Clean Science

If you're curious about how natural cleaning products work or why baking soda is such a powerful ingredient, you've come to the right place. We'll explain the science behind some of the most popular cleaning methods and tools, so you can you clean smarter—not harder.

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Why Does Water Temperature Matter When Washing White and Colorful Laundry?
Experts break down the fundamental laundry practice of washing white garments in warm water and colorful items in cold water.
What Is Dust?
We hate to break it to you, but this pesky household nuisance is composed of mildly gross things, say our experts.
What Is a Vinegar Rinse and Why Is It Effective for Laundry?
Experts share why this multi-purpose ingredient is a wash-day staple.
What's the Most Popular Cleaning Product Scent on the Market?
Take a look through your own cleaning kit and the winner should be crystal clear.

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Do You Really Need to Buy Appliance-Specific Cleaners?
Certain formulas are designed to clean different surfaces—and yes, that includes your appliances.
What's the Best Type of Sponge on the Market?
With so many varieties available, it can be difficult to know which version is best.
What Makes Dish Soap Such a Cleaning Workhorse?

It can tackle jobs well beyond the confines of your sink—here's why.