Amy Anthony

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Amy is a stay-at-home-mom, seasoned writer, and a home cleaning and organization aficionado. Amy enjoys having an absolutely spotless home and has worked hard to develop strategies to keep it that way, despite having 2 kids and 3 dogs!

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Articles by Amy Anthony

Woman smelling freshly washed laundry

The Best Detergents for Odors (Never Smell Bad Again)

Woman pouring detergent for dark clothes in the washing machine

5 Best Detergents for Dark Clothes (2021 Reviews)

Woman hand washing clothes with bar detergent

Best Detergents for Hand Washing Clothes of 2021

Laundry bag full of dirty laundry

The Best Laundry Bags (of All Time)

Travel Laundry Bags

The Best Travel Laundry Bags (Top Picks Listed)

Different types of vacuum cleaners

Which of These 8 Types Of Vacuum Cleaners Is Right For You?

Dirty dog leaves stains on carpet

How to Clean Carpet Stains

Cat litter and trash can

5 Best Trash Cans for Pet Waste (2021 Reviews)

Dog pooping on carpet

How to Clean Pet Urine and Poop from Carpet the Easy Way

Husband and wife dusting the ceiling

14 Dusting Hacks You Need (Easy and Effective Hacks)

Vacuum cleaning upholstery

Best Upholstery Cleaners of 2021

Cleaning laminate floor with vacuum cleaner

How to Clean Laminate Floors Without Damage

Steam cleaning the oven

How to Steam Clean Your Oven

Cleaning a microwave with a lemon

How to Clean Your Microwave (6 Simple Ways to Remove Stains and Smells)

Getting mold out of clothes

Why and How to Get Mold out of Clothes

Moldy smell on clothes

How to Get Rid of Mold Smell

Steam cleaning a mattress

How to Steam Clean a Mattress (and Deodorize It, Too)

Steam cleaning a couch

How to Steam Clean a Couch

Uses for steam cleaners

25 Genius Uses for Steam Cleaners (Get Your Money's Worth)

Ingredients of a homemade carpet cleaner

Best Homemade Carpet Cleaners (Stain Removers, Spot Cleaners, & More)

Spilled red wine on carpet

How to Clean Red Wine from Carpet

White bed with dust mite cover

The Best Dust Mite Covers (for an Allergy-Free Sleep)

Getting rid of bed bugs with a steam cleaner

Best Steam Cleaners for Bed Bugs of 2021

Steam cleaning car interior

5 Best Steam Cleaners for Cars (2021 Reviews)

Steam cleaning upholstery

Best Upholstery Steam Cleaners of 2021

Woman cleaning laminate flooring with a steam mop

5 Best Steam Mops for Laminate Floors of 2021

Cleaning hardwood floor with steam mop

5 Best Steam Mops for Hardwood Floors (2021 Reviews)

Cleaning tile grout using toothbrush

How to Clean Floor Grout

Steam cleaning car seats

How to Steam Clean Car Seats

Cleaning tile grout using steamer

How to Steam Clean Grout (The Ultimate Guide)

Woman cleaning a carpet

How Often to Clean Carpet (for All Cleaning Types)

Woman Using Cloth Steamer

How to Steam Clothes

Natural floor cleaners

5 Best Homemade Floor Cleaners for DIYers (2021 Guide)

Cleaning Linoleum Floors

How to Clean Linoleum Floors (5 Tips for Maintaining Linoleum)

Clean concrete floors

How to Clean Concrete Floors: Tough on Grime — Kind to Your Floors

Cleaning a marble floor with polisher

How to Clean Marble Floors in 5 Simple Steps

Clean garage floors

How to Clean the Garage Floor: Beat Oil, Grease and Tire Marks

Photo of vinyl flooring

How to Clean Vinyl Floors (4 Expert-Approved Methods)

Cleaning the bathroom floor

How to Clean Bathroom Floors: Deep Cleaning the Bathroom

Hacks for cleaning wooden floors

12 Wooden Floor Hacks You Need to Try

Slate flooring in dining room

How to Clean Slate Floors (5 Simple Steps)

