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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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The Bug Bite Thing Review: It Really Works!

We tried Amazon's popular Bug Bite Thing—and were amazed at how quickly it stopped itching and irritation from mosquito bites.


We Tested the Best Air Fryers You Can Buy in 2022—Here Are Our Favorites

If you've got the counter space, an air fryer can completely replace your oven. See what our editors had to...


11 Best Outdoor Rugs for a Trendy Backyard

These outdoor rugs are stylish, durable, and built to stand up to all types of weather.


33 Smart Ways to Slash Your Home Energy Bills

Feel like the household demands on your hard-earned cash are higher than ever? You're not alone. Luckily, there are steps...

15 Best Outdoor Pillows to Spruce Up Your Patio

These gorgeous outdoor pillows are sun- and water-resistant and honor every style and budget.


The Best Memorial Day Mattress Sales of 2022

Memorial Day sales offer some of the steepest bedding discounts of the year—so don't sleep on these deals.

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Does Bissell’s Little Green Machine Really Work? We Tried the Viral TikTok Product to Find Out

TikTok said this portable machine was the best—so our Home Editor put it to the test.


I Have Two Kids and Dog—and I Swear by Ruggable Washable Rugs

Yes, you really can wash Ruggable rugs in the washing machine! Our Ruggable review answers the questions you...


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12 Best Vacuum-Mop Combos with Near-Perfect Reviews

Clean your floors in half the time with a vacuum-mop combo. Trust us: You won't know how you ever lived...


Here’s What It Means If You See Powdery Mildew on Your Plants

Getting rid of powdery mildew on plants is easier than you may think.

Tin Foil vs. Aluminum Foil: What’s the Difference?

The two foils may seem similar, but there's definitely a difference.


10 Mosquito-Repelling Plants You Need in Your Backyard ASAP

Why invest in pesticides or bug sprays to control mosquitoes when you can repel them naturally with plants?


16 Best Compost Bins for Turning Table Scraps Into Gardening Gold

Ready to start composting? Here are the best bins and pails to choose from.


How to Clean Your Carpet So It Looks as Good as New

Carpets take a beating, but this step-by-step guide will show you how to do a routine and deep cleaning so...


15 Best Outdoor Furniture Brands for the Patio of Your Dreams

It's time to create a fresh-air sanctuary.

31 Expert Spring-Cleaning Tips for Your Cleanest Home Ever

Follow these expert-approved tips to get your dusting, scrubbing, and vacuuming done in half the time.


The Meaning Behind Your 50 Favorite Flowers

From honoring rainbow-riding goddesses to warding off monsters, your favorite flowers have some fascinating stories behind their colorful blooms.


This Study Found the Most Popular Candle Scent in Every State

It turns out, the scented candles we like the most might be influenced by where we live. Find out America's...


How to Clean Your Baseboards Quickly and Easily

It may not be particularly fun, but cleaning baseboards is faster and easier than you'd think.


10 Best Memory Foam Mattresses for the Most Comfortable Sleep

We called in the experts and even tested some of the best memory foam mattresses on the market. Our picks...


18 Best Jewelry Organizers for All Your Favorite Baubles

If your jewelry collection could use some straightening out, these are the best organizers to get the job done.


12 Jewelry Storage Ideas You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Organize your baubles once and for all with these expert-endorsed jewelry storage ideas.


How to Wash Pillows the Right Way

Pillows need cleaning too. Here's how to wash pillows correctly, plus how often you should be doing it.

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I Tried the Ring Pro 2 Video Doorbell—Here’s My Honest Review

A clear, reliable, and easy-to-use video doorbell is a significant improvement from the old push-button standby. We tried the Ring...


The 11 Best Organic Mattresses for the Sweetest Dreams in 2022

Our top picks for the most comfortable latex, wool and cotton chemical-free beds for every sleep style and budget.


How to Clean a TV Screen

Follow this expert advice for making your LCD, LED, and OLED TV screens sparkle.


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Follow This Cleaning Schedule to Keep Your Home Spotless

Here's the ultimate cleaning schedule for household chores ranging from daily and weekly tasks to deep cleanings that need to...


How to Fold Towels, According to the Folding Lady

TikTok's organization sensation gives us the rundown on how to fold towels the right way.


The Best Washer and Dryer Sets for 2022

With technology that will save you time and money, these top-rated washer and dryer sets are about to become your...