Become a smarter homeowner with these projects and tips that will help you conserve energy, be prepared for emergencies and save money throughout your home.
DIY Without Divorce
DIY renovations can put a lot of stress on a marriage. But these six tips will help you complete any renovation project while maintaining a happy marriage.
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Home Renovation Tips
Our team of professional remodelers tells you how to make your next home renovation project go faster with less mess. We include tips on tools and materials prep, project organization, home protection, and trash collection.
Best Pet Care Tips
You love your pet, but keeping them healthy and happy can often take a giant bite out of your budget. Here's a great collection of pet care tips that uses items you already have on hand to show your pet how much you really care.
How to Get Rid of Anything
Learn how to get rid of household junk, unneeded building materials and other unwanted stuff with these tips and strategies from TFH staff and Field Editors.
How to Build a Rain Barrel
This DIY rain barrel costs less than $100 and works just as well as the expensive one you can buy. Get complete how-to instructions and start saving water with the next rainfall.
Hints and Tips for Pet Care and Pet Safety
Pets—we sure do love them! Dogs, cats, bunnies, birds and many more. They are often our best buddies and we want to treat them right. Here are some clever ideas for keeping pets comfortable year round and also for solving some common household pet problems without spending a lot of time or money.
Why We Serve
We honor 10 DIYers whose spirit of service to our country, their communities or their neighbors makes us proud. They're all fine examples of self-reliance, problem solving and dedication.
How to Reupholster a Chair
If you have worn-out chair seats, you can easily re-cover them and get first-class results by following our simple four step series. Make a mistake? No problem. Just pull a few staples and start over.
Whether you're moving a couch or a boulder, a heavy planter or a delicate glass mirror, these heavy-lifting tips will make the job easier and save wear and tear on your body.