Cleaning Articles & Tips

A lot of what you think you know about taking care of your dishwasher, fridge, oven and stove is wrong. Here are some common problems — and how to fix them. If you maintain your appliances properly, you can help extend their lifespan, improve... Read more .

Sears Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning can help you get a deep clean for stubborn carpet and upholstery stains or dirty, stained, tile and grout. Some customers prefer to deep clean prior to having houseguests, while others wait until after the... Read more .

It’s time to think about spring cleaning! Why not start in the kitchen? Get rid of the grime on your stovetop and oven. Best of all, it won’t take long — not with these oven cleaning tips from Dan Montgomery, an advanced diagnostics specialist... Read more .

What causes a clogged dryer vent? Simply stated, a clogged dryer vent is caused by the build-up of lint in the dryer ventilation system. Many new homes built today have dryers located away from an outside wall. These dryers tend to be vented... Read more .

If you aren’t sure what’s in the air you breathe, you may want to have your home’s air ducts cleaned. Here are some tips to determine when to have your air ducts professionally cleaned. According to the National Air Duct Cleaner’s Association... Read more .

You’ve been doing laundry all wrong. We reveal the secrets to getting rid of stains, the difference between “Dry Clean” and “Dry Clean Only” and other washing machine misconceptions. Are using your washing machine correctly? Are you sure? There... Read more .

Sure, we all know it’s best to clean burner grates and racks as soon as possible after a spill — but most of the time, getting dinner on the table takes priority. Now you’re left with the sad reality of hardened gunk. Try plain, old dish soap and... Read more .