BH&G Firsts
Whether you're embarking on your first home organization project or working on your first garden, Better Homes & Gardens is celebrating those brag-worthy moments! Check in here each month for fun and helpful info to guide you through a multitude of first-time experiences.
Whether you're embarking on your first home organization project or working on your first garden, Better Homes & Gardens is celebrating those brag-worthy moments! Check in here each month for fun and helpful info to guide you through a multitude of first-time experiences.

Here's How to Clean Everything in Your House

As September’s long days fade into fall, it’s time to look inward to our homes again. Learn how to clean every part of your house, find out what you might be overlooking, and infuse your spaces with a homemade scent. These handy cleaning hacks will ensure that no nook goes untouched.
Have You Cleaned These Items Lately?
Can you remember the last time you wiped down your computer or vacuumed your couch? We can’t, either. Unfortunately, these areas are hotspots for dust, mites, and bacteria. (Yuck!) Give them a little attention during your cleaning routine.
Sneaky Things You're Forgetting to Clean
Our computer keyboards, stair railings, and car cup holders get gross, fast. Turn last week’s spill into today’s spiffy with these simple tips.
Vaccum These Spots ASAP
Your vacuum could be working so much harder than it is. It’s not just for floors—your mattress, lampshades, and curtains could use some love, too. Finally, a use for that handheld attachment.

Easy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

Put down the store-bought spray. These DIY air fresheners, room sprays, and stovetop potpourris are made with ingredients from around the house. Plus, most of them make great gifts!

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