Adrian Monk's knack for cracking impossible cases has made him a legend. But Monk's greatest joy comes from collaring the very worst criminals: dirt, dust and hazardous germs.

Monk's ruminations on sanitation are worthy of the Smithsonian ... if only it was large enough to house them all. That's why we've selected Monk's most treasured tips for your benefit.

Click on a topic below to see what sage advice Monk has on the matter.

And to make Monk's Tips the final say on sanitary living, we need YOU to contribute your best ideas. Email them to us along with a photo of yourself for use in future editions.


A window says a lot about a person. A dirty or streaky window says ... terrible, unspeakable things.

You might be able to remove the mark from your carpet or wall, but the mark on your memory could last forever.
 

Not everyone has my natural cleaning ability, but I'm doing my part to help the less gifted.

I love to kick back and organize my closet. And Natalie's closet. And the Captain's.
 

Some have hobbies like golf or bowling. I like to iron. And fold. And then unfold and iron.

I know little tricks and tips that make life a lot easier. Or cleaner, at least. Maybe not easier.
 

I donít travel much.  When I do, I make sure to bring all the necessities.
 




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