The Best Doormats: GlassWorks Clean Machine
I first came across these astroturf Clean Machine door mats at Kmart. They caught my eye, because the Taupe color was really perfect for ..
The Best Way to Wash Fruits and Vegetables
Buying organic produce may obviate the need to wash pesticides off your produce, but the recent deadly Listeria outbreak attributed to p..
The Best Household and Machine Lubricant: Boeshield T-9
As a stockholder in the WD-40 company, it pains me a little to write this, but there's a better household lubricant available: Boeshield..
The Best “Green” Dry Cleaning: Liquid Silicone and Liquid CO2
Good Housekeeping recently tested "Green" dry cleaning methods: Wet Cleaning, Liquid Co2, Liquid Silicone, and PERC-Alternative. The r..
The Best Way to Remove Ink Stains: Tech and Oxiclean
I've written about Oxiclean in the past, but my mom discovered that the combining it with Tech Stain Remover makes for easy removal of..
The Best Way to Clean Tile Floors: Shark Deluxe Steam Pocket Mop
My friend Bill Sanderson swears by his Shark Deluxe Steam Pocket Mop
for cleaning the terra cotta tiled floors in his house. Steam cle..
The Best Barbecue Grill Cleaner: GrillStone
Last summer I discovered Grill Wipes, a great way to clean and grease your grill at the same time. This summer, I discovered GrillStone..
The Best Way to Remove Odors from Clothes: WIN High Performance Sport Detergent
If you exercise daily but do laundry less frequently, you've experienced the problem: Sweaty workout clothes that putrefy in the laundr..
The Best Stainless Steel Cleaners: 3M Stainless Steel Cleaner, Homax Magic Complete Stainless Steel
Stainless steel kitchens have been all the rage now for years. But stainless isn't stainfree. The distinction is minor, until you've l..
The Best Dishwasher Detergent: FInish Electrasol
Consumer Reports rates Cascade higher, but in my experience, Finish Powerball 3-in-1 Tabs
(formerly Electrasol) work best for thoroughl..