How to Fix an Ugly Lawn
It's pretty easy to solve common grass problems
Don’t Know How to Kill Mosquitos? Try These 8 Expert-Backed Tips to Rid the Pests for Good
Treating your yard should be a last resort. There are 7 other ways to lessen where mosquitos breed — and some are low-tech or completely free.
This Is the Best Time to Water Your Grass, According to a Lawn-Care Pro
Follow these eight tips for healthy grass with a deep, strong root system.
The Quick and Easy Guide to Lawn Fertilization
Spring is the perfect time to fertilize your lawn. Here’s how to do it right.
15 Secrets to Cleaning Your Home in Half the Time
Your time is precious. Stop wasting it scrubbing and spraying.
How to Paint a Room: 20 Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You
The pros know all of the trade secrets—so we spoke with a few to help you paint every wall like a champ.
10 Tips for Hanging Halloween Decorations
Set up your house with the scariest (and safest) Halloween decor with these guidelines.
11 Ways To Hang Anything on a Wall
From TVs, mirrors, pictures, and more. If you need to hang something on the wall, this is how to do it.
10 Carpet-Cleaning Secrets From the Pros
Learn the secrets to keep carpets looking new.
7 Ways to Silence Your Squeaky Floor
Because you could use some peace and quiet.
How To Grow Your Own Roses
Roses have a reputation for being fickle, but growing these flowers doesn't have to be an arduous affair. Here are a few smart tips that will have your roses in bloom soon.
Indoor Gardening: How To Start Growing Your Own Vegetables Inside the House
We ask a longtime garden expert for her top tips for successful seedlings. There's no time like the present to get growing.
How to Get Rid of Ticks in 6 Simple Ways
Here are some of proven tips for eliminating deer ticks.
What It's Like to Be a Modern-Day Blacksmith
Forging metal requires technique, creativity, special tools and the right clothing.
How to Install In-Floor Heating
Nothing feels better first thing in the morning than walking into the bathroom and experiencing the comforting warmth of heated tiles on bare tootsies. Here's how to make that happen.
10 Tools You Should Never Cheap Out On
How do yours stack up?
8 Home Repairs You Should Never Put Off
Or you might have a bigger problem in the future.
7 Fall Gardening Jobs That Will Make Your Life Easier
Prepping your garden beds now can help enrich and hydrate the soil, meaning you won't have as much work to do in the spring. Plus, the soil will be conditioned to encourage healthy spring plant growth.
14 New Lawn and Garden Tools You Need This Spring
These tools and tool sets solve problems, simply tasks or make working outside more enjoyable. Get the tools you need to be ready for spring.
How to Repair Your Refrigerator
A pro explains when you should repair that troublesome fridge, and when you should just chuck it.
Sharpen Your Lawn and Garden Tools Like a Pro
A mill file and a vice are all you need to get a sharp edge.
10 Things to Know About Chalky Paint
What you need to know about the trendy, no-fuss finish.
12 Places Mosquitoes Are Hiding Around Your Home
Be vigilant about nixing standing water and you can make your home an unfriendly environment for mosquitoes. This is what to look out for.
8 Questions You Must Ask Before Hiring a Contractor
Before paying a contractor thousands upon thousands of dollars to build or remodel your home, you'd better be damned sure they know what they're doing and won't leave a disaster on your hands.
10 Ways to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal
From simple upgrades to meticulous landscaping projects to replacing outdated fixtures, there are dozens—if not hundreds—of ways to enhance your home's appearance. The improvements shown here won't break the bank and can be completed in a morning. Best of all, they'll make a dramatic difference that you'll appreciate every time you pull into your driveway.
12 Hard-to-Kill Plants for People With Black Thumbs
If you're thinking about getting into gardening, or you've tried before and failed, then start with these hardy plants and you'll have a successful plot in no time.
10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With a Torch
Fire: Is there anything it can't do?
7 Ways To Save Money on Your Home Insurance
An insurance insider on how to cut your premiums by 35 percent or more.
10 Tips From Shop Class You Should Never, Ever Forget
A wood shop teacher shares the skills and advice that transcend the classroom.
10 Furniture Problems You Can Fix Yourself
A professional furniture restorer shares her secrets on making repairs that last.
7 Great Places To Use Tile (That Aren't Your Floor)
Even if you've never tiled before, you can get impressive results without spending a lot of time or money.
You're Doing It Wrong: How To Load Your Dishwasher
Goodbye, broken glasses and water spots.