Photo of brick flooring

How to Clean Brick Floors (Indoors and Outdoors)

Photo of bamboo floors in living area

How to Clean Bamboo Floors (Light and Deep Cleaning Tips)

Photo of a power scrubber

The Best Power Scrubbers (2021 Reviews)

Cleaning tiles with a steam mop

5 Best Steam Mops for Tiles and Grout (2021 Reviews)

Cleaning with a handheld steam cleaner

The Best Handheld Steam Cleaners (Wield the Power of Steam)

Carpets hanging out to dry

How to Dry Carpet After Flooding Or Cleaning

Woman cleaning mold off carpet

How to Clean Mold from Carpet (4 Simple Tips)

Woman cleaning area rug

How to Clean an Area Rug (The Easiest, Most Effective Way)

Milk stain on a carpet

How To Clean Milk From Carpets (6 Foolproof Steps!)

Spilled nail polish on carpet

How to Clean Nail Polish from Carpet (Fresh & Dry)

Woman cleaning smelly carpet

How to Deodorize Carpet and Refresh Your Home

Spilled Paint on Carpet

How to Clean Paint out of Carpet (3 Different Types)

Carpet cleaning hacks

15 Carpet Cleaning Hacks You Need to Try Right Now

Man cleaning car carpets

How to Clean Car Carpet (7 Steps to a Cleaner Car)

Professional carpet cleaners working at house

How Much Does Carpet Cleaning Cost? (2021 Prices & Considerations)

Cleaning vomit from carpet

How to Clean Vomit from Carpet (7 Tips You Need to Know)

Spilled coffee on the carpet

How to Clean Coffee out of Carpet — Three of the Best Solutions

How to clean carpets

How to Clean Carpet (Best Methods & Homemade Solutions)

Dog with fleas on the carpet

Best Flea Powders for Carpets of 2021

Steam cleaner removing dirt from carpet

How to Steam Clean Carpet (Ultimate Guide)

Cleaning blood out of carpet

How to Clean Blood out of Carpet (Defeat Fresh and Dried Stains)

Woman cleaning tile floors

How to Clean Tile Floors (5 Methods That Work)

Cute puppy next to stain on the floor

The Most Effective Ways to Clean Pet Stains on Floors

Burning candles on carpet

How to Clean Wax out of Carpet (The 2 Best Methods)

Man cleaning shower floors

How to Clean Shower Floors & Walls

Floor cleaning hacks

11 Simple Ways to Make Floor Cleaning Easier

Beautiful and clean travertine floors

How to Clean Travertine Floors (7 Do’s and Don’ts)

Man cleaning porcelain tile floors

How to Clean Porcelain Tile Floors (The Right Way)

Woman dry cleaning a carpet

Dry Carpet Cleaning Vs. Steam Cleaning: Which Is Better?

Cleaning carpet stain with the best carpet stain remover

The Best Carpet Stain Removers (Top Stain Busters)

Best Carpet Cleaners For Pet Urine

The Best Carpet Cleaners for Pet Urine (That Actually Work)

Photo of the Bissell Easy Sweeper

7 Best Carpet Sweepers (2021 Reviews)

Cleaning a carpet with the best carpet steam cleaner

Best Carpet Steam Cleaners of 2021

Man cleaning carpets with best carpet cleaning shampoo

The Best Carpet Cleaning Shampoos (Give Your Carpet a Fresh Look)

Cleaning ash in the fireplace

The Best Ash Vacuums (Clean Your Fireplace With Ease)

hoover vacuum

The Best Hoover Vacuums: Which One Should You Choose?

