05/09/2014 02:13 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The 7 Most Common Cleaning Mistakes You're Making -- And How To Fix Them (VIDEO)

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You know that you shouldn't put a white shirt in the laundry with a red sock and that it's important to have a variety of cleaning products in your home, but how about washing swimsuits? And what is an "all-purpose" cleaner really for? Chances are that while you've got the general idea of how to keep a home tidy, there's still definitely room for error -- and more often than not, it's in the form of one of these common mistakes. But luckily for us, senior editor Brie Dyas stopped by the Today Show to not only reveal what these frequent mishaps are, but to give us all a little bit of hope. Check out the video above to see how to fix your major cleaning mistakes all spring cleaning season long (and then some).



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