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10 Tips for Wood Floor Scratch Repair

Do you have ugly scratches in your wood floors? In many cases you can make those imperfections go away—or at least make them less visible. Here are our best tips for wood floor scratch repair.

8 Best Carpet Cleaners and Pet Stain Removers of 2021

Accidents happen, but the right pet carpet cleaner will keep your floors looking immaculate — even if you have multiple...


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Best Hardwood Floor Cleaners

Find the right hardwood floor cleaner to keep your wood floors looking their best.


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What To Know About Carpet Cleaning

You owe your carpet some TLC. Keep it looking good and smelling fresh with these smart carpet cleaning strategies and...


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Carpet Cleaning: Pro Service vs. Renting Equipment?

When it's time to clean your carpet, should you hire a pro or rent DIY carpet cleaning equipment? Here are...

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How to Dry Your Wet Carpet

Get your wet carpet dry and fluffy again with these tips and tricks, whether you're facing mildly damp or fully...


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How to Clean Carpets Without a Machine

Want to clean your carpet but hate those bulky machines? Follow these DIY cleaning tips and methods to learn how...

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8 Signs You Need Professional Carpet Cleaning

If you're seeing these signs of a dirty carpet, it's time for a professional carpet cleaning to remove grime and...


9 Best Laminate Floor Cleaners

We sifted through the dozens of laminate floor cleaners on the market so you don't have to. Here are the...


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Terrazzo: The Home Décor Trend You Should Know About

Long-popular in mid-century modern homes, terrazzo has gone mainstream. Find out why this ancient flooring material stands the test of...


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10 Best Floor Cleaners

For any floor in any situation — from laminate to linoleum — here are the best floor cleaners to keep...

How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.


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10 Carpet Cleaning Tips All Pet Owners Need to Know

Pet messes are inevitable, but you can still keep your floor looking like new with these carpet cleaning tips for...


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11 Carpet Cleaning Hacks All Homeowners Should Know

Why spend money for a professional carpet cleaner when you have these handy carpet cleaning hacks?


How to Remove Just About Anything From Carpet

From simple to extreme, these solutions will help you get rid of almost every carpet stain you may encounter at...


Pro Tips for Basement Finishing

These are great tips on how to solve many of the problems you're likely to encounter when working on your...

Garage Floor Resurfacing: Fix a Pitted Garage Floor

Special concrete resurfacers will make a concrete floor look like new


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How to Deep-Clean Vinyl and Linoleum Floors

Your easy-to-clean vinyl flooring needs a deep cleaning once in a while. Follow these steps to deep-clean vinyl floors and...


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Which Floor Wax, Polish or Sealant Is Right for the Floors In Your Home?

Don't make the wrong choice! Find the best floor wax, polish, sealant or cleaning solution depending on the type of...


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How To Clean Area Rugs Yourself

Learn how to properly clean area rugs yourself with this step-by-step guide.


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How to Remove Paint from Concrete and Other Stains

Remove oil and grease stains from concrete using TSP and other cleaners.


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13 Cleaning Products You Should Never Use on Your Wood Floors

They’re gorgeous — and easy to ruin. Avoid these damaging mistakes and find out what you really need to keep...


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How to Refinish Hardwood Floors

Revive a wood floor—without sanding and staining. Refinishing hardwood floors will be easy for you with this guide!


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How to Get Pet Stains Out of Carpet

Home remedies and products to clean your pet-stained carpet.

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How to Clean Car Carpet

Learn how to clean car carpet and eliminate old stains and smells for good.


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5 Best Mops for Laminate Floors

Find the best mop for your laminate floors among these pro-selected standouts.


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5 Best Vacuums for Laminate Floors

Cleaning a hard surface like laminate is far different than extracting dirt from carpet fibers. These five vacuum cleaners can...


The Easiest Carpet to Clean: Tested and Approved

Dirt clings to carpeting like nobody's business, but we've discovered a better carpet combination to keep your home clean. Plus,...


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Best Cleaners for Your Hardwood Floor

Find the right wood floor cleaner to keep your wood floors looking their best.


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5 Top Carpet Cleaners for Your Home

If your carpet is looking dingy, you may be wondering: What's the best carpet steam cleaner? Read on for our...