At HousewifeHowTos.com, I offer helpful, personally tested real-world cleaning advice. Since 2011, I have helped millions of people around the world clean, organize, declutter, and learn to run their homes well.

I provide practical cleaning advice.

I’m here to help you.

I understand that cleaning might not be everyone’s favorite task, so I aim to provide guidance that ensures you get it right the first time.

Every piece of advice I share is designed to make your life a little easier and your home a little brighter.

I stay updated on this topic.

Every cleaning method I recommend has been personally tested in my own home. If I offer multiple approaches, I’ve tried each.

Beyond my personal experience, I have studied and continue to study home economics, household chemistry, basic home maintenance and repair. I’m currently completing certification as a residential cleaning technician because I was already studying the subect.

Oh, and I’m a certified Happiness Coach, too. 🙂

I do not accept swag.

If I recommend a product it’s because I’ve tried it. You can observe that use in the videos throughout my site.

And, if I tried a product, I bought it—I don’t accept free products or posts for reviews, and I don’t get “swag.” I have a strict policy against these which you can review on my disclosure page.

I have decades of experience in this.

This blog is my life’s work. I’m not a 20-something renter trying to make bank as a “cleaning influencer.” I’m old, I’ve been running my home for decades and living in the same one for over 20 years. And I’ve been blogging at various sites since 2003.

In other words, this is my profession and, while I am a friendly and approachable person, I am serious about what I do. And what I do is help people.

You can read more about me on the About Katie Berry page, learn more about my life in this post, or see how being serious about helping people has turned me into a widely quoted cleaning expert.

I Don’t Use AI to Write for Me.

Since I have decades of experience at this, I don’t rely on artificial intelligence (AI) to do my work. I am a firm believer in treating AI as a tool, not a substitute. All of my content starts with me writing an outline or article.

I run it through AI to have it check the following:

  • Find ways to make my writing clearer and shorter.
  • Check my writing is easy to read and not too complicated, because I usually write like a lawyer.
  • Fix any grammar mistakes.
  • Tell me if I forgot to include important stuff.
  • Give me ideas for social media captions and titles for my newsletters

I sometimes use AI to create pictures for decorative or promotional purposes. But when I show how to do something or the outcome of it, like in cleaning or cooking, I only use real pictures taken by humans to show reality.

I respect and value readers.

My platform is a space where everyone is welcome. I am grateful to have a diverse and global readership, and I strive to create content that resonates with and empowers every individual.

Every reader, regardless of their background or location, should feel safe, appreciated, and valued here. Because you are.