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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 of your home.

The Memorial Day Furniture Sales You Can’t Miss

Looking to upgrade your abode? This year’s Memorial Day sales will offer up to 70 percent off indoor and outdoor...


10 Home Renovations That Affect Insurance Rates

Some home improvement projects like a new roof or storm-proof windows will help lower your insurance costs, but others can...


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Everything You Need to Furnish Your New House or Cabin

Your second home is an oasis from the daily grind. Here's everything you'll need to make sure it's...


The Overstock Spring Black Friday Sale Is Here

Black Friday is early this year. Get your hands on the newest spring trends for your home with this major...

The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


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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....

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20 Home Renovations Increase Home Value Instantly

These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...


15 Things Your Neighbors Want You to Stop Doing

It's not big deal to you, but your neighbors are rolling their eyes!


10 Times Wind Chimes Turned Neighbors Into Enemies

From stealing to destroying, these not-so-neighborly stories will make you think twice before getting wind chimes!


14 Ways to Add Space to Your Home that Won’t Break the Bank

The best way to make sure any renovation project will pay off with additional square footage is to check with...

10 Inviting Screen Porches, Rooms and Lanais

Cozy up with a view of the great outdoors with these screen porches, rooms and lanais.


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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...


10 Front Porch Ideas That You’ll Love

Dress up your front porch to increase your home's curb appeal and make it a spot that's as inviting as...


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...


11 Industrial Storage Racks that are Perfect for Your Garage

An industrial-strength storage rack can come in handy when you're trying to get your workshop, garage or commercial warehouse organized....

Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?

Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.


Cost vs. Value: Which Home Improvement Projects Are Best

Adding a bathroom or remodeling an outdated kitchen might bring some joy to your life, but it might not be...


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How DIY Projects Are Helping People Through the Pandemic

The skills DIYers are using and learning during the pandemic come with benefits far greater than that heady feeling following...


Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.


How to Get Started in Welding

Whether you’d like to build custom cars or just fix a cracked lawn mower deck, learning to weld gives your...


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Stuff We Love: Portable Backyard Pizza Oven

We tried out the Ooni Fyra portable pizza oven and found an easy, fun way to cook real wood-fired pizzas...


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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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7 Types of Home Saunas

A home sauna lets you recreate a relaxing spa experience. From Finnish to steam saunas and more, here's a look...

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Best Porch Swings for 2021

There's no better place to relax on a beautiful day than on a cozy porch swing.


Our Favorite Deck and Patio Shade Ideas

Decks and patios don't offer the sun protection of a porch. That's why it's important to consider adding shade to...


How to Build a Backyard Swing

Easy enough for a beginner, comfortable enough for a perch


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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...


12 Ways to Keep Your Garage Shipshape During Winter

Take some time to get your garage in order this winter. Follow these tips to get organized and make sure...


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Secret Hiding Places You’ve Never Thought Of

Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all...