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Household Hacks

Here you will find a collection of articles, blog posts, and advice columns from around the web on a variety of cleaning and organizing hacks for your home. Inclusion here should not be considered an endorsement of the advice or guidelines given. In fact, when reading these types of articles I almost always find a few points I disagree with, but overall there is usually enough good advice to make reading them worth the time. Check back regularly for new articles, and please let me know if you find a broken link.

New links as of: 2017.07.01


How to Clean Your Shower Curtain


10 Tips for a Healthy Bedroom

The Best Way to Clean Your Pillows



Best Vacuum for Stairs

How to make your vacuum last

Healthy Living

10 Unconventional Tips to Help Minimize Home Allergies

12 Household Toxins You Should Banish from Your Home

How Not to Be Gross in 2016: 21 Ways to Kick the ‘Ick’

How to Turn Your Home Into a Flu-Fighting Machine



4 Natural Ways to Clean Odor from a Garbage Disposal​

9 Ways You’re Loading the Dishwasher Wrong

10 ways to cut the clutter on your kitchen counter

10 Weird Ways Your Groceries Can Clean the Kitchen

11 Better Ways to Organize Your Pots and Pans

15 tips for a squeaky clean fridge

How to Clean Burnt Pots & Scorched Pans

How to Clean Your Cutting Board

How to Clean Your Keurig

The Best Way to Organize Your Refrigerator

How to Organize Your Refrigerator Drawers and Shelves

Why You Should Pull Your Fridge Away From the Wall



7 Clothing Care Myths You Should Stop Believing​

7 Ways You're Ruining Your Bath Towels

An Easy Refresh for Stinky Bath Towels

How to Keep Your Clothes Safe During the Drying Process: The Perfect Dryer Settings

How to Remove Stains: 20 Genius Tricks that Really Work

Six common mistakes you make when doing laundry

This is the biggest mistake you're making with your laundry

Tips to Cut Time at the Ironing Board

What’s the difference between fabric softener and dryer sheets?



5 Handy Household Uses for Vinegar​

6 Things You Should Never Clean With Vinegar

10 Astonishing Feats You Can Accomplish with Kitty Litter


Organizing & Decluttering

7 Things You Should Never Store in Your Basement or Attic

7 Things You Shouldn’t Store in Your Garage​

How to Organize Your Closet

Organizing Mistakes That Make Your House Look Messy

Peter Walsh's 7 Secrets of a Master Organizer
Shareable's Top 17 Decluttering Tips

Pest Control

13 Natural Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Home and Garden


10 Foolproof Ways to Eliminate Pesky Pet Hair. Fur Real.



7 Brilliant Ways to Unclog a Drain

Drain Cleaning Made Easy

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