Saving Money

Great ideas and tips on ways to save money around your home.

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Be Prepared for Painting Projects — Stock Up on the Best Paint Rollers While They’re on Sale

If you love changing up the look of your home, these paint roller deals will save you tons of cash.


Finish Those Projects! Shop Deals on DIY Essentials

Put a nail in those 2022 projects and get cracking on new renovations for less. Shop these Sales Editor DIY...



2023 After-Christmas Sales: Save up to 70% on Home, DIY, and Workwear!

These after-Christmas sales on everything from tools to workwear were worth the wait! Shop deep discounts on top brands like...


Clear a Path to the 2023 Holidays With These Snow Blower Deals

Even if it's a white Christmas in the driveway, there's no need to spend hours shoveling. Clear the way for...


Cyber Week Isn’t Over! Shop the Wayfair Deals You Missed

Shop Wayfair's extended Cyber Week sale for bargain prices on everything from kitchen sinks to hot tubs. Here are our...


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7 Best Places To Find an Apartment Online

Looking for an apartment? These rental sites offer distinct features and search tools to help prospective renters locate the perfect...


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How to Get Tax Credits and Rebates to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

How to finesse your home's energy efficiency by using the new rebates and tax incentives for HVAC, solar and more.

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost?

This often-asked question doesn't have a simple answer, but our explanation of the factors that determine solar panel cost can...


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12 Tips and Tricks to Prevent and Remove Rust

Keep your tools, silverware and other metals rust free!


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States With the Highest and Lowest Homeowner’s Insurance Rates

Your homeowner's insurance rate largely depends on how disaster-prone your state is and how much it would cost to replace...


Which States Have the Highest and Lowest Property Taxes?

Whether high or low, property taxes are one factor that determines the affordability and livability of U.S. states.


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How Much Does Window Replacement Cost?

Window replacement makes your home more energy efficient, but you have to spend money now to save money down the...


6 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Bought My First Car

Don't let pushy salespeople and the pressure to add bells and whistles overwhelm you. Use these tips to buy your...


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What Are Peak Hours for Electricity?

Electricity peak hours, the times of day when electric consumption is highest, may affect your monthly power bill. Here's how...


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13 First-Time Home Buyer Programs You Should Know About

These grants and programs can help your homeownership dreams come true — whether you’re a first-time or repeat home buyer.


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How to Winterize a Sprinkler System

Sprinkler systems need to have all the water blown out of them before the winter freeze. If you have an...

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Average Costs of Building Permits

Pulling building permits can be confusing and intimidating. Here we'll demystify one element of the process: cost.


10 Things To Look for When Buying a Used Boat

A used boat can save you thousands, compared to the cost of a new boat. But, as with a used...


Winterize Your Irrigation System With This Handy $15 Device

Winterizing your irrigation system each fall can set you back some serious money if you pay a service to...


Best Places to Find Moving Boxes for Cheap (or Free)

Need some moving boxes? Here are some places you can get them for little or no money at all.


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How to Budget Landscaping Costs for a New Home

It's easy to underestimate landscaping costs for your new home or cabin. It's a major expense that requires a well-planned,...


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How to Get Started With Solar Energy Panels in 2023

From initial cost to maintenance concerns, here's a primer on solar panels to help you decide if they're right for...

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23 Home Improvements You Should Never Pay For

These are easier to do yourself than to hire out.


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How Much Does It Cost To Paint the Interior of a House?

The money spent to paint the interior of your house is well worth it. Whether you hire a pro or...


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33 Brilliant Ways to Save Money at Home

You don’t have to cut corners to cut costs. These simple projects and maintenance tasks will help you achieve the...


15 Tools You Didn’t Know You Can Buy at Costco

You may head to Costco to stock up on pantry staples and other supplies, but did you know they carry...


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The Big Guide to Tiny House Living

For many, tiny house living is a simple, appealing option in a complicated world. If you're thinking of extreme downsizing,...


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28 Odd But Useful Tips All DIYers Need to Know

Here are 28 clever solutions from our readers and the DIY experts at The Family Handyman.