Cleaning and Organizing

Keeping your home germ-free is more important than ever—but that doesn’t mean you want to spend all your time cleaning. Here, you’ll find cleaning strategies that will save you time, money and effort, and genius home organizing tips to make the most of every square foot of space.

How to Clean Absolutely Everything in Your Kitchen, According to Charles the Butler

Charles MacPherson—best known as "Charles the Butler" on CTV's The Marilyn Denis Show—shares expert advice on how to make your kitchen sparkle.

How to Clean Your Bathroom Thoroughly—Without Harsh Chemicals

From home remedies to old-school techniques, follow this back-to-basics guide for a greener, cleaner bathroom.


10 Organizing Shows on Netflix That Will Inspire You to Declutter Now

Looking for storage solutions to bring order to a cluttered space? You'll find plenty of inspiration in these must-watch series.


What You Should Know About Laundry Stripping

Thought your machine-washed sheets and towels were thoroughly clean? Think again!


Secrets Professional Organizers Don’t Want You to Know

Want to expand your living space—without taking a sledgehammer to the walls? Here's how to make the most of every...

The 10 Most Disgusting House Bugs (And How to Get Rid of Them)

Although some are harmful, others are kind of helpful. Either way, we’ll show you how to kick these creepy-crawlies out.


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8 Things Professional Cleaners Do Daily to Keep Their Own Homes Spotless

Who better to share housekeeping tips than professional cleaners? Here's what the pros do every day to keep their own...

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The Filthiest Items in Your Home (and How to Clean Them!)

Areas that are tough to clean—whether it's because they're tricky to reach or take too much elbow-grease—are often the most...


How To Organize Your Nightstand—And Why You Should

Nightstand doubling as a dumping ground? Organizing it is easier than you think, and it might even help you sleep...


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7 Surprisingly Germy Kitchen Items You Never Think to Clean

The sponge and the sink are obvious culprits, but new research shows that other everyday kitchen objects harbour germs can...


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12 Things You Should Never Pour Down the Drain

It might be convenient to just rinse with water and flush it down the drain. But trust us, it’s worth...

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13 Laundry Mistakes Everyone Makes (And How to Fix Them)

Keep your clothes cleaner, your home greener and your hydro bill a bit more manageable with these expert laundry tips.


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30 Things You Can Organize in Under 30 Minutes

In the time it takes to bake brownies, you can tackle one of these surprisingly simple organizing projects and see...


Utensils in the Dishwasher: Should They Point Up or Down?

It's a debate as old as time (or at least as old as dishwashers). Do you point your utensils up...


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20+ Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Dishwasher

Unless you actually enjoy washing dishes by hand, you'll want to avoid these common dishwasher maintenance mistakes.


Yes, You Can Wash “Dry Clean Only” Clothes at Home—Here’s How

Don't be intimidated by at-home dry cleaning. This step-by-step guide will have you cleaning everything from dress shirts to dresses...

13 Things Your Exterminator Wants You to Know

Repelling pests can be as simple as changing the light bulb above your porch.


You’ve Probably Never Cleaned This Part of Your Oven—And It’s Filthy!

Just how does all of that grime get *between* the glass panels of an oven door, anyway? This handy video...


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25+ Cleaning Hacks for Hard-to-Remove Stuff

Gum in your carpet? Scratches on your wood? Permanent marker on your laminate? We've got you covered with this ultimate...


Here’s What That Pink Slime In Your Bathroom Really Is

It can be dangerous but thankfully it's easy to get rid of.


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40 Clever Kitchen Organizing Ideas You’ll Want to Try Right Now

The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it can also be the most cluttered. Use these clever...


The One Ingredient You Should ALWAYS Add to Your Dishwasher

It'll give your glassware an extra sparkle and prevent filmy residue from hard water.


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30 Nearly Forgotten House Cleaning Tips from the Past

Grandma knows all the best cleaning tips and tricks to save you time, money and effort. You'll want to stock...


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40 Clever Spring Cleaning Tips You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Dreading your home's annual deep-clean? These spring cleaning tips will make this year's routine a total breeze.

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20 Spring Cleaning Tasks You Can Do in One Minute—or Less!

Spring has sprung, so it's time to buckle down and clean up our spaces. You'll love these quick, easy ways...


How to Clean a Coffee Maker

Your daily caffeine fix takes its toll on your coffee maker. The good news? The one ingredient you need to...


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13 Things You Should Never Vacuum

Vacuuming may seem like a quick solution for any spill, but these things are better left for the broom.


Here’s Why You Need to Clean Your Washing Machine—and How to Do It

The moist, warm, dark environment of your washing machine is the perfect breeding ground for mold and germs. Here's how...


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30 Spots to Never, Ever Skip When Spring Cleaning

Washing windows and scheduling a carpet cleaning may be a good start to spring cleaning, but your home isn't white-glove...


This is the Only Way You Should Be Cleaning Your Underwear

We've got tips on how to get those nasty germs out for good.