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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Best Garden Lights of 2021

Every outdoor space is warmer and more inviting with the right lighting. Here are our picks for the best garden lights.

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Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere

The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost


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Your Guide to Winterizing Everything

From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.


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Why Plants are Perfect Housewarming Gifts (and 5 Great Ones to Give!)

Houseplants help transform a new house into a home. Here are five reasons to give them to new homeowners especially,...


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How to Bury Underground Cable

We break down four options for underground wiring. Here's what you need to know.

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30 Spring Cleaning Tasks to Add to Your Checklist

Start thinking of spring cleaning as the calendar turns a page. Develop a plan with these tips on what to...


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12 Things to Do When Daylight Savings Time Begins

Spring Daylight Savings Time is a great reminder that the seasons are just about to change. Here's everything you should...

Repurpose Ducting for Containing Hostas

Control your hosta growth with this simple gardening trick using only galvanized duct.


Illuminate Your Deck With Low-Voltage Light Fixtures

Stay up late: Enjoy your deck well into the evening hours