Still from a video showing a hand wearing an orange glove, pulling black gunk out of a hot water heater
Still from a video showing a hand wearing an orange glove, pulling black gunk out of a hot water heater
Gunked Up

Plumber Shares Water Heater Nightmare

It can get "absolutely disgusting."

Fungus gnats stuck on yellow sticky trap closeup. Non-toxic flypaper for Sciaridae insect pests around Alocasia houseplant at home garden. Eco plant pest control indoor.
Fungus gnats stuck on yellow sticky trap closeup. Non-toxic flypaper for Sciaridae insect pests around Alocasia houseplant at home garden. Eco plant pest control indoor.
Pest Test

How to Get Rid of Gnats

Get rid of them as quickly as they arrive.

Cheerful Young Couple Relaxing With Digital Tablet while sitting on floor in front of couch surrounded by cleaning supplies
Cheerful Young Couple Relaxing With Digital Tablet while sitting on floor in front of couch surrounded by cleaning supplies
Squeaky Clean

Your Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

32 tasks you don't want to forget.

A Man Takes or Places Glass Jars Filled With Legumes From A Shelf In The Pantry
A Man Takes or Places Glass Jars Filled With Legumes From A Shelf In The Pantry
Pantry Problems

13 Worst Items to Store in Your Pantry

Find different spots for these things.

dollar tree shelves with dish soap
dollar tree shelves with dish soap
Clean Sweep

14 Best Dollar Tree Cleaning Products

Spend your cash on fun instead!

A Dollar Tree storefront
A Dollar Tree storefront
Dirty Secrets

6 Dollar Tree Cleaning Products to Never Buy

A shopper reveals the items you should avoid.

Dinner Party at Home with Friends
Dinner Party at Home with Friends
Secret Stash

11 Things to Put Away When Guests Come Over

You'll want to do more than just clean up.

Joanna Gaines holding a microphone
Joanna Gaines holding a microphone
Freshening Up

Joanna Gaines' 5 Spring Cleaning Secrets

These tips will help your home feel fresh.

White toilet bowl on floor
White toilet bowl on floor
Fast Fix

How to Unclog a Toilet (Without a Plunger)

You can do it with things you already own!

Close up of a person's hands in orange gloves washing a reusable water bottle
Close up of a person's hands in orange gloves washing a reusable water bottle
Stanley Cup

Is Your Stanley Tumbler a Hotbed for Germs?

Experts reveal how to clean it right.

screenshot of tiktok video showing pink slime ring around shower drain
screenshot of tiktok video showing pink slime ring around shower drain
Think Pink

"Pink Slime" in Your Shower Can Cause UTIs

Heed one doctor's urgent warning.

Woman cleaning table using rag and diffuser at home.
Woman cleaning table using rag and diffuser at home.
Clean Sweep

36 Cleaning Hacks For a Spotless Home

A cleaner home is just seconds away.

Mouse in Pantry
Mouse in Pantry
Say Cheese

10 Cleaning Habits That Attract Mice

Watch out for pests in your home if you do this.

A young woman is taking out toilet papers from a reusable shopping bag at home.
A young woman is taking out toilet papers from a reusable shopping bag at home.
Fridge Fixes

Eliminate Bad Fridge Smells With Toilet Paper

Find out how this hack works.

A man washes his face in a hotel room sink at dawn.
A man washes his face in a hotel room sink at dawn.
Staphing Issues

The Two Germiest Areas in Hotel Rooms

New data shows where staph is hiding.

Woman Vacuuming Living Room
Woman Vacuuming Living Room
Sweeping Mess

5 Things You Should Never Vacuum

Don't destroy your vacuum cleaner.

Smiling woman is cleaning oven in her kitchen.
Smiling woman is cleaning oven in her kitchen.
Fresh

How to Quickly Clean Your Cooktop and Oven

Have your oven and cooktop clean in 30 minutes.

Happy family having fun while cleaning their house. Cute little children helping mom tidy up their apartment. Smiling young mother and daughters dancing together while mopping the floor at home
Happy family having fun while cleaning their house. Cute little children helping mom tidy up their apartment. Smiling young mother and daughters dancing together while mopping the floor at home
Feel the Burn

10 Ways to Burn Calories While You’re Doing Chores

Ramp up your routine to reap more benefits.

woman looking at organized closet
woman looking at organized closet
Closet Cleanup

10 Ways to Maximize Closet Space

A professional designer offers her advice.

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closeup of a man extending the bedsheet or the duvet on the mattress as he is making the bed
Hygiene Habits

Why It's Gross to Make Your Bed Right Away

Here's why you should wait 30 minutes.