How to Host a Dinner Party
The simplest dos and do nots of how to host a dinner party, from the menu to decorations to when you should take a step back.
Learn signs that you may have a mouse problem, how to get rid of them using natural and chemical methods, and how to get rid of mice in your home altogether.
Learn the best types of wood to stain, the tools you need, the type of stain to use, and how to stain wood for small or large projects.
Here are three quick fixes—two above ground and one below—for squeaky floorboards. From diagnosing the problem to silencing the noise, here’s what you need to know.
Cold temperatures leave many homeowners at a loss for ways to keep their grass green and healthy. Here are some winter lawn care tips to keep your yard in top shape for spring.
Many common orchid varieties require little care and can be easily grown inside. Learn how to grow these exotic beauties in your home or garden.
Overnight frosts occur as early as September, depending on your region. We’ll show you how to protect your outdoor plants from frost.
Crown molding is a surprisingly easy way to completely transform your home. We'll walk you through the basics of installing crown molding yourself.
Condensation in double-pane windows signals that a seal has been compromised. Here’s how to address the issue.
From stucco finishes to board-formed concrete, we consider traditional and modern wall texture techniques and give you the top five options for your home.
Here are the most important questions to ask and factors to consider when hiring a home cleaning service or individual.
Hair in your home comes with the territory of indoor pets. Here’s what you can do to remove pet hair and prevent it from building up again.
A simple recipe for hosting overnight guests that’s preparation light but opens the door for a pleasing stay.
We offer several quick ways to reduce energy consumption at home that are not only simple, but are also cost effective.
Careful mid- to late-summer planting can return a fall garden of nutrient rich vegetables and herbs. We recommend these 8 plants for a thriving fall harvest.
If you find crabgrass popping up among your Bahia, Bermuda, and Bluegrass, here are two ways to treat the problem and reclaim your lawn.
Learn how to determine the cause of low water pressure in your home, what you can do about it, and when to call in the pros.
A quick and simple recipe for powerful, all-natural weed killer than can be made with household materials.
Adapt your yard to the changing seasons. Prepare for cold weather and the following spring now as the weather cools. Here’s how to care for your lawn in the fall.
Stainless steel attracts dirt, grime, and fingerprints easily, so regular cleaning is necessary to maintain its shine. We’ve collected three stainless steel cleaners you can easily make at home.
Learn how to remove wallpaper with DIY videos and easy step-by-step methods.
Create your own black gold in the garden with a compost pile using natural, organic ingredients.
A backyard bonfire is the perfect complement to a cookout, s’mores, or just drinks. Learn how to build a backyard bonfire safely and easily.
Gone are the days of high maintenance rose bushes. Even beginner gardeners can add the beauty and elegance of roses to their gardens with the proper watering, fertilization, and pruning.
Learn how to create a home yoga studio that fits your space and your practice.
Chrysanthemums are stunning, late-blooming shrubs that are surprisingly easy to grow and care for. They come in a myriad varieties and return year after year in beautiful blooms.
Prevent the dangerous risk of scalding, stop bacteria breeding, and keep you water temperature at a comfortable level. Here’s how to set your water heater temperature in four steps.
Hard water stains, which are yellow/white chalk-like deposits on metal, porcelain, and tiles can be easily eliminated using household products.
From natural methods to chemical treatments, here are eight methods for repelling snakes in your lawn and garden.
Peonies make fabulous additions to gardens and hedges for their extravagant, fragrant blooms and their lush, glossy, green foliage. Learn how to plant and maintain peonies in your garden.
Keep your home warm and safe as the temperatures drop. Here are nine steps you can take to winterize your home.