Home Improvement Tips

14 Ways Every Homeowner Should Prepare for a Power Outage
14 Ways Every Homeowner Should Prepare for a Power Outage

Due to an aging power grid, power outages are more common than they used to be. And things won’t… >>

10 Tricks to Thaw Frozen Pipes (So They Don’t Burst and Wreck Your House)
10 Tricks to Thaw Frozen Pipes (So They Don’t Burst and Wreck Your House)

A little ice can tear open a water supply line. That’s bad enough, but the real disaster often… >>

Freezing at Home? 7 Simple Things You Can Do to Heat Up a Cold Room
Freezing at Home? 7 Simple Things You Can Do to Heat Up a Cold Room

Some rooms are always cold in winter, some rooms get cold occasionally, and some that have never… >>

6 Homemade Cleaners That Really Work
6 Homemade Cleaners That Really Work

Instead of buying cleaners, use these natural cleaning products. >>

How to Remove Water Stains From Wood: 6 Tricks to Try
How to Remove Water Stains From Wood: 6 Tricks to Try

Someone forgot to use a coaster? Grab any of these household products and you'll be able to buff… >>

20+ Extraordinary Uses for the Junk in Your Garage
20+ Extraordinary Uses for the Junk in Your Garage

Find double duty for your recycling, sports gear, hardware, and more while bringing organization… >>

13+ Secrets Home Inspectors Won't Tell You
13+ Secrets Home Inspectors Won’t Tell You

Before you hire a home inspector, read some of their little-known secrets. >>

13 Secrets About Bedbugs, Termites, and Other Creepy Pests
13 Secrets About Bedbugs, Termites, and Other Creepy Pests

Get the inside scoop from pest control on what you should know before making an appointment and how… >>

6 Easter Basket Ideas That Are Easy, Fun, and Creative
6 Easter Basket Ideas That Are Easy, Fun, and Creative

Make Easter extra-special by skipping the pre-made basket and creating your own easy, unique, and… >>

6 Golden Rules for Planning a Garden
6 Golden Rules for Planning a Garden

Most successful gardens have foundation plants, trees and shrubs, and ground cover, along with… >>

10 Organization Tips for Every Room in the House
10 Organization Tips for Every Room in the House

The editors of The Family Handyman offer their best solutions to organizing your garage, closets… >>

13+ Secrets Personal Organizers Would Never Tell You for Free
13+ Secrets Personal Organizers Would Never Tell You for Free

Industry experts reveal the dirty details to help keep your home organized and clean. >>

4 New Smart Locks That Will Revolutionize Home Security
4 New Smart Locks That Will Revolutionize Home Security

These four devices will transform your home into the smartest house on the block. >>

Household Pests? 10 No-Chemical Ways to Get Rid of Them
Household Pests? 10 No-Chemical Ways to Get Rid of Them

To discourage pests around your house without using chemicals, try these 10 environmentally… >>

How to Sell Your House: 5 Tips to Take the Best Photos
How to Sell Your House: 5 Tips to Take the Best Photos

Thinking about selling your home? These easy-to-follow photography tips will give it the best… >>

How to Remove Wallpaper: 6 Top Tips
How to Remove Wallpaper: 6 Top Tips

So you want to remove wallpaper? It may seem scary, but if you follow our tips and easy how-to… >>

How to Make Flowers Last Longer: 8 Pro Tricks
How to Make Flowers Last Longer: 8 Pro Tricks

If you're looking for a way to make those Valentine's Day roses, graduation bouquet, or anniversary… >>

What Color Should I Paint My Room?
What Color Should I Paint My Room?

Color expert and interior designer Elaine Ryan unveils Pantone’s recent color trends to help you… >>

How Happy Homeowners Think
How Happy Homeowners Think

Believe it: Home improvement can come from within. Here, the simple ways homeowners find peace with… >>

As Seen on TV Reviews: What Not to Buy
As Seen on TV Reviews: What Not to Buy

We tested the ten most tempting household helpers: read up before you put your money down. >>