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There’s no place like home—especially when it’s in tip-top shape. We’ve rounded up the best cleaning and organizing tricks, affordable decor ideas, DIY hacks, and more. Warning: Once you’ve got everything just the way you want it, you may never want to leave!

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6 Ways You Can Unclog a Toilet Bowl Without a Plunger

Get things in working order with these mess-proof ideas.


15 Best Mattresses for the Soundest Sleep of Your Life

Whether you lie on your back, side, or stomach, these top-quality mattresses provide the foundation for a sound night's sleep.


11 Best Boxed Beds to Buy, According to Sleep Experts

A mattress is an important purchase (you spend about a third of your life in bed!), but choosing one has...


10 Best Cooling Weighted Blankets for Sounder Sleep

Love the idea of a weighted blanket but worried it will be too hot? No sweat! Here are a dozen...


Our Home Editor’s #1 Pick for Black Friday Sales 2022

Here's what our Home Editor is adding to her cart ahead of Black Friday (and you should too).


If You Have Frost in Your Freezer, This Is What It Means

Freezer frost isn't just unsightly. It can impact food quality, cause a nasty odor, and even weaken your freezer's efficiency....


How to Clean—and Deep Clean—a Mattress

The experts weigh in on how to clean your mattress—and how often you should.


How to Decorate for the Holidays, According to Your Zodiac Sign

Which zodiac sign always creates an impeccable seasonal display? And which is totally tacky (and loving it)? Find out how...

8 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Static in Clothes

If you're wondering how to get rid of static in clothes and you don't have dryer sheets on hand, this...


How to Get Rid of Spiders for Good

Even the most ardent nature lovers don't want any eight-legged house guests in their homes. Here's how to banish spiders...



The Cutest Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper to Stock Up on Now

Every present deserves a stylish package.


10 Best Ways to Get Rid of Pesky Fruit Flies

When it comes to banishing fruit flies, these simple DIY and store-bought methods are quick and painless. Well, for you,...


The New Google Nest Cam Indoor Is Finally Here

The new Google Nest Cam Indoor is a sleek, stylish, and no-stress way to secure your home.


30 Stylish Hostess Gifts for Every Occasion—And Budget

Bring one of these hostess gifts to the party, and you'll definitely get an invite back.


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If You See Metal Wrapped Around a Tree, This Is What It Means

Those metal bands, also known as baffles, strapped around trees are not holding the tree together, but they do have...

10 Ways to Unwrinkle Your Clothing Without an Iron

No time to iron? Don't panic. These tips will have you smoothed out in no time.


The Amazon Smart Plug Has Almost Half a Million Ratings—Here’s Why

The Amazon Smart Plug does everything from providing home security to turning on the coffee pot from bed. It's an...


Here’s How to Wash “Dry Clean Only” Clothes at Home

If you forgot to drop your clothes off at the dry cleaners, and the "lucky" suit you want to wear...


12 Best Air Fresheners for Your Home

Sweet smells are just a click away.


How to Do Laundry: A Step-by-Step Guide

Here's everything you ever wanted to know about doing laundry, from sorting to detergents to the best washer and dryer...

30 Best Scented Candles to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

Whether you prefer the scent of Paris or your grandma's kitchen, we've got the perfect match for you.


How to Tell If You’re Using Too Much Laundry Detergent

Even when laundry is filthy, smelly, and stained, more detergent isn't better.


This $7 Grout Cleaner Is All Over TikTok—Here’s Why

If your grout is gross and you hate spending hours scrubbing your bathroom tiles, Zep Grout Cleaner just may change...


How to Wash a Down Comforter the Right Way

Washing a down comforter at home is a lot easier than you think! Follow these simple steps for the cleanest,...


14 Creative Uses for Dryer Sheets You Never Knew About

What are dryer sheets for? A whole lot more than banishing static from your laundry. These genius dryer sheet uses will...


How to Choose the Best Washing Machine Temperature for Your Clothes

Switch most loads to this expert-recommended washing machine water temperature, and you could save up to $150 a year.