Simplify your holiday preparations: Our guide offers practical suggestions to make pre- and post-party duties go smoothly.
Spills are part of life. But with the right tools on hand, they don't have to bring the party to a screeching halt. Try these products designed for different messes.
Electrolux's Pronto cordless stick vacuum cleaner can tackle any surface--hardwood floors, carpeting, or area rugs--and carries a detachable hand vac right on board for small cleanups. Its
battery takes just 20 minutes to fully charge. electroluxusa.com.
CarpetFlick is the latest gadget from Swiffer. Just attach the double-sided cleaning cartridge to the base and quickly move back and forth over carpet. Dust and hair sticks to the bottom,
while heavier debris is flipped inside and trapped. swiffer.com.
Hoover's SteamVac Duo combines the features of an upright with an easy-to-use portable machine. With the handle up, cleaning your entire carpet is fast work. Use the Powered Hand Tool for
corners, stairs, and other out-of-the-way places. hoover.com.