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House and Components

A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.

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    How to Hide a TV

    Sliding doors, using artwork, is a convenient and creative way to make the TV room a family room again.

    What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

    When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


    Using a Water Powered Backup Sump Pump

    Drain your sump even when the power is out


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    How to Organize Your Freezer From Start to Finish

    Follow these simple steps to tame the chaos in your freezer, ensuring it's organized and stocked with food that's safe...


    How to Paint Concrete Floors

    Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.

    10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $1,000

    Updating countertops, painting the exterior or upgrading an appliance are simple ways to add big value to your home.


    10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500

    A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some...


    10 Tricks to Make Your Computer Run Faster

    Over time, as your computer (and technology in general) ages, your computer is bound to run a little slower than...


    20 Home Renovations That Instantly Add Value to Your Home

    These home renovations are so worth the upfront expense.


    17 Things to Keep Within Reach in the Kitchen to Make Life Easier

    Never worry about having a jar that won't open.

    What To Do with Your Old Computer

    You’ve probably gotten a few new computers through the years, but what have you done with the old ones? Instead...


    What to Do with Your Old Exercise Equipment

    While some items such as free weights, kettle bells and resistance bands generally have long life spans, what do you...


    Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades

    Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.


    How to Paint Your Front Door

    Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.


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    How to Build an Indoor Hanging Herb Garden

    Bring your herbs indoors to enjoy fresh flavors all year long. Read on to find out how to build this...

    Garage Makeover: How to Achieve the Garage Floor of Your Dreams

    Get the garage of your dreams one step at a time.


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    10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250

    A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...


    12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

    A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


    How to Build a DIY Nightstand

    Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.


    Garage Makeover: How to Create the Garage of Your Dreams

    Get the garage of your dreams one step at a time. This makeover includes high-capacity cabinets, a new garage door,...


    The Easiest Way to Hang A Gallery Wall

    Learn how to create a gallery wall with these simple steps.


    How to Snuff Out Bad Smells in Your House

    Every now and then you'll walk into a room in your home and think to yourself, "What stinks?" Maybe it's...


    31 Cheap Workshop Updates for the Ultimate DIY Space

    Our readers know how to make the most of their home shop space. These 31 updates don’t cost much (or...

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    12 Backyard Swings Everyone Will Enjoy

    Whether for relaxation or fun, a backyard or porch swing can create lasting memories. Here are 12 options to consider.


    7 Effortless Ways to Freshen Linens Without Chemicals

    The best ways to freshen linens, chemical-free.


    Guide to Replacing an Outdoor GFCI Outlet

    Learn how to install an outdoor outlet that is flush with the building exterior, is GFCI-protected and has a weather-proof...


    How to Paint a Room

    Read on as we walk you through all the steps, from choosing the paint to cleaning up when you're done.


    Pro Tips for Basement Finishing

    These are great tips on how to solve many of the problems you're likely to encounter when working on your...


    How to Install a Battery-Powered Touchless Faucet

    Touchless faucet installation made easy.