Articles in: Home Cleaning

From the Forums: 3 Cleaning and Maintenance Tasks You Shouldn’t Neglect

Posted by: on January 18th, 2013 | 2 Comments
Artist's rendering of yucky stuff growing on a dirty refrigerator coil

What’s growing on the refrigerator coil?


Owning a home means keeping up with regular cleaning and maintenance chores around the house. This keeps your appliances and heating and cooling systems running smoothly, which saves money and helps prevent breakdowns. Home Depot associate Chris Long, who posts on our How-To Community Forums under the handle Newf, has suggested a few of the most neglected household cleaning and maintenance tasks.

His short list is based on his many years of experience helping customers in the aisles of Home Depot stores. He says these maintenance tasks are actually quite easy, but will help avoid expensive repairs.

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Spring Cleaning: Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Bedroom

Posted by: on March 12th, 2011 | 4 Comments

The bedroom is known as the sanctuary of the home, a place where you go to relax, unwind and recharge. In these busy times especially, your bedroom should serve as your own private escape from the world, a place that’s serene and calming. As warmer weather approaches, taking the time to give your bedroom a thorough cleaning will not only reinvigorate the room itself but will also provide you with a fresh outlook for spring.

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Tips on How to Keep a (Consistently) Clean Home

Posted by: on January 10th, 2011 | One Comment

Yesterday we shared some basic tips and ideas to help you give your home a fresh, clean start for 2011. Below are some additional guidelines for daily, weekly and monthly household maintenance:

How to Keep a (Consistently) Clean Kitchen

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Household Cleaning Tips and Tricks for a Fresh 2011

Posted by: on January 9th, 2011 | 4 Comments

It’s the start of the New Year, it’s cold outside and you may be experiencing a bit of cabin fever…why not put your time to good use and get busy cleaning your home? Maintaining your household doesn’t have to be difficult or overly time-consuming…follow these simple guidelines to give your home a fresh, clean start for 2011:

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