Stick Vacuum Cleaner

The 5 Best Corded Stick Vacuums

Everyone needs a vacuum cleaner, be it an upright, canister, cordless, or corded stick vacuum. Whether you have kids or pets – or even if you don’t – homes get dirty, and they need to be cleaned often. But with so many types, brands, and models of vacuums to choose from, how do you know […]

Vacuum for Laminate Floors

The 5 Best Vacuum Cleaners for Laminate Floors

Dirt, pet hair, shoes, spills, and more, laminate floors can take a beating, but they need proper care to look good and last long. Laminate floors require a different way of cleaning than carpet or hardwood. For instance, vacuums for laminate floors don’t typically have tough brush rolls, since the hard bristles could damage the […]

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How to Empty a Shark Vacuum (Without Making a Mess)

Shark vacuums are well-loved for their affordability, quality, and ease of use. If you are new to canister-style vacuums, learning to empty a Shark vacuum without a mess might be daunting, but the process is easier than you think. In this article, we’ll walk you through how to empty a Shark vacuum for each type […]

how to unclog a vacuum hose

How to Unclog a Vacuum Hose

When your vacuum suddenly loses its suction and refuses to pick up debris from the floor, the cleaner’s hose may have a clog. Correcting this situation is easy once you know exactly how to unclog a vacuum cleaner hose. Try these following tips and tricks for getting clogs out of your vacuum’s hose. How to […]

how to vacuum a wet carpet

Can You Vacuum a Wet Carpet?

It’s tempting to vacuum a wet carpet after a spill, but is it wise? Whether from an untimely spill, a burst pipe, or a flooding from a storm, it’s essential to dry carpets quickly. Whatever the source, you want to quickly remove moisture from your carpets to prevent mold development, which can ruin your flooring […]

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How to Clean a Vacuum Filter

To keep your vacuum in good working order, you must regularly maintain its filters. So it’s important to know how to clean a vacuum filter. If you, like me, have noticed your vacuum kicking back dust to the floor or working less effectively, one likely culprit is a clogged filter. Understanding what kind of filter […]

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How to Vacuum the Floor Properly

Vacuuming does more than keep your floors looking clean. The cleanliness of your carpets also plays a role in your home’s air quality. Effective vacuuming eliminates dust, debris, and mites that contribute to allergies and asthma and helps reduce infection risks overall. How can you do an effective, efficient job of vacuuming your home? Learn […]

Vacuuming Rugs The Right Way

How to Vacuum Rugs the Right Way

Rugs are a great way to increase comfort and improve the look of your home. But when it comes to vacuuming rugs, they can be a royal pain. If, like me, you’ve ever found yourself frustrated with your rugs bunching, fraying, and generally misbehaving under the vacuum or are dissatisfied with a lackluster job, then […]

better to dust or vacuum first?

Should You Dust or Vacuum First When Cleaning?

Keeping your house dust free can feel like an endless job. When learning to keep my home tidy, I struggled with whether I should vacuum first or dust first. Vacuuming first seemed to send dust into the air to settle on surfaces, but I’d also heard that dusting first allowed the particles in the air […]

backyard oasis ideas

25 Ideas to Turn Your Backyard into an Oasis

Whether you live in the suburbs, city, or country, turning your backyard into an oasis transforms even the smallest amount of space into an inviting haven. From simple setups like adding colorful potted plants and privacy screens to more elaborate designs such as garden gazebos and fishponds, your backyard oasis can help you make the […]

Air Quality Monitor

How to Test the Air Quality in Your Home

Unfortunately, air pollutants are everywhere. From mold to allergens to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and more, these substances are all around us, even in our homes, where they can make us sick and even be life-threatening, either in the short term or with long-term exposure. To prevent this, you may need to test the air […]

Guilty Puppy & Carpet Stain

How to Clean Vomit from a Carpet

Vomit is probably one of the grossest messes to clean up. It’s even worse when it happens on something soft like your carpet. Unfortunately, it’s also one of those messes most of us will have to deal with at some point, especially if there are kids or pets in your home. Fortunately, having to clean […]

how often should you vacuum your home

How Often Should You Vacuum Really?

When it comes to cleaning, vacuuming is one of those things we all have to do, but no one really likes. It’s not glamorous and you can’t skip it, so how often should you really vacuum? We’ve got the answer for you here! Vacuuming floors and tile can be a bit of a pain, but […]

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The Best Propane Fire Pits

Propane fire pits do more than just deliver heat, they deliver good times and memories, too. Imagine coming home after a long day, lounging on your patio, drink in hand. The sun is beginning to set and you’re waiting for dinner to be delivered. What’s missing? A nice, warm fire, to add glow and a […]

Air Fryer Microwave

The Best Air Fryer Microwave Combos

Are you looking for the best air fryer microwave combos for your kitchen? If you’ve got limited counter space or you just want to save on appliances, a microwave air fryer combo is a great option. Many of these also offer convention oven features, giving you a wide range of cooking options. Our home and […]

Humidifier for Plants

The Best Humidifiers for Plants

Humidifiers for plants can help keep your houseplants healthy and full, especially if you live in an area that’s naturally arid. They can be great for your own health too! We’ve put together this guide to help you find the perfect humidifier for your plants and home. All of the humidifiers for plants were chosen […]