Whether you're fixing a broken pipe or installing new cabinets, home DIY is an important aspect of living in a house. Check out these home DIY articles.
From Planters to Wall Art: 7 Cool Uses for Wooden Whiskey Barrels
How to Clean Your Dryer Vent
10 Awesome Uses for Duct Tape
Owning an Old House: Charming Love Affair or Expensive Money Pit?
How to Waterproof Your Basement
10 Home Repairs That Can Seriously Break the Bank
Should I hire someone to install my carpeting?
How do carpet warranties work?
Does One Dripping Faucet Really Prevent Frozen Pipes?
What causes pipes to burst when they freeze?
How to Install a Dishwasher
Closing Your Bedroom Door at Night Could Save Your Life
How to Prepare for a Hurricane
Do Porch Lights Really Stop Burglars?
Electric Heat Pumps: Existing Tech for Energy-efficient Future
Why Electric Fireplaces Are Hot
Should You Turn Your Heat Down When You're Not Home?
Painter's Tape vs. Masking Tape: What's the Difference?
Can I Use Interior Paint for Exterior Surfaces?
10 Tools You Need to Paint Your Home's Exterior
Not Your Grandmother's Wallpaper: The Return of Wallpaper
Dining Room Wall Buffet
Faux Stucco Wall Treatment
How to Hang a Window Scarf
How to Make Drapes
5 Interesting Ways to Dress Up Your Windows
Whether you buy them at a garden retailer or find them at a thrift shop, old whiskey barrels are useful in so many ways.
How we heat and cool the buildings we live and work in is important to cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The good news is the tech already exists: electric heat pumps that are three to four times more efficient than furnaces.
Two of the most commonly used tape products on the market are painter's tape and masking tape, but they shouldn't be used interchangeably. We'll explain why.
By Katie Carman
Old houses have an undeniable charm, but there are inherent issues that can turn an older property into an emotional and financial nightmare for an owner. Knowing what to watch for can be the key.
When temperatures drop below freezing, homeowners are advised to leave one tap dripping overnight. But does this advice hold up, or is it kind of leaky?
The 'Close Before You Doze' campaign is on a mission to get you to sleep with your bedroom doors closed. Why? Fire safety.
Your home is your castle, but unlike a castle, it probably requires a couple of coats of paint now and again. How frequent should your paint jobs be, and why?
As you leave home on a winter morning, you may wonder whether to turn off your heat, turn it down or let it maintain a cozy temperature. Which will save the most energy and money? The answer might surprise you.
By Chris Opfer
If you live in an apartment building, you're sure to see a sign put up by management to keep your faucet dripping when the weather report forecasts freezing temperatures. But why is that? How does a dripping tap keep pipes from bursting?
Most expensive home repairs come from items we don't pay attention to every day – like the roof or foundation. And yet, routine maintenance is often very cheap. Which items should you focus on most to avoid costly replacements and repairs later?
By Dave Roos
What words come to mind when you think of metal-studded furniture? Antique? Expensive? Not necessarily. Thanks to a new DIY trend, adding some sophisticated-looking studs to your decor is easier (and cheaper!) than you'd think.
Your garage is probably the most inefficient room of your house, but it doesn't have to be that way! Learn more about the top 7 ways to improve the energy efficiency of your garage.