Cleaning a car carpet with the best car carpet cleaner solution

Best Car Carpet Cleaners of 2021

Cleaning hardwood floors with the best hardwood floor cleaner solution

7 Best Hardwood Floor Cleaning Solutions (2021 Reviews)

Man Cleaning Carpet With A The Best Portable Carpet Cleaner

5 Best Portable Carpet Cleaner Reviews (2021 Guide)

leaf vacuum

The Best Leaf Vacuums for Your Yard (Top Seven Picks)

vacuum for fleas

Best Vacuums for Fleas of 2021

brrom and dustpad

Best Brooms and Dustpans of 2021

girl vacuuming

The Best Vacuums for Long Hair (Keep Your Home Free of Hair Strands)

couple cleaning floor

The Best Floor Cleaner Liquids (Keep Your Home Spick and Span)

robot vacuum

The Best Miele Vacuums: How to Choose the Right One for You

bissell vacuum and dog

Best Bissell Vacuums of 2021

cleaning hardwood floor

How to Clean Hardwood Floors

Keeping broom and mop on a wall hanger

5 Best Broom and Mop Holders (2021 Reviews)

Cleaning floor with a spin mop floor scrubber

5 Best Floor Scrubbers (2021 Reviews)

Vacuuming tile floor with a shop vacuum

7 Best Wet/Dry Shop Vacuums (2021 Reviews)

Woman vacuuming hard floor in her apartment

Best Vacuums for Small Apartments of 2021

Vacuuming cat litter on the floor

The Best Vacuums for Cat Litter (Conquer the Kibbles)

Scrubbing tile grout with cleaning solution

The Best Grout Cleaners of 2021

Cleaning laminate floor with cleaner solution

The Best Laminate Floor Cleaner Solutions (Protect Your Laminate)

Mopping kitchen tile floor with cleaning solution

7 Best Tile Floor Cleaner Solutions (2021 Reviews)

Sweeping a hardwood floor with a broom

Best Brooms for Hardwood Floors of 2021

Cleaning shag carpet with a vacuum

Best Vacuums for Shag Carpets & High Pile Rugs of 2021

Cleaning the home with a backpack vacuum

Best Backpack Vacuums of 2021

Sweeping pet hair with a broom

Best Brooms for Pet Hair of 2021

A central vacuum system

The Best Central Vacuum Systems of 2021 

Cleaning the living room carpet with an upright vacuum

The Best Upright Vacuum Cleaners (Ergonomic & Convenient)

Vacuuming a laminate floor

5 Best Vacuums for Laminate Floors (2021 Reviews)

Cleaning a carpet with a bagged vacuum

7 Best Bagged Vacuums (2021 Reviews)

Shark vacuum on living room tile floor

Best Vacuums for Tile Floors of 2021

Woman cleaning the stairs with a vacuum

Best Vacuums for Stairs of 2021

Woman cleaning hard floor with a cordless stick vacuum

5 Best Cordless Vacuums for Hardwood Floors (2021 Reviews)

Young woman cleaning a laminate floor with a small vacuum

The Best Cheap Vacuums (Excellent Value for Money)

Woman cleaning the living room floor with a professiona vacuum

The Best Commercial Vacuums (Our In-Depth Reviews)

Cleaning the carpet a cordless handheld vacuum

The Best Lightweight Vacuums (For Around The Home)

Husky sitting beside a shark vacuum

Best Shark Vacuums for Pet Hair of 2021

Woman using a handheld vacuum to remove dog hair on mattress

5 Best Handheld Vacuums for Pet Hair (2021 Reviews)

Dog lying beside a roomba on the floor

Best Roomba for Pet Hair of 2021

An Rv driving through a lake

5 Best RV Vacuums for Your Motorhome (2021 Reviews)

Woman drinking tea while robot vacuum cleans the floor

Best Roomba Alternatives of 2021

Person sitting on sofa while robot vacuum cleans the floor

The Best Affordable Robot Vacuums (Don’t Spend a Fortune)

Robot vacuum cleaning a hardwood floor

5 Best Robot Vacuums for Hardwood Floors (2021 Reviews & Guide)

Robotic vacuum cleaner cleaning the carpet

The Best Robot Vacuums for Carpet (Find The Best One)

