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Washing machines do the big job of cleaning our clothes, but they also need a good clean from time to time. If you notice your clothes seem less fresh coming out of the washer, or there’s a musty odor when you open the washing machine door, it’s time to deep clean this important appliance. H…

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From carpooling to soccer practice to eating breakfast on the go on your way to work, your car is exposed to dozens of odors a day—some of which stubbornly linger. If you’re battling smelly car odors and aren’t sure how to solve the problem, the solution might be simpler than you think. It c…

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Cleaning the shower is one household chore that’s tempting to put off for too long, but keeping your shower sparkling every day of the week doesn’t have to mean using elbow grease. These simple tips will help you keep your shower clean with minimal effort.

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Whether ground water is seeping into your basement from outside or you’re constantly battling indoor humidity, a wet basement can lead to mold and mildew. Keeping your basement dry might be easier than you think with one of these quick fixes.

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Keeping a spotless home every day of the week is out of reach for most of us. Between work, family, and occasionally doing something more fun than cleaning, dishes can pile up and carpets become crumby sometimes. But when your in-laws announce they’re in the neighborhood and just thought the…

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A sparkling clean car can make your older vehicle feel brand new again but getting your car professionally detailed can cost you as much as a nice dinner out or a new pair of shoes. Fortunately, an initial investment in a few cleaning supplies and a little elbow grease can help you detail yo…

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If you want to make your home a little greener, recycling is one of the most important things you can do as an individual. If you started with soda cans, plastic bottles, and cardboard boxes but are looking for more ways to reduce your impact, try recycling these unlikely items.

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Whether you’re greeted at the end of every work day by an excited dog, or you have a cuddly cat who loves curling up next to you on the couch, your pet brings joy into your life. But as summer temperatures heat up, they also bring a lot of fur. If you love your pet but don’t love the never-e…

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Borax, or sodium borate, is a mineral used in everything from detergents to enamel—and it’s also one of the most affordable and natural ways to tackle summer problems like pests, weeds, and more. Here are 5 surprising uses for borax that you should try this summer.