Cleaning Articles & Tips

Do you insist on using the same detergent? Run the dishwasher full or half empty? Take our dishwashing loading quiz to find out what your habits say about you. It’s a little-known fact that your dishwasher routines can reveal your innermost... Read more .

Keep your grill clean so you can keep the party going this summer. Find out what popular grill hacks actually work. What do onions, coffee and aluminum foil all have in common? Supposedly they’re all great cleaners for your grill. But do they... Read more .

Do coffee filters and newspaper actually work to clean windows? Is a DIY glass cleaner better than store bought? We’re testing popular window cleaning hacks to find out! Cleaning your windows can be a pain. To help make the job easier, we’re... Read more .

In an article at Brit + Co, Chris Granger–the vice president and general manager of Sears Home Services–helps you get ready for Spring cleaning with expert tips and tricks for cleaning all your appliances. These simple maintenance tips for your... Read more .

Cleaning granite countertops may seem like a lost cause. Don’t worry: A granite stain isn’t necessarily permanent. Wine glasses can leave pesky ring stains on your nice countertops — especially if you’ve been drinking red wine. Scrubbing the... Read more .

Learn how to clean stainless steel fridges, sinks, ovens and dishwashers. It’s easier than you think. Stainless steel appliances can upgrade your kitchen to a modern, refined style. What isn’t so cool? Those dirty fingerprints, dark spots and... Read more .

Window cleaning doesn’t have to be a tedious task. Make it fun and efficient with these window-cleaning hacks. A smudge, fingerprint or dirt spot on your home’s windows can disrupt a beautiful view. But if you’re like most people, cleaning those... Read more .

If you or someone you love has severe allergies, here are simple tips to ditch the dust and dander. Dust mites, pet dander, mold spores, pollen — you’d be surprised how much of it is in your home. But don’t worry. Making your house as... Read more .

If your washing machine smells — or your fridge, dishwasher or dryer — these cleaning hacks and remedies for cleaning appliances will help them smell like new again. If you’ve ever opened your front-loading washer and said, “Eww,” you know that... Read more .

Make sure your air conditioner is in good working order to keep you cool. When it gets hot outside, you want it to be nice and cool inside your home. Use this handy checklist to assess your HVAC system and then schedule an appointment for any... Read more .