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Cleaning

Clean smarter, better and faster with easy tips and advice that will keep your home in order.

15 spring cleaning tips to make your home sparkle

All the top tricks to tackle streaky windows, messy desk drawers and more.
top view collection of colorful cleaning supplies
top view collection of colorful cleaning supplies

Kitchen cleaning checklist: Here's what and how often you should clean

Your kitchen is the heart of your home. Follow this schedule to keep it sparkling.
Clean teapot
Clean teapot

Bathroom cleaning checklist: What to clean each day, week and month

Stick to this schedule to make every inch of your bathroom sparkle.
Hand in pink glove with sponge washing
Hand in pink glove with sponge washing

How often should you clean your shower? Cleaning pros break it down

Here's how to clean soap scum, grout, mold, hard water stains and more from your shower, shower head or shower floor.

How often should you be cleaning your humidifier? The right way to do it, according to pros

Taking your humidifier apart and cleaning it weekly can help prevent the growth of molds and bacteria that could be harmful to your health.
Woman opening up her humidifier in the living room
Woman opening up her humidifier in the living room

The easiest ways to clean your microwave, according to the pros

Here are the best ways to clean the inside and outside of your microwave.

Here's why your washing machine definitely needs cleaning, according to pros

Try out these tips for cleaning front-loading and top-loading washing machines with ease.

Stovetops get grimy and gross quickly — here's how to clean any type of stovetop

From glass to gas to electric, these are the best ways to clean each kind of stove.

You should be replacing your sponges more often than you think — here's why

Studies tell the ugly truth about how often you're supposed to be cleaning and replacing your kitchen sponges.

Your mattress is long overdue for a deep clean. Here’s how to do it

Plus, a homemade solution to get rid of stubborn mattress stains.
A woman vacuuming the mattress
A woman vacuuming the mattress