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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30 Low-Light Indoor Plants That Thrive in Near Darkness

These low-light houseplants thrive without direct sunlight, so now you can have a touch of Mother Nature in every corner...


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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...


15 Things We’re Buying at The Home Depot This Spring

The harsh winter can take a toll on your home and your yard. Now is the time to tackle home...


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How to Build a Hanging Indoor Herb Garden

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

11 Essential Garage Storage Products We’re Buying on Amazon This Month

It's time to get organized! From systems for storing garden tools and sporting equipment, to organizers for power tools and...


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Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere

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

How to Winterize and Store Garden Hoses

With old man winter knocking on the door, time to reel in that garden hose. Here are a few tips...


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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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How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls

Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.


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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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How to Clean Rubber Car Mats

Cleaning the dried mud and spilled coffee off your rubber car mats is quick and easy with a high-pressure garden...


17 Easiest Foods to Grow at Home

Don't let by those picked-over supermarket shelves stress you. It's easier than you might think to grow fresh veggies and...


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8 Ways to Use Dryer Lint in Your Backyard and Garden

Dryer lint should be collected after each load of laundry to prevent a fire hazard. Here are some good uses...


How to Build a Garden Shed Addition

Plenty of storage for outdoor tools and toys, only a step away from your back door

5 Google Shopping Deals DIYers Should Look for on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

If you’ve been patiently waiting for items on your list to drop in price this holiday season, you’re in luck!...


How to Install an Outdoor Faucet

Stop lugging around that hose


How to Cut Marble

A circular saw and a garden hose is all you need to cut your marble slab


Fix Leaks at the Garden Hose Spigot

A worn-out vacuum breaker is usually the culprit


How to Hide an Air Conditioner: 9 Clever Ways

As long as you don't block the air flow and you make sure the AC unit is accessible, covering that...


Build a Brick Pathway in the Garden

Build this handsome backyard feature in one weekend.


Raised Patio Planter

Our planter is tops for easy construction, sturdiness and convenience. Plus, the curves and trim make it a pretty addition...


How to Build Pathways: Brick and Stone Pathways

With a little imagination and a lot of muscle, you can build this walk in a three-day weekend

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10 Best Herb Garden Planters and Kits of 2021

Stop overbuying fresh herbs only to watch them spoil in the fridge. Instead, get an indoor herb garden and grow...


How to Grow a Cocktail Garden

Leave the specialty hops to the basement brewmasters and the grapes to the boutique wineries, we're talking about plants used...


All Washed Up Outdoor Sink

This outdoor sink will allow you to wash up anywhere on your property.


Clay Chimney Flue Liners Make Great Planters

To make these terra-cotta planters, go to a brick supplier and buy 3-ft. lengths of clay chimney flue liner.


DIY Lint Fire Starter Log

Make a quick fire starter log in a pinch—all you need is an empty toilet paper roll and some lint.


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Build a Mini Greenhouse with an Old Window

Give an old window new life by turning it into a mini greenhouse.