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.

12 Things You Shouldn’t Be Cleaning with Paper Towels

If you stop to think about it, you realize most things can be cleaned with a reusable sponge or cloth....

5 Things You Should Take Outside Right Now

Sunlight is a natural disinfectant—the UV rays can kill off mould, mildew and even bacteria. So take advantage of the...

9 Things You Should Be Cleaning Every Day From Now On

The COVID-19 pandemic has made cleaning a daily (or hourly!) ritual. Here are the surfaces you should be tackling every...

8 Zones Every Organized Pantry Should Have

Turn your pantry from disaster zone to a perfectly zoned space for your food.

20+ Gross Smells You Can Neutralize Using Items in Your Pantry

Dealing with a smelly pet or can't stand the smell of fresh paint? Look no further than your kitchen to...

These Are the High-Touch Surfaces You Should Clean and Disinfect Daily

Cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces in your home is something we all should do, even if we aren't leaving the...

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17 Handy Hints That Make Doing the Laundry Less of a Hassle

It's laundry time again! It might not be your favourite chore, but these hacks will definitely make it a whole...

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

These do-it-yourself laundry tips are the next best thing to professional dry cleaning.

This Is the Most Hygienic Way to Wash Dishes

Used to washing dishes by hand? You might want to lay off for a while.

Yes, Bleach Expires. Here’s What You Need to Know

Cleaning products have expiration dates, too.

How to Organize a Small Closet to Maximize Space

Small closets can contain plenty when you employ these expert clutter-cutting tips and clever storage systems.

13 Ways You’ve Been Doing Laundry Wrong (And What To Do Instead)

Keep your clothes cleaner, your home greener and your hydro bill low with these expert laundry tips.

How to Effectively Disinfect Sheets

Cleaning sheets is a great way to eliminate germs and bacteria. Learn how to properly disinfect them here.

How to Clean Your Cell Phone—And How Often You Should

Just like you need to wash your hands throughout the day to ensure that they're clean, you also need to...

6 Cleaning Products You Should Never Mix—And 2 You Absolutely Should

Ammonia, vinegar and bleach are among the most powerful cleaners at your disposal, but they can also be dangerous when...

11 Things You Shouldn’t Store in Your Bathroom

Some products made specifically to be used in the bathroom should definitely not be stored in the bathroom. Here's why.

How to Clean Silver: 13 Weird Tricks That Really Work

Make your tarnished silver and dull jewelry shine like new after a cleaning with these common household items.

11 Things You Should Never Clean with Baking Soda

It seems like baking soda can get any job done, but it can actually cause damage when used to clean...

10 Things You Should Never Store in Your Attic

The attic is out of sight, out of mind—which actually makes it one of the worst spots for some of...

Best Way to Clean Your House to Avoid Getting Sick

These cleaning tricks will help stop the spread of germs when someone in your household is sick.

11 Organizational Tricks That Can Save You Tons of Money

Put an end to replacing missing charging cables and tossing what was perfectly good food using these easy organizational tricks.

5 Things You Should Always Dry Clean (And 5 Things You Can Wash at Home)

From that delicate silk blouse to your favourite pair of jeans—find out which items to take to the dry cleaners...

Where’s My Washing Machine Filter and Do I Really Need to Clean It?

Make sure your washing machine is operating at 100 per cent with this little-known maintenance tip.

If You Do These 10 Things, It’s Time to Get Organized

How do you know when it's time to get organized? Chances are, if you're doing any of the following 10...

8 Dishwasher Problems You’ll Regret Ignoring

If you notice any of these issues with your dishwasher, act swiftly—or else you could end up with a major...

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10 Smart Tricks to Keep Your Shoes Stink-Free

Things like bacteria, sweat, and other foot problems or injuries can cause your shoes to smell. Make them last longer...

Kitchen Cleaning Checklist: 11 Tips for a Clean Kitchen

No one wants a dirty, smelly kitchen. Make your kitchen clean sparkle and smell great with these simple cleaning tips.