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    How To Get Cat Urine and Its Smell Out of Clothes

    You love your cat, but don't love cat pee or its smell. Find out how to get cat pee out of clothes, once and for all.

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    8 Best Microfiber Cleaning Cloths of 2021

    Lightweight and chemical-free, ecologically friendly microfiber cleaning cloths leave surfaces squeaky clean and shiny.


    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...


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    6 Best Car Vacuums For Cleaning Inside Your Vehicle

    Do you know what to look for in a car vacuum cleaner? Here's our shortlist of the best car vacuum...


    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...

    9 Ways to Dry Clothes Without a Dryer

    Whether your dryer is kaput or you're looking for ways to save energy, drying clothes without a dryer isn't as...


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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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    10 Best Floor Cleaners

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


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    9 Best Vacuums for Every Home

    Whether you're buying a vacuum for the first time or upgrading to a new model, we'll help you find the...


    I Tried Brandless Cleaning Products and Here’s What Happened

    Brandless cleaning products are better for the earth and your wallet. We tested them to see how well they clean.

    How to Paint Concrete Floors

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


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    How to Clean Inside Car Windows

    Follow these steps to clean glass on the inside and get rid of fingerprints, smudges and the dust generated by...


    10 Most Common Uses for a Pressure Washer

    Got a pressure washer collecting dust in your garage that you're just not sure what to use for? Here are...


    10 Carpet Cleaning Tips All Pet Owners Need to Know

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


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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...


    Garage Floor Resurfacing: Fix a Pitted Garage Floor

    Special concrete resurfacers will make a concrete floor look like new


    Should I Pressure Wash My Roof?

    Pressure washing a dirty surface can be satisfying to watch, but that doesn't mean it's good for your roof.

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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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    13 Things You Should Never Pressure Wash

    A pressure wash can serve a valuable role in home maintenance, but don’t get carried away! Pressure washing can do...


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    What to Know About Magic Erasers

    Find out what's behind the magic in Magic Erasers.


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    Best Ways to Protect Your Furniture From Your Cat or Dog

    Have a pet? If so, wear and tear on your furniture is inevitable. You can avoid the worst of it...


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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.