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.
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....
Save Money With Home Energy Audit
Find out where you're losing energy—and what you can do to stop it
How to Re-key a Door Lock
Change your locks yourself by removing the lock cylinder and changing the pins.
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.
14 Inexpensive DIY Valentine Wreaths for Your Front Door
Welcome visitors to your home this Valentine's Day with a festive wreath. Get out the craft supplies and try one...
This Is How Often You Really Should Be Shutting Down Your Computer
It's probably not what you're expecting.
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.
9 Uses for Gutters that Aren’t on the Roof
Don't put those old gutters in the trash heap just yet! There are many clever and creative ways to recycle...
100 Home Disasters Waiting to Happen
It's only a matter of time before these real-life home improvement fails become disasters.
17 Things to Keep Within Reach in the Kitchen to Make Life Easier
Never worry about having a jar that won't open.
100 Home Repairs You Don’t Need to Call a Pro For
You may think some home repairs are out of your league, but even beginner DIYers can handle many of these...
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...
Quick Home Upgrades That Deliver Big Results
Simple kitchen and bath improvements that will make your life easier
Avoid Frozen Sump Pump Pipes
What seemed like an easy, inexpensive project could have turned out to be a costly disaster.