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Three Easy Ways To Clean Your Grill

Chris Barnes | Posted 10.01.2012 | HuffPost Home
Chris Barnes

Regardless if you have a gas or charcoal grill, here are three tips that will keep your grill looking clean throughout the summer. (Plus a bonus tip!)

A Surprising Way To Clean Wine Stains

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

A glass of red wine may be good for your heart but it's definitely not great for your carpet. Red wine stains can be automatic eyesores, especially on...

When Your Pyrex Glass Dish Breaks...

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

It went something like this: Our Senior Editor, Brie Dyas, opened the oven door to check on dinner when all of a sudden there was a large crashing sou...

An Easy Way To Get Out Of A Sticky Situation

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

For those who have used the ... well, super adhesive, you know it works wonders on everything from home fix-ups to your latest craft project. But when...

14 Foods That Double As Kitchen Cleaners

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

With all the myriad kitchen cleaning products on the market, it can get awfully confusing -- there's practically a cleaner for every surface. But even...

A Clever Way To Get Rid Of Tomato Stains

Chris Barnes | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Chris Barnes

Growing up with an Italian grandmother, a tomato-sauced based meal was pretty much the norm in my family. And although it's delicious, tomato sauce ca...

Does Newspaper Really Work On Windows?

Chris Barnes | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Chris Barnes

Country legend Willie Nelson might not do windows, but the rest of us have to (unless you like looking through a smudged view on a daily basis). And ...

15 Things Your Mother Was Right About...

The Huffington Post | Stylelist Home Staff | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Now that Mother's Day is almost here, it's time to give her a great gift--a published acknowledgement that she was right! To show that mom really does...

Spring Clean Your Digital Life!

By Gavin Sullivan Gavin is a junior at Loyola Academy. He’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagolan...

An Unexpected Way To Dispose Of Paint

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

You already know how to dispose of paint properly. But just in case, here's a quick reminder: Oil-based paints should be delivered to hazardous waste ...

Get Rid Of Paper Pile-Ups In 3 Steps

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Create this three-tiered system to keep papers organized and moving across your desk. 1. In-box. This is a place to capture miscellaneous documents ...

The Best Way To Get Rid Of Old Paint

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

So we've recently explored some lesser known paint tips as well as how to avoid the most common mistakes when painting. We've also learned that after ...

Everything You Didn't Want To Know About Sweat Stains

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

OK, it's not the prettiest issue, but we've all had clothes that have been dirtied by sweat stains. And, we've learned that it's the type of stain tha...

The Quickest Way To Remove Ink Stains On Leather

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

While ink blotches on machine-washable fabrics can be easy enough to clean, ink stains on your leather purse or couch may require more careful action....

The Right Thing To Do With Old Books

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

For some people, books are like trophies -- a statement of achievement and a reflection of one's intellect, education, travels, and interests. A true ...

Never Trip Over Your Child's Toys Again

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

If your family room looks more like the set of 'Romper Room', then you need to create storage solutions for toys, games, and crafts. Large toys. U...

A Surprising Way To Clean Your Aluminum Pots

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Home cooks, rejoice! Your used aluminum cookware can look like new -- no scrubbing required. There is a way to remove stains and give your aluminum co...

The Trick That Cuts Cleaning Time In Half

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

There are very few of us who actually enjoy cleaning. And, let's face it, most of us would probably rather be doing something else most of the time. H...

Why This Appliance Needs To Be Cleaned...Now

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

If you're working your way down our spring cleaning checklist, you're really putting the vacuum cleaner to work. Although it cleans, it also stores di...

Do You Give Into 'Garment Guilt'?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Don't succumb to garment guilt. See if you recognize any of the following poor reasons to keep something: 1. "I might want to wear it again someday."...

The Only Spring Cleaning Checklist You'll Ever Need

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

If spring cleaning is on your to-do list for the weekend, here are a few extra tips to help you along. Start with the basics (wipe down the counters, ...

A Very Unusual Way To Clean Your Car

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

An overhanging branch has dripped tree sap all over your parked car. Or, you've just driven through wet tar and now there's black gunk all over your s...

How To Remove This Very Common Stain

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

If you have kids in the house or have friends with young children who visit your place often, it's almost inevitable that crayon marks will get on som...

Photos Stuck Together? There's A Way To Fix That

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Many of us likely still have camera photographs stashed away somewhere in our homes. And chances are some of those photos are probably now stuck toget...

The Cleaning Tips That Changed Our Month

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

If you haven't gotten around to giving your home a good spring cleaning just yet, don't worry, we've got you covered. We've rounded up the month's bes...