Cleaning & Organizing

The best cleaning & organizing tips from Apartment Therapy and around the web.
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Find out what the difference is between a washer with an agitator or an impeller and how to pick the right one for you.
Agitator vs. Impeller Washer: Which to Choose?
Find out what the difference is between a washer with an agitator or an impeller and how to pick the right one for you.
Read about the small details that make people think your cleaning game is next level at home, according to Reddit.
What People Notice About Your Clean Home, According to Reddit
Read about the small details that make people think your cleaning game is next level at home, according to Reddit.
Read about how this writer has contamination OCD and can’t touch dirty dishwater and how she manages it and her home.
I Have Contamination OCD & Here’s How I Manage
Read about how this writer has contamination OCD and can’t touch dirty dishwater and how she manages it and her home.
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How to Clean Windows in 8 Steps
Learn how to clean windows the right way and get tips on what to do if you live in an apartment or on a high floor.
the most effective way to clean a grill is using a bbq with flames on it
The Most Effective Way to Clean a Grill
Find out how to clean a grill with grill grates, plus tips and tools you’ll need, according to experts.
the foolproof method for getting dirty outdoor cushions clean
How to Clean Outdoor Cushions in 8 Easy Steps
Find out how to clean outdoor cushions, including how to treat stains, according to furniture and cleaning experts.
someone is cleaning the stove top with a sponge and some other items in their hands
How to Clean Stove Grates: Step by Step with Pictures
Learn how to clean stove grates in four easy steps with this simple tutorial.
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These Are the Best Kitchen Cleaning Tools of 2024
See all the winning kitchen cleaning tools from Apartment Therapy’s 2024 Cleaning Awards.
the sun day plan your 20 - minute bedroom refresh
The Sunday Cleaning Plan: Your 20-Minute Bedroom Refresh
It's too easy to let you bedroom languish during the week. Here's a plan for tidying it up in 20 minutes before the weekend's done.
a green motorcycle parked in a garage next to a red toolbox and other tools
Before and After: A $600 IKEA Solution Is the Star of This Garage Transformation
Once again, IKEA comes to the rescue and provides an efficient and good-looking storage solution.
a wooden table with white chairs in front of it and the words my mom's biggest cleaning pet peeve is now one of my top house rules
My Mom’s Biggest Cleaning Pet Peeve Is a Dirty Dining Table
Learn how this writer adopted her mom's habit of keeping an always clean dining table as one of her biggest house rules.
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How to Fold Towels in 5 Different Ways
Find out how to fold towels five different ways: like a spa or hotel does, in a navy or tri-fold, or with the KonMari method.
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You Have to See How This Family Fit an Entire Laundry Room Inside a Cabinet
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before and after pictures of an organized kitchen cabinet with pantry items in the bottom left corner
We’ve Been Using Lazy Susans All Wrong — Here’s How to Get the Most from the Spinning Shelves
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the right way to bleach white clothes is with this laundry basket and washer
How to Bleach White Clothes
Learn how to bleach white clothes by soaking or in a washing machine. Plus, how to brighten clothes without bleach.