Latest from Elizabeth Mayhew

Wonder product or chemical hazard? We asked experts for the truth about the versatile disinfectant.

  • Jan 8, 2019

Americans are moving away from larger eat-in kitchens for more compact, cleaner spaces.

  • Dec 19, 2018

Hotels, and some homes, go the shower-only route.

  • Nov 13, 2018

“Despite being in fashion, I was struggling to get dressed every morning,” Stacy Smallwood says. So she enlisted the help of a pro.

  • Oct 16, 2018

Tips from the pros on washing, drying and ironing fine bedding.

  • Sep 19, 2018

Clean those coils, don’t overstuff and other tips from the refrigeration world.

  • Aug 21, 2018

Firms offer different options, so know what to look for before you shop.

  • Jul 25, 2018

The Washington Post's home and design writer hosts a live chat every week for readers.

  • Jul 12, 2018

No matter the finish of your walls, the trick to cleaning them is to act quickly and gently.

  • Jun 27, 2018

Clean, dry and use your trusted friends — vinegar and baking soda.

  • May 22, 2018
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