Cleaning sofa with a handheld vacuum

Top 10 Best Handheld Vacuums (2021 Reviews)

Cleaning the sofa with a cordless handheld vacuum

The Best Cordless Handheld Vacuums (Complete Roundup)

A dyson vacuum

7 Best Dyson Vacuums (2021 Reviews)

Removing pet hair with cordless vacuum

The Best Cordless Vacuums for Pet Hair (No More Fuzz)

Vacuum cleaning parts

How Long Do Vacuums Last? (3 Factors to Consider)

Cleaning a Shark Vacuum

How to Clean a Shark Vacuum (Step-By-Step Guide)

A vacuum brush full of hair

How to Clean Your Vacuum Brush (Don’t Spread Germs)

Vacuum cleaner hose on the ground

How to Unclog and Clean a Vacuum Hose

Woman cleaning the carpet with cloth and detergent

How To Clean Your Carpet Without a Vacuum

Woman cleaning the living room with stick vacuum cleaner

5 Best Bagless Vacuums on the Market (2021 Reviews)

Removing dirt from vacuum cleaner to get rid of smell

4 Reasons Your Vacuum Cleaner Smells Bad

Dyson Vacuums

Tips and Tricks on How to Clean a Dyson Vacuum

Old vacuum cleaner in a dusty house

4 Reasons You Should Recycle Your Old Vacuum Cleaner (And How To Do It)

Cleaning a vacuum cleaner

How to Clean a Vacuum Cleaner (Step-by-Step Guide)

Black dog lying next to the robot vacuum cleaner

Is Your Dog Scared of Vacuums? Reasons and How to Handle It

A canister vacuum on living room hardwood floor

7 Best Vacuums for Hardwood Floors (2021 Reviews)

Corded stick vacuum on laminate floor

Best Corded Stick Vacuums of 2021

Woman cleans the floor with cordless stick vacuum

The Best Cordless Stick Vacuum (Achieve a Spotless Home)

Robotic vacuum cleaning the room while cat sits on the sofa

7 Best Vacuums for Pet Hair (2021 Reviews)

Father and son mopping their sitting room

How to Mop (11 Simple Steps to Get the Job Done)

Pretty woman cleaning the carpet with a canister vacuum

The Best Canister Vacuums (Comprehensive Guide)

Cleaning a tiled floor with a steam mop

5 Best Mops for Tiles (2021 Reviews)

Robot mop cleaning the floor under a bed

The Best Robot Mops to Add Your Cleaning Armory

Woman wearing pink mop slippers and holding a mop

10 Best Mopping Slippers (2021 Reviews)

Cleaning accessories (vacuum, mop and bucket, broom, etc.)

10 Most Common Mopping Mistakes (Are You Making One?)

Woman cleaning living room floor with a purple mop

Get Squeaky Clean Floors With Our Top 10 Mopping Tips

Cleaning a dirty steam mop head

How to Clean Your Steam Mop (Follow These 6 Simple Steps!)

Cleaning carpet with steam mop

How to Clean Your Carpet With a Steam Mop (Step-by-Step Guide)

Cleaning the living room floor with a white steam mop

The Best Steam Mops (Make Floors Glisten)

Cleaning a dirty floor with a traditional mop

Is the Steam Mop Better Than a Traditional Mop?

A steam mop used to clean a laminate floor

How to Use a Steam Mop in Your Home (5 Expert Tips)

a red and white spin mop and bucket

The Best Spin Mops for Quick & Easy Cleans

Woman mopping living room floor

7 Best Mops for Laminate Floors (2021 Reviews)

mop and bucket on hardwood floor

The Best Mops for Your Hardwood Floors

Woman cleaning living room floor with microfiber mop

Best Microfiber Mops of 2021

Blue mop inside grey and purple bucket on wet floor

Best Mop Buckets of 2021

a spray mop

Best Spray Mops of 2021

Woman Cleaning Staircase With Dust Mop

The Best Dust Mops to Make Sure Your Floors are Pristine