider these effective all-natural cleaning alternatives?

Eco-Friendly Stain Busters

Saudia Davis | Posted 05.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
Saudia Davis

Let's face it, even when we try our very best, life is messy. I have put together a list of some of the toughest furniture and carpet stains we encounter along with quick DIY eco-friendly fixes that will help get your fabric back to its stain-free state.

How To Prepare For Company In 10 Minutes Flat

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 06.16.2015 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

When you're expecting company, your mind starts to go haywire, thinking of all the tasks you have to accomplish before guests arrive. It's like hosting has heightened your senses so you can see all the dust and dirt that's sitting on the surfaces of your apartment.

You've Been Cleaning Your Sheets All Wrong

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Doing laundry seems like a no-brainer until your white jeans come out yellow and your all-purpose detergent doesn't exactly live up to its name. But i...

Lazy Cleaning Tricks for a Spotless Home

BobVila.com | Posted 05.30.2015 | HuffPost Home
BobVila.com

Struggling to find the time -- nay, the motivation -- to get all your chores done? Well, you might want to sit down for this news: You can get it all done hardly using any energy at all and without sacrificing any of your home's cleanliness.

7 Germ Havens You Probably Forgot To Clean

Posted 04.21.2015 | OWN

And the fastest, most effective ways to make them sparkle. By Lynn Andriani @media only screen and (min-width : 500px) {.ethanmobile {...

4 Products You Should ALWAYS Have In Your Home

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.07.2015 | HuffPost Home

We spend a lot of time in the bathroom. Roughly three years of our life, to be exact. To make sure we're making the most of that time (because, you kn...

What Exactly Is A Dust Bunny, Anyway?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 03.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

Deep cleaning your home can be emotional. There are feelings, and then there's procrastination and somewhere, before you reach the finish line (or you...

6 Things Martha Stewart Says You Should Do Everyday

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 03.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

Getting out of bed in the morning is tough. Making the bed after you get out of it? Totally overachieving. The payoff, however -- a cleaner home, keep...

6 Surprising Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jessica Dysart | Posted 02.24.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Put that brown bottle sitting in your medicine cabinet to good use way beyond the first aid kit. Read more from ...

Three Easy Ways to Cultivate a More Beautiful Life

Lisa Sharp | Posted 04.14.2015 | HuffPost Home
Lisa Sharp

Life is happening each day so instead of whizzing through it, waiting for the "good stuff" (the relationship, the car, the vacation, the job) to appear, why not elevate the way we live each day instead?

How To Get Rid Of Mold Once And For All

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 01.29.2015 | HuffPost Home

Say goodbye to mold.

Your Grandparents Were Right About The Best Way To Clean Glass

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | LaToya Monah | Posted 01.29.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Claim: Newspapers are an effective way to wipe glass windows clean, sans streaks. It’s True! Our grandparents we...

Kids Explain Everything You Need To Know About Germs In Just 2 Minutes

Posted 05.23.2015 | Parents

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11 Must-Know Cleaning Tricks To Green Your Routine

Hometalk | Posted 03.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

You don't have to live in filth just because you're sick of chemical cleaners! Instead, try some natural solutions to your gritty and grungy problems, to get the same level of cleanliness without raising the level of poison in your home.

15 Easy Cleaning Tricks for Those Extra Tough Messes

Hometalk | Posted 03.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Instead of huffing and puffing and getting covered in grime while those tough-to-clean spaces stay dirty, follow these easy cleaning tricks to get your home sparkling and keep yourself smiling!

How to Make Your Old Home Feel New in 2015: Swap Rooms!

Laura McHolm | Posted 03.16.2015 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

Want to work out more in 2015? Transform your guest room into a workout space. Does your child need better study habits? Have them swap rooms with a sibling for a new, fresh space.

The Only Detox You Will Need in the New Year

Dr. Karuna Sabnani | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karuna Sabnani

Though nutrition is key to a proper detox, what is equally important is whether you are digesting your life or not. Is life nourishing you or eating you alive? Are you satisfied and fulfilled with the life you have created?