Best red wine stain removersWith these stainbusters at the ready, your carpet and clothes will be safe.
When your valentine prefers to sip — and then spill — cabernet instead of chardonnay, there's no need to panic. The stain wizards in our GHRI Cleaning Products Lab put 10 formulas for erasing red wine stains to the test. We spilled, blotted, applied, and laundered to see how completely each product restored white cotton and polyester fabrics and nylon carpet versus standard remedies like salt and carpet cleaner. With these winners, there'll be no crying over spilled wine ... and we'll drink to that.
($9 for 8 oz., amazon.com)
It not only zapped stains, but also was the easiest to rinse out of the carpet's pile without damaging it.
($7 for 12 oz., amazon.com)
Less pricey per ounce, this stomped out red spots on carpet and polyester (cotton needed a double shot).
Wine B' Gone
($20, 16 oz.; amazon.com)
This sudsy, strong-scented champ also erases coffee, tea, and other stains. Apply lightly.
cleaning & organizing: bring order to your home
Too much stuff and not enough space? Chances are, you've got more than you think. Lorie Marrero, bestselling author of The Clutter Diet, explains how to work with what you've got to create useable storage. Here, 10 ways to expand your closet, cabinets, and shelves.
Smart advice from pros and GH editors to help you finally get your house organized.
Whether you live in a condo or a castle, chances are, you can make more efficient use of your countertops and storage spaces. That's why we rounded up eight space-efficient items featured at the 2013 International Home and Housewares Show.
We asked all of our blogger friends to give us their best tips for staying organized. Here are 19 great clutter-busting ideas (including some of our own!) to help you simplify your life.
It’s hard to feel relaxed –much less romantic—in a clutter-filled room. Tidy it your space with these super simple tricks.
Get your entire house in order with these simple tricks (bonus: every idea on our list is cheap and easy to do!).
You know organic groceries may be the way to go, but since a high percentage of toxins can be found in your house, it may be time to do a thorough sweep of your abode, too. Here are ten places chemical disruptors could be lurking.
You know those people who seem to always have it all together? Well, now it's your turn, with these cheap and simple ways to streamline, tidy up, and contain chaos.
These cleaning agents wash, scrub, and scour - in addition to boasting fresh scents, attractive packaging, and eco-friendly formulas.
Spring is the perfect time to scour your home and get rid of the grime that's been piling up all winter. Don't forget to scrub these 10 spots where filth likes to hibernate.
Organizing expert Julie Morgenstern shares 10 tips for cleaning out your closet.