Read this guide on how to clean upholstery in your home in the most effective way.
Read this step-by-step guide on how to clean buildup and rust from the inside of a toilet tank.
Stainless steel is a popular finish choice for refrigerators and dishwashers, but it’s a common pick for kitchen sinks, too. It’s durable and doesn’t stain, but some extra care is needed to keep it looking its best. Here are some tips to maintain a stainless-steel sink that’s spotless as well.
The Cleaning Authority offers extensive cleaning services in 45 states, but many elements of the business and services differ from local office to local office.
Cooking over open flames may be a chef’s delight, but now it’s time to clean your grill. Read on to learn how to properly clean and maintain your gas or charcoal grill.
Restore the spotless, shiny surface to your smooth stovetop without creating unsightly scratches. Review our guide to learn how to clean your glass stovetop the right way.
Read this comprehensive guide on how to properly clean and care for your leather furniture to have it looking great for years to come.
Regularly cleaning your hot tub will keep your spa in tip-top shape. Read our guide to learn the best practices for cleaning and caring for your hot tub.
Excessive dryer lint buildup can pose a fire hazard, so it’s important to clean it at least once a year. Read this guide to learn how to clean your dryer vent in five easy steps.
Mold commonly grows on wooden surfaces, as wood is very good at absorbing water. Add to this moisture warm temperatures and mold spores (which are always in the air), and it’s the perfect storm for a mold infestation. Read our guide to learn how to easily remove mold from wood.
Like any appliance, your garbage disposal needs a good cleaning every once in a while, or you could end up with a breeding ground for harmful bacteria or mold. Follow this guide to learn how to easily clean your garbage disposal.
Tackle dirt and tarnish to restore the rich, gorgeous gleam of this durable metal—on cookware, plumbing, and other household items.
Microfiber is becoming an increasingly more popular furniture option these days. The synthetic but soft fabric is made from thin fibers that can make a couch or chair look like suede or leather, but costs far less than those materials. How do you keep it looking new? Read on for our microfiber cleaning tips.
In this edition of DIY Smarts, Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva offers cleaning tips on how to get rid of dirty tile grout using only household supplies.
To protect yourself against coronavirus, pick a household cleaner that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has approved to kill the virus—and then follow the manufacturer’s rules exactly.
Once installed, laminate must be properly cared for to keep it looking as good as day one. Read on for our tips for cleaning your laminate floors.
Go beyond the weekly dust swipe-and-sweep and gear up for what pros call a "deep cleaning." Read our tips for deep cleaning your living room, bathroom, kitchen and laundry appliances.
Keep your front loader mold-free! High-efficiency front-loading washing machines use less water and energy, plus get clothes cleaner than their top-loading competition—but they’re also more prone to developing odors and mildew. Here, ways to turn a stinky washer into a clean machine
Is your dishwasher ready for prime time? Here are some dishwasher cleaning tips to ensure that your dinnerware gets sparkling clean
Stay cool and save money with five simple tasks–most done just once a year–that ensure your unit keeps working efficiently.
Remedy curb appeal eyesores with these off-label uses for around-the-house products
Address the annoyingly tough-to-reach places with these smart strategies
Here are 19 garage organization ideas and tips to help start cleaning up and maximizing your garage space.
Not all secret potions are bad! The TOH editors swear by these not-so-toxic concoctions for cleaning and upgrading your house
Learn about how steam cleaners function and what they can't do before you put yours to work
Looking for the best window washing solutions? Follow our DIY window cleaning tips.
Don't let those grease and oil stains on your cement or concrete floor just sit there.