Cleaning & Organizing

Make tidying up feel less like a chore with our best home and kitchen cleaning and organizing advice. We’ve rounded up tips and hacks to help your space feel fresh and new.

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The Ultimate Room-by-Room Spring Cleaning Checklist

Our complete spring cleaning checklist guides you through a deep-cleaning that will breathe new life into your home after a long winter.

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Turn Any Bag Into a Ziploc with These Nifty Clips

These easy-to-use bag clips keep food fresh for days and never wear out—even after hundreds of uses.


This Slick Paper Towel Holder Doubles as a Spray Pump for Quick Cleanups

Just fill it with your favorite liquid cleaner, and you'll always be ready for spills.


These 10 Over-the-Sink Dish Racks Will Save Precious Counter Space

No dishwasher? No problem! Pick up a space-saving over-the-sink dish rack to dry your cups, plates and utensils.


9 Kitchen Foil and Wrap Organizer Ideas for a Tidy Drawer

Looking for ways to store those bulky boxes? These clever kitchen wrap organizers keep these frequently used items tidy.

We Tried the Viral Damp Duster—And It Does So Much More Than Remove Dust

It's the Scrub Daddy product we didn't know we needed!


25 Best Organization Products for the Entire Home—And They’re All on Amazon

From fridge bins to a remote control caddy to shower shelves, we found the best Amazon organization options for every...

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25 Amazon Cleaning Products That Will Transform Your Home

Check out these amazing Amazon cleaning products that make household chores (almost) fun. We love their ease of use and...


8 Scrub Daddy Products for the Cutest Cleanup Ever

We all love the useful and adorable Scrub Daddy sponge. Now, discover the other Scrub Daddy products you 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.


How to Use Dryer Sheets to Clean Toilets in No Time Flat

It's about working smarter, not harder!

How to Get Candle Wax Out of Carpet

Discovering hot candle wax on the carpet feels like a disaster, but it can easily be removed with the right...


20 Kitchen Counter Organization Ideas from the Pros

The following kitchen counter organization ideas come straight from our Taste of Home stylists. Rest assured that they're the cleverest—and...


4 Kitchen Cabinet Organization Ideas That Will Transform Your Space

Whether you’re a novice organizer or a longtime neat-freak, these kitchen cabinet organization ideas from experts will get you in...


How to Clean Walls Before Painting Any Room in Your House

For professional-looking results, start your DIY painting project with clean walls. Here's what to do.


9 Things Professional Organizers Would Never Throw Out

It's OK to be creative with everything in your home. In fact, when organizing, it's encouraged.

18 Things Professional Organizers Never Buy

Don’t waste your money—or accidentally create more clutter. Here’s what you need to know to truly streamline your space.


How to Clean Salt Off Your Wood and Laminate Floors

Winter boots making a mess? Here's how to clean salt off wood floors.



How to Clean a Bathtub with Dish Soap and a Broom

This unusual method cuts right through soap scum.


The Best Glass Storage Containers You Need ASAP

It's time to make the switch from plastic to the best glass food storage containers. A professional chef explains why.


How to Put on a Duvet Cover

Once you learn how to put on a duvet cover with this simple trick, you'll never look back again!


What You Need to Know About the Discoloration of Stainless Steel Due to Heat

While it won't have any effect on your food, it can be unsightly and bothersome.


This Mop and Bucket Set Has Over 87,000 5-Star Reviews on Amazon

Amazon shoppers are obsessed with how easy it makes cleaning floors.


If You See White Film on Glassware, This Is What It Means

Here's the simple science behind your cloudy glassware.

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Can I Put Aluminum Foil Balls in the Dryer to Reduce Static?

Use aluminum foil for more than wrapping up leftovers. Put crumpled aluminum foil in the dryer to eliminate static!


People Are Obsessed With This Genius $12 KitchenAid Attachments Organizer

It clears clutter and keeps your best KitchenAid attachments within reach at all times.


This Is When to Replace Your Microwave’s Charcoal Filter

You probably don't even know about this hidden microwave part! But if your kitchen often smells like yesterday's dinner, it...


If You See Black Residue on Your Cast-Iron Skillet, This Is What It Means

The black residue on a cast-iron pan isn't harmful, but it's not appealing either. Here's how to clean it up.


How to Get Rid of Pink Mold in the Shower

Noticing strange pink steaks on your shower walls and floor? This pink mold is common and preventable—tackle it with our...


This Is Why You Should Put Aluminum Foil in Your Dishwasher

Say goodbye to dull silverware with this TikTok hack!